Business

Regrouping after flood, The Yarn Haven at West End

Sandy Gray brought her business, The Yarn Haven, to Farragut (139 Wes End Ave.) after regrouping following the flooding of February 2019, which damaged her shop when it was located in Cedar Bluff.
Farragut West Knox Chamber of Commerce welcomed The Yarn Haven, 139 West End Ave. in Farragut, as one of its newest members, hosting a ribbon cutting Wednesday, Jan. 22, at the shop.

It offers everything a knitter or crotchetier would want — needles, accessories, patterns, lots of models to provide inspiration and skeins and skeins of yarn in all colors.

“We have a lot of buttons, too,” owner Sandy Gray said. “... We have a few beads for adding to the knitting and crocheting.”

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New wrinkle in T-Creek: First Watch to have bar

First Watch Turkey Creek café manager Justin Wallen, left, joins Nadim Jubran, vice president of Capstone Concepts, LLC, and Ciara Rattana, First Watch marketing and business development, in going over plans for updates to the restaurant’s Turkey Creek location, 11682 Parkside Drive.
First Watch is preparing to update its Turkey Creek restaurant at 11682 Parkside Drive to a bar for brunch lovers.

Nadim Jubran, vice president of the Knoxville-based Capstone Concepts, LLC, which is the franchise group that owns and operates all First Watch locations in Knoxville, Chattanooga and Johnson City, said he hopes work will start within the next two months and be completed in late spring 2020.

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