Category Archives: Business

Great new gallery opens in historic building

Like Have you been to Pivot Point Gallery yet? If not, you need to go. Located at 15 Emory Place in a building listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it is just so much fun! The art ranges … Continue reading

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Sweet P’s Uptown Corner fills niche in North Knox

Like It has been a pet peeve of mine and my husband for years. There’s a dearth of full-service eateries in North Knoxville. And even fewer if you are seeking one with a full bar. As much as we like … Continue reading

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Debating the staff of life: free bread with dinner?

Like My husband is a bread lover. Raised in North Knoxville, Alan Carmichael says his family had bread at every meal: biscuits, cornbread, dinner rolls — or just sliced store-bought white bread stacked on a plate in the center of … Continue reading

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‘Scarves are always in style’

Like That’s what Rene Mackley told a  lucky group of women last week. They were the beneficiaries of Jeannie Dulaney purchasing an auction item entitling six folks to have wine, appetizers and a lesson in scarf tying at Linda’s Hallmark … Continue reading

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Best restaurant dinner in Knoxville — for one night!

Like I know you only think of Holly’s Gourmets Market in Bearden as a breakfast and lunch place. Because that’s what it usually is. But last  Thursday night, proprietor Holly Hambright pulled out all the stops when she invited a … Continue reading

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The temptations of tiny tiki Tern Club

Like I’ve wanted to visit the new tiki bar on the 100 block of Gay Street since it opened in November. The other day, while meeting with our clients over at Johnson Architecture, CEO Daryl Johnson casually mentioned that his … Continue reading

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Moxley Carmichael dives into Christmas

Like Several years ago we moved the Moxley Carmichael staff holiday party out of downtown Knoxville and into Sevier County to support our neighbors after devastating fires gutted tourism there for a while. We knew they needed our business in … Continue reading

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Georgiana’s book is like a comfortable chat

Like When a seasoned journalist writes a book — especially one who has covered politics for the better part of five decades — you might expect a hard-hitting expose. Or, at least some breaking news. But, if you sit down … Continue reading

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Reservations about reservations

Like One of our favorite restaurants, the Bistro at the Bijou, does not take reservations. Another of our favorites, Citico’s, ONLY takes customers by reservations. And a third, Knox Mason, used to not take reservations, but now they do! Same … Continue reading

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Hallelujah! The new Knox Mason opens Thursday!

Like Finally! One of our favorite Knoxville eateries is reopening in a fabulous new location. As all Knoxville foodies know, chef-owner Matt Gallaher closed his tiny — but awesome — restaurant called Knox Mason located on the 100 block of … Continue reading

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