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 … [Continue reading]

Inside of Knoxville Goes Inside of the Wild West

It's been about six years since the Urbans got away from Knoxville for more than a few days. It's hard to leave behind what I do for any significant amount of time. And it's expensive to travel. That said, there's nothing we love more than travel and … [Continue reading]

Broadway Market Opens at 1328 Broadway

It's a small space that has been, in a fairly short span, a coffee shop, another coffee shop and a short-term experimental lab for chef Bruce Bogartz. Then, a small space in need of just the right business, it sat empty for months. At last, it seems … [Continue reading]

Downtown Knoxville Ten Day Planner (6/11 – 6/20/2017)

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 … [Continue reading]

Two Established Businesses Leave Market Square – And It’s Good News for Gay Street

As downtown grows, finds its groove and generally learns how to be a modern city, it's fun to focus on the big things: New construction, major buildings brought back to life and a booming downtown population. But there are smaller moves that signal … [Continue reading]