Have You Noticed We Have a Race for Mayor? A First Look at the Candidates

It’s been eight years since term-limited Madeline Rogero became Knoxville’s first female Mayor. She followed a popular mayor in Bill Haslam, who left to assume office as Tennessee’s governor and an interim of service by Dan Brown, Knoxville’s first African-American mayor. Her eight years have seen the continued resurgence of downtown Knoxville and the city, […]

Nest Knoxville Opens Friday on the 100 Block

108 S. Gay Street springs back to life this Friday when Natalie and Marshall Stair open Nest Knoxville. In some respects it may feel familiar. You’ll find home decor and gift items customers knew to expect from James Freeman Interiors which closed its doors at the same location last November. But you’ll also find major […]

A Homecoming to Lift the Tone of a Somewhat Somber Weekend

    Have you ever known someone who remained angry day after day? I’ve known a few and, honestly, it’s not a pretty sight. I suppose some rappers stay angry for years and make good money from it, but it makes me very tired to angry for too long. So, it seems a change in […]

Meanwhile, in different part of town . . . Another Parking Garage

The plans for the State Street Garage were discussed at a meeting held in the East Tennessee History Center on Thursday night, and while not as controversial as the new construction on Walnut, Summer Place and Locust, it’s an interesting and challenging project on it’s own. The gathering, which featured probably a dozen people involved […]