Knoxville a Finalist to Host the 2022 Congress for the New Urbanism

The Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU) holds an annual gathering for members and supporters of the idea that cities are best when they are walkable, include mixed use, are sustainable and encourage healthier lifestyles. In other words, similar to towns and cities before the last seventy years of auto-centric development. The congress usually attracts […]

African Dance Classes Come to Downtown Knoxville

When Jamie McGowan arrived in Knoxville last August to assume her position as Director of Global Research at the University of Tennessee, she landed on a mission to find Knoxville’s African dance community. It wasn’t easy. She ultimately connected with dancer Alaba Mitchum, a professional African dancer, originally from St. Louis, and Obayana Ajanaku, the […]

Downtown Knoxville Ten Day Planner (1/26 – 2/4/2020)

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 […]

The Oak Room by Abridged Settles Into Happy Holler

The beautiful Oak Room, presented by Abridged Beer Company, welcomes patrons into a room filled with oak barrels, each aging a different sour beer. Although not offering the full range of Abridged product available at their original brewpub at 100 Lockett Road, the collection presented here is curated to focus on sours. The Oak Room, […]

Yoga 865 Opens in the Old City

Yoga 865 opened to its first class last week. Located in the Old City at 103 West Jackson, it is downstairs from Lox Salon and next to the new barbershop. Emily Pace is the owner and Micole Price will help manage the space. They will each teach classes. Emily grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina, […]