Is Knoxville Forming A Culinary Ecosystem?

I think a lot about food. I suspect I'm not alone. I think about food issues; nutrition, malnutrition, food deserts, my own poor food choices and how to make them better. Of course, I also think a great deal about food in and around … [Continue reading]

Go! Contemporary Dance Works’ Alice A Visual Feast

Urban Girl and I spent some quality time in the city this week, thanks to the Knox County flu epidemic. She created a bit of art at the Basement Community Art Studio and we bowled until we were both exhausted at Maple Hall. We topped Friday off with … [Continue reading]

Downtown Knoxville Ten Day Planner, (2/11 – 2/20/2018)

DJ Wigs, Waynestock 2018, Relix Theater, Knoxville, February 2018

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 … [Continue reading]

Kim Trent Reflects on Time With Knox Heritage and Looks Forward

Consider for a moment, given the force that Knox Heritage has become: Kim Trent is the only paid director in its history. For eight years she served on the board and when the group grew financial able to hire a director, they turned to her. She has … [Continue reading]

Coolato Gelato: New Owners Bring Many Changes

The team at Coolato Gelato, 524 South Gay Street, Knoxville, February 2018

Coolato Gelato has been a part of downtown at 524 South Gay Street since 2009. In downtown years, that's a long time. Original owners Allen and Cherryl Meuret guided the restaurant into 2017, selling it late in the year to Julianna and John Texada. … [Continue reading]