Tag Archives: Jake Hudson

Southern hospitality on Sylvan Lane

Knox Heritage’s popular Summer Suppers ended on a distinctly Southern note recently with a garden party in the backyard of a renovated Craftsman-style home on a little-known street in Sequoyah Hills. To underscore the Southern theme: all the dishes were … Continue reading

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Even Mother Nature loves Ijams and the Symphony

In the 32-year history of Symphony in the Park, the fun, fun event where the Knoxville Symphony plays at an outdoor fundraiser for Ijams Nature Center at the nature center, there’s never been a rain plan in place. And, although … Continue reading

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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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‘Thrilling’ evening honors Ashley Capps

Every year the East Tennessee Community Design Center recognizes with the Bruce McCarty Community Impact Award an individual who has demonstrated a commitment to building a better future for this region. This year, the award was bestowed upon concert promoter … Continue reading

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We were Conned into a great time

My husband, Alan Carmichael, and I are big Con Hunley fans. And we are big fans of the Knox Heritage Summer Suppers series of fundraisers. We also love caterer Holly Hambright — for her fabulous food and her mega-sized personality. … Continue reading

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Downtown welcomes Dogwood, runners, EarthFest

Was anybody anywhere else Saturday except in downtown Knoxville? It sure seemed as if everyone were here. And we downtown residents were delighted to have you. You were generally friendly and well-behaved and we are happy to share this amazing urban experience with you. Continue reading

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