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Kid Reviewed Attractions in Knoxville

POV: You’re planning a trip with the fam and you’re overwhelmed with all the options, or maybe you don’t even know where to start. We got you! Here’s a quick post on guaranteed winning attractions: Little Kids From crawlers to age 10, look no further than Muse Knoxville. A STEAM (that’s Science…

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Downtown Knoxville: The Book

Downtown Knoxville never fails to attract attention, with relatively narrow streets reflecting its 18th-century origins, a public square of unusual shape, and a variety of large buildings of different styles in brick and marble, most of them built before 1930. And most of it’s on top of a 60-foot…

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Places to Hammock in Knoxville

Hammocking is a great way to enjoy the breeze and relax outside! We chose the best local parks for finding the perfect hammock spot, but there are a few things to know before you go. When setting up your hammock: do not trample sensitive vegetation, choose a healthy tree with no dead branches, and…

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Top 10 Mac & Cheese in Knoxville

The Brass Pearl - This Market Square seafood restaurant and oyster bar offers an elevated version of this down-home comfort food with their lobster mac and cheese. The little cups created by orecchiette pasta hold chunks of butter poached lobster and Tillamook cheddar and smoked gouda cheeses…

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Top 10 French Fries in Knoxville

July 13 th is National French Fry Day, and if you are celebrating this golden event in Knoxville, we’ve piled high ten great places to fill that savory, salty craving. Penne for Your Thoughts - This favorite food truck at the Central Filling Station - Tennessee's first full-service food truck park -…

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Metal, Manufacturing, ‘Merica

This monthly blog from The Maker City features a look at some of the Knoxville area’s outstanding makers – artists, crafters, and custom builders. This month’s blog showcases efforts that the Mayor’s Maker Council is spearheading on behalf of military veterans. Details on how to become involved with…

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Christmas in July

Since Knoxville is such a festive town, it should come as no surprise that we just can’t wait until December to celebrate Christmas! This year we’re moving the season up six months and celebrating Christmas in July by shining a spotlight on our unique-to-Knoxville Christmas ornaments. (And just for…

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Find Waldo in Downtown Knoxville

Where’s Waldo? The question on everyone’s mind this summer. Now YOU can be a part of a real-life search in downtown Knoxville from July 1-July 31! How to join the fun: Pick up a passport from these participating locations Start the search for the character we all know and love. He’s about 6 inches…

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