Business News: A Pending Opening, A Closure and a Hiatus

Business news seems to be popping up all of a sudden. Maybe spring is the time to open a business or close one. Of the three businesses up for discussion today, only one has a clear and complete story line. We’ll talk about it first. Crush, selling vintage clothing, accessories and art, opened in the old […]

First Friday Rambling

  A couple of program notes before we get to the meat of the topic, today. I’d like to offer up a semi-random “thank you” to you guys. The site hit 25,000 page-views last month which is a long way from the 5 page views I started with 3 1/2 years ago (four of them were […]

Adventures on an August First Friday

Just a couple of weeks ago, I decided my new strategy for First Friday was to hit fewer places and try to really enjoy those as opposed to skimming so many I couldn’t remember them all until I reviewed the photographs. That plan didn’t make it through this week. There were just too many places […]

May First Friday is Filled with Art

It was the usual, great, First Friday in Knoxville. My only complaint, and I’ve said it before, is the limited time everything is happening. We ate with friends at 31 Bistro (happy hour appetizers and drinks = dinner for two for less than $20) and probably got there around 5:30. By the time we finished […]