Category Archives: Knoxville

Museum supporters celebrate vibrant upcoming year

Members of the Knoxville Museum of Art’s Collectors Circle gathered last week for an evening of art and conversation to kick off the group’s new year of activities. Held at the lovely Lyons View Pike home of Dorothy and Caesar … Continue reading

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A progressive dinner for history

A group of downtown friends has been hosting progressive dinners for more than 10 years now. It started as a way to enjoy each others’ condos and invite guests to come see what downtown living was like. We usually had … Continue reading

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‘Lobster Roll Night’ at J.C. Holdway: damn good!

I am writing this blog post against my better judgment. I like to share great Knoxville experiences with everyone. But, on the other hand, when those experiences are very limited, I don’t want to create so much demand that I … Continue reading

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Wine, moonshine and help for our neighbors

Volunteer Ministry Center, a non-profit organization founded more than 35 years ago to prevent and end homelessness, has found a way to combine fun and fundraising — and honor a longtime benefactor in the process. The group recently hosted the … Continue reading

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Summer Swing ’23: a thankfully cool experience

After a three-year hiatus, Choice Health Network and Positively Living have brought back their popular hot-weather event, Summer Swing. Only this year, they made arrangements for some shade — and air conditioning! That turned out to be a very good … Continue reading

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Friends gather downtown to support Lynne Fugate

When you look up “community service” in the dictionary, there should be a photograph of Lynne Fugate. The incumbent City Council member, seeking re-election to her second term in At-Large Seat A, already had served two terms on the Knox … Continue reading

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Realtors celebrate name change with a party!

Lord knows I am friends with enough Realtors to know that they enjoy a good party! But, in this case, the celebration they held this past Tuesday was for a special cause. The Knoxville Area Association of Realtors unveiled its … Continue reading

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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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