Ruth's Chris to Get Riverfront Property

Knoxville (WVLT) - The Knoxville City Council voted to allow Ruth's Chris Steakhouse to rent prime waterfront property "free."

The current owner, Riverside Tavern, owes the city nearly $86,000 in rent.

That will be forgiven under the proposal.


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  • by Mike White on Jun 6, 2007 at 09:57 AM
    Say What?? In that case I would like to submit my proposal to rent some property from the city.
  • by Sharon on Jun 6, 2007 at 09:04 AM
    If there is back rent due on the the waterfront property, why is the city agreeing to let a new tenant occupy rent free? I understand the $86K being forgiven, that 's good business, but what about future monies?

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