April 2012 First Friday, Market Square

Market Square, First Friday April 2012 It’s worth saying that this had to be one of the all-time most spectacular weather weekends in Knoxville History. Chilly enough for a light jacket all morning, comfortable enough to walk in the sunshine under gloriously blue skies all weekend. It was simply magnificent. Urban Woman and I enjoyed […]

Spring Scenes from the City (and a few notes for this weekend)

Dogwood beside the old Courthouse on Gay Street, Knoxville, March 2012 Spring is pretty much here. While all of the trees aren’t as green as they will be later, the dogwoods are beautiful and that pretty much says spring in this city. I’m going to leave you with a weekend’s worth of pictures to close […]

Quick: St. Patrick’s Day and Sundown in the City – What do they have in Common?

Bronze Guy on Market Square, Knoxville, March 2012 They might have more in common than you might think by the time the evening winds down. The front page of the News Sentinel on Friday carried a big article about the fact that Sundown in the City is no more – then Saturday night we tried […]

Sort of a Post/Tweet and a Clue about a Cool New Business

Market Square ready for St. Patrick’s Day I don’t normally throw anything out on a Saturday, but a couple of things caught my attention that I thought I’d mention in short form. There are two events running downtown tonight in connection with St. Patrick’s Day. Live music and men in skirts will be featured on […]

Photographs in Search of a Blog

View from 11 Cafe, 100 Block, Knoxville  Here are a few scenes that caught my attention recently. The photograph of the 100 Block is from the window of 11 Cafe. I love the little bar along the window facing the street. Sitting there reminds me of a similar bar looking out onto the street of […]