This cupola is an interesting architectural feature on a house on Capers Street.
The 4th annual Tomato Pie contest was held on Saturday at the Pickwick Pharmacy on Augusta Road. Above, the judges browse the pie ingredients and take a first look at the finished product before getting to the tasting details.
A view through the soda fountain at The Pickwick Pharmacy on Augusta Road. This soda fountain was rescued from the former Carpenter Brothers Drug store on South Main Street where Bellacino’s is located today.
TheÂ Local Taco restaurant has recently opened on Conestee Street, off Augusta Road. Â It offers an interesting Tex Mex cuisine, a bar, and a variety of outdoor seating when the weather permits.
Many shops in the Augusta Road area helped everyone get a jump on Christmas shopping with an open house before Thanksgiving. Â This carriage ride was at the Lewis Plaza shopping center.
Entering theÂ Pickwick Pharmacy soda fountain at the corner of Augusta Street andÂ Mauldin Road is like stepping back in time – they have great ice cream treats, with shakes and malts made with milk from the local Happy Cow Creamery. Â The soda fountain is the actual rebuilt soda fountain from the old Carpenter Brothers soda shop on Main Street (currently the location of Bellacino’s). Â They also have a Â selection of sandwiches.
And combining the best of the old and new, the pharmacy can also offer the best of services we look for today: $4 prescriptions, delivery, and 24 hour emergency pharmacy service.
One of the display cases inÂ The Bakery off Augusta includes items similar to many bakeries, but they also sell items more commonly seen in Switzerland: Nussgipfel (Hazelnut croissant, below), Â Chrabeli (Swiss Anise Crescent Cookies), and other special Swiss items, as well as custom cakes.
When cultures mix, the result is often a richer life experience than any single culture. Â Greenville is fortunate to be influenced by other cultures which have arrived with foreign manufacturing facilities in the region. Â The clue to the unique nature of this building is the stylized shutters, patterned after the Swiss Flag. Â This is the home of theÂ The Bakery off Augusta , located just off Augusta Road, and the owner is from Switzerland.