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There has been a major expansion push recently with regards to cookie shops.  The national yearning for the comforting, feel-good sensation that fresh baked cookies represent is spurring demand for these retailers.  Customers are drawn to treat purchases that will...

Cookie Shop Expands

There has been a major expansion push recently with regards to cookie shops.  The national yearning for the comforting, feel-good sensation that fresh baked cookies represent is spurring demand for these retailers.  Customers are drawn to treat purchases that will...

Andrew Johnson Building Project In Trouble

  Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs announced last week that BNA Associates LLC had failed to secure the necessary funding to move forward with the development of the Andrew Johnson Building downtown.  BNA had plans for a $43 million project which would create a...

Big Plans for Kress Building

 In early May, Thomas Boyd was approached by Oliver Smith Realty and Development regarding the Kress Building in downtown Knoxville.  At the time, Boyd’s focus had been on revitalizing the Old City.  However, “after looking into it for a little bit, I just kind of...

Whimsy Cookie Company

Whimsy Cookie Company is coming to Knoxville.  The custom cookie retailer’s first Knoxville bakery will be located at 4729 Kingston Pike, across from the Bearden Kroger.  The Memphis based company began in 2006 and launched franchising opportunities in 2018.  There...