The Market at Union and Gay, Knoxville

The Market, Gay Street, Knoxville, Opens July 29, 2011 When I moved to the city a year and nine months ago one of the big complaints about living downtown was the lack of availability of groceries. A few items were available in J’s Megamart, though they were not open at night, didn’t carry fresh foods […]

Why We Don’t Need a Downtown Grocery Store

This topic is often discussed when people talk about downtown. Some ask, “How can you live down there without a grocery store?” It’s as if residents all over downtown are starving inside their loft apartments and condos. I haven’t noticed too many starving downtown residents, so what gives? Every couple of months a new rumor floats about […]