Looking Back

With the milestone publication of our 100th issue, we glance backward at some of the inspiring stories that have shaped our magazine


Freedom of Speech

Greenville native and award-winning poet Glenis Redmond reflects on the depth of her Upstate roots

One Light

One life, like a single light. Alone, a match, but bundled, it's fire—moving like lightning, brighter and hotter, with the power to change the world. The Year of Altruism is the flint—offering opportunities for learning, dialogue, connection, and ultimately, power for good

Soul of a Chef

In 2010, Sean Brock won the James Beard Award for Best Chef Southeast. In 2017 he brought his culinary vision to Greenville with Husk restaurant, uniting diners with the Upcountry food of their forebears.


Meg + Curt

Meg Randall & Curt Bagwell April 27, 2019 F or diehard Clemson...


Power Play

Greenville Boxing Club partners with the Center for Educational Equity to lift up underserved youth with a one-two punch

Taste of Home

On a return trip to Taiwan, editor-at-large Andrew Huang seeks a connection to his parents' homeland through its rich culture of cuisine

Easy Rider

Jack Bacot, TOWN’s founding editor, takes the high road

Modern Man

For nearly 60 years, celebrated artist Carl Blair was a tireless advocate and teacher, instrumental in guiding the careers of many Greenville artists

Against the Current

A writer and her young family set out to make new vacation traditions on Edisto Island

Pantry Passport

This vivid cauliflower soup offers a jolt of faraway flavor


Model Citizen

Greenville’s Maggie Rawlins Douglas poses for an international lens

Gold, Plated

Bug baubles fly into summer fashion

Natural Heritage

Liberty businessman Tom O’Hanlan is restoring a tract in Pickens to pristine conditions—molding it back to its wild glory—for communion, camaraderie, and conservation.

Pretty Woman

Veteran fashion designer Carolina Soma opens her namesake boutique in the heart of the Village