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Podcast: Little River Roasting to open second downtown location in Montgomery Building

Thursday, December 14

Local roaster and coffee shop becomes first tenant for historic redevelopment


Local favorite Little River Roasting has announced plans for a second downtown location to be housed inside the historic Montgomery Building once renovations are completed in October 2018. The new storefront will join their original downtown location at 188 W Main Street, which opened its doors in 2010 and a drive-thru location on E Main Street.


The move comes on the heels of a pair of other downtown coffee shop announcements in 2017, with Greenville-based Spill the Beans announcing a location inside the historic Aug W. Smith building, currently being restored, and Starbucks announcing a new storefront on W Main. Today on the Podcast, we're talking with Daniel Hagerman and Tyler Gibbs of Little River about the planned expansion, and we take stock of both the local coffee scene and the downtown culture that's grown up in Spartanburg since Little River's opening seven years ago. Listen below for more.


Want to listen to our podcast on your iOS device? Follow this link to subscribe through iTunes. Android user? Find us on the Google Play store here. Got Stitcher? Follow this link to listen. Podcast theme music provided by Spartanburg singer-songwriter, David Ezell.