Spartanburg’s DRB approves plan for downtown beer garden

Planners said FR8 Yard, a beer garden planned for a vacant lot at 125 E. Main St. in downtown Spartanburg, will be on par with similar concepts in Austin, Chicago and Philadelphia.

GB&D now open every Sunday for brunch

GB&D opened in August in the Village of West Greenville as a lunch-only location, Tuesday-Friday from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., and over the last six months has gradually added in weekend brunches and Thursday Noodle Nights.

Toppers Pizza hopes to make some dough in the Upstate

Wisconsin-based pizza concept now looking for franchisees to open up to 10 stores in the Greenville, Spartanburg and Clemson areas during the next few years.

UP on the Roof opens on top of Embassy Suites Downtown

The roof-top restaurant overlooks the Reedy River with near-360-degree views of the city, and features outdoor fire pits, bottled craft cocktails, along with a Pacific Island-inspired menu using loads of local ingredients.

Jianna makes USA Today’s most anticipated restaurant list

Titled “20 Restaurants Coming in 2017,” the photo story highlights the most anticipated restaurant openings in the country, not just South Carolina or even the Southeast, but the entire United States.

‘Biscuit Theater’ featured at new Bojangles location

Good news if your New Year’s resolutions aren’t health related: “We aren’t afraid of the butter,” says Debbie Boyette, director of training, who has been making biscuits for Bojangles for 15 years.

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Cancer Survivors Park boardwalk to close temporarily

Beginning Monday, the Cancer Survivors Park boardwalk will be closed for approximately seven weeks to facilitate the ongoing construction of the Cancer Survivors Park. During the temporary closure, trail users can access Falls Park via Cleveland Street and Camperdown Way.

Poe Mill Wheel Park scores a consultant but needs money for plans

The park has since gotten the attention of the Tony Hawk Foundation and the Street League Skateboard Foundation, whose executive director, Josh Friedman, will be leading the 2020 Olympic effort for the United States.

Adapting, thriving and evolving

Lake Conestee Nature Park celebrates 10 years as a sanctuary exceeding the expectations of its toxic past

Council gets idea of how City Park could be built

But question remains about how Greenville will pay for it all

Relief from the heat

Relief from the unseasonably warm temperatures of recent weeks is on its way — United Community Bank Ice on Main is on its way. Greenville’s new holiday tradition is back on Nov. 18 and will be open through Jan. 16.

First phase of City Park could cost $10.9 million; roadwork would take another $7.9 million

The first phase of Greenville’s new signature park planned on the west side could cost $10.9 million and road work and bridges to make the park more accessible to neighborhood residents and downtown visitors could cost an additional $7.9 million, according to the Columbus, Ohio-based consulting firm hired by the city.

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One Step Ahead

Internationally acclaimed athlete Ian Whatley takes racewalking the extra mile

Doctor Without Borders

Dr. Francis Nuthalapaty provides quality medical care to patients in developing countries

Good to the Last Drop

Coffee Talk will connect women for an innovative leadership mentoring experience

Track Star

Track star Sandi Morris may have snagged silver at 2016’s Rio Olympics, and she might be on record as the third-highest height in pole-vault history. But deep down, this track-and-field champ is just a laidback Greenville girl with a wealth of talent and a golden dream.

Eagle Scout earns last of 141 merit badges in the nick of time

When Eagle Scout John Claffey celebrated his 18th birthday on Dec. 14, he also received a big honor – one that only two other people in South Carolina have earned in the past 106 years.

Rare Civil War sword gifted to Greenville’s Confederate museum

A rare Civil War artifact was donated this week to the Museum and Library of Confederate History in Greenville. The item is an 1855 engraved British cavalry saber gifted more than 150 years ago as a presentation sword to Confederate General John Hunt Morgan from his men. Will Hines, 23, a recent graduate of Clemson […]

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