Downtown Knoxville Top Ten Stories of 2017

This is runningĀ  a little late this year, but I wanted to close out last year properly with the top ten articles. I hope your new year is already off to a good start, but today we’ll take a final look back at a big year for downtown Knoxville. Like last year’s list, this year’s […]

Saw Works Brewing Company: A Story of Promise and of Promises Broken (Part Two of Two)

(The first part of this article ran yesterday.) As 2016 began, Saw Works had suffered considerable damage to its reputation with local vendors, suppliers and points of sale. It only grew worse as the year continued. I spoke to several people involved in sales who reported promising deliveries of product only to learn they would […]

Saw Works Brewing Company: A Story of Promise and of Promises Broken (Part One of Two)

It began with great promise as Marble City Brewing Company. A dispute with an out-of-state brewery over the use of the name resulted in a change to Saw Works Brewing, which is when I first wrote about the business in June of 2012. The years since have proved to be difficult for the company, with […]

How About a Pint of Science

Sadly, for me, my enjoyment of science went south sometime in my middle school years. It was probably me, but I remember harsh, uninspired teachers. It probably wasn’t the subject and it’s likely I didn’t give the teachers much of a chance. But who knows? If only they’d offered it with adult beverages, the entire […]

Saw Works Brewing Celebrates Fifth Anniversary, Expands Business to Include Canning

Saw Works Brewing Company recently celebrated its fifth anniversary, hosting a celebration in August to mark the occasion. The business, founded by cousins Adam Palmer and Jonathan Borsodi has undergone many changes, twists and turns through those five years. When I first featured Saw Works on Inside of Knoxville, they’d recently changed the name of […]