Greenville moves to ban Confederate flags, banners from parking garages

The next time Greenville hosts the NCAA basketball tournament, there won’t be a giant Confederate flag flying from the top deck of the city’s Church Street parking garage — or any other kind of flag, banner or sign.

Remembering Sean Kennedy, 10 years after his tragic death

“For all the progress we’ve made, we still have devastating setbacks such as the Pulse nightclub massacre and increasing numbers of hate crimes against the LBGTQ community.”

This Week in UBJ: The Trumpcare Conundrum

The AHCA, Greenville’s new music venue, Will Rothschild’s exit from Spartanburg City Hall, and first looks at two downtown restaurants.

City selects four artists as finalists in bid to replace Shoeless Joe statue in West End

Four finalists have been chosen by the city of Greenville for a piece of public art it is commissioning to replace the Shoeless Joe Jackson statue in the West End Plaza.

Furman University names first chief diversity officer

“This is a seminal moment in the university’s history.”

Slave-owning, KKK-supporting namesake of Wade Hampton High sparks name-change controversy

“You can’t deny Wade Hampton was a racist, but he would be considered a moderate on race for his day.”

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GVL Young Dem’s host fish fry fundraiser for Phillis Wheatley

The fundraiser still needs volunteers to wash cars, man tables, and fill other duties.

Ben Boulware luvs Lunchables, Lunchables luvs Ben

“If you ever need a refill, please don’t hesitate to tweet @RealLunchables and we’ll provide you with more.”

Behind the scenes, the Greenville Zoo works to save animals worldwide

The zoo has spent more than $300,000 on conservation over the last seven years.

Warehouse forum explores porn addiction, teens, and social media

“Everything is sexualized, yet we’re so timid in our society to talk about sex openly that we don’t develop the ability to have healthy conversations about sexuality.”

Can downtown living be emulated in the suburbs?

“New Urbanism calls for centralizing a neighborhood’s convenience, safety, and community to mirror downtown Main Street patterns on a micro-level.”

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Grand Opening of 101 Espresso Bar

One of a kind Greek Espresso bar to open Monday, May 22.

What Happened to Princess Pamela?

After discovering Princess Pamela’s cookbook in a vintage shop, the two Charleston cookbook authors and TV hosts (“Southern Uncovered with The Lee Bros.”) embarked on a quest to find the author. So far, all their efforts have been for naught.

Uncanny Taste from Fresh Spinach

The Abstract Art of Grateful Living with Paula Angermeier

Pickwick and Northgate keep the soda shop faith for the 21st century

If you’ve sat on a spinning bar stool and felt the coolness of the marble countertop while chatting with the other regulars and employees, you’ll likely return for the unmatched ambiance and the feeling like you’ve traveled back in time.

Biscuit Head wants to teach you to make bacon, brisket, and more hearty morning fare

Writing a 208-page cookbook while opening a new restaurant wasn’t exactly something that Biscuit Head owners Carolyn and Jason Roy had planned to do, but the husband-and-wife team not only finished writing “Biscuit Head: New Southern Biscuits, Breakfasts, and Brunch,” they opened their third location of their popular Asheville-based chain in downtown Greenville’s South Ridge development within six months of each other.

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Rush Morgan drops 6-song EP, River Stone

Rush Morgan will play an album-release show at Smiley’s Acoustic Café on Saturday, May 26.

New S.C. Children’s Theatre plans go before DRB on Thurs.

The City of Greenville’s Design Review Board will consider plans for the South Carolina Children’s Theatre’s new campus on Thursday.

Calendar Spotlight: Midsummer Night’s Dream

When it comes to Upstate Shakespeare Festival productions, audiences ask one question every year: what twist will Producing and Artistic Director John Fagan give to that particular Bard’s work?

Grand Opening of 101 Espresso Bar

One of a kind Greek Espresso bar to open Monday, May 22.

Kenny George finds trouble on new 13-track LP

“Everyone calls it ‘Americana,’ but that’s too broad,” says guitarist Scott Rankin. “It’s a rock record with country instrumentation.

What Happened to Princess Pamela?

After discovering Princess Pamela’s cookbook in a vintage shop, the two Charleston cookbook authors and TV hosts (“Southern Uncovered with The Lee Bros.”) embarked on a quest to find the author. So far, all their efforts have been for naught.

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We Are Soil

Soil Therapy with Will Morin

Uncanny Taste from Fresh Spinach

The Abstract Art of Grateful Living with Paula Angermeier

Beans, Peas, and More

Bean seeds are easy to plant, easy to grow, and take very little care.

Nook & Cranny

Designer N. Jackson Thacker assembles his best ideas into a compact space

Wear We Live

Greenville Clothing Co. brings sense of place to apparel

Easter Eggs to Dye For

The Abstract Art of Grateful Living with Paula Angermeier

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