A New Barbershop Recently Opened in the Old City

Lox Salon owner Brynn Gonzalez celebrated the thirteenth anniversary of her successful Old City business by opening a new part of the business: the Lox Barbershop. With demand growing at the salon, she wanted to offer male clients a personalized experience of their own. Long interested in leasing the space beneath her salon, she signed […]

Downtown Knoxville Ten Day Planner (1/19 – 1/28/2020)

If you want to be certain your event is included on this calendar, I’ll need your event two weeks in advance. The absolute best way to make sure I include your event is to make a FB event and invite me – two weeks in advance. My FB “events” are the one place I’ll go […]

Old City Athletic Club Turns One, Looks Forward

The Old City Athletic Club, located at 124 W. Jackson Ave., turned one year old in November. It’s one of the few businesses that have opened downtown that I have not photographed since the initial article saying they were soon to open. The first birthday seemed like a good time to check in on the Old […]

Two New Businesses Planned for the Holston Building on Gay Street: Vida and The Vault

Jim and Lori Klonaris have announced the addition of two new businesses to their growing portfolio. The owners of Kefi, Cafe Four, The Square Room, The Press Room, and City Catering have purchased the bottom floor and basement of the Holston Building. The Holston, located at 531 South Gay, first opened in 1913 as the […]

The Salvage Shop Revival Announces Grand Opening January 25

Out of the uncertainty of the recent withdrawal of Knox Heritage from their operation of the Salvage Shop, which they moved to 619 North Broadway in 2015, has come new ownership and a for-profit business with a similar mission in its place. The Salvage Shop Revival, is owned and operated by Julie Schwab and Colin […]