Elkmont Exchange Brewery and Eating House Announced

The Rentals Rentals Building at 745 North Broadway will become Elkmont Exchange Brewery and Eating House. A team including Brewmaster Alex Violette and Executive Chef Ryan Davenport hope to open their doors on the new business in late 2017. Life-long friends and native Knoxvillians, they love the region, natural beauty and culture of the area. […]

Last Days of Autumn Brewing Opens on Magnolia

An interested person would need a score card to follow the openings in and around downtown. Last week  I declared something of a watershed with the opening of three new businesses in one week: K Brew, Balter Brewing and Old City Wine Bar. I missed a significant one as Last Days of Autumn opened on […]

Alliance Brewing Company Nears Opening Date

I’ve spotlighted a number of breweries over the last six months, each with plans of opening within the next few months. I also recently spotlighted Jeff Scheafnocker and Three Bears Coffee. This is where the two topics find a meeting point. Big things are happening on Sevier Avenue in South Knoxville. From Chapman Highway through […]

Schulz Brau Brewing Company Coming to Downtown (North Side)

Schulz Brau Brewing Company is another very cool business coming to that section of downtown bounded by Central, Old Gray Cemetery and Broadway. It’s a couple of blocks west of the Art and Salvage Shop and the future home of Maker’s Donuts. It’s a block from Hops and Hollers. It may be the hottest area of […]

Good News Set to Flow in the Knoxville Streets

One of the fun things about my job is that I get to hear all the good plans people have for our city. I get to hear what they are up to at the peak of their excitement – just before launching. Sometimes reality is a bit different from what was anticipated but, really, as […]