Kathy Stone has owned The Gray House in Starr for almost 33 years and has grown the rural restaurant into a dining destination, a bed and breakfast and a sought-after site for weddings and special events.
At almost 10 acres, Twin Creeks Lavender Farm in Williamston features five acres and seven varieties of the fragrant herb and a commercial kitchen where more than 100 products are made using all natural, organic ingredients.
Wendy Gillespie remembers the excitement of going on trips to New York with her mother, who was a buyer for Baby Superstore. After a career in banking, Gillespie has found her way back to the world of designers and buyers as the owner of Pittypat’s Clothing Co.
Tom Hampton gained an appreciation for farm-fresh products as a child in the early 70s watching his mother tend a five-acre garden, do her own canning, and create and cook family recipes. But it would be more than 30 years before he would lay the groundwork for Hampton Acres and its all-natural products.
Flowers are in colorful fashion across the Upstate in June with the South Carolina Festival of Flowers in Greenwood and the South Carolina Sunflower Festival in Anderson.
Upstate muralist Adam Schrimmer takes his passion for public art inside Greenville’s Children’s Museum
Upstate muralist Adam Schrimmer is taking his passion for public art inside with his latest project called “Rooftop Dreams” at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate in Greenville.
One of the best ways to get to know a place is to explore its history and some of its oldest sites. Travel back in time and stay at one of Anderson’s oldest homes, The Wilhite House.
The Military History Center of the Carolinas will be open on Memorial Day, May 31, from 10 am until 4 pm. The museum is at 14 Airport Road Extension in Greenville, next to the Runway Park and the Runway Café at Greenville Downtown Airport. Admission is free.