Yoga 865 Opens in the Old City

Yoga 865 opened to its first class last week. Located in the Old City at 103 West Jackson, it is downstairs from Lox Salon and next to the new barbershop. Emily Pace is the owner and Micole Price will help manage the space. They will each teach classes. Emily grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina, […]

Old City Athletic Club Turns One, Looks Forward

The Old City Athletic Club, located at 124 W. Jackson Ave., turned one year old in November. It’s one of the few businesses that have opened downtown that I have not photographed since theĀ initial article saying they were soon to open. The first birthday seemed like a good time to check in on the Old […]

Gay Street Yoga Opens Downtown

Mary June Thompson became downtown Knoxville’s newest small business owner yesterday with the opening of Gay Street Yoga at 317 N. Gay Street, across from Vienna Coffee and Regas Square Lofts. It may represent the beginning of a number of new businesses to spring up in the area. Mary June is originally from Sevierville where […]

Tennessee Valley Bicycles Moves to a New Downtown Home

  As downtown businesses go in our current era, Tennessee Valley Bicycles is a long-timer. (Complete profile here) With stores, restaurants and businesses of various sorts proliferating almost faster than we can keep track, TVB has been on Magnolia – now at it’s third spot in the same building – for almost ten years. Previously […]

Yoga, Dragon Boats, Rappelling and Block Parties, Oh My!

I absolutely cannot let this past weekend go without comment. Last Saturday offered downtown residents a stunning array of possible activities. We had the Market Square Farmers’ Market, a Jazz Festival featuring all day jazz events at Scruffy City, a CD release party with Keith Brown and a Jazz Jaunt with Jack Neely, as well […]