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A sweltering Summer Swing still succeeds

The Summer Swing party held this past Saturday on the front lawn at Eddie Mannis’ house certainly was aptly named. At least the “summer” part. The temperature at the event was HOT! But that didn’t stop attendees from at least … 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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Museum of Art kicks off summer in style

Our friends at the Knoxville Museum of Art have a good recipe for a successful party. Hire a rocking band. Get Holly Hambright to cater the food and The Pour Guys to handle the bar. Invite the governor. Voila! You’ve … Continue reading

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Robinson-Stair wedding was a masterpiece

Attorney Caesar Stair III, the father of the groom, admitted that it was unusual to think of him officiating at a marriage ceremony — him being a well-known divorce lawyer and all. But that’s what his son wanted, so . … Continue reading

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Blue Streakers take a ‘dive’

Because the Blue Streak would not be possible without the cooperation of hundreds (at least) of Knoxvillians who patiently stop in the middle of partying to pose for photos and chat at events, we like to reward them from time … Continue reading

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Barcelona beckons (from Bearden)

My friends and I are really loving this “Taste Bud Tour of the World” that chef Holly Hambright is staging throughout this year. At her restaurant in Bearden, Holly’s Homberg, she is offering five-course dinners featuring dishes from some of … Continue reading

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Foothills and friends remember Jack Rose

Saturday was bittersweet for the relatives and friends of the late Jack Rose, a photographer and avid outdoorsman who passed away this summer at age 58 after a brief illness. Jack was honored posthumously by the Foothills Land Conservancy, an … Continue reading

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‘Taste of Greece’ perfect antidote to adversity

If ever a church seemed snake-bit (aside from the actual snake-handling churches, of course) it is Saint George Greek Orthodox Church on Kingston Pike in Knoxville. Reeling from the alleged theft of more than $360,000 by its trusted treasurer that … Continue reading

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Sweet P’s Downtown Dive is open!

Last week, after a “friends and family” night on Wednesday, Sweet P’s Barbeque opened its second location — this one downtown at 410 W. Jackson Ave., next door to The Standard. It is, in my opinion, a perfect barbecue joint. … Continue reading

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Super supper in Seattle (sorta)

After work yesterday, Alan and I had dinner in Seattle. But we were back in our downtown Knoxville home by 9 p.m. Actually, we only went to Bearden. We were at Holly’s in Homberg Place where chef Holly Hambright is … Continue reading

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