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Old 04-18-2011, 08:30 PM
 
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Thanks gsupstate! Much better than I imagined it would be!

Yours truly,
Kris
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Old 04-18-2011, 08:57 PM
 
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Might I add that if you're interested in NOT owning a car, the Swamp Rabbit Trail system is currently 14 miles long and growing. It currently connects Travelers Rest, Furman University, Greenville (downtown, Alta Vista/Cleveland Park, Parkins Mill area), and the Conestee Nature Park. Access to it will allow you easy access to some amenities via biking or walking.
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Old 04-19-2011, 12:47 AM
 
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OP based on your posts it seems that you have not visited Greenville....if not then some advice would be to make a few visits....then you will understand why a car is a necessity there. Downtown Greenville is pretty but during your visit be sure to see the other areas too.
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Old 04-19-2011, 12:27 PM
 
Location: The Hub City
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I don't really have time to write about why I like Spartanburg, but I have before, so you can search for my posts if you choose. Nope, we're not Greenville, and that's OK.

Oh, and Spartanburg DOES have a food co-op: Hub City Co-op (http://www.hubcitycoop.org/index.html - broken link)
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Old 04-20-2011, 06:18 AM
 
Location: Dallas, TX
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Whole Foods and Trader Joes are served by Greenlink. Either route #8 or the new ICAR shuttle (which is free by the way). Additionally, you have Fresh Market and Garners, both even closer to downtown that are served by Greenlink. Of course you have a great number of intown urban farms popping up, as well as multiple farmers markets....all either walkable, bikeable or easily reach by Greenlink.
Don't forget the Saturday Market downtown on Saturday mornings from early May thru October! It's a "pop-up" farmers market with more of a street fair feel, and grows every year.
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