Body Mind Realign Chiropractic and Gratitude Bar Opens in the Old City

A small space at 111 N. Central – which is on a closed block for the moment – has opened for business as Body Mind Realign and Gratitude Bar, adding to the range of services and goods quickly increasing in the Old City. Part chiropractic office, part retail and part natural oils served up in […]

USA Cycling National Championships Coming to Knoxville

In a great coup for Visit Knoxville and the Visit Knoxville Sports Commission, the USA Cycling Pro Road and Time Trial National Championships will be held in Knoxville, with courses starting and ending in the Old City on June 24 – 25. The courses were unveiled in a press conference at the Visitor Center, yesterday. […]

SoKno Taco Cantina Opens Just South of Downtown

SoKno Taco Cantina opened two weeks ago at 3701 Sevierville Pike. It’s just past the end of the James White Parkway (turn left at the end and you are there). It’s near several Knoxville landmarks. The Round-Up Restaurant, a south Knoxville institution for at least four decades, was already revered when I lived at 3716 […]

What Makes a City Happy? Healthy? Smart? Here’s Your Answer (Sort of)!

Those are the questions, aren’t they? If we had smart cities with happy and healthy citizens, we’d have unlocked the secret to many of our problems. So how do we do that in a general sense? And, more importantly to us, how do we do it in Knoxville? It has a lot to do with […]

A Downtown Business is Sold and Changes Its Name

I recently was asked if I was aware of The Red Brick Market, located oat 1401 McCalla. I wasn’t, so I made it a point to drop in. What I found was a business which I knew by another name. It’s also a business that is undergoing additional changes. Formerly Nostalgia on McCalla, owner Jeff […]