Pour Taproom Coming Soon to Old City

Jackson Terminal in the Old City, after what seemed an extended period, is rapidly filling. All Occasion Catering took one end. Post Modern Spirits announced last December their plans to take up residence there. Now comes word that Pour Taproom is coming very soon. I spoke with Joel McLead who, along with his wife Mariah, and […]

What I Hope to See at Rhythm n Blooms 2016

As with so many festivals, each participant’s musical selections set them on a personal journey unlikely to be replicated by any other attending fan. We each have different preferences and bring different backgrounds to the shows. We may have seen a large number of the bands or have seen very few. If we’ve seen many […]

Jackson Terminal Building Renovations Underway

Never formally named, the loading docks at 123 W. Jackson have now been named the Jackson Terminal. Originally a freight depot for the East Tennessee, Virginia and Georgia Railroad, constructed in the later half of the 1880s, this building at 123 W. Jackson has housed Heuristic Workshops since the 1990s, undergoing a significant renovation in 1998. […]

Updates on Development Projects and a Major Event Announcement

This blog happened thanks to a good friend who occasionally drops blog material into my lap. The Central Business Improvement District board of directors met yesterday and updates were given on several projects in which they made an investment. Here’s what was reported on each project: The developers of the JC Penney Building closed on their […]

Three Projects Want Your Money – What Do You Want to Fund?

Here we go, again. Just a month after two projects asked for a total of $825,000 from an organization that receives roughly $500,000 a year, and $460,000 was granted, we have more requests far outstripping their capacity to give. It showed this month as the Central Business Improvement District became a bit more conservative. The […]