Mid Mod Collective, The Book Eddy and Wild Love Bakehouse Celebrate, Expand

Well, two of them celebrated and two of them expanded, but the point is when locally owned businesses thrive, celebrate anniversaries and expand, it is a very good thing for us all. These are three businesses that have been well supported over the years, represent a work of passion for their owners and deserve many […]

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 […]

Pearl on Union Set to Open This Fall

It’s been rumored around downtown for nearly a year while one of downtown’s best locations sat empty. Shaun and Meg Parrish are now prepared to make a big announcement: The owners of Old City Java and Wild Love Bakehouse plan to open Pearl on Union at 513 Union Avenue in the Daylight Building. The Daylight […]

Wild Love Bakehouse Hosts Open House Today, Opens Monday

Sometimes it seems an incredible amount of time passes from my first article about a coming business and its actual opening. Other times I’m startled at how quickly it seems to happen. That’s how I feel about Wild Love Bakehouse. It was only about ten weeks ago that I wrote about Shaun and Meg Parrish’s […]

Wild Love Bakehouse to Open at 1625 North Central Street

Understated and modest, an encounter with Shaun and Meg Parrish might not suggest that the couple is responsible for some of ┬áthe best coffee and baked goods in the city. Their Old City Java continues to be a comfortable gathering place in Knoxville’s downtown, attracting a new generation of coffee lovers and, with this generation, […]