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Ottaray Seafood & Raw Bar 

A new document uploaded to the city’s Design Review Board indicates that the old Yap! space on Main Street is going to become a Seafood & Raw bar. Plans filed…


The Charter Spectrum/Viacom Fiasco 

If you’re a Charter Spectrum customer, you’ve no doubt seen the messages on your screen on 23 popular Viacom-owned channels will disappear this evening (October 15th) if an agreement is…


Starbucks Laurens Road 

We’ve heard some rumors on the Nextdoor App that seems to indicate the old Bojangles on Laurens road is getting rehabbed into a Starbucks. It makes perfect sense – Laurens…


301 W Antrim Drive 

A reader tipped us off to this one off West Antrim, near the Fresh Market. After doing a little searching, we came across some Commercial Real Estate listings, showing it’s…


BB&T Tower Apartments 

The Beach Company, which developed Main & Stone, and Southridge Apartments, has unveiled plans to turn the existing BB&T Building at 301 College Street, into an Apartment Complex. There are…

Shops, Swamp Rabbit Trail

Velo Valets 

Velo Valets is a bike repair shop that goes the extra mile. They come to you. If they can’t fix your bike on-site, they’ll take it back to their shop…

Food/Drink, Now Open

City Scape Winery 

City Scape is a Winery in Pelzer, about 30 minutes south of downtown Greenville, or 15 minutes from Simpsonville, SC. Admittedly, when we pulled up, we weren’t super impressed –…