Downtown Knoxville Ten Day Planner (12/10 – 12/19/2017)

If you want to be certain your event is included on this calendar, I’ll need your event two weeks in advance. The absolute best way to make sure I include your event is to make a FB event and invite me – two weeks in advance. My FB “events” are the one place I’ll go […]

2017 Stars of Knoxville Preservation Announced

A mixture of buildings and the people who brought them back to life were honored last night by Knox Heritage. Kim Trent, Executive Director, presided over what will be her last awards ceremony, as she has announced her intentions to leave the organization after the first of the year. Ken Stein, President and CEO of […]

Urban Father: A Tribute to Don Sims

I cried at the Knoxville Veterans Day Parade a few weeks ago when “Taps,” was played. I’m not sure why it’s always been an emotional song for me, for while its meaning is powerful, I never served in the military. Later that evening, five hundred miles away, a man who did serve, suffered a fall […]

Knoxville’s Bike Share Program Expands, Improves Before It Starts

By S. Heather Duncan Inside of Knoxville contributor With the expansion of the Urban Wilderness and the addition of a “black diamond” downhill course and new BMX track in South Knoxville, biking has become part of the city’s identity. Yet despite several proposals in the past, Knoxville has lacked the kind of bike share program […]

Old North Knoxville Victorian Home Tour 2017

Article and Photographs by Megan Venable Sandwiched between Christmas Tea at Colonial Heights and the Christmas Lantern Express train ride the following day was my visit to the Old North Knoxville’s Victorian Holiday Home Tour. As I mentioned previously, I was scheduled to attend with my beloved, along with three other couples from our congregation […]