Tag Archives: Mary Fran Darwin

Knoxville’s best neighborhood (at least, for me!)

No neighborhood in Knoxville has as much variety of residential options as does downtown. That’s why the City People organization has been able to conduct a downtown home tour every year for decades. The 2017 version was this past weekend and … Continue reading

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Urban League: A place for doers and dancers!

Right up there with the Knoxville Opera as a nonprofit that really knows how to throw a party, you’d have to put the Knoxville Area Urban League. And, like the Knoxville Opera, the Urban League stays true to its mission … Continue reading

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Packed preview party launches Urban Home Tour

Wow. There was certainly something for everyone last night at the preview party for the East Tennessee Community Design Center’s Urban Home and Garden Tour, which is set for today and tomorrow. (Moxley Carmichael is honored to be a sponsor.) The … Continue reading

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A ‘Teenie’ view of the future

  It was a rainy day, and I wondered what effect that would have on the party planned outdoors at Teenie Hayworth’s beautiful West Knoxville horse farm called Penrose. But we grabbed our umbrellas and set out anyway. It seems … Continue reading

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Women “wine” down as Expo heats up

You can always count on seeing fun, quirky items and opportunities at the News Sentinel’s Women Today Expo. Normally, this is experienced in a frenetic crowd of laughing, noisy women of all ages. Which is nice, if exhausting. But this … Continue reading

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