A Market Square Business Closes: A Look At the Empty Spaces on the Square

Market Square has long been seen as the epicenter of downtown Knoxville’s redevelopment and resurgence. The idea has emerged that Market Square is the core from which other development emanates. Still, it hasn’t been that many years ago that we first hit all addresses occupied at the same time – and even that comes with […]

A Market Square Business Closes

A surprising buzz circulated around downtown yesterday afternoon as word spread that after only two months at 24 Market Square, Space Head had closed. Owned and operated by Mahasti Vafaie and Scott Partin, owners of Tomato Head and Flour Head, the restaurant offered a non-meat burger, a (very good imo) fried chicken sandwich and downtown’s […]

Space Head Opens at 24 Market Square

It’s been a matter of some speculation for a long time. In June 2017, Bliss announced that it would leave 24 Market Square for a new location on Gay Street after spending fourteen years at the address. The move took a while, but as of November 2017, the storefront was empty and the watch began. […]