HI-Wire Brewing Opens on the South Side

Last month, when I talked to Ben Bishop, the Tap Room Manager at Hi-Wire Brewing‘s new tasting room, he told me the Grand Opening would be in August, but he felt the group could make the beer start flowing before then. He was correct: Two consecutive nights of soft openings to friends and family and […]

Hi-Wire Brewing Coming to South Knoxville

Eight months ago news broke that a building on the 900 block of Sevier Avenue would be developed with a number of businesses joining to fill the large space. Presented as a possible smaller scale version of Pike Place Market, no timeline was given with the announcement as plans were in a very early phase. […]

South Coast Market Announced for Sevier Avenue

  *This story has been updated with added information. The biggest news seems to bounce between the north and south ends of downtown. South Knoxville has been particularly hot in recent months and years. One of the early stories I covered along Sevier Avenue was Alliance Brewing Company and one of the most recent was […]

Open Streets and Long Table Dinner Tell a Knoxville Story

It’s one of those days in the city that goes a long way toward encapsulating who we are. There are events every day, of course, and all of them combined create a narrative that shows our values and interests. This one seemed to get at the heart of who we are – from cycling to […]

Sevier Avenue Streetscape Project Input Deadline Approaches

Dawn Michelle Foster, Knoxville’s Redevelopment Director, said the project has been “on the docket,” since 2009. Nearly a decade later, the project has subsequently been broken into smaller pieces. Suttree Landing Park was a portion of the original master plan and it has largely been completed. Still, nearly a decade out, the heart of the […]