Stillhouse Tavern picks up right where Sidestreet left off
Published 6/9/2011 at 12:33 p.m. 0 comments
Stillhouse Tavern, a new addition in a familiar spot, brings a top-notch nightlife environment back to the Homberg Place area.
Downtown Grill & Brewery delivers, even on busy nights
Published 6/2/2011 at 3:30 p.m. 1 comment
Recently, my dad came into town for a few days and it challenged my entire nightlife approach. He's not a big drinker, but he enjoys going out.
Roaming into the Gnome has its rewards
Published 5/12/2011 at 1:03 p.m. 0 comments
Over the past few weeks the Roaming Gnome on UT's Strip has come highly recommended to me. While hanging out at Tin Roof, I struck up a conversation with a group of patrons in their early 20s who told me ...
Old College Inn visit is no longer a required course
Published 5/5/2011 at 3:13 p.m. 3 comments
Few bars in town have the legacy that Old College Inn has. If you talk to anyone who's lived in Knoxville long-term, at the very least they've been to the bar, if it wasn't a crucial part of their college ...
Sunspot is always warm and welcoming
Published 4/27/2011 at 5:55 p.m. 0 comments
The Sunspot continues to be a quiet little oasis among the excitement on Cumberland Avenue.
The Strip's Tin Roof is a staple for college crowd
Published 4/21/2011 at 11:39 a.m. 0 comments
When I went to Tin Roof on a recent Friday night I saw three specific things that I feel fully sum up the Tin Roof experience.
Re-visiting old haunt kills Urban Bar burnout
Published 4/14/2011 at 4:26 p.m. 0 comments
It's been a while since I checked in on Urban Bar. Every time I meet new people, they always want to convene at there. Since I used to love the place, I figured it was beyond time to check it ...
Brew enthusiasts weigh cost vs. quality
Published 4/14/2011 at 3:01 p.m. 4 comments
When it comes to drinks, price versus quality is always a complicated issue, as is staying in versus going out. So recently I've been asking around to figure out what beers bring people out of the house.
Public House daringly bare for right reasons
Updated 4/7/2011 at 3:58 p.m. 0 comments
Ever since Public House opened several months ago people have been raving about it. Friends repeatedly tell me how great it is. I even overhear people talking about it at other bars. So on a recent Thursday night a friend ...
It's always win-win for sports fans at Blue Chips Sports Pub & Grill
Published 3/31/2011 at 1:10 p.m. 0 comments
Since I've spent the past several weeks hitting up bars with live entertainment, I decided to mix it up and explore another wildly common motive for bar-going: to watch sports.
Blues or not, Brackins always on a good groove
Published 3/24/2011 at 12:30 p.m. 1 comment
I'm consistently impressed with what Brackins Blues Club in Maryville has to offer.
Cheap beer, casual attitude opens doors at Two Doors Down
Published 3/10/2011 at 1:09 p.m. 0 comments
As soon as you walk into Maryville's Two Doors Down one thing stands out: the stage. It has a commanding presence.
Patrons always in luck at Irish Times
Published 3/3/2011 at 12:20 p.m. 1 comment
Irish Times in Turkey Creek is quickly becoming one of my favorite venues in town. What's growing on me most is the venue's atmosphere.
Barley's Taproom remains an Old City staple
Published 2/24/2011 at 3:01 p.m. 0 comments
As soon as I walked in the door to Barley's early on a recent Friday evening I was reminded of something I'm growing very sick of in this town: cash-only cover charges. So when the door man told me and ...
Rookies steps up its game with new pool room
Published 2/17/2011 at 12:38 p.m. 0 comments
Hearing rumors of Rookies' expansion or remodeling brought me and two friends out to one of my favorite neighborhood bars on a Friday night.
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