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Guide to a Groovy Day in Knoxville

Have you recently caught yourself longing for the carefree days of the 60’s and 70’s? Wish you were surrounded by bold patterns, vibrant colors, maybe even some classic wood paneling? Look no further than Knoxville, an artsy-kinda-town that has some hidden gems to sweep you right back into those…

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Knoxville: A Great City for Concert Goers

What do Kelsea Ballerini, Paul McCartney, Orville Peck and Lil Wayne all have in common? Each one performed on stage in Knoxville this past year. That’s a fact that is music to the ears of concert goers like me. Let’s start with a little background: my dad took my brother and me to our first…

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A History of Gay Street

History in the Making Gay Street was the site of the 1796 Constitutional Convention that resulted in the founding of the state of Tennessee and was a focal point for the early political activity of both the city and the state of Tennessee. On the eve of the Civil War, Gay Street was the site of…

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Quiet Places to Reflect and Be Thankful

With fall in full force, here are our top 5 picks for peaceful spots to reflect and be thankful this season. You will find quieter parks with great spots to sit or have a picnic, as well as places that highlight the beauty of East Tennessee, a magical place we are so thankful to live in. Collier…

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10 Things Only in Knoxville

Every city has things that you can only do in that town. You can only see the US Capitol in Washington DC. You can only try moose cheese from one farm in Sweden. And there are several things you can only experience in Knoxville! Located in Eastern Tennessee between the Cumberland Plateau and the…

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Christmas at the Historic Homes of Knoxville

Knoxville is very proud of its seven Historic House Museums, and they all have many opportunities to learn about life in this region from various eras. The holiday season is especially festive with open houses and other events. Let’s get to it to see what each of these homes have to offer during the…

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Knoxville Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving 2023

Not everyone wants to spend Thanksgiving in the kitchen minding green bean casseroles and basting turkeys. Lucky for you, a number of local restaurants are ready to feed you and your family. From pick-up full menus to buffets and sit-down meals, Knoxville is full of Thanksgiving options and we’ve…

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Knoxville's Ongoing Festival of Film

FILM FEST KNOX, the film festival, opens this November 9-12. Why is Knoxville a great place to have a film festival? One reason is that Knoxville is home to Regal Cinemas, one of the largest theater chains in the world, and they’re one of the sponsors of this festival. Another reason is that for the…

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Guide to Gameday in Columbia, MD

The Mizzou Tiger fans here in Columbia, MO (you can call us CoMo) are thrilled to welcome Vols to our city for a football showdown the weekend of November 10th. We know your main goal is to watch the action on the field, but we have a lot to explore when you're not cheering on your Vols. Guide to…

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