Downtown Knoxville Ten Day Planner (7/21 – 7/30/2019)

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 one place I’ll go […]

Hot Town, Summer in the City

Is summer almost over? Am I the only one wondering? According to the calendar we are not quite a third of the way through. By the measure of a traditional school year — with June, July and August being summer vacation — we are over half way through. Don’t use that logic on a modern-day […]

How would you spend $.75 million and change annually to help downtown?

Start naming projects to help an entire downtown and the money can slip away pretty quickly. Some issues or dreams can’t be addressed with that small amount of money. As massive as it would seem to many of us on a personal level, when you start spreading it around block-by-block, it’s hard to make it […]

Emilia: A Culinary Trip to Northern Italy

(Ed: Written by AppalachianGastroventures for Inside of Knoxville. This is the fourth installment in their monthly series of restaurant reviews, allowing for further exploration of local restaurants after their opening. Check out their blog for many more dining experiences!) Any discussion of Italian cuisine has to include Emilia-Romagna, the food-rich area in Northern Italy. It’s […]

The State of Recode Knoxville

It’s been almost two years since I first wrote about Recode Knoxville and I was pretty late to the party. It was February 2017 that the effort officially got underway with with the outside consultants who guided the process. Gerald Green, Executive Director of Knoxville/Knox County Planning (formerly Metropolitan Planning Commission), says that even a […]