Simpl Opens Wednesday at 1120 Sevier Avenue on the South Side

It’s been a journey. The opening was to have been in early spring before a series of twists and turns and unexpected delays. They’ve endured the same kinds of struggles all businesses, particularly restaurants, experience when trying to open. It all comes to a happy ending with the official opening tomorrow of Simpl on Sevier […]

Second Bell Rings in Its Second Year at Suttree Landing Park

  Last August something happened that had never happened before: South Knoxville, on the southern bank of the Tennessee River, with the backdrop of the city skyline, played host to its first ever music festival. Second Bell, the brainchild of Rusty Odom of Blank Newspaper, brought two stages and ten hours of music in a […]

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 […]

Update on Hi-Wire Brewing Tasting Room in South Knoxville

Last February, plans were announced for having a tasting room for Asheville’s Hi-Wire Brewing Company at 906 Sevier Avenue in South Knoxville. The addition of an award-winning Asheville brewery to our local landscape continues the expansion of the craft beer movement and extends its economic impact. It also furthers the rapid redevelopment of south Knoxville […]

New Apartment Development Announced for South Knoxville

Foggy Bottom Flats, a new construction, town home style, development project has broken ground behind Landing House on Foggy Bottom Road. Foggy Bottom Flats is being developed by a team including Brett Honeycutt, Jan Conley, Brian Simmons, Brian Ewers, Tim Ewers and Garry Ferraris. Early architectural plans were completed by Honeycutt, but Dollar and Ewers […]