April 30, 2017

The Brief

Weather
  • 82º | Partly Cloudy | 10% chance of rain
MustDo
#StreetName
  • Pelham Road was named after Pelham Mill, founded in 1820 as the first cotton mill in Greenville. Fire destroyed the mill in the 1940’s.
TryOut
  • Shark Tank Open Casting Call | Charlotte | Saturday, 9 – 11 a.m.
Drink
Cause
  • Walk for Wishes | Furman University | Saturday, 9 a.m.
  • Mutt Strut | Benefiting Greenville Humane Society | Falls Park | Saturday, 8:30 a.m. | $25-35
Shop
MustSee
Art
  • In an effort to bring art to the city of Woodruff, S.C., W.R. McKinney Park will be hosting an Art in the Park series on Saturdays.
Vote
  • More than 20 West End retailers participated in the Artisphere window display competition and now it's up to the public to pick the winner. Head to Instagram to cast you vote.
ComingSoon

News Notes

Watercooler
  • Furman Baseball vs. Citadel | Greenville - Latham Stadium | Friday, 6 p.m.
  • University of South Carolina Baseball vs. Kentucky | Columbia, SC | Friday, 7 p.m. | SOCON
LastChance
  • Get tickets today for LeadHER Greenville at 1 N Main St, 5th Floor | Saturday, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Trending
  • Amazon is expected to reveal the Echo Look, with a built-in camera next month.
Discovered
  • Beer yoga. 🍺 Focus on bringing the beer bottle to your mouth.
Volunteer
State
  • Governor McMaster is requesting $220 million in disaster funding to help families rebuild after the massive flooding in 2015 and Hurricane Matthew in 2016.
Ranked
Number
  • 275. The number of jobs added out of NEXT, the Greenville Chamber’s organization for high-impact entrepreneurs.
Politics
  • Greenville’s Upstate Forever has ended its fight against a 55-mile, $119.3 million natural gas pipeline that will run through hundreds of properties in Spartanburg County to the Lowcountry. Here’s why.