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This monthly blog from The Maker City features a look at some of the Knoxville area’s outstanding makers – artists, crafters, and custom builders. In the spirit of “April Showers…”, this month’s blog introduces three area makers who excel at bath, scent, and wellness products. Name: Courtney Lozano…

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Top Hot Dogs in Knoxville

This post is really just an excuse to say the phrase “hot dog blog” – enjoy! Starting with an obvious choice with hot dog in the name, Curious Dog is a must in the Old City. With over 30 options, there’s no way you won’t find a dog to fall for here. The classic Curious Dog is topped with potato…

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Top Fourth of July Festivities in Knoxville

Every year it seems we say amongst ourselves, what is there to do and where can we see fireworks? Some have an annual routine and others like to switch it up. Today’s post is going to recap Knoxville’s offerings so you can have a game plan…

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10 Instagram Worthy Nature Shots in Knoxville

The Holston River begins in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and flows for 274 miles through Virginia into Tennessee and historically, the river had great strategic importance for commerce in the Tennessee Valley. Today you can enjoy the river at Holston River Park in East Knoxville. This…

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Top 10 Summer Bucket List for Kids

There are several splash pads all over the city. The biggest is at the World’s Fair Park. Squeeze in a quick history lesson by taking the kids up the Sunsphere, which was built for the 1982 World’s Fair. And some geography too – you can see 360 degrees from the Observation Deck; a great time to…

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New Nature Playscape at Ijams Nature Center

When is a fallen tree not a tree? When it’s a treehouse. Or a boat. Or a tightrope! With the opening of the new Ijams Nature Playscape at Grayson Subaru Preserve, children will be able to let their imaginations run wild, in the wild. Students in the Tuesday/Thursday class of the Ijams Nature Play…

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Bike Boat Brew & Bark Gift Guide

June is that sweet spot in between Spring and Summer where the weather is just right. The days grow longer, the season gets warmer, and our Southern city comes alive under the sunshine. The first Saturday in June marks Knoxville’s annual Bike, Boat, Brew, & Bark Festival down at Volunteer Landing…

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