Thu
Jan 26 2006
06:14 pm

Question for the Knoxviews community. Many moons ago, I recall reading on the Blog Formerly Known as SKB.NET about the possibility of a Mast General Store opening downtown. What ever became of that possibility? If it has fallen through, what is the current state of affairs with the downtown area?

tennesseevaluesauthority's picture

The Mast General Store is

The Mast General Store is still moving forward. A quick search of MP's and KNS' online archives should find the latest updates.

F-Stop's picture

Didn't they buy most of the

Didn't they buy most of the former Watson's building on Market Sqaure?

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R. Neal's picture

No, the Mast Gen. Store is

No, the Mast Gen. Store is going downtown on Gay Street, in the old White Store building, I believe.

On Market Square you are thinking of the Hamby's grocery store that's been on again and off again. There's a mention in this week's MP that they think it's back on again, but it's not certain.

rikki's picture

Nope. 400 (maybe 300?) block

Nope. 400 (maybe 300?) block of Gay St, east side, where the dumpster is and all the gutting took place not long ago.

F-Stop's picture

Oh, that's right. Hamby's

Oh, that's right. Hamby's is/was supposed to be a full grocery store, I think.

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