Despite Cold, Knoxville Open Streets Celebrates SoKno

Photos and Story by Heidi Hornick With yesterday’s temperature never getting above 40 degrees, and the wind chill making it feel like 35, only the hale and hearty would be expected to attend an outdoor event. Open Streets is as much a celebration of a community’s progress as it is an opportunity for the entire […]

Spring 2017 Open Streets Knoxville

I probably shouldn’t declare the Dogwood Arts Festival the end of Festival Season. Here we are two weeks later and we are looking straight into another weekend filled with festivals and festival-like events. Downtown will be filled on Saturday with biscuit-loving fans for the International Biscuit Festival and that will just be the start of what’s […]

Open Streets is This Weekend – And It Is Bigger and Better

Of course, there’s also this other festival on Saturday. I’m going to go ahead and assume that most everyone, including some who live under a rock know that the International Biscuit Festival will happen this Saturday in downtown Knoxville. There will be contests, booths, music and many, many, many biscuits. And that is the perfect […]

Knoxville Gets Its Move On: Open Streets 2015

It felt a little weird at first, didn’t it? I think maybe more so for those of us who are often pedestrians. Walking on a sidewalk and being very cautious when walking in the street are critical at a primal survival level. It’s hard to unlearn something that hard-wired, even if only for a few […]