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Securing Your Online Accounts 

Do you use the same password everywhere online? You’re not alone. 55% of people use the same password for most, if not all, websites. It seems innocent enough, but it’s…


Greenville Escape Room 

Greenville Escape Room is a real-life escape experience where the concept is simple: you are locked in a room with only 60 minutes to make it out before being caught….

Downtown, Food/Drink

Encore Gastrolounge 

Accordign to a public notice from the Planning & Development Division, owners of On the Roxx and The 05 bar on Augusta, Elizabeth Hunt, and Heather Frenchette, are planning to…

Food/Drink, On the Farm


Seedlings now has an official open date: January 2nd, 2018. We stopped by their preview event yesterday to get a feel for the restaurant, and of course, sample the food!…

Downtown, Food/Drink

Wu’s Cajun Sea Food 

We got invited to check out Wu’s Cajun Sea Food earlier today and we weren’t sure what to expect. It’s an odd fusion, but it works pretty well. Wu’s, which…


Our Favorite Things 

Thanksgiving is officially over, and today is Small Business Saturday, so it’s time to start thinking about gifts to get all the special people in your life, which can sometimes…


2017 Restaurant Recap 

It’s been quite a year for the Greenville Food Scene. 30 New Restaurants opened their doors to the public – and quite a few closed as well, including Diner 24,…


131 Falls Street 

The old Erwin Penland Building at the corner of Falls and Broad Street is set to get some exterior upgrades according to this Certificate of Appropriateness from the cities Design…


Gather Gvl 

12 Restaurants in One Location is the concept for Gather Gvl, which is on the docket for the Design Review Board’s meeting on December 7, 2017. The design will be…

Entertainment, Now Open

Organic Cat Cafe 

We’ve heard this was coming for quite awhile, but now it’s offical. The Organic Cat Cafe is now open in the old JB Lacher Jewelers building. They a menu of…

Downtown, Housing/Hotels

The Avant 

The building is a mixed-use project consisting of twelve high-end, spacious condo units and first-floor retail area. Located at 702 South Main Street in the vibrant West End area of…