Category Archives: Hospitality

Furman University raises over $1 million during second ‘Dins Day’ celebration

GREENVILLE, S.C.—For the second consecutive year, Furman University asked its alumni, parents, friends, faculty, staff and students from around the world to support the university during a special spirit and giving campaign that spanned 24 hours.  And, once again, those supporters came through in a big way. Furman celebrated Dins Day on April 26, which…
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Newberry College adds Chick-fil-A Express to campus dining options for Fall 2016

Newberry College will bring an eagerly anticipated new dining option to campus with the arrival of Chick-fil-A Express beginning fall 2016 semester. “A recent survey asking our students about their dining preferences showed overwhelming support for bringing Chick-fil-A to campus,” said Jane Willis, dean of Student Affairs. “We are pleased to be able to offer…
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Chicken Salad Chick to open third location In Greenville

AUBURN, Ala. -- Chicken Salad Chick, the nation's only southern inspired, fast casual chicken salad restaurant concept, announced today it will be expanding in South Carolina with its third location in Greenville. The new restaurant will open on Tuesday, April 19 and is located at 15 Garlington Road, Suite 100. This location is owned and operated…
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Community campaign to benefit local charities hosted by Tucanos Brazilian Grill

GREENVILLE, S.C. – In celebration of the opening of its first South Carolina restaurant, Tucanos Brazilian Grill will host a special community event to recognize and benefit three of the Upstate’s beloved non-profit organizations. The charities to be recognized for the outstanding services they provide include, Make-A-Wish® South Carolina, Pendleton Place and YMCA of Greenville. To celebrate these amazing organizations in a fun…
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Aloft Greenville Downtown celebrates launch of local foster dog program with Let’em Live Upstate

[caption id="attachment_3620" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Sharon Wilson of Wilson Associates Real Estate, Jonathan Brashier of Aloft Greenville Downtown and Jessica Monroe of Let'em Live Upstate celebrate the launch of Aloft Greenville Downtown's New Foster Dog Program. (Photo/Provided)[/caption] GREENVILLE, SC – Aloft Greenville Downtown, a new lifestyle hotel located in the heart of downtown Greenville, today celebrated the…
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Kitchen Sync opening soon in Greenville

GREENVILLE, S.C., As construction progresses toward completion of Greenville’s first green-certified restaurant, owners of Kitchen Sync are preparing to hire their first employees. Expected to open this spring at 1609 Laurens Road, Kitchen Sync will be a locally owned, full-service neighborhood style grill and pizzeria featuring local/regional fare in a unique, upbeat, family-friendly environment. Restaurant…
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Tucanos Brazilian Grill to open April 28

GREENVILLE, SC – Tucanos Brazilian Grill, a fun and festive restaurant announced today that it will open its first-ever South Carolina location in Greenville on April 28, 2016. Located in the popular Magnolia Park Town Centre, Tucanos is a community-oriented, Brazilian-style churrascaria—a restaurant which combines the experience of traditional Brazilian grilling with the fun and flair of the beaches of Rio…
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County Parks Director joins Spartanburg Tourism Board

SPARTANBURG, SC – The Spartanburg Convention & Visitors Bureau (SCVB) is pleased to welcome the new leader of the county parks department to its Tourism Advisory Board. Kevin Stiens, Director of Parks and Recreation for Spartanburg County, brings over 15 years of experience working in local government. He is responsible for the oversight and leadership of…
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Enhancements made at Thornblade Club in advance of BMW Charity Pro-Am

Greer, SC – Thornblade Club is situated among the picturesque rolling hills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Greer, SC. It is not far from downtown Greenville and is only a stone’s throw from the Greenville Spartanburg Airport. For those from the community that may not know Thornblade on a more intimate level, chances are…
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The Old Cigar Warehouse named Top 20 wedding venue

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Greenville has found its way onto the national radar for its downtown charm and growing food scene. Thanks to The Old Cigar Warehouse, Greenville tops another list this week – top wedding destination. The Old Cigar Warehouse has been named a WeddingWire Editor’s Pick for best loft and warehouse venues. As an…
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