Broadway Viaduct Removal Beginning Right Away: Details Announced

It’s hard to believe that two large viaduct projects that have been discussed for many years are finally becoming reality. The removal of the Jackson Avenue Ramps is already underway, and work on the removal of the Broadway Viaduct over the train tracks is beginning soon. That the two of them are happening at the […]

Fin Two Opens in the Old City

Downtown Knoxville now has a Japanese Ale House. Raymond Yip announced plans for the restaurant last December (follow that link for a detailed look at his background and plans). As with so many commercial endeavors, and certainly restaurants, there were delays that prevented him from opening as rapidly as he’d hoped. The design for the […]

Jackson Avenue Ramp Work Is Finally Here – Really

The target has been moving for years. Close followers of everything downtown will likely believe it when they see it. Two viaducts have been slated for replacement for years. I reported in 2016 that the Broadway demolition would start in 2017 and finish in mid 2019, while the Jackson Avenue Ramp demolition and replacement would […]

Kefi Leaves Our Reviewers Eager to Return

(Written by AppalachianGastroventures for Inside of Knoxville. This is the third installment in their monthly series of restaurant reviews, allowing for further exploration of local restaurants after their opening. Check out their blog for many more dining experiences!) There is grilled cheese, and then there is grilled cheese. There’s a difference; trust us. But if you’ve never had […]

Building Purchased for Old City Performing Arts Center

Just over a year ago, River and Rail Theatre Company announced plans to open the Old City Performing Arts Center. It was an ambitious plan to convert the old Cor-Tenn building at 111 Central Street into a space to be used by all manner of performing artists and groups. They entered a lease-to-own option and […]