Central Depot Opens at Guess Which Corner?

For those of you playing along at home, the correct answer would be at the corner of Central and Depot. Trick question. Knoxville’s newest addition to both bars and businesses moving to the north near the Depot and beyond, opened its doors softly last week and a bit more loudly last weekend. Central Depot has […]

PostModern Spirits and Methodology are Open For Business

In the heart of the Old City a new distillery opened its doors this week. PostModern Spirits, the brainchild of a group of investors including Eric McNew and Stanton Webster, is distilling spirits and serving up drinks at 205 West Jackson. A grand opening is planned for August 16, but the threw the doors open […]

16 Market Square (Former Latitude 35 Site) and What Could Happen There

After the major upheaval on Market Square last December which saw the closings or announcements of closing of Shonos in City, Latitude 35, Steamboat and Orange Leaf, interest has been intense as to what would happen in each space. The former Steamboat is now Agora, two other spaces are rapidly moving toward opening dates, but […]

Wild Lavender Spa Set to Open in the Daylight Building

The Daylight Building on Union Avenue has been on my radar quite a bit recently. At the end of May I announced the closure of Reruns at 521 Union after twenty-nine years in business. The first of July brought news that another five-year veteran of the building, John Black Photography, would be moving to Jackson […]

An Interview with Jeremy McDonnell of Rocky Top Crossfit

As I reported last week, Rocky Top Crossfit is coming to 309 North Central Street just outside the Old City. At the time I reported it I had not been able to catch up with co-owner and crossfit coach Jeremy McDonnell. Subsequently, I spoke to him and I wanted to pass on what I learned […]