2011 Business Review, Part Two: Changing and Rearranging

Nama moved to the 500 Block of Gay Street Judging from the responses to yesterday’s blog post, I think I’ve caused a great depression to settle over everyone who loves, laments and cheers for our little city. I’ll agree it was depressing to see such a list of lost businesses. Of course, there were many […]

Triple Bill: Knoxville vs. Paris vs. London Smackdown

London’s Most Famous Clock What do you get when you take 7,000,000 people out of the population of London? A city that is still larger than all of Knoxville. If the word “city” is used to describe London and Paris, should the same word be used when referring to downtown Knoxville? Knoxville’s Most Famous Clock […]

Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?

Regions Bank, Knoxville, with a single light glowing within the crumbling remains of the clock “Does anybody really care?” It’s a great old song (you can find it here: Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is? (NEW EDIT Remastered Version)), but the question reverberates in downtown Knoxville even after four decades – though perhaps not […]