COVID 19: Downtown Business Impacts, Part Two

This is the second part in our series on the pandemic’s impact on downtown businesses. I asked business owners a series of questions about the current situation. If you missed the first installment, you can find it here. Today we are joined by two more business owners telling their story in their own words. Scott […]

The Lost Tavern Opens at 20 Market Square

It’s smoky, but the only smoke found in the new tavern on Market Square is found in the food, drink and the atmosphere. The new noir-themed craft cocktail bar on Market Square represents the latest opening by the West family and, unlike their other establishments, Scott West points out the “entertainment” in this venue is […]

Conley Entertainment Group Announces New Projects and Updates

I wrote about Conley Entertainment Group in September of last year when they announced the debut of “The Basement,” which had its theatrical debut at the Tennessee Theatre that month. The group also announced plans to bring their offices to south Knoxville in new construction at 726 Sevier Avenue. The new building was announced to […]

Lost Tavern to Open at 20 Market Square

The Lost Tavern will open within the next few weeks at 20 Market Square. A West family business, it will replace Uncorked which has been closed recently. The new bar will offer classic cocktails, bourbon and wine with a noir theme. Dark wood floors, “dark, romantic rooms of black and white and a splash of […]

Knoxville + Great Books = Great Gifts

Here’s your last weekend before Christmas guide for your literate friends and family members. Why not give them something to think about, something to learn from or simple, Knoxville-based informational or photographic pleasure. We love our city and what better time to pass that love on than Christmas. Let’s spotlight just a few recent books, […]