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  • Red Basket Cafe Opens Published 10/28/2010 at 9:13 a.m. 0 comments

    Fresh ingredients fixed with devotion is the mission at the month-old Red Basket Cafe on 4705 Central Ave. Pike, across the street from Sugarbakers.

  • So Long, Glow to Go Published 10/28/2010 at 9:12 a.m. 0 comments

    A year after closing the Glowing Bowl Cafe, Glowing Body yoga studio owner Hollis Church has discontinued Glow to Go box sales of prepared entrees, salads, and desserts.

  • First Tango in Knoxville Published 10/28/2010 at 9:10 a.m. 0 comments

    Mark Busby has cut the ribbon on Busby’s Tango Cafe, located in the former site of Margarita’s in Downtown West, 8808 Kingston Pike.

  • Meksiko Cantina Opens in Farragut Published 8/4/2010 at 12:05 p.m. 1 comment

    Seventy-five different tequilas add a kick, and an unusual spelling of the name adds a little spice to the newly opened Meksiko Cantina, 120 West End Ave. in Farragut.

  • Lisa Horstman's Pelican Prints Help Mop Gulf Oil Spill Published 8/4/2010 at 12:04 p.m. 0 comments

    Local kids book author and illustrator Lisa Horstman has turned to paint and ink to help clean up some oil. Her 2 1/2” x 3 1/2” illustrated card of a pelican will soon be up for grabs at Ripple Sketches, ...

  • Ice Chalet Starts New Curling League Published 8/4/2010 at 11:59 a.m. 0 comments

    Usually, they’d wait until fall to start a new curling league (under the auspices of the Great Smoky Mountains Curling Club), but the Ice Chalet wants to convert the Olympics-spurred interest in the sport into some new Knoxville aficionados before ...

  • Saint Tattoo Gets New Ownership Published 8/4/2010 at 11:57 a.m. 0 comments

    What’s a decade? New Saint Tattoo owner Scott Cooper has been away almost that long, but he still has close ties to the business, having started his career as a tattoo artist there in 1996.

  • Step Into the Visitor Center’s Parlor Published 7/7/2010 at 10:03 a.m. 0 comments

    The Knoxville Visitor Center has been welcoming newcomers with a little taste of Knoxville from its own coffee shop, Cafe Gourmet, but that will stop July 9. “We will be closing, but on July 12 The Parlor will be opening,” ...

  • Wine to Help Locals Dine Published 7/7/2010 at 10:01 a.m. 0 comments

    Sipping fine wine will benefit a fine cause: Second Harvest Food Bank.

  • Angel Watching Over Web Reputations Published 7/7/2010 at 10:00 a.m. 0 comments

    After departing from the barter/social network website tradingo.com, where he had served as COO since 2008, Scott Scheinbaum launched a new business this past May. It’s called Reputation Angel, and it aims to protect other businesses’ online reputations.

  • Futbol Frenzy at Soccer Taco Published 7/7/2010 at 9:58 a.m. 0 comments

    Soccer’s World Cup, which commenced in early June and will broadcast finals on July 11, has been great for business at Soccer Taco’s downtown’s location, according to manager Jaime Guzman.

  • Sapphire Offers Lunchtime Jewel Published 6/9/2010 at 10:21 a.m. 0 comments

    After flirting with the idea for about a year, lunch is now a reality at Sapphire on Gay Street from 11 a.m.-3-p.m.

  • Swaggering Into Market Square Published 6/9/2010 at 10:09 a.m. 0 comments

    It’s only been four weeks, but the move from their Kingston Pike location to the former site of Ten Thousand Villages at 32 Market Square is going very well for the men’s sneaker store known as Swagger.

  • Designing Freshman Published 6/9/2010 at 10:07 a.m. 0 comments

    Their interior design classes for adults have been wildly popular, and now University of Tennessee’s Professional and Personal Development staff is hoping to attract high schoolers aspiring to design careers—or who at least want to create a really cool room.

  • Two More for Tea at the Gallery Published 6/9/2010 at 10:05 a.m. 0 comments

    Tea at the Gallery has been Western Plaza’s most endearing eccentricity for the past five years or so, a proper tea room run by a couple of South African ladies in a Kingston Pike strip mall, a proper feminine place ...