Upstate Forever unveils new website to connect people to SC waterways

The website, GoPaddleSC.com, features an interactive map that allows users to search for waterways to raft, kayak, tube, or explore.

Weather delays opening of Swamp Rabbit Trail section — again

Weather has delayed the partial reopening of the portion of the Greenville Health System Swamp Rabbit Trail linking Cleveland Park to Falls Park again.

Greenville among the nation’s most playful cities

Kaboom!, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to building and renovating playgrounds, named 257 cities and towns as 2017 Playful City USA communities for their efforts to increase play opportunities for children.

First Look: Cancer Survivors Park’s Spirit of Survivorship Bridge

The partial reopening of the portion of the Greenville Health System Swamp Rabbit Trail linking Cleveland Park to Falls Park has been delayed until Saturday, June 3 and here’s why — construction of the second phase of Greenville’s Cancer Survivors Park.

George Hincapie, Jimmie Johnson confirmed for Assault on Mt. Mitchell

The 42nd Annual Assault on Mt. Mitchell presented by Greenville Health System will feature some famous faces.

Cleveland Park master plan on the horizon

A lot has changed since William Choice Cleveland donated a crescent-shaped, 110-acre plot of land to the city in 1924, a move that led to the creation of Cleveland Park.

TD Bank Reedy River Run to celebrate 40th year

The TD Bank Reedy River Run, one of the Southeast’s and the Upstate’s signature running events, will celebrate its 40th year on April 22, 2017, in downtown Greenville.

Another Look: The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

For 20 years, the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy has been looking after the great Pennsylvania city’s most prestigious parks.

Neighborhood parks have needs, too

While Greenville is getting closer to committing money for the construction of City Park on the city’s west side, other neighborhood parks are in need of an infusion of cash as well.

Private money may be the key to saving Greenville’s parks

Pop quiz: How does Greenville pay for a massive new park west of downtown while at the same time improving and maintaining the more than three dozen parks already here? The answer may be found outside of town. Cities all across the country are trying to figure out how to build, refurbish, and maintain public parks, and a growing number of them are turning to park conservancies, which are private, nonprofit organizations that raise money for parks independently of the city, something supporters say can improve park success while keeping down taxpayer expense.

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

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.

Never underestimate the power of parks to revitalize an area

Within two years of Falls Park opening, $150 million in private investment was made in the West End and, just like that, an area that had seen just a fraction of the activity of upper Main Street began to come alive.