John Adams Speaks to the Knoxville Writer’s Guild

John Adams at the Laurel Theater  The Knoxville Writer’s Guild meets the first Thursday of each month at the Laurel Theater. Each meeting features refreshments and a speaker – usually a writer. This month’s guest was a local writer who is well-known and sometimes appreciated, though often reviled. John Adams has been a sports columnist with […]

Updates and New Developments

If the first few days are any indication, the new year will be filled with change for downtown. Faster than a blogger can blog or, certainly, a newspaper can publish, significant developments emerge. I hope as many of the shifts are as exciting as others will be discouraging. Whenever downtown is mentioned in an article on […]

Columbus comes to Knoxville

Knoxville Skyline, Nina and Pinta in the foreground, November 2010 You have to act fast if you’d like to take advantage of this interesting diversion, but until November 17, replicas of two of Columbus’ ships – the Nina and Pinta – are docked beside Calhoun’s among the various yachts and speed boats you might more […]