Lengthy Litigation Results in New Ownership and Possibilities for Prominent Downtown Building

Like me, you may have wondered what was happening in a building positioned on perhaps the most prominent corner in the city: Union and Gay. The Conley Building has seemed underutilized for years even as properties all around it have blossomed. The first floor at 505 South Gay, once occupied by a bank, has been […]

Saw Works Brewing Company: A Story of Promise and of Promises Broken (Part Two of Two)

(The first part of this article ran yesterday.) As 2016 began, Saw Works had suffered considerable damage to its reputation with local vendors, suppliers and points of sale. It only grew worse as the year continued. I spoke to several people involved in sales who reported promising deliveries of product only to learn they would […]

Saw Works Brewing Company: A Story of Promise and of Promises Broken (Part One of Two)

It began with great promise as Marble City Brewing Company. A dispute with an out-of-state brewery over the use of the name resulted in a change to Saw Works Brewing, which is when I first wrote about the business in June of 2012. The years since have proved to be difficult for the company, with […]