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 […]

Crown and Goose to Close, Barley’s and Two Buildings Sold, and What Comes Next for the Old City

There are so many moving parts to this story it’s hard to get it all in a caption. Some parts of the above are connected, but not so other parts. It’s also part of a bigger move by Thomas and Harrison Boyd to expand their hospitality holdings. The initial part of the story, the closing […]

Upcoming Events You Do Not Want to Miss

Sometimes a series of events in the city seem to warrant highlighting. With so many events happening, it’s easy for some very worthy endeavors to get lost in the shuffle. Whether fresh new ideas in a different part of downtown, or lifting good causes into the public consciousness, they deserve an extra word. With that […]

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 […]

Kindred Bridal Prepares to Open in the Old City

Kindred Bridal, soon to open at 111 East Jackson, Suite 203, in the Old City continues the string of openings announced in the area. The business is located on the second floor, back side of the building. The choice was intentional on the part of owner Madelyn Cunningham. The business is a destination and she […]