Landing House Opens on Sevier Avenue

Activity on the south side of the river continues to grow rapidly as the number of new businesses proliferates. The latest is Landing House at 1147 Sevier Avenue in an area that has become one of the hottest on that side of the river. With Suttree Landing Park nearby and a growing collection of businesses, […]

Riverside Veterinary Clinic Opens Just Across the River

Riverside Veterinary Clinic has opened at 1111 Sevier Avenue, just a short walk or bike ride across the river. Given downtown and south Knoxville’s affinity for furry friends, it’s a welcome addition. Offering full veterinary services, there should be plenty of demand and Dr. Leah Wulforst is ready to start. The clinic received final approvals Monday […]

SoKno Taco Cantina Opens Just South of Downtown

SoKno Taco Cantina opened two weeks ago at 3701 Sevierville Pike. It’s just past the end of the James White Parkway (turn left at the end and you are there). It’s near several Knoxville landmarks. The Round-Up Restaurant, a south Knoxville institution for at least four decades, was already revered when I lived at 3716 […]

Honeybee Coffee Company Opens Just Across the River

Inside what is now a beautiful building at 700 Sevier Avenue is a warm and inviting atmosphere with two spacious rooms and that aromatic smell that says, “Come inside, relax and stay awhile.” Honeybee Coffee Company held a soft-opening yesterday to make sure all was ready and they’ll open from 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM, […]

A Tour of and Conversation about the Kern’s Bakery Building

Recently Urban Woman and I were fortunate enough to be invited to join friends Karen, John, Robin and Chris for a tour, just over the Henley Bridge, of the Kern’s Bakery Building with David Dewhirst as our guide. Karen won the tour in the silent auction in June at the Community Design Center event. We […]