Downtown Spartanburg

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, […]

The Flat in final stages of renovation, soft opening soon

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 […]

Downtown Business Council Hears from Downtown Spartanburg Business Owners

Downtown Spartanburg business representatives came together to talk about the challenges downtown still faces and how to best capitalize on the momentum downtown has seen in […]

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 […]