Tag Archives: Brad Anders

What an impact – Natalie Haslam lauded for life’s work

Every year, the East Tennessee Community Design Center recognizes a local leader with its Bruce McCarty Community Impact Award, named after its founder. “It is presented with the goal of celebrating and perpetuating both the quality of life in East … Continue reading

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Dinner on the Bridge: A ‘smashing’ success!

The “Dinner on the Bridge,” a benefit for the Arts & Culture Alliance which closed the Gay Street Bridge last night, was supposed to end at 8:30. Instead, it came to an abrupt conclusion at 7 p.m. when torrential wind … Continue reading

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Urban League gives kids shoes — and confidence

The weather Saturday was perfect for the Knoxville Area Urban League’s 15th annual Shoes for School event which attracted thousands to Caswell Park in East Knoxville. During this year’s gathering, 1,200 children received new pairs of shoes and as many … Continue reading

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‘Dinner on the Bridge’ beguiles

What a great idea this was! To celebrate Knoxville’s 225th birthday, the Arts & Culture Alliance hosted a dinner on the Gay Street Bridge Sunday night complete with keyboard music by Carol Zinavage Shane of the Knoxville Symphony and a … Continue reading

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Regas Square wows at preview party

It was a heck of a preview party that launched the new Regas Square development on Wednesday evening at the Mill & Mine with more than 270 in attendance and great news coverage. (Disclosure: Moxley Carmichael helped with the function.) … Continue reading

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Knoxville welcomes banner hire in Rick Barnes

I know it’s football all the time right now as the countdown draws close to kickoff of the gridiron season. But for one day last week, thoughts turned to basketball as the business community hosted a reception to welcome Rick Barnes, … Continue reading

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Richard Jolley’s monumental installation at Knoxville Museum of Art addresses big questions

In a little less than a year, an art installation that organizers hope will be the “tipping point” for Knoxville’s growing reputation as a vibrant arts and culture destination will have its official opening.

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What happened in Mox Vegas!

We said on the invitation that what happened in Mox Vegas might end up on the Blue Streak. And, sure enough! The 21st annual Moxley Carmichael mid-winter client party was last Friday. And, in case you were ever wondering what … Continue reading

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Feuding editor and mayor bring down the house at 34th annual Front Page Follies show

Lord knows the 34th annual Front Page Follies show had plenty of raw material this year. The annual spoof of news makers produced and performed by the local chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (and friends) is a series … Continue reading

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Burchett wisdom: gals don’t like motorcycles in the kitchen – and other hard-learned life lessons

At least with state Sen. Tim Burchett, R-Knoxville, in the race for Knox County mayor, the meetings and speeches won’t be boring. Burchett cracked up a breakfast meeting of the Farragut/West Knox Chamber Tuesday at Fox Den Country Club with … Continue reading

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