About Jake Grove
Ramble On: Did video really kill the radio star?
Published 04/17/2014 at 8:33 a.m.
I spend a lot of time inside a car — more than I ever expected I would
Ramble On: Baseball season is upon us
Published 04/10/2014 at 8:24 a.m.
Baseball season is upon us, and even I got caught up in the opening day fun this year. For the past 20 years, I didn’t know what happened on opening day of the baseball season
Ramble On: Annoying conversations can be avoided with honesty
Published 04/03/2014 at 8:19 a.m.
There are annoying conversations that happen among people just about every day
Ramble On: No. 1 entertainment publication in the state and thanks need to go out
Published 03/27/2014 at 8:44 a.m.
It’s kind of old news by now, but for those of us at Upstate Be, it bears repeating
Ramble On: My NCAA bracket and some tips for yours
Published 03/20/2014 at 8:31 a.m.
My favorite time of the sports year starts now.
Ramble On: Addictions
Published 03/13/2014 at 7:33 a.m.
Does it ever feel like you are addicted to a dozen different things? You know that feeling that even if you wanted to stop something, you couldn’t without causing your own mental state great harm or irreparable damage?
Ramble On: Compassion needs to be contagious
Published 03/06/2014 at 8:30 a.m.
As I often do each night of the week, I was perusing my Facebook feed when a shared article from The New York Times caught my eye. It was a column by a writer who had recently written another column ...
Ramble On: Things that can kill you that are worth living for
Published 02/27/2014 at 7:48 a.m.
It seems like every time I turn around or read a post on Facebook or turn on the TV, there is something telling me how everything I do in life is going to kill me faster than I was dying ...
Ramble On: No reason to mock anyone from any part of the country, especially the South
Published 02/13/2014 at 12:48 p.m.
Things are done differently in the South. After 15 years of living in South Carolina, you would think I would be used to this by now, but it still tends to hit me in several different ways just about every ...
Ramble On: What can I live without?
Published 01/23/2014 at 8:18 a.m.
Isn’t it interesting the things we think we can’t live without. I was sitting around watching a Netflix movie through my Xbox 360 on my high-definition, flat screen TV, and I was wondering what it was people did before they ...
Pickens Azalea Festival helps bring spring into bloom
Published 04/17/2014 at 8:34 a.m.
There is something about spring in the South. It feels a little different from spring anywhere else in the country
Water Cooler Wars: Best old band still touring today
Published 04/13/2014 at 9:52 a.m.
You can't keep an old band down, or so it would seem. Jake and Michael pick their favorite older artist still touring
Order Up: Mac's Drive In in Clemson
Published 04/13/2014 at 8:26 a.m.
Out on Pendleton Road, right smack between Clemson and Pendleton, you will find a spot right off the road and down the smallest of hills
On Tap: Rare beers and trade bait
Published 04/12/2014 at 8:24 a.m.
Last week I was going over my Facebook feed looking for morsels of beer goodness to share with anyone who might be interested
This weekend promises to be chili and French
Published 04/11/2014 at 11:49 a.m.
Check out the Abbeville French Heritage Festival, Skunk Music Fest, chili cook-off and more this weekend
S.C. Chili Cook-off Championships hit the five year mark on Saturday in Belton
Published 04/10/2014 at 9:41 a.m.
No matter how you like your chili, chances are you will see it — and taste it — at the fifth annual South Carolina Chili Cook-off Championships in Belton on Saturday
13th annual Car and Tractor Show comes to Townville for the volunteer fire department
Published 04/10/2014 at 8:22 a.m.
If you were to throw a few old tractors and some vintage cars in your yard, you would get the law called on you for obstruction and have to pay a fine. But 13 years ago in Townville, that very ...
Water Cooler Wars: Pop culture and beer
Published 04/06/2014 at 8:21 a.m.
Mixing pop culture and beer — it's either a disaster or a win, depending on who you ask. Jake and Michael take on this topic
Order Up: ASADA food truck in Greenville
Published 04/06/2014 at 8:19 a.m.
There is a revolution happening right before our eyes. It is the food truck revolution, and the Upstate is watching it unfold to delicious results
On Tap: Dogfish Head 60 Minute comes to South Carolina
Published 04/05/2014 at 8:20 a.m.
Not long after moving to South Carolina, I found myself getting more and more interested in beer
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