The Bloomers Company Florist Opens Downtown

Downtown Knoxville gained a second florist this week with the opening of The Bloomers Company at 603 Main Street, Suite 102. Located in the Medical Arts Building, some of you will remember the space as Flow: A Brew Parlor. I spoke to co-owners Lyn and Danny Jones and Lyn told me she understood it was […]

“The Revival” Offered for Lease at 825 Locust Street

“The Revival” has opened at 825 Locust Street, Suite 103. The residential unit is available for short-term lease as an event space or for single or multi-night stays ($500 a day, $600 a day with a two day minimum for football weekends). At 2300 square feet and open in design, it’s perfectly set up for […]

Flow: A Brew Parlor Closes on Main Street

When it opened in December of 2014, I joined Brad Peer, owner, in having high hopes for the shop. Situated on Main Street, Flow: A Brew Parlor sits far from other retail and culinary options. I reasoned that to be an advantage – less competition. Further, I felt Brad had several natural sources of support. […]

New Glimpses Inside Old Buildings (with the Community Design Center)

Once a year the Community Design Center throws a big party. Last night saw this years’ version set up shop on Main Street inside the U.S. Post Office Building. A massive marble building with Art Deco finishes, the building opened in 1934. Mentioned a couple of times in Cormac McCarthy’s¬†Suttree, the building is worthy of […]

Waldorf Photographic Art Opens on Main Street

Just a few weeks ago the first retail business in many years opened on Main Street at 603 in the Medical Arts Building. ¬†Flow: A Brew Parlor seems to be doing very well and now they have a new neighbor as photographer Bill Waldorf has opened Waldorf Photographic Art and Enso Albums in the adjacent […]