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Danielle Johnson

Senior City Editor

Danielle is based in Greenville, SC and came to GVLtoday from the television news world, previously serving as the Executive Producer at WIS-TV in Columbia, SC. Whether she’s on the job or not, she loves checking out her city’s food + beverage scene and learning about local history.

The Biltmore Walk development checks boxes from the City of Greenville’s 23-year-old master plan for the area.
Our comprehensive guide to some of the best local coffee shops in Greenville, SC will help you find the perfect place to enjoy a cup of coffee. Whether you’re looking for a quiet place to knock out some work or need to satisfy a craving for pastries, GVLtoday has you covered.
Each year, the Gratefull GVL event brings together thousands of Greenvillians for a communal potluck meal during the week of Thanksgiving.
From volunteering to attending the kick-off event to shopping the free sale, here’s how you can support the Really Good, Really Big, Really Cheap Book Sale.
From longtime spots slinging chili dogs to roadside drive thrus and trendier offerings like corn dogs rolled in Flamin’ Hot Cheetos, this is your complete guide to Greenville’s hot dog scene.
We’ve broken down the cost of living in Greenville, SC, comparing it to other states and the US national average.
The City of Greenville is gathering information from Prisma Health Swamp Rabbit Trail users from now until Friday, July 12.
After celebrating 25 years in Greenville, Bon Secours Wellness Arena hopes to undergo a transformation that keeps it competitive with other arenas in our region.
A look back at the Swamp Rabbit Trail’s history, before it was the greenway we know today, holds the answer.
Two plays, three musicals, an variety show, and a cabaret featuring a Tony-nominated star will take over Downtown Greenville, SC’s theaters for the SC New Play Festival from Thursday, Aug. 8 to Sunday, Aug. 11.
From an increase in attendees to record sales for artists, here are the facts and figures from the 2024 Artisphere festival
Check out these seven must-do Fourth of July events taking place in and around Greenville, SC.
While the City of Greenville holds Project Planning Meetings every month, it seems the June agenda is chock-full of forthcoming major projects in Greenville.
Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Triumph Taproom offers a new dining option at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport while celebrating our local soccer club.
Clemson University shared an update on its ongoing construction projects.
Check out these brunch restaurants, cafes, and diners in Greenville, SC serving a variety of egg dishes, mimosas, bloody marys, and more.
This “alternative format” Spinx convenience store is planned for the former The Cook’s Station location at 659 S. Main St. in downtown Greenville, SC.
Hosted by the Greenville County Historical Society, the 2024-2025 Lecture Series will help Greenvillians learn more about our city by looking at its past.
Unity Park’s Honor Tower will pay tribute to local military and first responders, and architect Paul Endres says he hopes the design “unifies the city and helps bring people together.”
“Great Wall” — a short film by Undercurrent Film Company — followed Khailing Neoh’s journey to open her downtown dim sum restaurant Sum Bar.
From the team behind Coastal Crust, Vintage Coffee Cafe wants to offer a family-friendly cafe with a flavorful menu.
We’re highlighting businesses in Greenville, SC and across the Upstate serving fresh doughnuts with creative toppings.
WYLDSTAY hopes to make camping easy and low-stress by doing the set-up work for you.
Prepare for summer weather in Greenville with these seasonal temperature and precipitation outlooks.
From skytrams that go over 378 to river development and pedestrian bridges, here are some of your answers for What if... Columbia looked like this?
The SC Department of Agriculture just awarded three Greenville County agriculture businesses with grants celebrating their entrepreneurship and innovation.
Meet Expandable, offering mobile, customizable trailers. The company just invested $3 million to establish its US headquarters in Greenville County creating 10 jobs.
Saturday, June 1 marks the start of Pride Month and these three events are kicking off the celebrations.
We want to see your best set-ups for the spring and summer months.
The “Sounds of Summer” concert series is back at Furman University and features lakeside concerts from now until August 1.