Downtown Knoxville Set to Get Modern/Old Fashioned Pharmacy on Gay Street

It’s been number one on virtually every local resident’s list of businesses we need downtown. What seemed like nothing more than a dream a few weeks ago is now set to become reality: Locally based, family operated, Caremax Home Health Care will open a pharmacy in the Phoenix Building at 418 S. Gay Street. Plans […]

A Peanut Shop and other Changes of Note

Sometimes I’m the first to break a story about downtown and often others get the scoop. Even when something has been reported elsewhere I often note it here, as well, because I’m not sure my readers caught it elsewhere. Also, inasmuch as this blog is a record of sorts of an era in downtown Knoxville, […]

Bill Cook, Jr. and Other First Friday Moments

I suspect it was me. I came home from work tired and my First Friday partner (Urban Woman) declared a night at home on that most active of nights downtown. So I left home alone, tired and a little bummed. Not in the spirit at all. And surprise, surprise, nothing really excited me. I did […]