Greenville is a fast growing town in northwest South Carolina. Although about 60,000 people live in the city proper, the Metro area including Spartanburg is over 1 million. Greenville has an interesting downtown and several great neighborhoods. Downtown Greenville is home to many specialty shops and boutiques. The Haywood Mall is a major mall in the area. The downtown has been the subject of intense and successful redevelopment efforts It won Great American Main Street awards from the National Trust for Historical Preservation in 2003 and 2009. The city has a diverse industrial and commercial base with manufacturing plant including Michelin. It is home to a number of colleges and technical colleges, including Furman University and Bob Jones University. It is host to several minor league sports teams including Drive. This is a thriving community for the arts. Photo of Falls Park courtesy of Wikipedia and CantoV.