Old North Victorian Home Tour, Part One

I always look forward to the Old North Knoxville Victorian Home Tour. It’s a magical blend of holiday decorations and fascinating older homes. Sometimes homes that are still evolving are spotlighted. It’s a great blend of what was, what is and what is to come for one of Knoxville’s special neighborhoods. The information in this […]

Old North Knoxville’s 2016 Victorian Holiday Home Tour, Part Two

The 2016 Old North Knoxville Victorian Holiday Home tour continued with 300 E. Oklahoma Ave, the Statum House, built around 1923. Originally occupied by William J. Statum and family, by 1940, the home was owned by the First Church of the Nazarene, which was located nearby in what is now a parking lot, and was […]

Old North Knoxville’s 2016 Victorian Holiday Home Tour, Part One

Urban Woman and I, once again, enjoyed the 2016 version of Old North Knoxville’s Victorian Holiday Home Tour. If you love older, beautiful homes, Christmas and preservation, it’s about as good as it gets in Knoxville. And it’s too big for one article. I love the details in the homes so much, I can’t resist […]

2015 Old North Knoxville Victorian Home Tour, Part One

One of the Christmas traditions Urban Woman and I have enjoyed in recent years is the Victorian Home Tour in Old North Knoxville. You can see our previous tours here: 2012, 2013, 2014. In 2013 I broke it into four parts and I’m going to break this one into two. It’s just too many photos […]

The Hive Opens With Five Businesses on Central Street

Rebecca Ridner charted a circuitous and sometimes unlikely path toward being a business owner. June 1 she took possession of the former Knox-Tenn building on Central Street after signing a lease on faith that something good would happen. She sent the message out via Instagram that she wanted to talk to businesses needing a small […]