Forrest Kirkpatrick and Fork Design Putting Their Stamp on Downtown Knoxville and Beyond

Several years ago when I would walk out Williams Street, which lies a block east of Gay Street and Ts into Depot, it felt like I was walking into the margins of downtown. Now, while not necessarily fully where it will be in a few more years, it has a different feel. At the corner […]

Downtown News, Fun and Giveaways

There has been so much going on downtown recently, that an article a day just doesn’t get it all in. I’m going to cover a lot of ground in this article and each item won’t necessarily have a lot to do with the other, so hang on and we’ll try to take it all in […]

Early Summer Business Updates

An accumulation of small updates about a range of businesses seems to be in order. I’ve gotten questions about some of these and others have been in the news recently, but haven’t been mentioned here. A couple of them may warrant a future stand-alone article but, for now, a little update seems to work. Balter […]

Bar Marley Throws a Party, Plus More from the Weekend

It was a crazy active weekend downtown. Urban Woman pointed out on Saturday that she’d had a hard time walking through the Market Square/Krutch Park area. One of the ripple effects of having game weekends in the fall, which are always crazy because of the game, is that the other weekends are targeted for every […]

Marc Nelson Denim Retail Store to Open Saturday

To get there you have to go out Jackson Avenue under the James White overpass. Warehouses come into view. Take a left onto Humes and it bends around to become East Depot. It’s gritty and urban and has the feel of manufacturing district. And it is. But it’s more. You realize Knoxville Opera is on […]