Business Update, Day Two

Today’s information comes from a multitude of sources. My favorite business blog is Josh Flory’s Property Scope and much of what I’ll mention in this post came from that site. There has been a great deal of movement so far this year in downtown businesses. Yesterday I mentioned that Reruns is moving to the Daylight Building […]

Blue Coast Burrito is Open!

Open for Business – Blue Coast Burrito, Knoxville, March 24, 2011 In what promises to be a season of full of openings, Blue Coast Burrito became the first new business to open its doors. It’s an exciting new opening on the square and continues a trend of Latin-themed restaurants on the west side of Market […]

Blue Coast Burrito Holds Open House, Sort of

Future Home of Blue Coast Burrito, 37 Market Square, Knoxville Fresh on the heels of Nama’s opening last week came news that Blue Coast Burrito would hold an Open House from 4:00 to 6:00 on Tuesday. The best I could do was 5:30. A sign was posted in the front window which revealed a rendering […]

When We Get Behind Closed Doors

I doubt this is what Charlie Rich had in mind when he penned that song, but I’ve noticed what seems to be a shift in standard operating procedure for businesses completing renovations or moving into new downtown location: privacy barriers. Not all of them are following suit, but I wonder if it is a good […]

Business Update in the Center City

One of the oldest restaurants downtown, Arby’s abruptly announced its closing, December 2010 After featuring some changes happening in the Old City yesterday, it seems only right to follow up a bit with what’s happening up the hill. In the previous post I mentioned the fact that Nama is moving to the spot beside the […]