COVID-19: 9/28/2020 Update (Including International, National, Local, KCS and UTK)

I hope you all had a great first weekend of fall. I hope all your teams won and you were able to chill. Mostly, I hope you were able to get away from the news and lower the stress a bit. It’s important. That and staying well. Please stay well. International News: 33,360,594 people across […]

New Dental Office and MedSpa Coming to Downtown Knoxville

Downtown has seen explosive growth in the last decade. More people are continually moving to the center of the city and, increasingly, we’re attracting visitors to our beautiful spot. With that has come a similar increase in businesses, mostly restaurants and bars, with a mix of retail. Essential services, however, continue to be a need. […]

Downtown Knoxville Ten Day Planner (9/27 – 10/6/2020)

As events are opening up, we’re listing a combination of virtual and live events. The rules are the same – if you want your event included, please make a Facebook event, invite me (Alan Sims – you’ll have to friend me) and it will be included. I need enough lead time that the list can […]

Club LeConte Announces Closure After More Than 40 Years

The following notice was sent to Club LeConte members early Friday evening. The club will close its doors October 16 and hopes to be able to relocate. Sitting atop the First Tennessee Plaza Building, the club has served as a meeting place for some of the best known Knoxvillians for decades. Founded in 1979 by […]

COVID-19: 9/25/2020 Update (Including Today’s UT Briefing)

Happy Friday. I realized the week was wearing me down yesterday morning when I stumbled into the kitchen at 6:30 am to find 5-year-old Urban Boy ready for the day. He said something in rapid order that sounded to me like, “Blah, Blah, Blah, Blah, Blah, Blah, Mergenpoop!” (No idea.) To which I replied, “Mojo […]