The Great Bay Oyster House (GBOH) will celebrate its 10th anniversary (opened Dec. 31, 2004) on New Year’s Eve and Greer restaurants and bars are reporting a busy evening ahead for diners and revelers ringing in 2015.
Jason Clark, Restaurateur of the Year in the Upstate, has both his restaurants, BIN112 and The Strip Club 104 nearly completely booked. Bruce Rivera (Rivera’s) has created a New Year’s Eve menu. Denise and Chris VanderBerghe celebrate Wild Ace Pizza and Pub’s final New Year celebration at the Trade Street location. The new, widely anticipated opening of Wild Ace on Depot Street is scheduled in April.
The Wild Ace Pizza and Pub under construction at 103 Depot Street is taking shape.
The airplane tower-like structure, 36-feet-high, is apparent and steel beams outline the seating area of the restaurant.
The Greer High School honor choir was caroling Thursday along Poinsett Street and Trade Street. The carolers visited the Municipal building housing the fire and police departments and passed through City Hall Thursday morning. They were back in the afternoon entertaining along in the central business district.
Sarah Hargett is the Greer High School choir director.
Tis the season for thieves to be holiday shopping for vehicles with Christmas merchandise visible for all to see.
Did you know it takes less than one minute for a thief to break a car window and steal the goods? That, according to Greer Police Captain Matt Hamby and a catalog of statistics, compiled by insurance companies.
Greer Relief reported it earned $7,000 as host of the Greer Christmas Parade.
The Greer Station Café is within two days of opening for breakfast on Thursday morning.
Owner Wendy Mitchell has had the former Southern Thymes Café sign removed and is replacing it with the restaurant’s new name.
The Greer Trading Post will cease operating as a consignment boutique at the end of the year to enter downtown’s event venue market.
Jessica Monroe, operator of the store, said she will close the retail portion of the business at 217 Trade Street on Dec. 30 and concentrate on hosting events. “The Greer Trading Post will become what Greer wants it to become,” Monroe told GreerToday.com.
Greer Police Chief Dan Reynolds hosted the South Carolina Police Chiefs Association (SCPCA) as one of his first acts as 2015 president of the association.
The series of sessions were held at the Cannon Centre.
Five Oaks Academy students, 6th - 8th grades, made a 4-course Thanksgiving dinner at Plate 108 last month.
The goal was to give them the full Thanksgiving experience, from food selection and preparation, to cleaning pots and pans after dinner. The best part, of course, was enjoying the fruits (and vegetables) of their labors for the four-course meal.
Reservations aren’t required but you might want to get in good with Wendy Mitchell before Thursday, Dec. 18 at 7 a.m.
That is the date Mitchell has set opening Greer Station Café, at 219 Trade Street.
Three sellout sessions with Breakfast for Santa meant a lot of work for the big guy Saturday morning at the Cannon Centre.
Starts 2:30 p.m. at Clock Restaurant on W. Poinsett Street, turns left on S. Main and ends at the J. Harley Bond Career Center.
Santa Claus has texted GreerToday.com his confirmation for tonight’s Greer Christmas tree lighting and his appearance at breakfast Saturday morning (limited tickets here) at the Cannon Centre.
Text from Santa: "Confirmed for Greer USA tree lighting and breakfast."
Carolina Shag is our state dance, and is most popular along the coast of SC, however after a 3 year sabbatical, it returns to Trade St in downtown Greer this Friday night.
The Davenport was host to over 30 dances a few years back with the live band The Out of Towners (now called the Carolina Coast Band). These dances were an upstate favorite for people from as far away as 100 miles.
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