City Guides

Exploring Greenville, South Carolina

Get to know this hip South Carolina city

August/September 2011

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The Saturday Market, where neat rows of white tents overflowing with seasonal bounty line Main Street on Saturday mornings from May to October.

photo: Andrew Stephen Cebulka

The well-stocked bar at Soby’s, the nexus of Greenville’s burgeoning food scene.

photo: Andrew Stephen Cebulka

Barbecue and sides at Smokin’ Stokes, home of the legendary Cheerwine BBQ sauce.

photo: Andrew Stephen Cebulka

Pig on the wall at Smokin’ Stokes, home of the legendary Cheerwine BBQ sauce.

photo: Andrew Stephen Cebulka

Diane Kilgore Condon, artist and founder of Art Bomb Studios, a nonprofit providing affordable studio space for emerging artists.

photo: Andrew Stephen Cebulka

Rabbit at American Grocery Restaurant, a cozy eatery with a menu that changes depending on what the army of farmers bring in.

photo: Andrew Stephen Cebulka

Bacon-infused bourbon and a homemade pork rind at American Grocery Restaurant, a cozy eatery with a menu that changes depending on what the army of farmers bring in.

photo: Andrew Stephen Cebulka

Joe and Darlene Clarke, owners of American Grocery Restaurant.

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A horse and carriage ride strolling down Main Street.

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Biking at Falls Park, symbol for downtown Greenville’s revival. Today, the park is an outdoor gym, a picnic spot, an open-air performance venue, an art studio, and a point of pride for locals.

photo: Andrew Stephen Cebulka

Fresh beets from the Saturday Market, located on Main Street.

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Locally grown peaches from the Saturday Market, located on Main Street.

photo: Andrew Stephen Cebulka

Horizon Records, an independent record shop that opened in 1975. And even in the era of digital music, it has managed to survive, thanks to a carefully curated inventory and the kind of personal attention you don’t find on iTunes.

photo: Andrew Stephen Cebulka

Live music is always on tap at the Handlebar.

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Ed Buffington and Mike Okupinkski, owners of Community Tap, a boutique beer and wine emporium.

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Stroll the Liberty Bridge in Falls Park, the only single-suspension bride in the United States.

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Edwin McCain, the ’90s breakout artist who chose to remain in his native Greenville over the big-city lights.

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Robin Bylenga, founder and owner of pedal chic, the only female-focused bike boutique in the Southeast.

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Potter and jewelry designer, Lily Wikoff.

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The Peace Center, a testament to Greenville’s dynamic arts community.

photo: Andrew Stephen Cebulka

Ties at Rush Wilson Ltd., the family-run menswear shop that has outfitted four generations of well-dressed Greenville businessmen.

photo: Andrew Stephen Cebulka