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 Ewers, Tim Ewers and Garry Ferraris. Early architectural plans were completed by Honeycutt, but Dollar and Ewers […]

Elkmont Exchange Brewery and Eating House Set to Open

Elkmont Exchange, which I introduced here last March, will open to the public Monday, November 6 after a weekend of friends and family events. Executive Chef Ryan Davenport and Brewmaster Alex Violette, native Knoxvillians and previous owner/operators of of Pasteur Street in Vietnam have expanded their team to include Chris Meadows, former Lead Brewer at Atlanta’s […]

Pretentious Beer Company Opens this Weekend

It’s been a long time coming. Almost two years ago, Matthew Cummings detailed his ambitious plans for his Pretentious empire: First, he’d build a studio for his glass production. Ten months later, he accomplished that goal when Matthew Cummings Studio opened in September of 2015. His second step would be to open a craft beer […]

Harrogate’s Lounge, Downtown’s Arcade and Bar, Opens on Gay Street

It took a little longer than Anne Ford and Matt Pancetti might have hoped. Last October when I announced we had arcade games on the way to Gay Street, they hoped to be up and running before Thanksgiving. That proved a little more ambitious than realistic, but after a few delays, the couple opens the […]

Last Days of Autumn Brewing Opens on Magnolia

An interested person would need a score card to follow the openings in and around downtown. Last week  I declared something of a watershed with the opening of three new businesses in one week: K Brew, Balter Brewing and Old City Wine Bar. I missed a significant one as Last Days of Autumn opened on […]