Things were suddenly smooth in downtown Johnson City on Wednesday afternoon.
King Commons Park was part of the Downtown Stormwater Master Plan of 2008 and was officially opened on Friday April 6.
Could the end be in sight for the work around Boone Street in downtown Johnson City? For more than a year, construction crews have had pavement and sidewalks torn up in the area as part of the city’s flood mitigation efforts around the new King
While Johnson City’s underground local music scene may not be in the middle of a national spotlight, its eclectic variety of musicians and bands spanning across multiple genres makes it a center of artistic expression in Central Appalachia.
Volunteers broke out the paint brushes Thursday afternoon to prepare the unused, 800-square foot building at 325 E. Main St. into a space for a budding business.
With some speculating that Johnson City is emulating its economic growth after the growth experienced in Asheville, one has to consider the potential costs of growth.
A split in a turn-of-the-century Baptist congregation after a devastating downtown fire lasted three years and led to the formation of what’s now Central Baptist Church.
The Johnson City Development Authority may soon start the process to create a new district in the downtown area to help it fund its programs.
Since its revitalization some years ago, downtown Johnson City is now known for its illustrious restaurants and abundant craft breweries, but what about its retail establishments?
Enthusiasm for beer is still brewing downtown, and Chris Cates decided in the middle of the year in 2014 that he was going to open a brewery.
For those living in Northeast Tennessee, it’s sometimes easy to take for granted the sheer abundance of natural outdoor assets available right outside our backdoor. But beginning this year, a whole festival spread across three communities will showcase and promote the region’s recreational amenities.
If you want to own a little piece of downtown Johnson City’s history, next weekend will be your opportunity.
Reductions next year built into a lucrative lease with a community college for its downtown campus are expected to significantly affect the Johnson City Development Authority and its programming.
For the next step in downtown Johnson City’s development, the Washington County Economic Development Council turns to the community.
Johnson City is once again a Main Street community after a 10-year-lapse in its accreditation, and city officials hope the designation will keep development dollars flowing downtown.