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West End Barber Co.

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A new barber shop is now open in the west end next to Amanda Henry’s Popcorn Parlor on main street. The new shop features a trio of female barbers – Amanda Garner, Tricia Youngblood and Jaime Hopkins. Youngblood says “I started this business because i know what works and what doesn’t work. I know that …

COAST Apparel

COAST flagship store now open on Main Street

COAST Apparel has opened it’s new flagship store on main street just down the street from the Peace Center.  They currently have a store at the very end of Augusta road near Pickwick Pharmacy, no word yet on whether that location will close once this new store is open, but we’d imagine they probably will. The …

Avenue Event Space

Huge Rooftop Event Space Now Open Downtown

Atop the new Erwin Penland mixed-use building, Avenue – a rooftop event space is set to open in April. It’s a collaboration between Rick Erwin and Hughes Commercial Properties. The Space is 7,200 Square Feet and can accomodate events up to 400 people (standing).  The indoor space contains a full catering kitchen, a stage, dance …

The Common Cure

Local Taco Reborn as Neighborhood Bar and Grill

The Local Taco is set to re-open as “The Common Cure”, a neighborhood bar and grill whose name is in reference to the Campbell Pharmacy that used to be housed in that building. The owner, John Ko (who also owns Oakblue Kitchen) sold the Local Taco chain to a restaurant group out of Nashville last …

Bon Thai

Bon Thai Reopens with Expanded Menu Offerings

Back in November, Bon Thai quietly changed hands to a new owner who kept the name, but updated the interior and dramatically refreshed the menu. According to owner Coua Xiong-Vang: “Bon Thai has been serving Thai cuisine for the Greenville community for the past 10 years, so I kept many Thai entrees but added Vietnamese …

Swamp Pizza

This is not a drill. Swamp Rabbit Cafe is now making fresh wood-fired pizza!

Swamp rabbit cafe is officially opening their wood-fired pizza operation, setup in a shipping container just outside the popular cafe. All the ingredients are local – the crust, the cheese, and the meats and veggies. And the menu will vary based on availability of ingredients. Their permanent hours going forward will be 11:00 am – …

Vault & Vator Cocktails

Speakeasy Concept from the Brilliant Minds of American Grocery Restaurant

Hidden away, just off main street in the basement of the fairly non-descript building that houses west end dental and ZWO is the home of a new speakeasy. The co-owners of American Grocery Restaurant, Joe Clarke and Darnlene Mann-Clarke are teaming up with head mixologist Kirk Ingram to launch the new concept centered around truly …

The Beautiful Company

High End Spa Coming to the West End

Adding to the growth of Greenville’s downtown and the exciting redevelopment of the West End, The Beautiful Co. has opened at 100 Green Avenue. Owner and head stylist Jessica Heckman has over 10 years in the salon business and has recently relocated from Chicago where she catered to an exclusive high-end clientele. “My sister Kelsey …

Jianna

Modern Italian Cuisine from Nationally Celebrated Chef Michael Kramer

A new Italian eatery will open in the 2nd floor of the Falls Park Place building directly across from Spill the Beans and the WSPA Studio on camperdown. It will feature outdoor dining on a wraparound patio, showcasing spectacular views of Falls Park. It’s always good to have a new dining option – there isn’t …