Plus, three new subdivisions were approved in Greenville County.
 
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🥬 Romaine calm about these renovations
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A look at what’s to come. | Renderings by DP3 Architects
Hello, gourd-geous. Major changes are coming to the Greenville State Farmers Market, located at 1354 Rutherford Rd.

DP3 Architects — a local firm — is working with the South Carolina Department of Agriculture on a 17,000-sqft “comprehensive renovation” project.

The design was inspired by elements of the building’s original look when it opened in 1949 + aims to create a “more efficient layout.” Plus, it will feature new elements including:
  • A modern canopy entrance
  • Glass panel garage doors
  • Concrete benches for exterior seating
  • New lighting + ceiling fans
  • Transformed bathrooms
  • New plant stands for vendors
We won’t have to wait long to see the results because the project is expected to wrap up in November.

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Events
 
Monday, March 4
  1. Movie Night | Monday, March 4 | 6 p.m. | Yee-Haw Brewing Co., 307 E. McBee Ave., Ste. C, Greenville | Free entry | Catch “Wonka” on the big screen as you sip a craft beer.
Tuesday, March 5
  1. BMW Charity Pro-Am’s Women’s Golf Networking Event | Tuesday, March 5 | 5 p.m. | 3’s Greenville Golf & Grubhouse, 61 Villa Rd., Greenville | $25 | Network in The Grubhouse before you enjoy 45 minutes of instruction from golf professionals.
Wednesday, March 6
  1. 2024 SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament | Wednesday, March 6 | 11 a.m. | Bon Secours Wellness Arena, 650 N. Academy St., Greenville | $15-$54 | Cheer on the women of the SEC at this annual conference tournament.
Thursday, March 7
  1. “Into The Woods” | Thursday, March 7-Sunday, March 10 | Times vary | Greenville Theatre, 444 College St., Greenville | $38-$40 | The modern-day classic brings together everyone’s favorite storybook characters with a twist.
Friday, March 8
  • Ashes & Arrows | Friday, March 8 | 8 p.m. | Newberry Opera House, 1201 McKibben St, Newberry | $25 | From the mountains of Asheville, NC to the peaks of Arrowtown, New Zealand, Ashes & Arrows captivate audiences around the country with their strong vocals, thoughtful lyrics, and onstage charisma. 🎸*
Tuesday, March 12
  1. Award-winning performance of Sillyheart, a one-act play | Tuesday, March 12 | 7:30-8:30 p.m. | Christ Church Episcopal School Hartness Performing Arts Center, 245 Cavalier Dr., Greenville | $10 | Get tickets for Christ Church Episcopal School’s award-winning performance of “Sillyheart”. Proceeds will support students as they compete in the Southeastern Theater Conference.*
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👀 Check out UNC Asheville’s summer programs for high schoolers
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All programs include hands-on learning and projects, and many programs feature off-campus excursions. | Photo by UNC Asheville
How’s this for “summer camp”?

Rising high school 10th-12th graders are invited to UNC Asheville’s Pre-College Program — a weeklong summer immersion program that introduces students to college-level study, university life, career options, and industry professionals. Each one-week course offers:
  • Dynamic program offerings (think: robotics, creative writing, pottery, video game design, music composition, river ecology, and more)
  • Immersive, hands-on learning experiences in both classroom + recreational settings
  • The chance to experience university life — yep, on-campus lodging and meals are included
Programs run June 16-21 and June 23-28.
 
News Notes
 
Coming Soon
  • West Greenville Smokehouse — a barbecue restaurant — will open in late 2024 or early 2025 as part of the Woven development. From the same team behind Wholy Smoke Family Restaurant in Mauldin, the restaurant will take a “fusion approach” to its menu (think: brisket quesadillas, barbecue sandwiches, and fried fish baskets). (The Post and Courier Greenville)
Closed
  • Bee Bee’s Drive Thru, located on Laurens Road, closed earlier this year. The spot was known for its burgers and hot dogs for 30+ years.
Civic
  • Greenville County approved three new subdivisions: Pine Briar will be along state Highway 101 near the Mays Bridge Road intersection in Greer. Aetna Springs Phase II will be located near the intersection of Stallings and Rutherford Roads. Lily Grove will be near the intersection of Old Grove Road and U.S. Highway 25 in Gantt. (Greenville Journal)
Development
  • Gateway at the Green, a 72-unit workforce housing apartment community, broke ground at 39 Webb Rd. The development will provide housing to renters earning 20%-60% of the area median income when it opens in summer 2025. (Upstate Business Journal)
Biz
  • Gentherm Inc. — a heated seat manufacturer for the automotive industry — is closing its Greenville location + laying off 124 employees. Less than a year ago, the company relocated some of its manufacturing from Greenville to Mexico. (The Post and Courier Greenville)
Asked
  • Where can we find the very best pizza in Greenville? In case you missed it, we’re starting a bracket challenge in which the top eight pizza contenders — nominated by you — will go head-to-head here in our newsletter and on socials. Make sure your favorite spot is one of those eight.
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Catch a game at The Bellwether Public House
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The Bellwether was packed to cheer Liverpool to victory. | Photo by GVLtoday
A new downtown Sunday brunch + unique pub food, paired with the perfect sports-watching atmosphere — that (along with 7+ beers) is what’s on tap at The Bellwether Public House. Here’s how you can Try This.

What we tried:

City Editor Danielle here. I recently met up with fellow Liverpool F.C. fans through Football Fanatix of Greenville to catch a game just steps away from Fluor Field. With two bars, indoor + outdoor seating (with heaters for cooler days), turf filled with yard games, and 24 televisions, this is the perfect place to catch a game.
 
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In case you missed it, the inaugural Bubbly Side Up brunch festival was this weekend and I loved it a whole brunch.
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