Category Archives: Knoxville

Tour shows amazing options for downtown living

Want to know what it’s like to live downtown? Take the Downtown Home Tour when it rolls around next year — or keep reading to see what was on this year’s Home Tour. The beauty of it is that you … Continue reading

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Sweet P’s Uptown Corner: a sweet sneak peek!

Everyone knows that Knoxville loves a new restaurant. But, guess what! It also loves an existing restaurant that is reopening. We found this out last night at the “sneak peek” of Sweet P’s Uptown Corner, located in Fountain City at … Continue reading

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Cellist Yo-Yo Ma calls East Tennessee ‘paradise’

“I thought I was in paradise, except that I’m not dead yet!” exclaimed superstar cellist Yo-Yo Ma during his appearance at World’s Fair Park on Friday night, referring to the beauty and culture he discovered in the Appalachian Mountains and … Continue reading

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The happiest party of the year!

Question: Do hats make people happy? Or do happy people wear hats? The answer really doesn’t matter. The upshot is that Hats in Bloom, an annual fundraiser and hat sale benefiting the Knoxville Botanical Garden and Arboretum, is the happiest … Continue reading

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Art and camaraderie outside museum walls

One of the best things about being a member of the Knoxville Museum of Art Collectors Circle is the chance to see interesting and important works and mingle with other art lovers outside the walls of the Museum itself. My … Continue reading

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‘Symphony Soiree:’ a sprightly shindig!

One of the best of the Knoxville Symphony League‘s “Elegant Dining” fundraisers is the one every year featuring the culinary talents of the musicians themselves. Held earlier this month in the Great Hall at St. John’s Episcopal Cathedral downtown, “Symphony … Continue reading

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Wallace becomes independent real estate agency: ‘We’ve got the horsepower. We just needed to take the reins.’

The large gathering in the ballroom of the Embassy Suites hotel on Parkside Drive last Wednesday had all the markings of a highly charged political event. A large screen with the words, “The Big Reveal,” was positioned front and center. … Continue reading

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It was a souper good time!

One of the tastiest and most laid-back fundraisers in Knoxville has to be CAC Beardsley Community Garden’s annual “Snow Day” soup competition. I’ve been going to it for years and, I swear, the soups keep getting better and better! This … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras on Magnolia!

Kim Trent is an expert on Mardi Gras. She is from Mobile, where the first Mardi Gras was held. So, it was with great enthusiasm that I signed up to attend a Mardi Gras-themed Elegant Dining fundraiser for the Knoxville … Continue reading

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KSO’s next season will be out of this world

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra held a little cocktail party at The Emporium Center on Gay Street recently to unveil to its board members and major supporters the schedule for the 2023-24 concert season, which starts in September. (You can see … Continue reading

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