Ham’n Goodys Opens at 505 S. Gay Street

Knoxville has another great local business tucked around the perimeter of the Embassy Suites. With the addition of Ham’n Goodys, which opened last week, the hotel now is host to Knox Mason, K Brew, Top Golf, CJ’s Tacos, Wake Foot Sanctuary and Spa, as well as the new confection store. It’s an impressive lineup in […]

COVID-19: 9/21/2020 Update (Including International, National, State, Local, UTK and KCS News)

Welcome to the week in which we officially welcome Autumn. Cool air slipped in early and S.E.C. football seems dangerously close to actually happening after months of guesses and second guesses. It could almost seem normal if the world and the country wasn’t in such turmoil. We have no choice but to grieve for the […]

Tall Man Toys and Comics Opens Next Week at New Location

Tall Man Toys and Comics is nearing the finish line at their new location at 1060 Worlds Fair Park Drive. Owner Mike Hermann expects the store to open next week to in-store customer traffic, though they continue to operate online sales and curbside pickup of items. Just over two years ago, Mike opened the first […]

Downtown Knoxville Ten Day Planner (9/20 – 9/29/2020)

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 […]

COVID-19 Update: 9/18/2020 State, Local, K.C. Schools and UT (Plus the UT Briefing)

It’s the weekend. I hope you all find time to relax and get away from the news. It appears we will get more football this weekend, so maybe watch some of that, if its your thing, and mute the political ads. Urban Girl is now officially front-seat-legal, so she has requested her first ride be […]