Little Things – Subtle Shifts in the Summer Time City

I’ve recently written about some of the major summer events and openings such as Bella Luna and The Market. Those followed spring openings for Just Ripe, Jackson Avenue Market and Union Avenue Books as well as the re-location of Re-runs: Big news in every case. This is about some little things I’ve noticed – not […]

Business Update, Day Two

Today’s information comes from a multitude of sources. My favorite business blog is Josh Flory’s Property Scope and much of what I’ll mention in this post came from that site. There has been a great deal of movement so far this year in downtown businesses. Yesterday I mentioned that Reruns is moving to the Daylight Building […]

Business Bits and Bites

 The Ultimate Corporate Businessman surveys the square.  There are, as always, a number of little pieces of business developments. Of course, Nama seems to be doing very well since its move and Blue Coast Burrito seems to be getting very close. Everything needed to open is piled inside the store and just needs a […]

Wall to Wall: Graffiti Wall returns to Wall Avenue

In a move that may or may not confuse the experts – though I’ll readily admit I’m stumped and surprised – the Graffiti Wall has returned. When the Great Wall of Graffiti met its demise months ago in the name of progress, I noted that it seemed inevitable, probably good for development on the square and […]

Sunday in the City: Spring Continues to Hover and Tease

Sunshine, Short Sleeves and one Cool Bell, Market Square, Knoxville, January 2011 Young Couples, Strollers and a Warm January Day, Knoxville 2011 If Saturday was a nice day, Sunday was even better. Temperatures that struggled to get out of the thirties just last week, drifted into the sixties as if they were meant to be there. […]