Makers Donuts Offered For Sale

A simple message on the Makers Donuts Facebook page¬†caught my attention a few days ago: Hey friends! Big announcement…Sara and I are offering Makers Donuts for sale (the business, not the building). We’re looking to sell it to a passionate, full-time owner who loves donuts and loves Knoxville. Please message me or send me an […]

Charles Ervin, Long Term Old City Personality, Dies

While others around downtown have known him much longer and better than me, I met him last spring as I photographed the proposed site for a community garden. Reclined on an old fire escape on the backside of an industrial building, crutches due to recent surgery leaning nearby, it was easy to sense his warmth. […]

Makers Donuts Opens Today – With Free Donuts

This is where we find out precisely who the truly devoted readers of Inside of Knoxville – and true doughnut lovers – really are. As of 7:00 AM this morning, Makers Donuts not only opens, but owners Sean and Sara Alsobrooks will be dishing out a free confection to each customer until they are gone. […]

Remedy Coffee Opens Tomorrow at New Location

I mentioned recently that the time between the announcement of a business opening or moving and the actual opening or move sometimes seems interminable. Most often the original plans meet delays and complications which adds to the wait. Such has been the case for Remedy Coffee which has moved from its original location on Jackson […]

Remedy Coffee Plans Move From Current Location

  About six years ago, Remedy Coffee opened at 125 W. Jackson with a mission to serve good coffee in a good environment, while building the community. Owned by Knoxlife Church and operated by minister Sean Alsobrooks and wife Sara, the venture has been a successful one. Several things have changed, however, in the intervening […]