October in Greenville, SC was for foodies, frights + fun

Here’s what you talked about most in October 2022.


We carnita a lot more tacos. | Photo by GVLtoday

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Goodbye Halloween + hello turkey time. Before we deck the halls — unless you’re the “Nov. 1 means the tinsel gets strung” kind (we don’t judge) — we’re looking back at the stories you loved most in October.

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In queso you missed it, Greenville’s new Taco Trail gave us lots to taco ‘bout on National Taco Day. Have you completed the challenge? Lettuce know.

From frightful farm houses to terrifying trails, we would be caught dead at these eight haunted attractions in the Upstate — and since it was our second most-read story of the month — you were just as ready for scares and screams this Halloween season.

Y’all fell for Greenville hard, with our pre-festival guideTips to Fall for Greenville like a pro” + post festival recap about Fall for Greenville’s record-breaking numbers as our two next most-read conversations of the month. We’re already counting down to next year’s brews, bites + beats, Fri., Oct. 13-Sun., Oct. 15, 2023.

A rendering of the area near Bon Secours Wellness arena.

The Greenville Gateway project aims to redesign the entrance to downtown from I-385. | Renderings by plusurbia.

Getting right to the meat of it: 2,305 of you clicked this link to see our interactive map of the seven local butcher shops you, our readers, recommended.

What could the Greenville Gateway look like? New renderings — including a pedestrian-friendly entertainment hub near Bon Secours Wellness Arena — got 1,872 of you to click and take a peek.

Snakes are no stranger in the Upstate, and 1,635 of you sssslid into this link to try and find the copperhead. Based on the responses in our inbox, it wasn’t an easy task.

BridgeWay Station food hall in Mauldin, SC

City Hall at BridgeWay Station | Rendering by Johnston Design Group LLC via Hughes Investments

Top Comments

On the possibility of Whataburger in Duncan

  • If you build it they shall come. 😂❤️" — @jessicajufko

On City Market, a new food hall coming to Mauldin’s BridgeWay Station

  • Looks awesome cant wait!!@carolynscustomcakes

On SkyTop’s apple cider treats

  • “The steam in the donut box tho. 😍" @forkandplough
  • “One of our favorite fall traditions!” — @i_am_thebarkman
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