A Blazing Hot Weekend of Blazing Hot Fun

I realize you don’t come here for your weather report but I can’t help myself. The heat is more a personal enemy as I try to walk as much as possible to the places I need or want to go. It hasn’t gotten easier as I’ve gotten older and the temperatures have gotten higher. Thankfully […]

An Urban Weekend in Downtown Knoxville

Sometimes a weekend comes along which encapsulates a large swath of the urban living experience. The simple range of what one encounters in an active downtown area is an attraction in itself. The weekend doesn’t have to include fireworks or festivals. Simple, common experiences cumulatively illustrate why so many of us are attracted to an […]

Good Golly Tamale Opens Storefront

Many of you have enjoyed the tactile pleasure of unwrapping a small taste of heaven purchased from the Good Golly Tamale food cart. Made from organic, non-GMO ingredients, the tamales are of the highest quality ingredients. The taste doesn’t lie: they are spectacular. The business, formed two years ago by friends Chris Watson and Matt […]

Farmers’ Market and Civil War Commemorations for Your Weekend

I’ll bet when you read about the City People Home Tour yesterday you thought, “That sounds like a fun downtown weekend,” and you were right. Then maybe you looked at the events listing at the top of the page and realized this is also First Friday with everything that entails and thought, “This is a busy […]

Nourish Knoxville and the 2015 Winter Farmers’ Market

Like me, during your visits to the Market Square Farmers’ Market and other random times in the last year or so, you may have noticed references to Nourish Knoxville and wondered vaguely what that was all about. You may have noticed a copy of the “2014 East Tennessee Local Food Guide” and wondered how all […]