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Symphony ShowHouse goes uptown. (You should, too!)

Every year, the Knoxville Symphony League typically selects a brand new 5,500-square-foot home, usually on the water, and invites an assortment of interior designers to decorate its various rooms. Called the Symphony Designer ShowHouse, tours of the home are one … Continue reading

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A very ‘Veuve’ venture

It would be hard to imagine a more appropriate spot in Knoxville than The Tennessean Personal Luxury Hotel to stage a tasting of Veuve Clicquot, everybody’s (it seems) favorite champagne. The hotel, not even a year old, used the event … Continue reading

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A Big Orange welcome for new athletics director

More than 200 community and business leaders gathered at the Knoxville Convention Center last week to be utterly charmed by the University of Tennessee’s new athletics director, John Currie. For his part, Currie seemed equally enamored with Knoxville.

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Knoxville community welcomes new campus leader

Beverly Davenport, UT-Knoxville’s new chancellor, charmed more than 200 Knoxville business and community leaders recently with her enthusiasm and openness at a reception held in her honor at the Knoxville Convention Center. Costs of the reception were paid for entirely … 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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Convention Center swanks it up for holiday event

The swankiest nightclub with the best food in town on Tuesday night was at the Knoxville Convention Center as the center’s staff and vendors hosted an over-the-top holiday party to thank clients and friends. The theme, “Cocktails and UnCONVENTIONal Carols,” … Continue reading

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Havana heat: Hot night at the Copa

I have to hand it to the fun folks at the Knoxville Opera Guild: They are nothing if not flexible!

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Anne spells freedom: D-I-V-O-R-C-E

Let’s say you are 63 years old and have been married to your husband for 42 years, since you were 21. And let’s say you found out he has been cheating on you — with a woman he also had … Continue reading

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Beautiful new bar and restaurant strive to attract locals as well as visitors: Windows on the Park

Our friend Nick Cazana has a new baby. It’s Windows on the Park, a gorgeous new bar and restaurant located in the Holiday Inn World’s Fair. Alan and I, along with our friends Dawn and Richard Ford, went to a … Continue reading

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