Just what the doctor ordered …

June 21, 2017

Have you seen all of the local entries for “Best of the Upstate” categories lately? Travelers Rest is represented well, from animal hospitals to florists to hot dogs.  (And so much more.) And also burgers.   Let’s not ever forget burgers. If you are new to town, it’s possible you’ve never even driven past the …

Ice Cream & Fire Trucks: Happy Crawl, Y’all

June 13, 2017

The tassels come out this Friday night, June 16, all along Main Street. It’s time again for the TR Town & Art Crawl from 5 to 9 pm.     We all are growing increasingly familiar with the heat and the humidity of a southern summer.  This month’s crawl has exactly what you need to …

TR Rocks: Well, We Know, But We Are Talking About Actual Stones

May 15, 2017

Maybe you’ve already found some and thought it was just a cute coincidence, a lucky find, a little treasure. Likely it was all of those, actually, and something else besides. The Boyer family has been on a mission, in fact, they are about to be on another sort of mission entirely. But the bit that has …

This Month at the Market: May 2017

April 30, 2017

It’s no exaggeration to say that the Travelers Rest Farmers Market is award winning and trend setting.  Each Saturday morning (from 8:30 to noon) at Trailblazer Park you can find a plethora of folks selling and buying local produce, crafts, meats, food, pottery and so much more.  You can listen to bands, do group yoga, sample pralines …

Strawberry Fields Forever …. Or At Least For A Couple of Months

April 27, 2017

There’s nothing like biting into a fresh strawberry and feeling the sweet juice burst all over your taste buds.  Who among us did not rejoice when Mama served strawberry shortcake, with gobs of whipped cream?  Whether you like yours in a pie, a cake, a salad, or straight off the vine, celebrate — strawberry season is …

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