One Business Closes, Another Moves Farther Out

The 100 block of South Gay Street is one of the few places downtown that people refer to by its number, often leaving off the name as unnecessary. It’s really the only block I’ve heard people reference this way until recently when the “700 Block” gained some currency due to the protracted construction there. I […]

First Friday on the Other Side of the Tracks

I’ve been attending First Friday events in downtown Knoxville for maybe six or seven years and I’ve always enjoyed them. Whether I wander through the art galleries on the 100 block or through Krutch Park or Market Square simply to people watch, it’s always interesting. Often I skip around to various events, though sometimes I […]

Patricia Nash Designs, 109 South Gay Street

I’ve mentioned this business before, but only in passing. I’ve had a hard time finding it open which I understood last week when I stopped by and learned they close around the time I reach downtown each day and aren’t open on the weekends. Patricia Nash Designs opened on Gay Street in December and they’ve […]

Final Shot of Business News for Your Week

Today I’m mostly going to give you some photographs of business developments I noticed before the end of the year. Next week I hope to use a couple of days to review 2012 in downtown business and look at what opened (as I did here last year for 2011) and what closed (as I did […]