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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.

Local architects took a look back when drafting new plans for the Greenville State Farmers Market. Here’s what’s new.
This entertainment district would take over the old Greenville Memorial Auditorium site near Bon Secours Wellness Arena.
Revisions have been made to the ongoing Augusta Street Safety Improvement Plan after the public meeting in February.
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Serving meat-and-threes for 77 years, this Upstate institution was recognized for its “timeless appeal.”
Choose how LEXtoday City Editor Aayat should spend her bonus day in Lexington.
We want to know: Where is the best pizza in the Greenville area? Vote for your favorite to help determine a champion.
After all the rainfall we’ve seen this season, litter washed up at Conestee Nature Preserve and volunteers helped with a massive clean up.
Greenville ice cream shop Clare’s Creamery wants you to bring your favorite 30-oz + 40-oz tumblers to fill to the brim with your favorite flavors.
It’s a leap year, and City Editor Bailey wants your help figuring out how to spend her extra day. Make your choices in the poll below, and Bailey will do as you say for leap day.
The annual food and wine festival features events similar to the main euphoria festival, which will take place Sept. 19-22. Proceeds from euphoria events support local nonprofits that fight food insecurity in Greenville.
City of Greenville leaders have several projects planned and even more down the line.
The upgrades to Timmons Arena aim to “land Furman with one of the best arenas in mid-major basketball and beyond.”
Piedmont Natural Gas Presents Reedy Reels: The Greenville Film Festival will feature 60+ screenings Friday, March 22-Sunday, March 24.
Here’s how you can visit the trending Charlotte the stingray that has the all the morning network television shows talking.
It’s a leap year, and City Editor Hanna wants your help figuring out how to spend her extra day. Make your choices in the poll below, and Hanna will do as you say for leap day.
We’re less than a week from Valentine’s Day, but here are three uniquely-Greenville Valentine’s Day gifts for your special someone.
Ring in the year of the dragon at these festivals and celebrations.
Created by friends who met on the set of “The Walking Dead,” Nic & Norman’s is a Southern-inspired restaurant with a speakeasy vibe.
Did you know the city and the county provide interactive GIS maps of Greenville to connect you to resources and help you get to know your neighborhood?
Help us put our city on the map by submitting your love stories.
The sweet informal holiday has been celebrated for 55+ years.
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.
City Barbeque, a counter-service barbecue chain, will open its first South Carolina location in Greenville.
Clemson’s head coach Dabo Swinney played and coached at the University of Alabama before his move to SC, but does that mean he’s the right fit to take over from Nick Saban? We want your hot takes.
We asked, you delivered. Here’s what you want to see go in the closed Reid’s Fine Foods location in Greenville.
Compiled by Greenville History Tours, the #UltimateGVLFoodie list tracks hundreds of restaurants block-by-block every month.
Conquer Dry January with these non-alcoholic beers and wines + craft mocktails in Greenville
In keeping with tradition, this is our official plea for a Greenville Hallmark movie. We’ve called in reinforcements this year to help us plot the perfect synopsis in hopes that Saint Nickolas Hallmark soon will be there.