Details of New Ground-Up Condominium and Commercial Development Announced

The Courtland Group, headed by Jeffrey Nash, has established an excellent track record with numerous redevelopments of older buildings. Nash began his career reclaiming and redeveloping warehouses and factories in east London, but moved to Knoxville nearly twenty years ago and has steadily built an impressive portfolio of redeveloped buildings here. Best known, perhaps for […]

Open Streets Moves East – The Clouds Part

It was a slow start for Open Streets Knoxville this past Sunday. Rain had fallen all morning and after walking from home to the route on Magnolia, there was a notable absence of people. To be fair, I was a few minutes early, and I was soon joined by my friend Kristen, but as we […]

Spring 2017 Open Streets Knoxville

I probably shouldn’t declare the Dogwood Arts Festival the end of Festival Season. Here we are two weeks later and we are looking straight into another weekend filled with festivals and festival-like events. Downtown will be filled on Saturday with biscuit-loving fans for the International Biscuit Festival¬†and that will just be the start of what’s […]

Magnolia Records Opens Downtown

It’s a headline that would have been confounding just a few years ago. CD sales obliterated vinyl in the 1980s and predictions held vinyl would become the eight-track tape of its generation. At that same time, announcements of new businesses of any sort on Magnolia Avenue were hard to come by. It’s a different era. […]

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 […]