Downtown Stories

Q&A with Mark Johnsen, founder of RJ Rockers

    RJ Rockers Brewing Co. has become Spartanburg’s hometown brewery, earning accolades across the country for its beers, including its signature Son of a Peach, […]

Make the Data Work for You – Buxton

Ciclops Cyderi & Brewery Aims To Build Sense Of Community in Spartanburg

Aug W. Smith: Then & Now

Then:   Augustus Wardlaw Smith moved his department store from Abbeville to Downtown Spartanburg in 1901 to a building on East Main Street, adjacent to the […]

Two Doors Down: 10 Years Later

Tori James was a freshman in high school when Two Doors Down opened on East Main Street in Downtown Spartanburg. James remembered she and her friends […]

For Burrito Hub, Downtown Spartanburg is Just Right

Hugo Montanez felt a little like Goldilocks after moving from Pittsburgh. Montanez, who moved to Pittsburgh from Mexico when he was 24, moved to the Upstate […]