Kefi, Old City Greek Cocktail Restaurant Opens

The wait was worth the end result. Urban Woman and I have been looking forward to the opening of Kefi┬ásince I first wrote about it nearly two months ago. We enjoyed the first night of public service along with Urban Brother last night and it was worth the wait. The best quote of the night […]

Kefi: Greek Cocktail Restaurant to Open in the Old City

You may not know Jim and Lori Klonaris, but if you’ve been around Knoxville for very long, you know some of their culinary and other hospitality ventures: The Side Street Cafe in Homberg, Calamata Kitchen which they opened in 1998 and Cafe Four on Market Square, which followed in 2008. Subsequently, they began operating a […]

The Press Room Holds Ribbon Cutting and Opens for Business

It was just over a month ago that I introduced The Press Room, Knoxville’s newest event space. Check back to that article for more detail about the building and the business. At the very least you should go back and look at the “before,” pictures to truly appreciate what you are seeing here. Built in […]

The Press Room Set to Open in the DeWine Building

I don’t remember when a building has generated so many inquiries from readers before an article was posted. Sitting at the corner of Lamar and Broadway, just across the street and down a bit from Elkmont Exchange, it’s a prominent location which has seen intense interest from developers in recent months. It also may simply […]