- Blog Archive: August, 2014

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August 2014

There are 10 blog entries for August 2014.

If you are looking to add a creative touch to your celebration, look no further than Couture Cakes of Greenville. Located at 1325 Miller Road, Suite H, Couture Cakes of Greenville has been adding decadent style to Greenville celebrations since 2005. When you order a cake from Couture Cakes, you will be getting more than a simple cake — you'll be getting a custom, edible work of art. Whether you are looking for your dream wedding cake or a creative way to celebrate a birthday, anniversary or other special occasion, Couture Cakes of Greenville can create a beautiful, custom cake for you. Couture Cakes is open Tuesday-Thursday from 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Friday from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Couture Cakes is closed Sunday and Monday. 

Couture Cakes

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Prepare for a day of food, music, art and more as you join the Greenville community in celebrating cultural diversity! The event will take place this Saturday, August 30, beginning at 3 p.m. at Greenville's McAlister Square. Admission to this exciting event is free!  

With so many performances, everyone is sure to have a toe tapping great time at the festival. This year's performances include R&B artist Vega Shaw, The Upstate Poets of SC, Brad Brandt tai-chi demonstrations, a special dance by The Greenville Chinese School, clogging from La Dance Studio of Pickens, Salsa Greenville, Indian Dance, Tim TV and the Secret Cirkus, belly dancing from the Layali Layla Dance Company and so much more. The host will be 8-time South Carolina Music Awards nominee

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'We're like your neighborhood restaurant, only meatier,' the restaurant promises. Never one to disappoint, Bacon Bros Public House lives up to and even exceeds expectations. The restaurant, located at 3620 Pelham Road in Greenville, is dedicated to providing guests with delicious, quality dishes. The entire atmosphere captures a rustic warmth that brings the environment and flavors together into one unique, comforting dining experience. The restaurant's menu features straight-forward, made-from-scratch menu items that are perfect for everything from leisurely dinners with friends to quick after-work meals. 

Bacon Brothers Public House 

Items on the BBPH Meat Board menu include Lonzino, Salami, Head Cheese, Tasso Ham and Duck Prosciutto. Options on the Snacks menu are Cornmeal

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Get ready for five days of intense competition at the 2014 UCI Para-Cycling Road World Championships. The event will run from August 28 until September 1, as 450 of the world's best athletes compete in the event known as the Super Bowl of Para-Cycling. Para-cycling is a cycling competition for athletes who have physical disabilities. The event is governed by the International Cycling Union. Categories are: Tandem Class for athletes who are blind or visually impaired, Tricycle for athletes who have an impairment which affects balance and coordination, Hand cycling for athletes with lower limb impairment. and Cycling for athletes who have a physical impairment which prevents them from competing in an able-bodied competition. The Para-Cycling Road World

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Vaughn-Russell is a family-owned and operated confectionery that is located at 1624 Augusta Street. Vaughn-Russell delicious chocolates are perfect for gifts and special occasions such as weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, parties, guest or customer favors, holidays gifts and corporate gifts. Delicious chocolate candies from Vaughn-Russell are handmade from the finest ingredients with no waxes or preservatives. Not only is the candy unique and delicious, but the service is friendly and professional, leaving you with a smile every time. 

The Vaughn-Russell Candy Kitchen has been a Greenville treasure since 1950 when the company began serving their unique handmade confections. Favorites include truffles, chocolate bark, chocolate covered caramels,

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"Let your dog chase someone else's tail for a change" at Greenville's 2014 Mutt Strut. This event, hosted by the Greenville Humane Society and Papa John's, is the largest dog-friendly race in the state! Join all of the other participants on Saturday, August 23, for the 3rd Annual Mutt Strut 2-Mile Run/Walk With (Or Without) Your Dog. 

Mutt Strut 

The Mutt Strut will begin at Greenville Technical College, located at 506 South Pleasantburg Dr, at 9 a.m. The brand new course will lead competitors and their pooches along a scenic Swamp Rabbit Trail and straight through the Greenville Tech Campus. The race will conclude at the Mutt Market, where you will find live entertainment, attractions and vendors. If you have been part of the Mutt Strut in the past, this

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The Greenville Saturday Market continues to prove that it is 'more than just a market.' With cooking demos, live music and children's activities, the Saturday Market is a weekend staple for the Greenville community. The weekly musician for August 9 is the West End String Band performing blue grass, old country and roots music blended with modern touches. The performer for August 16 will be Don Axiom who combines acoustic styles such as folk, country, bluegrass and Americana with a contemporary flair.  

Greenville SC Saturday Market

There are several vendors available at the Greenville Saturday market. A+ Nursery offers plants, trees and herbs. Banana Manna sells various banana breads including, gluten free, chocolate, paleo and cranberry. Bird Houses and Stuff offers butterfly

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Greenville Heritage Main Street Fridays are a great way to end your work week on a lighter note. You'll forget about your stressful week as you dance along and listen to some of the very best in musical entertainment. Main Street Fridays is a weekly music series that is held at NOMA square from March 21 through September 26. With such a wide variety of music, there is something for everyone at Main Street Fridays.

The fun begins at 5:30 p.m. and wraps up around 9:30 p.m. Each event consists of bands playing two sets, one at 5:50 p.m. and another at 7:40 p.m., but the event is so much more than just music. Kids will love the Kids' Zone where they can enjoy family-fun activities and inflatables. Music featured on Main Street Fridays includes blues,

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Home sales have remained strong in the Greenville SC real estate market for the first 7 months of 2014. Year to date there have been 4,992 single family homes sold which compares to 4,988 for the same time period in 2013. Homes for sale inventory is up slightly and days on market has decreased.

Below is a recap of activity based on information provided from the Multiple Listing Service of Greenville SC for single family home sales for the month of July 2014.

  • There are currently 4,754 single family homes for sale in the Greenville MLS
  • 801 of these homes are to be built/under construction/new never lived in homes
  • During the month of July there were 834 single family homes sold. These homes sold for an average price of $204,972 which represented a
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