TVA Continues to Pursue Sale of Towers – Accepting Comments (Plus a Plug and a Giveaway)

Today I’m going to give you several quick hitters as we approach the weekend. First, it’s been several months since the announcement that TVA would offer its towers for sale. I wrote about it in May, dreaming a bit about what might happen. I called it a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and I still feel it could […]

Asheville Hosts First Open Streets

Contacted by organizers there who requested use of some of my photographs from Knoxville’s Open Streets events, I was curious about Asheville’s first Open Streets event – and a little surprised that we’d had two such events before their first. With Urban Woman feeling a bit under-the-weather, Urban Daughter agreed to join Urban Girl and […]

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 […]

Open Streets Knoxville Returns This Spring

As intimated last fall, Open Streets will return to Knoxville this spring and the route will be similar to, though a bit different from the last run. Last October’s event was a success by any measure, with about 3,400 Knoxville citizens taking to the one-mile stretch of Central Street from the Old City to Happy […]

“Open Streets” Comes to Knoxville in October!

Clearly, there were many of us who were taken with the idea of Gil Penalosa’s Ciclovia: The City of Knoxville and Bike Walk Knoxville have spearheaded an effort that will bring an “Open Streets” event to Knoxville in October. A great share of the thanks goes to Mayor Rogero for her commitment to what is […]