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How Greenville Are You?

Test your skills, Greenville. Whether you just moved to the Upstate or you've been here your whole life, or anywhere in between. Test how well you know your city. You'll either be labeled a newbie, a solid Greenvillian, or an expert (basically like the Mayor.) (Oh, P.S., post a screenshot with your scores on Instagram, tag @GVLtoday, and we'll give a special shoutout to all the experts out there.) // (By GVLtoday.com – your favorite local news source for all things Greenville. In your inbox, every day at 6 a.m. Be smarter by lunchtime.)

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  1. How many bronze mice are hidden along Main St.?

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    10
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    11
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    8
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    9
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    Nine.

    Mice on Main was a senior project by a Christ Church Episcopal Senior in 2000. His idea was spun from the book Goodnight Moon. You can now find the book at local stores like M. Judson and Mast General.

  2. What was Greenville's own TV show running from the 60's – 80's?

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    Monty's Rascals

    This was a local kids show that aired for about 20 years in the Greenville area. The stars of the show were Monty DuPuy and Mr. Doohickey.

  3. Where was Spill the Beans located before it moved to Falls Park?

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    Fall's Park ice cream/coffee shop wasn't always at 531 S. Main St.

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    Under where Chicora Alley sits
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    Across the street, where the Starbucks is now
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    In the West End, where Eggs Up is now
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    Across the street, under where Chicora Alley is

  4. What sports movie filmed in Greenville?

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    George Clooney has Greenville ties.

    Leatherheads was shot in Greenville, and had a hometown premiere in 2008, when the movie came out.

    George Clooney has Greenville ties.
  5. When was Liberty Bridge completed?

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    2005
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    2010
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    2003
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    2006
  6. What year did the fire at Mcalister Square damage six stores?

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    1981
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    1992
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    1975
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    2002
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    1981

    A fire raged through the north wing of McALISTER SQUARE on December 12, 1981, seriously damaging six stores; these being World Bazaar, Hickory Farms of Ohio, Butler Shoes, Eleanor Shops, Fosters Magnavox and Websters Men's.

  7. Where do we rank in water taste nationally?

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    7th
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    2nd
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    1st
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    7th.

    After NYC; Steven's Point, WI; Chicago; Denver, CO; Manchester, NH; Fort Collins, CO.

  8. What was Bon Secours Wellness Arena previously named?

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    Chances are, most of you guys still call it this.

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    BI-LO Center.

    Well, first it was Greenville Memorial Auditorium across the street. In 1998 the BI-LO Center was created and it switched names in 2013.

  9. Who is Greenville's sister city in Italy?

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    Pisa
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    Venice
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    Bergamo
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    Bergamo.

    Greenville’s relationship with Bergamo, Italy dates back to 1984. Interactions were facilitated by the Radicci family, prominent Bergamo industrialists, who provided funding, and by other city officials who were eager for a relationship with Greenville. Greenville’s relationship with Bergamo has resulted in economic gain for both parties. Italian-owned Trattoria Giorgio and Ristorante Bergamo located in downtown Greenville are reminders of the partnership.

    Bergamo.
    Via GVLtoday
  10. How long has Mayor Knox White been in office?

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    10 years
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    22 years
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    25 years
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    7 years
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    22 years.

    Mayor Knox White is a local attorney who took office in 1995. He's a local Greenvillian, who went to Christ Church and Greenville High.

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