Landing House Opens on Sevier Avenue

Activity on the south side of the river continues to grow rapidly as the number of new businesses proliferates. The latest is Landing House at 1147 Sevier Avenue in an area that has become one of the hottest on that side of the river. With Suttree Landing Park nearby and a growing collection of businesses, […]

Harrogate’s Lounge, Downtown’s Arcade and Bar, Opens on Gay Street

It took a little longer than Anne Ford and Matt Pancetti might have hoped. Last October when I announced we had arcade games on the way to Gay Street, they hoped to be up and running before Thanksgiving. That proved a little more ambitious than realistic, but after a few delays, the couple opens the […]

Arcade Games Coming to Gay Street: Harrogate’s Lounge at Suttree’s

I accused Matt Pacetti and wife Anne Ford of being a downtown power-couple and they laughed. It’s undeniable, however, that their reach has steadily grown over the time I’ve written about downtown. Urban Woman and I first met them separately: She was our favorite face at Bliss Home and he was my go-to guy at […]

Knox Whiskey Works, Knoxville’s First Distillery, Set to Open Downtown This Spring

Permits have been requested, a space found, plans drawn and construction started on Knoxville’s first distillery. Knox Whiskey Works will be located at 516 West Jackson Avenue in the Jackson Avenue Workshops building across from the McClung Warehouse site. It’s a very cool space that once included an apartment, which is how I first saw […]

Yes, Suttree’s High Gravity Tavern is Open!

I don’t think I’ve had another topic interest readers as much as Suttree’s. I wrote about the pending opening three months ago and that post just keeps on getting the hits. I doubt a day has gone by that someone hasn’t found the blog via Google search or through a link on someone else’s blog […]