Cormac McCarthy, A German Band and a Freshly Painted Wall

Many of us love both books and Knoxville. When the two merge in the form of Knoxville writers or writing about Knoxville, it's a pretty heady intersection for someone like myself. Knoxville has lots of literary connections, none more celebrated than … [Continue reading]

Area Preservation Projects and Road Projects Win Awards

Knox Heritage announced its annual East Tennessee Preservation Awards recognizing "outstanding individuals, organizations and projects contributing to the protection of East Tennessee's heritage." As is often the case, several awards went to downtown … [Continue reading]

Simpl: New Restaurant Announced for South Knoxville

The south side of the river continues to attract new businesses, as Kendale Ball announces plans to open Simpl, a southern American restaurant at 1120 Sevier Avenue. The spot was most recently home to Three Bears Coffee which is moving its production … [Continue reading]

Midterms Are Here: Have You Voted?

In some respects, it's hard to believe mid-terms are here. This moment has been a national focal point for two years for many people. In other respects, the presidential election of 2016 seems like decades ago. Whatever your political perspective, I … [Continue reading]

Downtown Knoxville Ten Day Planner (11/4 – 11/13/2018)

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 … [Continue reading]