Fans get an opportunity to see all the teams playing in the first and second rounds of the NCAA Basketball tournament at Greenville’s Bon Secours Wellness Center at a free practice Thursday from noon-7: 30 p.m. The Friday and Sunday games are sold out.
The Greenville Fan Fest will be held downtown at the corner of Main and Broad Street noon-5 p.m. Saturday. A full-length basketball court will be assembled in the middle of the party.
The soft opening for Chon Thai Restaurant has been short-lived.
Doh King, owner of downtown Greer’s first Thai food restaurant, has opened for lunch and dinner at 219 Trade Street.
Abbott’s Frozen Custard will have its second upstate location when Mark Khoury puts his second franchise in downtown Spartanburg.
Khoury opened his first Abbott’s in Greer last year at 119 East Poinsett Street. It was the first franchise in the Carolinas and Georgia
A fine dining restaurant is locating on Trade Street and will open in the second quarter.
Michelle Scruggs told GreerToday.com the tentative date for the restaurant’s opening is in the second quarter and the name has been narrowed to two.
Greer Community Ministries (GCM) has launched the 2017 Fab 5 campaign to help stock the food pantry shelves with basic nonperishable food items that frequently run low at the nonprofit organization.
This year’s Fab 5 items are:
Jason Clark’s two downtown restaurants, BIN112 and The Strip Club 104 A Steak House, were both honored as Top 10 Diner’s Choice in Greenville.
OpenTable Diner’s Choice selections are based on metropolitan areas, which makes Clark’s honors more noticeable.
The 13th Annual Cypress Internal Medicine Oyster Roast (shrimp boil and pig pickin’), might look a little different this year. The Leadership Greer Class XXXVII has adopted the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce’s annual event to benefit their class project, Play it Forward.
The event will be held on Friday, February 24th from 6-9pm at 113 Berry Ave in Greer.
Wild Ace Pizza and Pub announced its third craft beer on tap.
Chocolate Coffee Oatmeal Porter was brewed using Leopard Forest Coffee beans from Travelers Rest and chocolate malts from North Carolina. The beer is a silky drinking porter that is dark in color and big on taste.
Carolina Foothills Chamber of Commerce has canceled the 2017 Blue Ridge BBQ & Music Festival because of decreased attendance, lack of funding, and ongoing contract negotiations.
The recommendation to cancel the longstanding community festival came Wednesday during a BBQ Festival Committee meeting. The Festival’s primary purpose has been to raise funds for the Chamber of Commerce through a nationally recognized family-oriented two-day event.
Tunes in the Park and Greer Idol have been eliminated from the Greer Recreation Department’s 2017 programs.
More popular events promoted by the city remain like the International Festival and Movies in the Park and Railfest.
A conference center and passenger business center was on display Wednesday at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport.
The 1,734-square-foot conference center can be subdivided in three rooms of 571-, 573- and 590-square feet and can host 90-seated visitors. Cocktail receptions/parties and other standup events can be accommodated.
A Thai cuisine restaurant will open in downtown Greer in the first quarter of 2017.
Chon will be located in the former Greer Station Diner at 219 Trade Street, next door to GreerToday.com
Pork Rinds & Snacks, LLC, a Spartanburg establishment, is recalling approximately 7,629 pounds of pork skin products that may be contaminated with Salmonella, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Thursday.
The ready-to-eat pork skin items were produced on various dates between Sept. 27, 2016 and Dec. 13, 2016. The following products are subject to recall:
Traveling is never fun on the holidays without knowing what restaurants may be open and their hours.
Here's one of the best kept secrets for travelers: hospital cafeterias are open to feed staff, patients and visitors and most often have turkey with the trimmings. The Dogwood Cafe,with Chef Sam Kleckley, at Pelham Medical Center and the cafeteria at Greer Memorial Hospital will be open. Both cafeterias are routine stops during the week and Sundays, too.
Here are some last-minute gift ideas from greater Greer merchants that may be ordered online or by visiting the businesses before the holidays. Some merchants are offering special deals.
The Standard: A Refined Kitchen that will seat 185 guests in more than 7,000-square-feet of indoor and outdoor dining space, has been announced by the Rick Erwin Dining Group to open in spring 2017 at Drayton Mills Marketplace.
The menu will feature fresh, made to order items including salads, sandwiches, burgers, pasta and offer some of its signature entrees such as St. Louis ribs, Southern Fried Chicken, Grilled Atlantic Salmon, and Lump Crab Cakes. House made desserts will top off the menu.
Logan’s Roadhouse, Inc., announced its emergence from chapter 11 under its Plan of Reorganization.
As part of the confirmed plan, overwhelmingly supported by Logan’s creditors and owners and termed “excellent” by the presiding judge, the company has:
The Greer Station Vintage Christmas is Thursday through Saturday at Grace Hall.
The indoor event will benefit Saved by the Heart, a non-profit for animal rescue serving Greer. Last year’s event helped raise funds for the rescue’s veterinary, food, maintenance bills and foster program.
Jason Clark, honored as the Restaurateur of 2014 and 2016 in the Upstate, demonstrates how to carve a turkey and present a beautiful plate of food for the family and guests on Thanksgiving.