Friday Business Edition – And More!

The business developments in this city continue at an adequately rapid pace to fill a blog about that topic alone. I’m not planning to do that, but I do have quite a bit to pass on today. I’ll probably follow up with more sometime next week. Outside Hotel St. Oliver after the storm blew down the wall. […]

Breaking News: Market Square Kitchen Closes

 Market Square Kitchen, 1 Market Square, Knoxville, 2004 – 2011  I don’t usually do more than one blog a day – simply because I have an actual life, but this couldn’t really wait. I’ll do my regular blog tomorrow, but for now I wanted to get the word out that Market Square Kitchen […]

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 Update in the Center City

One of the oldest restaurants downtown, Arby’s abruptly announced its closing, December 2010 After featuring some changes happening in the Old City yesterday, it seems only right to follow up a bit with what’s happening up the hill. In the previous post I mentioned the fact that Nama is moving to the spot beside the […]

100 Block Officially Reopens with a giant Block Party

 Balloons Mark the Entrance to the 100 Block of Gay Street, Knoxville, October 2010 First Friday featured celebrations all over downtown. One of the biggest was on the 100 block of Gay Street which has finally reopened after a lengthy and painful reconstruction. The wait has been worth it. Crowds Fill the Street at […]