Saturday Sounds: Dixieghost, Blond Bones and Jubal

Today we’re going to look at three very different local bands and what they are up to. I saw Dixieghost recently at Scruffy City Hall on the 6 O’Clock Swerve and Jubal opened for Blond Bone at their CD release party at Flow. Most weeks in Knoxville feature more great music than any one person […]

New Glimpses Inside Old Buildings (with the Community Design Center)

Once a year the Community Design Center throws a big party. Last night saw this years’ version set up shop on Main Street inside the U.S. Post Office Building. A massive marble building with Art Deco finishes, the building opened in 1934. Mentioned a couple of times in Cormac McCarthy’s Suttree, the building is worthy of […]

Top Ten Articles of 2014

So, here we are with the top ten. Before we get into it, I’d like to thank some people who have been important to the success of the blog this year. Just John added tremendous value by writing about his innovative ideas for the city and spurring great conversations. Guest bloggers Greg Manter, Adam Henig, […]

Top Articles of 2014, Part 1: #25 – #11

One of my nerdy personality quirks is that I really enjoy statistics. I’ve obsessed at various times over SEC football statistics, music statistics (sales, artist rankings, chart positions) and, obviously,  I now pay attention to Internet statistics particularly as it regards my own site. End-of-the-year lists fascinate me probably too much. So, it’s natural that […]