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Food Fun and Farmers Markets

The Maker City monthly blog takes a look at locations where makers are found in The Maker City and features some of Knoxville area’s outstanding makers – artists, crafters and so much more. This month’s blog features Charlotte Tolley, founding director of Nourish Knoxville, and Allyson and Chris…

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Your Beercation Destination

If you have never been to Knoxville, buckle up for unexpected adventures! Actually, if you HAVE been here, you’re likely to find new adventures waiting. I have spent most of my life in Knoxville, but watching it grow over the past 20 years has allowed me to rediscover it again and again. Like a…

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10 Things to Know About Market Square

Historic Market Square is the heart of downtown Knoxville. It’s a must-do for any visitor to our city, and we’re happy to tell you why! But you can’t know the present if you don’t know the past, so we’ll start with a brief history lesson to get your bearings. 1. Market Square History The history of…

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In the Neighborhood – Happy Holler & Central

If a neighborhood name like “Happy Holler” doesn’t make you want to visit, we don’t know what does. This post is going to cover this neighborhood and either side of it on Central Street, a north/south route in North Knoxville that roughly parallels and is between I-275 and Broadway. For the purpose…

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Shop Like a Local at the Farmers' Market

If you are looking for an authentic Knoxville experience, do as the locals do and take a trip to the Market Square Farmers' Market. Nestled in the heart of downtown Knoxville, the Market Square Farmers’ Market is held every Wednesday and Saturday, May - November on the site of the former Market…

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Experience Knoxville the Dog-Friendly Way

Knoxville loves dogs and our visitors are no exception! Enjoy this post written by our friends from The Remarkable Golden: We recently made a stop in Knoxville on our cross-country tour with our golden retriever, Judge. Knoxville wasn’t originally on our itinerary until we met some locals at a bar…

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Guide to Knoxville's International Cuisine

Knoxville is firmly planted in the south, and you might think all we have is southern specialties. While we do have quite a bit of that, Knoxville has a way more diverse food scene than you might think. Here’s a roundup of the deliciousness this city has to offer! Looking for European flair? We’ve…

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In the Neighborhood — Farragut

The Town of Farragut is in west Knox County and has much to offer visitors. It is named after Admiral David Farragut, who uttered the now-famous command of “Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead!” during the Battle of Mobile Bay in the Civil War. Farragut was born on the north side of the river…

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In the Neighborhood – Fountain City

Fountain City is a neighborhood in north Knoxville that was previously an unincorporated community prior to annexation by the city of Knoxville in 1962. It’s generally considered to start north of I-640/Sharp’s Ridge past North Knoxville, and ends at Halls Crossroads to begin the Halls neighborhood…

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In the Neighborhood – Broadway & North Knoxville

Everything you wanted to know about North Knoxville, all in one place. This post is going to going to cover a major north/south thoroughfare known as Broadway (US 441 on a map, and turns into Henley downtown at Western Avenue, which then turns into Chapman Highway after crossing the Henley Street…

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