Old City to Get New Wine and Spirits Store

Corks Wine and Spirits will soon move from its business from Turkey Creek to 113 South Central Street in the Old City. It’s a move Ryan McElveen says he has been contemplating for a while. Originally intended to be a second location, he has become convinced it’s a better spot for them for the time […]

A Completely Cool Urban Dinner Benefiting a Completely Cool Urban Farm

I’d always intended to make it to Beardsley Farm*. I heard it was close to downtown and I knew enough to know they do good things. But I didn’t really know exactly where to find it until I stumbled into it on the backside of Knoxville College as I was preparing an article about the […]

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 […]

Pour Taproom Opens in the Old City

Slipping intentionally under the radar last week was the official opening of Pour Taproom at 207 West Jackson in the Jackson Terminal Building. Wanting an opportunity to try out the systems and operate at a lower volume to get the kinks out, the crowds grew through the week as word spread about the new business. […]

Stockyard Lofts: Major New Construction Announced for the Old City

A shift has happened in downtown development. Whereas for years we enjoyed a renaissance of older buildings converted to new, often residential, uses, we’re now firmly in an era of ground-up construction. One such development is complete, four are under construction and a couple of others have been announced. Joining that list today is Stockyard […]