Various Building Projects Updates (and a musical note or two for the weekend)

I’m posting a few pictures I’ve taken recently of the various construction projects in the area of Market Square. Serious progress seems to be happening at 36 Market Square and at the Arnstein Building, in particular. Let’s work south to north: Sidewalk on Union – Getting Closer to pedestrian friendly The sidewalk beside the Miller’s […]

You Might not "Need a Weatherman to Know Which Way the Wind Blows "

. . . But you may need a scorecard to know which stores have opened in downtown Knoxville and which ones have closed. There have been many closings, openings, rumors and false starts and now comes another unfortunate surprise. This year has seen the arrival of the Black Market, Fizz, Latitude 35, Swagger and Steamboat […]

Jewelry Here, Graffiti Gone

There is a lot happening on and around Market Square this week. I’m not talking about the kinds of events that so often surprise me. I’m talking about comings and goings and permanent changes. For a long time I’ve watched and commented on several possibilities that are now coming to fruition – or can something […]