Nief-Norf Brings an Unsilent Night to the City

Something very different from your routine Christmas program happens each year in Knoxville. A similar performance happens in cities around the world. It started in the winter of 1992 when Phil Kline, “had an idea for the combination of artwork combined with holiday caroling.” The result was an electronic piece, Unsilent Night, lasting forty-five minutes […]

Two Openings Planned: Market Square and Gay Street

One’s an open secret and both have been a buzz on Facebook. Generally when word slips out about a restaurant opening, I try to patiently wait until I have more information before writing about it. In this case, that doesn’t seem to be happening very quickly, so I’ll put out what many people interested in […]

First Commercial Tenant Announced for Baker Creek Bottoms

It was less than two weeks ago I wrote of the most recent plans for Baker Creek Bottoms. Tom Weiss one of the partners in the development said there would be a small commercial spot in addition to the larger restaurant/brewery and bicycle rental and repair shop, and hotel on the property. I’ve now learned […]

Downtown Knoxville Ten Day Planner (12/2 – 12/11/2018)

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 […]

Recode Knoxville Enters Its Final Stretch

It’s been a long trip, but it is beginning to wind down. The City of Knoxville, in the form of the Metropolitan Planning Commission is attempting the first re-write in fifty years of our city’s zoning codes. You might guess that fifty-year-old codes are problematic and you’d be right. Not only have we encountered changes […]