Matt Robb’s Biscuits & Brew Opens at 800 Market Street

Last April when I first wrote about Matt Robb’s Biscuits and Brew, the plan called for it to open in May. This being July, you might imagine a few misadventures happened along the way. While it took a little longer to open his doors and start serving his amazing biscuits and Counter Culture coffee, open […]

A Market Square Business Closes to End the Year

For a spot that sits at the heart of who we are as a city, a place that we consider the center of whatever good has happened to Knoxville in recent years, Market Square showed a remarkable volatility in 2017. Do you realize that through the year two businesses closed (Cocoa Moon, Rita’s Ice) and […]

A New Business – South Coast Pizza – Announced for the South Side

Sevier Avenue has had no shortage of business expansion in recent years. Paralleling the river, it’s a perfect corridor for expansion of the boom from downtown – or taken another way, simply a logical place for south Knoxville residents to find their own particular vibe. And find it they have. Sevier has seen openings of […]

Elkmont Exchange Brewery and Eating House Announced

The Rentals Rentals Building at 745 North Broadway will become Elkmont Exchange Brewery and Eating House. A team including Brewmaster Alex Violette and Executive Chef Ryan Davenport hope to open their doors on the new business in late 2017. Life-long friends and native Knoxvillians, they love the region, natural beauty and culture of the area. […]

RedBooth: The Old City Business Behind the Business

Roy McKinnon welcomed me into the beautiful office of RedBooth Group at 111 E. Jackson, Suite 203. The company, operated by Roy and his partner Sherry Wood is located to the rear of the building which was restored and renovated in 2010 by Laura and Sean Lyke (space is currently available). Filled with local art […]