Bar Marley Celebrates Two Years, Charts a New Course

It’s been two years since the opening of Bar Marley and over three since I first announced Caleb Boyer’s plans to open the Island-styled restaurant and bar. After the initial announcement serious obstacles were encountered, including environmental concerns about the site at 760 Stone Street. More than a few people predicted it would never open. […]

Back to the Future: Bar Marley Returns 10/21/2015

This is an article I’ve hoped to write for a long time. Over the last year it has seemed improbable. It started, for me, a year ago September when I wrote about the pending opening of the bar. Metro Pulse followed with their own article, which was shortly followed by another article¬†(I don’t know why […]

Bar Marley! Bar Marley. Bar Marley? Bar Marley . . .

It’s been a long and winding road for Bar Marley. And they haven’t even opened. It’s become an interesting guessing game on the part of many observers. It seems certain, then it seems certainly not. I’ll do my best to untangle the story and give you the twists, turns and opposing view points. I first […]

Jamaican Restaurant and Bar: Bar Marley Set to Open

How’s this for different, Knoxville? A Jamaican restaurant and bar with genuine Caribbean cuisine cooked on an outside grill and an honest reproduction of a bar one might find in the islands? Not possible for downtown? Well, you might want to think again, as Bar Marley¬†is set to host their grand opening September 20. It’s […]