Find Your Books: Downtown Library, Union Avenue Books Open With New Twists (Plus a Weekend Recommendation!

Today the Lawson McGhee Library is open for business downtown, as well as seven other of the nineteen Knox County Public Library locations across the county. Each branch and the downtown library will open up to the same schedule they had prior to the recent closure. 102 of the library’s furloughed employees returned to their […]

COVID-19: Business Updates with Theatre Knoxville Downtown and Glowing Body Yoga

We’ve taken a break from business updates, but I’ll continue sprinkling them in. We may even cycle back for updates as the situation for small businesses continues evolving. Meanwhile, it’s important that we explore different kinds of businesses as their current and future situations may be dramatically different from one another. Today, a theater and […]

Downtown Openings, Re-Openings and Moves

There is a lot of movement among downtown businesses this spring. You’ll need to watch carefully to keep up. And these four changes are just a few of what projects to be a stream of more business news over the next few months. So stay tuned! Here’s a bit of what’s happening, now: Theatre Knoxville […]

Update on the New Theatre Knoxville Downtown Home

It’s been just over three months since the announcement that Theatre Knoxville Downtown would move from their long-term location at 319 North Gay Street to 800 South Central on the other end of downtown. It’s been a busy three months, with ongoing productions, including their just-concluded production of On Golden Pond.  They’ve put further productions on […]

Theatre Knoxville Downtown Announces Move to 800 South Central Street

It’s been over a year-and-a-half since Theatre Knoxville Downtown announced its intentions to move. The working idea at the time included relocating to 213 E. Fifth Avenue, the site of Carmichael Automotive Repair. The group had clearly outgrown the roughly 50 seats at 319 N. Gay Street and, with the help of the East Tennessee […]