Rhythm n Blooms 2018: Rain, Cold and Musical Gold (Part One)

It’s always an exciting weekend for the city. People travel to the festival in large numbers and, it seems, everyone who loves music and lives here joins in, as well. While Big Ears stretches my listening, Rhythm n Blooms tends to help me find artists I will definitely love but who, for whatever reason, have […]

Rebel Kitchen Coming to the Old City!

A new restaurant, Rebel Kitchen, is coming to the Old City as an expansion of the Old City Wine Bar. General Manager Matt Burke said that since accepting the adjacent space last year, the group has been looking for the right fit for an adjacent restaurant. The bar expanded their patio space in the spring, […]

Old City Wine Bar Opens Next Week

Last May I introduced many of you to Thomas Boyd who planned to open a Wine Bar in The Daniel Building- though it didn’t have that name at the time. The Old City Wine Bar also hadn’t been named and Thomas hoped to open it last October. As often happens when dealing with construction and […]

Wine Bar Coming to the Old City

Soft spoken and self-effacing, Thomas Boyd exudes quiet determination. We met at his parents’ well-known Old City establishment to talk about his new venture. It marks a sharp departure from the trajectory he’s followed since high school. Growing up in Knoxville he knew from a very young age he wanted to be in a band. […]