One Riverwalk Holds Grand Opening

It’s been long journey, but then it was a massive project. I think the first time I wrote about it the demolition had already begun and that was over five years ago. The project took some twists and turns along the way. Regal wasn’t involved when it started, for example, and then they wound up […]

Uncle Lem’s and South Landing CrossFit Coming Just Across the River from Downtown

Two new businesses were announced yesterday, adding to the surge in development along Sevier Avenue just over the Gay Street Bridge from downtown. With the growth in popularity of the nearby Urban Wilderness and the looming opening of Suttree Landing Park, the area is attracting businesses at a rapid pace. Uncle Lem’s Mercantile and Outdoor […]

Update on Regal Headquarters/Baptist Hospital Site (Riverwalk at the Bridges)

After I reported the announcement that Regal Headquarters would move to the waterfront, a number of questions presented themselves. Many of you responded with some healthy skepticism and questions both about the Regal deal and about the larger picture for the site. It seemed like a very sweet deal for Regal and questions were raised […]

Suttree Landing Park Construction Officially Begins

Groundbreakings are generally happy affairs and this one was no different. A good crowd of at least a hundred people – about twice what was expected – joined city officials for the groundbreaking ceremony for Suttree Landing Park. It was encouraging to see that a number of us biked to the event and that school […]

Suttree Landing Park: The First Step in South Waterfront Development

This isn’t particularly timely – an announcement was made in late October. I attended the meeting at which it was unveiled and discussed, but other stories seemed to rise to the fore, a month passed and the story got buried in my photographs. I kept intending to bring them out, but it just never happened. […]