Roof with a View: Avenue, new downtown rooftop event space, to open in April

The 7,200-square-foot venue was designed by Atlanta architect Keith Summerour to accommodate a wide range of events from small corporate meetings to sit-down dinners for 200 guests to wedding receptions for 400 guests.

Spartanburg restaurateurs will open new eatery in downtown

Spartanburg chef William Cribb is going back to his roots with a new restaurant The Kennedy he plans to open this summer with his partner Raj Patel in the former Renato’s restaurant space at 221 E. Kennedy St. in downtown.

Spartanburg-based Denny’s gifts $1 million to No Kid Hungry

Denny’s President and CEO John Miller said customers helped the family-dining chain set a new benchmark during its 2016 fundraiser and bring its six-year total to $4.3 million in support of the campaign that seeks to end childhood hunger in America.

Spartanburg’s first Jersey Mike’s Subs store under construction

Construction workers were busy Monday building out the1,620-square-foot space at Hillcrest shopping center that will house the new eatery owned and operated by franchisee Arthur Francis “A.F.” Rodgers IV.

Wear It With Pride: A national trend of city-centric apparel has arrived in Greenville

T-shirts and other apparel have long been a medium used to display one’s personality, interests, and passions, but high-quality city-focused apparel is a niche that is just beginning to take off.

City-centric apparel has arrived in Greenville

T-shirts and other apparel have long been a medium used to display one’s personality, interests, and passions, but high-quality city-focused apparel is a niche that is just beginning to take off.

Wade’s restaurant will end iconic billboard campaign after 22 years

Owners plan to focus future marketing on more tangible efforts in the community, including the Hub City Farmer’s Market and a new city park.

PHOTOS: Menkoi’s North Main Street location opens Friday

The second Menkoi location in Greenville opens at 241-B N. Main St. across from NOMA Square.

Ingles reports higher 1Q sales, net income

Asheville-based grocer said comparable store sales, excluding gasoline, increased 1.8 percent. Per-share earnings also rise.

Asheville’s Neo Burrito to open this summer in the Village of West Greenville

The 50-plus-seat restaurant will be shot-gun style similar in concept to a Chipotle or Moe’s, with the open kitchen and assembly line on the right, a chalkboard menu, a concrete bar with seating on the left, a few seats outward facing to the street and mezzanine-level seating.

Lululemon to host grand opening weekend

Lululemon Athletica, a high-end athletic and fitness apparel retailer, will celebrate its grand opening Feb. 3 at its new store located at 600 S. Main St.

Barb Blair plans to close her retail shop, focus on other projects locally and abroad

Painter, author, and blogger Barb Blair announced to her 3,600-plus followers on Facebook on Jan. 12 that after 10 years of selling her hand-painted furniture she is closing her Village of West Greenville shop, Knack, by the end of February.

Copper Penny moves to North Main Street location

The Charleston-based women’s boutique, formerly at 1922 Augusta St., has officially moved to its new home in the old theater at 233 N. Main St., Ste. 4, next to Pure on Main and across from NOMA Square.

Fork & Plough to open in 2017 as Overbrook’s first restaurant

Jointly owned by Shawn Kelly, current executive chef of High Cotton Charleston, and Roddy Pick and Chad Bishop of Greenbrier Farms, Fork & Plough will have an “ever-evolving menu focused on seasonality” and feature Greenbrier meats and vegetables as well as prepared foods, onsite butchering, specialty items, and beer and wine.

Spartanburg entrepreneur finalizes purchase of Greenville’s Circa Doughnut

Greenville baker Shannon Mercado-Coonce has sold her popular Circa Doughnut business to Spartanburg entrepreneur Robert Caldwell III, founder of the faith-based thrift store concept Brown Roof.