Status Dough Announces Downtown Location

A homegrown Knoxville business is opening its second location in the city at 418 South Gay Street, former home of Downtown Grind. Once more you’ll be able to get a full line of coffee drinks in the spot but, unlike before, you’ll have a range of choices in gourmet doughnuts. Status Dough is owned by […]

First Commercial Tenant Announced for Baker Creek Bottoms

It was less than two weeks ago I wrote of the most recent plans for Baker Creek Bottoms. Tom Weiss one of the partners in the development said there would be a small commercial spot in addition to the larger restaurant/brewery and bicycle rental and repair shop, and hotel on the property. I’ve now learned […]

Yes, Downtown Knoxville Has a Pharmacy, And Now We Have a New Pharmacist

It’s a question they say they’ve gotten repeatedly in the few days they’ve been in the downtown pharmacy: “Is this a real pharmacy?” Brad and Hannah Blackwell recently purchased Charlie Southerland’s ownership percentage in the Phoenix Pharmacy and settled in last Friday. They agreed to chat for a few minutes about the business, themselves and […]

Phoenix Pharmacy and Fountain Opens This Week

I had a Facebook conversation recently in which one participant opined, “If only we had a pharmacy downtown, we’d be closer to having a real downtown.” Well, we’ve had a pharmacy downtown since last October. Not only can they fill your prescriptions, they have a wide range of over-the-counter drugs as well as an impressive […]