Electronics in the City: Digital Zombies

Sometimes I wonder what cities were like before our lives were taken over by electronics. I should be able to remember that era, but it’s hard. It’s probably a genie in the bottle at this point, but wouldn’t it be interesting if we could carve out no use or low use zones? Maybe I’m the […]

Pearl on Union Opens in Downtown Knoxville

Shaun and Meg Parrish have developed a reputation in the city (and even nationally) for their quality coffee and excellent baked goods. It started in 2007 when they first purchased Old City Java and began to make a  place they already loved, even better. Meg began to make baked goods which the shop carried. Others […]

Pearl on Union Set to Open This Fall

It’s been rumored around downtown for nearly a year while one of downtown’s best locations sat empty. Shaun and Meg Parrish are now prepared to make a big announcement: The owners of Old City Java and Wild Love Bakehouse plan to open Pearl on Union at 513 Union Avenue in the Daylight Building. The Daylight […]

K Brew Opens Its Downtown Location Today

The second location of K Brew coffee opens today at 800 Market Street in the federal building (or the Whittle Building for people who remember the 80s). It’s at the very end of Market, just under the arch of the passageway into the courtyard. It marks the first expansion of the business and the continued […]

Awaken Coffee Opens in the Old City

It didn’t take long to determine what business would best fit in the space at 125 W. Jackson, recently vacated by Remedy Coffee: a coffee shop. When Adam and Sarah Lutts heard the space might be open, they knew it would be a good fit for them. That marked the beginning of what would become […]