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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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Fave Photos of 2022

Fave Photos of 2022 The year is winding down and there’s excitement in the air for a new year. But before we welcome 2023, we wanted to share a few of our favorite Knoxville photos captured this year. Sit back with a cuppa, and hope this inspires you to come for a visit in 2023! View this…

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In the Neighborhood – Bearden

Bearden is an eclectic neighborhood west of downtown that is difficult to define. Ask a local where Bearden starts and ends and you might receive conflicting answers. For purposes of our post today, we’re using the parameters of Papermill meeting Kingston Pike on the west end, and Lyons View meeting…

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In the Neighborhood – UT Campus

Whether you’re a current student, prospective student, parent of a student, someone who loves that particular shade of orange, or just want to get to know the University of Tennessee more, today’s post is for you! We’re talking all things UT! Not Texas, mind you – not to ruffle any feathers but…

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2022 Guide to Christmas in Knoxville

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, after football season…and after dogwood season…and…well anytime is a wonderful time in Knoxville but we admit the winter holiday season is particularly delightful. We’ve rounded up our favorite activities to enjoy your favorite traditions and make new…

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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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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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In the Neighborhood – SoKno

South Knoxville is such a fun area of Knoxville to explore. If you head up to the Sunsphere and fix your gaze directly south across the Tennessee River, you’ll notice it looks a little undeveloped compared to the cool city that surrounds you. That, my friends, is what we call the “Urban Wilderness”…

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How to Do a UT Campus Visit

Doing a campus visit can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. The College Board recommends spring of junior year as a good time to start visiting campuses (after doing research to narrow down options). Consider visiting for spring break to explore the University of Tennessee, and you’ll be…

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Fave Photos of 2021

Fave Photos of 2021 The year is winding down and there’s excitement in the air for a new year. But before we welcome 2022, we wanted to share a few of…

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