Downtown Knoxville Ten Day Planner (5/19 – 5/28/2019)

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 … [Continue reading]

Bluhen Botanicals Opens Flagship Hemp Location in the Old City

It's been a dizzying eight months since I first reported that Bluhen Botanicals had launched an ambitious local hemp and CBD operation. Within five months they'd expanded operations and secured a $30 million influx of funding from an international … [Continue reading]

New Apartment Development Announced for South Knoxville

Foggy Bottom Flats, a new construction, town home style, development project has broken ground behind Landing House on Foggy Bottom Road. Foggy Bottom Flats is being developed by a team including Brett Honeycutt, Jan Conley, Brian Simmons, Brian … [Continue reading]

Craft Beer Week in Knoxville: Making Knoxville a Better Place, One Brew at a Time (Plus another ticket giveaway)

In 2016 when James Fallows wrote his article "Eleven Signs a City Will Succeed," after talking about governmental concerns, civic leaders, vibrant downtowns and more, he ended with what he said might be the single most important indication that a … [Continue reading]

Israeli Vegan Restaurant Coming to Gay Street (Plus a Ticket Giveaway!)

It wasn't that long ago that much of the food available in downtown Knoxville fell generally into one "American" category or another. There were exceptions, but not many. In the last several years we've had a mix of entries into the culinary … [Continue reading]