Knoxville Throws a Block Party at Future Urban Gateway Park to Entice Input on its Design

(Article submitted by Guest Writer Lee Zimmerman) Manhattan has its central park. Vancouver boasts its Stanley Park. Other cities big and small take pride in green spaces that allow its denizens to take a respite from the noise and chaos of urban existence. They provide these places to congregate and share the joys of outdoor […]

New Downtown Business: Sniffing Up Surprises at The White Dog Gallery

By Lee Zimmerman   If it’s true as some say that an appreciation for art lies in the eye of the beholder, then credit White Dog Gallery, the newest art boutique in downtown Knoxville, with offering something artistic that everyone can enjoy. Even a cursory glance beyond the doors of the amply stocked gallery, located […]

Vienna Coffee’s New Knoxville Location Is Opening Its Doors

WrittenBy Lee Zimmerman You might say John Clark is a coffee connoisseur. Actually, that’s an understatement. It’s like saying Henry Ford liked automobiles. Clark, the owner of Vienna Coffee Co., turned his passion for java into a business that spawned a successful brewing company and two retail locations, first, Vienna Coffee House in Maryville, and […]

The Parkridge Historic House Tour: A Visit to Some Remarkable Residences

Article by Lee Zimmerman (Lee has written for No Depression, Billboard Magazine, Relix and others), Photos by Doug Finley A bleak and chilly day in late October may not seem like the most opportune time to undertake a historic house tour, but regardless, when opportunity calls and residents open up their homes for inspection, one […]