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Elevate your next Drive game with a stop at The Bellwether
The interior of The Bellwether Public House, including people sitting at tables, nachos, and a bar.
Pack more innings into your Greenville Drive game day with a stop at The Bellwether Public House. | Photo provided by The Bellwether Public House
A day spent with the Greenville Drive is always a home run — but if you’re looking to make your next game day experience even better, you won’t have to look far.

Conveniently located next to Fluor Field on Main Street is The Bellwether Public House, a local pub serving up unique bites and, take it from us, the perfect atmosphere to wind-up for a baseball game. Psst... it’s a sister restaurant to Urban Wren.

Bites and brews

The Bellwether is open for lunch and dinner Tuesday-Saturday, and serves a can’t-miss brunch on Sundays.

Get into the spirit of the game with fan-favorite eats, like the Crispy CauliFLUOR (wink, wink), Left Field Nachos, and The Swingin’ Pretzel.

Thirsty? Raise a pint of Rallyville — the official beer of the Greenville Drive — try a craft cocktail, or savor your favorite glass of wine.

Bonus: Happy hour happens every day from 4-6 p.m., featuring:
  • $2 off all draft beer, cocktails, and wine
  • Half-price apps and snacks
Fried cauliflower and fried pickles on a table.

Pro tip: Snacks and apps are half-off every day from 4-6 p.m.


Photo provided by The Bellwether Public House

Plenty to do

With 24 high-def TVs, two spacious bars, and plenty of indoor + outdoor seating, The Bellwether sets a new standard for sports bars.

This hot spot is great for groups and is family-friendly, with games for people of all ages on the patio, like Cornhole, giant Jenga, and Connect Four.

Father’s Day fun

The Bellwether is making Father’s Day extra special by extending its Sunday hours (open ‘til 8 p.m.) and offering a fantastic Steak Dinner dad will love.

Snag tix to cheer on the Drive against the Asheville Tourists + enjoy special events all weekend including:
  • Ed’s Dinosaurs Live | Friday, June 14
  • Black Spinners Night | Saturday, June 15
  • Father’s Day Celebration + post-game catch on the field | Sunday, June 16
Which of these Bellwether specialties best describes your dad?

A. Happy Hour Hero
B. Left Field Nacho Man
C. My Wing Man
Tuesday, June 11
  • “Wonderings:" A Solo Exhibit with Ralston Fox Smith | Tuesday, June 11 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Spoonbill Gallery, 1292 Pendleton St., Greenville | Free | Explore the work of this artist through pieces featuring earlier landscapes to geometric minimalism and color explorations.
  • Charles Dickens Show | Tuesday, June 11 | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | Centre Stage, 501 River St., Greenville | Free | “Meet” Charles Dickens, the creator of some of the world’s most memorable characters.
  • Greenville Drive vs. Asheville Tourists | Tuesday, June 11 | 7 p.m. | Fluor Field, 945 S. Main St., Greenville | Prices vary | Celebrate the 60th anniversary of SAIL as the Drive highlights our local swim teams, coaches, and more during the game.*
Wednesday, June 12
  • Literary Book Bingo | Wednesday, June 12 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | M. Judson Booksellers, 130 S. Main St, Greenville | Free entry | Test your knowledge of book + author trivia in bingo format.
  • Tap and Talk Networking | Wednesday, June 12 | 6-8 p.m. | Craft Axe Throwing, 1320 Hampton Ave., Ste. 5A, Greenville | Free entry | Connect with fellow professionals to share ideas, build relationships, and throw some axes.
Thursday, June 13
  • Pasión Latin Dance Nights | Thursday, June 13 | 8:30 p.m.-1 a.m. | Social Latitude, 1812 Woodruff Rd., Greenville | Free entry | Learn how to dance the Salsa with lessons from Salsa Greenville + grab a drink and a bite.
Friday, June 14
  • Gatsby Gala | Friday, June 14 | 7:30-11:30 p.m. | The L, Larkin’s Catering & Events, 211 E. Broad St., Ste. B, Greenville | $30-$350 | Party like Gatsby as you dance the night away at this 1920s-style speakeasy party.
Tuesday, June 18
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YMCA of Greenville
News Notes
  • The City of Greenville Planning Commission approved the Dorsey Boulevard rezone and annexation, the Village West annexation and rezoning, the annexation + rezoning of property along Folk Shoals and East Folk Shoals roads, and the annexation and rezoning of Mission Street properties. What does this mean? Check out this article from the Greenville Journal.
  • Starting tomorrow, June 12, both Comal 864 locations will be open for your dining pleasure. Head to the new location (219 W. Antrim Dr., Ste. C) from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. for its grand opening.
  • No. 2. That’s where Greenville landed on Co-working Cafe’s list of “Best Cities for Class of ’24: Top Picks to Jumpstart Your Career After College.” The list mentions our co-working spaces + employer-based health insurance coverage. See who else made the list.
  • Simpsonville Arts Center — located at 110 Academy St., in Simpsonville — is hosting a new exhibition called “Dreamscapes: Abstraction and Expressionism through a Feminine Lens.” Featuring 18 works from abstract expressionist artist Rebecca Leidy Splawn, you can view this collection Tuesday, June 18- Friday, July 19. (Greenville Journal)
  • EBONY recently spent some time in Greenville and curated a list of must-do things in our city. Calling Greenville a “smallish city that packs lots of big city energy,” EBONY highlights Georgian-inspired concept Keipi in Hampton Station, Black History in Greenville Tours, the BMW Performance Center, and our parks. Come back anytime, besties.
  • If you live in or are headed to Greer, parts of Arlington Avenue will be closed for ~three days while speed humps are being installed and parts of sidewalks are being replaced.
  • Avelo Airlines now offers nonstop service to three cities in the Northeast from GSP International Airport: Manchester, NH (hello, Boston), Rochester, NY, and New Haven, CT. Plus, enjoy low fares + a smooth travel experience when you book your next flight with Avelo Airlines.*
  • Brunch just got better. Wow your friends and family with this one-pan chicken and waffle casserole — a delicious and satisfying take on the classic combination that’s both savory and sweet.*
  • Expert tip: During economic times like these, balance transfers can really make a difference. By simply transferring your existing credit card balances to this card, you’ll give yourself 18 months to pay it off — without interest. (Bonus: Earn 2% cash back on everyday purchases while you’re at it.)*
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Endeavor Greenville
Count your pennies
County Council will decide if the tax makes it to the ballot. | Photo by The Greenville Journal
In for a penny, in for a pound penny. A local 1% sales tax — that would fund road improvements throughout the county — could appear on your ballot in November.

According to the approved wording of the question from the Capital Projects Sales Tax Commission, the tax will be in place for “not more than 8 years” and will be used for the following projects:
  • $473,919,000 for road improvement, repaving, and reconstruction projects
  • $216,100,000 for intersection improvement projects
  • $313,200,000 for roadway safety + congestion relief projects
  • $43,613,000 for bridge and road-related drainage projects
Let’s play a game. Each number below signifies how many projects will be completed using the amounts above. We want you to match them up.
  • 37 improvements
  • 51 improvements
  • 1,445 improvements
  • 31 improvements
Test your matching skills with the button below.
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I told you I’d keep you posted if I found anything during Game of Shrooms on Saturday, and I always try and keep my promises. I found these fungis around Greenville, and I was so excited. The crochet mushroom is from Flowered Leo and the paintings are from Beth Stathis. I’m already looking forward to next year.
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