Suttree’s High Gravity Tavern coming to 409 Gay Street!

Matt and Anne outside the future site of Suttree’s High Gravity Tavern Husband and wife team Matt Pacetti and Anne Ford are ready to announce something that has been in the works for quite some time: They will manage and co-own (with several other investors) Suttree’s High Gravity Tavern at 409 S. Gay Street, which […]

Organized Play: Has Gaming Come to Knoxville?

Organized Play 131 S. Central, Old City, Knoxville, 2012 I’ve not been big on games since the days of the distant past when I would convince my younger brother he should sell me all his property when we played Monopoly. In the years since I’ve mostly played the occasional late-night domino game with my father […]

2011 Business Review, Part Four: Final Thoughts

Knoxville Skyline So we’ve looked at all the businesses that left, the ones that re-invested and the ones that took the plunge and opened their doors for the first time this year. What does it all mean? When you put it all together and shake it up, what kind of cocktail do you get? If […]

2011 Business Review, Part 3: Welcome to the City!

A History of Reading: The first book ever sold at Union Avenue Books For those of you who read Monday’s post about closed businesses and contemplated moving out of the city, I hope Tuesday’s post about all the downtown businesses that have increased their stake in downtown by renovating, moving and expanding their businesses cheered […]

2011 Business Review: What We Lost Downtown

In this, the second year I’ve written Stuck Inside of Knoxville, the pace of change continues to be breath-taking. It’s sometimes hard to see as events happen, alterations are made, new faces emerge and old ones fade. In retrospect, however, a simple listing of business losses, changes and additions highlights the intense comings and goings […]