It’s Home Tour Season: A Small Preview of the City People Downtown Home Tour

There are actually several home tours which have happened or are happening soon. As part of Architecture Week, a city-wide tour of mid-mod homes was held last Saturday. This weekend (on Sunday), the Fourth and Gill Tour of Homes highlights Victorian and Craftsman homes in downtown’s neighbor just to the north. The first weekend in May […]

What Should We Expect from Transit $ in the Near Term?

We live in interesting times. An unpredictable president is joined by a Senate and a House under control of the party with which he has aligned himself. Yet, it’s a party which he has taken stances at odds with their typical beliefs and priorities. He has proposed massive spending on infrastructure which could mean very […]

Supreme Court Site Proposal Advances

The city of Knoxville sent out a request for proposals for redevelopment of the Supreme Court Site, received four, and has selected one to move forward. The selection process was held outside public purview in order to allow negotiations to be conducted with each applicant independently. The proposal by Rick Dover and Dover Development, in […]

Downtown Knoxville Ten Day Planner (4/16 – 4/25/2017)

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 […]

City Proposes New Short Term Rental Regulations

It’s been almost six months since the city held a public hearing to discuss short term rentals. Starting at that point, city officials took public comment and began formulating a policy to regulate short term rentals. You might call them “AirBnb’s,” but that’s just one of the companies following the new model of leasing private […]