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Michelin On Main Greenville Officially Open




 Michelin on Main Street officially opened its doors late last month with a rather soft opening. I personally did not see much publicity about the opening.

I toured the Retail Store and was impressed with the uniqueness of the overall retail presentation there.  The store looked more like something that you would see in Atlanta, New York, or Europe.  Amongst other things, the store features a race track with moving lights that spans the downstairs wall and goes up to the upstairs ceiling. Then there in real life size is a Cadillac Deville suspended from the ceiling. There are also clothes and other Michelin memorabilia for sale.

Overall, I thought the store was a neat stop and would

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Downtown Greenville Restaurants

Greenville Cafes, Coffee Shops, and Diners

I would like to encourage readers to reply/comment on your personal rating of these restaurants based on your personal experiences.  Also if you have a favorite restaurant that you would like included on my website please comment or email me.  Thanks!  Jonathan



Trio - A Brick Oven Cafe Features sandwiches, wraps, wood-backed pizzas, rotissourie chicken, and fresh pastas.

High Cotton Greenville-Features meats, game, fresh fish, and tempting desserts.

Sobys New South Cuisine Traditional and Contemporary cuisines with southern flavorings.

Atlanta Bread Co.

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Water Falls at RiverPlace Greenville 


Recently, I had the honor of meeting Richard Webel, the architect/landscape developer of the beautiful water falls at Riverplace. I think most would agree that Richard does a wonderful job and we thank him for his contributions to Greenville!

Jonathan Edwards Kostyra
Open House Realty
Mobile 864-525-0736 Greenville South Carolina Downtown Greenville Condos Lake Keowee Real Estate



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Here is another photo taken of Falls Park in Downtown Greenville.

Jonathan Kostyra
Open House Realty

Mobile 864-525-0736
Greenville SC Real Estate Agent
Downtown Greenville Condos
Lake Keowee Real Estate

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Open House Realty and the Carolina Realty Team Difference

The Carolina Realty Team operates under the Real Estate Brokerage firm of Open House Realty of Greenville and Spartanburg. Open House Realty is one of the largest privately owned firms in Upstate South Carolina. Open House Realty is also one of the most innovative of Upstate SC firms embracing technology, innovation, and the changing needs of their clients. Open House services all of Greenville South Carolina Real Estate, Anderson, and Spartanburg.

Open House Realty and the Carolina Realty Team pride themselves on offering real estate consumers choices and overall marketing flexibility.  Company culture is grounded on hard work, ethics, honesty, and integrity.  If you would like to know more

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It was just recently announced that Clemson University (my alumni) has climped the ranks from 34 to 30 on US News & World Reports top Public Universities. The rankings are online at: According to the report, Clemson has improved in graduation rates, class size, and quality of students. Numerous other South Carolina schools ranked well in other categories. These would include: The University of South Carolina's Moore School of International Business which kept its number one rank as the best undergraduate International Business Program. Overall USC ranked 54th among public institutions. Furman Universty ranked 41st among Liberal Arts colleges and Wofford ranked 57th. All of these schools have received National recognition in the…
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Due to the heavy concentration of high tech firms and manufacturing facilities, Greenville is quickly becoming South Carolina's leading business super center. The ICAR development project (International Center for Automotive Research) will continue this trend and may mark the beginning of a new era in South Carolina where research universities play a major role in leading innovation and business.

Clemson University has partnered with several major Fortune 500 companies in the development of the ICAR research park. The business park will cover 400 acres near I85 and Laurens road. IBM, Microsoft, BMW, Michelin, and The Timken Company have all committed to Clemson's ICAR project. Public and Private commitments to Clemson-ICAR have already topped 180

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