Important Murals Restored, Music History Mural Returns

There’s been a lot of action going on in the Old City recently. The streets – first Central and now Jackson – remain in a state of upheaval that will result in buried and modernized utilities, wider sidewalks and repaved streets. Construction on the Crozier is now progressing rapidly and other plans are being announced. […]

Pearl on Union Set to Open This Fall

It’s been rumored around downtown for nearly a year while one of downtown’s best locations sat empty. Shaun and Meg Parrish are now prepared to make a big announcement: The owners of Old City Java and Wild Love Bakehouse plan to open Pearl on Union at 513 Union Avenue in the Daylight Building. The Daylight […]

An (Not So) Ordinary Couple

Like many couples, they found each other and fell in love. Unlike so many, their relationship has lasted through the decades as they have pursued happiness together. Along the way, they longed to marry, but could not. They decided if they couldn’t have a marriage ceremony, they would have a joint memorial and unveil their […]

Downtown Knoxville Ten Day Planner (6/18 – 6/27/2017)

If you want to be certain your event is 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 […]

Is Boulder the “Knoxville of the West?”

Lest anyone prepare to blast me for blasphemy before finishing the first paragraph, let me point out that I’m referencing an article I wrote just over a year ago: “Is Knoxville the “Boulder of the East?” It was in reference to an article published about then in Denver Life in which Kim Bumpas of Visit […]