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 […]

KyBrA Athletics is Open on Broadway

A new gym, KyBrA Athletics opened recently at 804 N. Broadway, about three blocks north of Central Street. It’s a strength and conditioning gym operated by husband and wife team David and Sue Finney. David’s from Nashville and Sue is from Cleveland, but they met in Fayettville, W.V. while he attended Virginia Tech and she […]

Exhale Old City Opens Downtown

The newest business in the Old City opened very softly on New Year’s Eve and a few nights since. Owner Mohammed Fawaz, who you may remember the owner I mentioned in my article about the opening of the Juice Box last spring, says the response has been instant and very strong. A snapchat photo, he […]

Modern Studio Set for a (Pretty Cranked Up) Soft Opening

When I introduced you to Modern Studio last July, it seemed little more than a dilapidated building and a dream. Victor Agreda, Jr., Burke Brewer and Carolyn Corley had a vision and a lot of optimism. Raise your hand if you wondered if it would ever happen. I see you out there, and you, and […]

Uncle Lem’s and South Landing CrossFit Coming Just Across the River from Downtown

Two new businesses were announced yesterday, adding to the surge in development along Sevier Avenue just over the Gay Street Bridge from downtown. With the growth in popularity of the nearby Urban Wilderness and the looming opening of Suttree Landing Park, the area is attracting businesses at a rapid pace. Uncle Lem’s Mercantile and Outdoor […]