The Downtown Knoxville Ten Day Planner (4/26 – 5/5/2015)

  If you want to be certain to be included on this calendar, I’ll need your event two weeks in advance. The absolute best way to make sure I include your event is to make a FB event and invite me – two weeks in advance. My FB “events” are the one place I’ll go […]

Behind Those Doors: Development in the City

Winter isn’t the biggest time of the year for construction, though with the winter we’ve had, conditions would have been pretty good for constructing on all but a few days. There are several projects about which people downtown are pretty excited or interested and here’s what seems to be going on with a couple. Recent […]

Two Business Monday: 31 Bistro, Julie Apple Handbags

31 Bistro (formerly La Costa), Market Square, Knoxville I’m no food critic and I know nothing about women’s handbags – or men’s for that matter – but I found myself in each of these businesses recently, so I thought I’d send out a few thoughts. Take them for what they are – one guy’s opinion. […]

People Watching in the City

Macaw on Union Avenue Isn’t the people watching in a city one of the best things about the whole experience? In some respects we have a pretty homogeneous downtown population. It’s a mostly white crowd with a large contingent of twenty-somethings and a large contingent of fifty and sixty-somethings. Fortunately, there are exceptions and I […]

Chickens on Market Square

Live Chicken, Market Square, Knoxville When was the last time live chickens could be seen on Market Square? It sounds like a question perfectly suited for Jack Neely. I’m not sure when that historic event happened, but I was there recently when at least one live chicken and a host of yellow-clad wannabes showed up. Erin, […]