Amid preparations for the season’s first winter weather event, the Greenville Zoo welcomed a new member of the zoo family on Friday – a baby siamang born to parents, Ella (27) and Oscar (25). This is the second offspring for the pair, whose first, George,...
The City Council has appropriated $2 million to implement a plan for affordable housing in Greenville.
In 2016, City Council established the Tourism Marketing Special Committee and charged its members with evaluating the City’s process for reviewing requests for tourism grant funds. Tourism grant funds include accommodations tax and hospitality tax funds, ...
WHAT: Public Input Sessions
WHEN/WHERE:Tuesday, January 246:30 p.m.Caine Halter YMCA Conference Room721 Cleveland Street
Wednesday, February 112:00 p.m.Greenlink Offices100 West McBee Avenue
6:30 p.m.West Greenville Commun...More about trolley public information sessions
Place your tree curbside or take it to one of our convenient drop stations. We'll transform it into mulch!
America Walks, a national advocacy organization that promotes walking and walkable communities, has awarded Greenville Transit Authority with a 2016 Every Body Walk! Micro Grant. In its second year, the micro grant program provides funds to support grassr...
Due to the winter weather expected to begin this evening, City officials are implementing the following weather-related closures for today, Saturday and Sunday:
In 2016, City Council established the Tourism Marketing Special Committee and charged its members with evaluating the City’s process for reviewing requests for tourism grant funds. Tourism grant funds include accommodations tax and hospitality t...
GREENVILLE, SC - In preparation for winter weather forecasted for this weekend, the City’s Public Works Department will pre-treat bridges and overpass surfaces today and tomorrow. Parking will not be permitted on Main Street from the Hyatt block...
Asheville Citizen- Times, December 24, 2015Outdoor ice skating at Sugar Mountain Ski Resort in Avery County, North Carolina, and in downtown Greenville, South Carolina.
National Public Radio, July 29, 2011NPR's Julie Rose writes, "The worst of the recession, businesses closed their doors on many Main Streets throughout the country. That wasn't the case in Greenville, South Carolina."
Food Arts Magazine, October 2013Passerelle Bistro, located in Falls Park, received kudos from Food Arts magazine for its casual continental cuisine.
FOX News, June 3, 2014Located just above the Liberty Bridge in Falls Park, Passerelle Bistro was in the top 100 of OpenTable users nationwide.
Trip Advisor, June 2014Falls Park joins the ranks of the nation's finest parks, chosen as number 10 of the country's best parks by the 2014 Travelers' Choice Trip Advisor awards.
America Walks, a national advocacy organization that promotes walking and walkable communities, has awarded Greenville Transit Authority (GTA) with a 2016 Every Body Walk! Micro Grant. In its second year, the micro grant program provides funds to support ...
In an effort to expand service beyond the Central Business District, Greenlink will soon add two additional trolleys to its fleet. The expanded service is expected to begin this spring and will feature two new routes. Because a portion of the funding for ...
During the month of January, the Downtown Trolley will service the following events at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena:
Friday, January 27
Drop off: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Pick up: 9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday, January 28
Drop off: 12:00...
Beginning January 2, 2017, the following changes will go into effect for Route 14:
The NYT highlighted Greenville as the next major food destination, and so much more - choosing our city as a top locale to visit in the world.
Time's Money Magazine named Greenville as a top destination, and suggested April as the perfect time to visit.
Men's Journal gave the nod to Greenville when offering expert advice about the 2016 best places to live.
A serene, sylvan setting and a radical approach to city planning have made Greenville, South Carolina, a surprising new hot spot.
A river ran through it. Falls, too. But nobody noticed. Now the Reedy River Falls, and the park that surrounds it and the suspension bridge that spans it, are at the heart of one of the great smallish-town successes in the United States.
It’s called flyover country -- low-profile parts of the U.S. the news media often forgets. But to husband-and-wife journalists James and Deborah Fallows, these areas are home to ‘cities that work,’ thriving communities that buck this election’s narrative ...
Writer James Fallows of The Atlantic outlines the eleven signs a city will succeed, and uses Greenville as an example of that success.
Greenville encompasses big-city amenities without attracting the same unpleasantries that come with a more populated, urban city.
The Greenville Zoo is expecting a baby! The zoo’s Masai giraffes, named Walter and Autumn, will have a calf in early February (or any day now). South Carolina Public Radio’s Laura Hunsberger visited the zoo to meet the animals.
With a growing food scene, a creative DIY spirit, and a serious cycling culture, this once-sleepy southern town has reinvented itself as an exciting destination.
Travel writer Amanda Heckert muses about moving to Greenville after a recent visit to her parents' Upstate home. Heckert offers a bounty of the reasons - from pedestrian-friendly walkways to street-side entertainment to the variety of interesting boutique...Read on...
Forbes.com - March 13, 2012Forbes magazine has named the Greenville-Mauldin-Easley area Number 1 in a list of best cities for jobs this spring.
"Greenville, South Carolina personifies the new south done right," says writer Nan Baurath during a recent visit to South Carolina's Upstate. Baurath attributes the city's rise as an arts mecca to the influence of South Carolina artist Jasper Jo...Read on...
Despite the housing bust and the recession, these 10 U.S. cities - including Greenville, South Carolina - still managed to record population gains of 30% or more in the decade ending in 2010, according to the Census Bureau. The national average was less t...Read on...
Travel and Leisure - May 2012Travel and Leisure writer Wayne Curtis sampled Main Streets of smaller cities across America, looking for distinctive qualities to choose the 'Greatest Main Streets.' Find out why Greenville made the cut.
Found out how Greenville, technically a medium-sized market, has more corporate headquarters than any other region in the state, including $1.1 billion in new capital investments that has created more than 6,000 jobs in the last 5 years.Read on...
New York Times write Jamie Duffy portrays the transformation of Greenville from a "concrete sidewalks and ratty parking lots" to "landscaped sidewalks" filled with "tourists that pop in and out of art galleries and boutiques."...Read on...
Bicycling Magazine has named Greenville, South Carolina, as one of the Best Small Cities for Cycling in the USA. Writer Alyssa Gerety gave Greenville the nod for its cycling events, trail advocacy and development of the Swamp Rabbit trail, which snakes al...Read on...
Men's Journal - August 2012Greenville made George Hincapie's 'short list' of favorites, which he outlined during an interview with Men's Journal just prior to his final race before retirement.
Food Republic - September 2012Surprise! You'll find 99 indie restaurants in a 10-block stretch of downtown Greenville. It was enough to shock a Food Republic editor into buying a cheap Southwest ticket and heading to town for a culinary adventure!
New York Times - September 21, 2012Automotive columnist Jim Motavalli takes a look at Greenville's electric car sharing program, WeCar, and the unique public-private partnership that is making it a success.
Southern Living - September 22, 2012Southern Living's Paula Disbrowe loosened her belt a notch as she tasted and imbibed her way through Euphoria, Greenville's annual gastrointestinal extravaganza. Find out why it was worth wearing tight trousers!
School is in session - please slow down and help keep our kids safe!
Live 5 News, January 19, 2016Ice on Main in downtown Greenville opened for its final day of the season Monday.
Greenville News, December 22, 2015United Community Bank Ice on Main is the temporary open-air rink set up in downtown Greenville in front of the Marriott with United Community Bank as the title sponsor. The rink is open through Jan. 18.
Greenville News, December 2, 2015Ice skating and warm clothing go hand-in-hand, so it makes sense that United Community Bank Ice on Main is trying to spread some warm wishes this weekend.
Greenville News, November 25, 2015Greenville is aglow during the holiday season. Stroll down Main Street to have a cup of hot chocolate, browse the Christmas displays and watch — or join — the skaters at Ice on Main.
WSPA.com, November 24, 2015A favorite holiday tradition is back! Ice on Main in Downtown Greenville opened over the weekend.
Greenville News, November 20, 2015And now, for the 5th year in a row, Greenville's favorite winter tradition, United Community Bank Ice on Main, is back in the heart of downtown.
WYFF 4, November 9, 2015Work began Monday to install the United Community Bank Ice on Main rink in Downtown Greenville. The chiller that helps keep the ice frozen arrived ...
WSPA 7, November 6, 2015Construction of the holiday season ice rink in downtown Greenville is scheduled to begin Monday.
GreenvilleOnline.com, November 6, 2015The process to freeze the square for the popular Ice on Main skating rink begins 8:30 a.m. Monday morning when the large chilling device that makes the rink possible is lowered by crane.
WMBF News, November 8, 2015Work will begin on Monday to install the outdoor ice skating rink for the upcoming Ice on Main season, city officials said.
GreenvilleOnline.com, October 27, 2015This year's Ice on Main will offer special fifth-anniversary events throughout the season, including discounted admission for special events.