Posted on: January 5, 2017

52 Places to Go in 2017

New York Times

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.

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Posted on: January 3, 2017

12 Great Places to Go in 2017

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Time's Money Magazine named Greenville as a top destination, and suggested April as the perfect time to visit.

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Posted on: December 1, 2016

The Sophisticated Southern Gem Everyone Is Flocking To

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Men's Journal gave the nod to Greenville when offering expert advice about the 2016 best places to live.

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Posted on: August 22, 2016

Southern Progress

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A serene, sylvan setting and a radical approach to city planning have made Greenville, South Carolina, a surprising new hot spot.

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Posted on: August 1, 2016

Greenville Springs to Life

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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.

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Posted on: March 9, 2016

PBS News Hour Features Greenville

PBS anchor Judy Woodruff introducing the Greenville story

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 ...


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Posted on: March 3, 2016

The Signs of Success Show in Greenville

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Writer James Fallows of The Atlantic outlines the eleven signs a city will succeed, and uses Greenville as an example of that success.

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Posted on: March 2, 2016

U.S. News and World Report Chooses Greenville as a Best Place to Live

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Greenville encompasses big-city amenities without attracting the same unpleasantries that come with a more populated, urban city.

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Posted on: January 29, 2016

Making Additions to the Modern Day Ark

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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.

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Posted on: January 29, 2016

Cycle Through the New Greenville

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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.

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Posted on: February 5, 2015

Greenville: The Coolest Main Street in the South

Atlanta Magazine

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...

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Posted on: February 5, 2015

Greenville: The Number 1 City for Jobs This Spring

Forbes - March 13, 2012
Forbes magazine has named the Greenville-Mauldin-Easley area Number 1 in a list of best cities for jobs this spring.

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Posted on: February 5, 2015

Greenville: Big City Doings, Small Town Atmosphere

Ballantyne Magazine

"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...

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Posted on: February 5, 2015

Top 10 Fastest Growing U.S. Cities

CNN Money

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...

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Posted on: February 5, 2015

America's Greatest Main Streets

Travel and Leisure

Travel and Leisure - May 2012
Travel 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.

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Posted on: February 5, 2015

Why Greenville Is The Knowledge Economy's Next Big Thing

Fast Company

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...

Posted on: February 5, 2015

A Community Springs From Acres Once Held by a Reclusive Magnate

The New York Times

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...

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Posted on: February 5, 2015

Best Small Cities for Cycling

Bicycling Magazine

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...

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Posted on: February 5, 2015

The George Hincapie Short List

Men's Journal

Men's Journal - August 2012
Greenville 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.

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Posted on: February 5, 2015

10 Reasons To Buy A Cheap Southwest Ticket to Greenville, South Carolina. No, Really!

Food Republic

Food Republic - September 2012
Surprise! 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!

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Posted on: February 5, 2015

In Greenville, South Carolina, the 1st Shoots of an EV Ecosystem

The New York Times

New York Times - September 21, 2012
Automotive 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.

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Posted on: February 5, 2015

The Best Little Food Festival in the South

Southern Living

Southern Living - September 22, 2012
Southern 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!

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