Tupelo Honey Announces Recipe Contest

  As we all welcome Tupelo Honey to the community, it’s becoming obvious they don’t just operate a restaurant and call it a day. One of the reasons the business appears to be such an asset to a community is that they involve their customers and engage the neighborhood. After seeing my blog about my […]

Tupelo Honey Opens at Last (Just Add Friends)

We waited for what seemed like an eternity for this moment to arrive. I’d never eaten at Tupelo Honey in Asheville, so word-of-mouth fueled my interest. I tasted a small sample of what would be in store at the Dogwood Arts Food Tent last spring and really got excited. The construction seemed interminable and when […]

Downtown Knoxville Construction/Downtown Knoxville Business: Follow the Money

Today we’ll look at four properties, what has been done to them and what is proposed. We’ll also examine the response they got from requests for grants from the Central Business Improvement District. You’ll recall that CBID underwent a complete re-evaluation of the grant process┬áback in the spring. it all started with the controversial $125,000 […]