Joe Gilman, president of Risata Pizza, celebrated his opening with coworkers and the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce last Wednesday.

Risata Pizza celebrates grand opening

Joe Gilman, president of Risata Pizza, and his team celebrated the grand opening of a new restaurant at 111 Middleton Way last Wednesday.

It is a milestone for Gilman, who worked as a creative director in an advertising agency for more than 20 years. Gilman said he worked “almost exclusively” at restaurants for his entire career.

Dissolve the LLC?

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Q: My wife and I are debt-free, plus she has a business giving music lessons. We formed an LLC last year when she had several students and was making over $3,000 a month, but that all changed when our first baby arrived. Now, she has only a few students, and they bring in around $700 per month. Should we dissolve the LLC?

His wife's final gift

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Q: My wife and I have been married for 12 years. Last month we found out she has terminal cancer and only six months to live. We’ve been fortunate enough to become fairly wealthy during our lives together, and she wants to buy me a boat.

Cindy, who is holding the scissors, and her husband Dan Markovich opened The Bleu Porch, their first storefront in Greer, last month.

Markovichs open storefront

Cindy and Dan Markovich recently opened The Bleu Porch.

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting at The Bleu Porch, located at 302 N. Main Street, to celebrate the opening.

“We’re honored to have you a part of the community in a permanent storefront here,” said Mark Owens, President and CEO of the chamber.

Still Water Grill

Business Year in review

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Greer businesses witnessed another year of change in 2016. There were ribbon cuttings, expansions and some closures. New stores opened while others celebrated noteworthy accomplishments.


Here are a few highlights from this past year.




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