Happy Christmas Everybody

This will be my final post until after Christmas. I may actually skip a few days while I spend time with my family. I hope you each have a wonderful holiday however you celebrate it. I wish for each of you that special, quiet moment where through the din of shopping, commercialism, Walmart and all […]

Local Christmas Music for Your Stocking

As always, Knoxville enjoys an embarrassment of riches in the musical arena. This Christmas season has given us at least three new disks featuring local artists. You can’t go wrong with any of the three, so head out to disk exchange and pick them up! The first is by Christabel and the Jons. After much […]

Bikes, Bright Lights and Biting Cold

Santa and his Rudolph, Tour de Lights, Knoxville, December 2010 To avoid the Christmas spirit in downtown Knoxville, you must be determined to revel in your inner Scrooge. From Christmas Wrestlers to gorgeous lights, we’ve got enough spirit to make a Grinch run and hide. The events and fun just keep coming. Tonight was no exception. […]

Shopping in the City: Downtown Shopper’s Guide

Print from Rala This is not going to be an exhaustive give guide like you might find in Metropulse. I do think it is worth mentioning, however, that great shopping is waiting for you downtown – either for you gifts prior to Christmas or as a place to spend that gift money that you are […]

Christmas Parade, Knoxville Style, Part Two: The Unorthodox

I suspect our Christmas parade is no different than many across the country in that much of what is included isn’t really related to the holiday. In fact, if you stripped away all the extraneous matter, maybe there wouldn’t be enough left to justify the event. Certainly Knoxville has a large, lengthy, colorful parade. Probably […]