Follow Up and Update

I hope each and every one of you had a great Thanksgiving holiday and are enjoying the beginning of the holiday season. We all hope for this time of year to be filled with joy, and my wish for each of you is that you would find it to be precisely that. Before I move […]

Those Special Moments

The time has finally arrived. If you haven’t finished the details and tasks demanded for that perfect celebration, you are up against a wall. Hopefully, the demands are met, presents wrapped and plans are underway to enjoy a happy time with people you love. Leading up to that perfect conclusion, the days can become a […]

Downtown Knoxville Hosts 2016 Tour de Lights

The 2016 Tour de Lights rolled from Market Square through the streets of Knoxville last Friday night and for the third consecutive year, organizers estimated the crowd at over 1000 participants. Certainly, the square was full of decorated, colorful bikes, people of all ages and a lot of smiles. There was one – and at […]

Downtown Knoxville Christmas Decorations 2016

In recent years, downtown merchants have joined in a window decorating contest. It’s been all in good fun and the upshot was that downtown storefronts became increasingly attractive, which was the point. I remember when it seemed to really take off several years ago. At the time it seemed to me that we’d taken another […]

River and Rail Theatre Company Debuts Tonight with “The Unusual Tale of Mary and Joseph’s Baby.”

The arts continue to grow and strengthen in Knoxville and the emergence of a new theatre company is always interesting. That this theatre company boasts Tom Cervone, Exectutive Director of Dogwood Arts on its board makes the new entry into our theatre community even more intriguing. I sat down for a conversation with Josh Peterson, […]