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Guide to Things to Do on Gay Street

Looking for things to do and places to go in Knoxville? Enjoy our Neighborhood Guide series where we share a part of town and cover food and drinks, nature and outdoors, arts and culture, attractions, and more. Look Up When You're Down(town) - Gay Street A stroll down Knoxville’s historic downtown…

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Guide to Things to Do in Happy Holler

Looking for things to do and places to go in Knoxville? Enjoy our Neighborhood Guide series where we share a part of town and cover food and drinks, nature and outdoors, arts and culture, attractions, and more! A Whole Lotta Happy - Happy Holler and Central Just beyond the shadow of the…

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Guide to Things to Do in Bearden

Looking for things to do and places to go in Knoxville? Enjoy our Neighborhood Guide series where we share a part of town and cover food and drinks, nature and outdoors, arts and culture, attractions, and more! Easygoing Elegance - Bearden Ask a local where Bearden is, and you’ll get some varying…

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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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Guide to Things to Do in West Knoxville

Looking for things to do and places to go in Knoxville? Enjoy our Neighborhood Guide series where we share a part of town and cover food and drinks, nature and outdoors, arts and culture, attractions, and more! Compelling and Cosmopolitan - West Knoxville West Knoxville is a large section of the…

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In the Neighborhood - Halls and Powell

Halls Crossroads and Powell, both located in North Knoxville, have a rich history of being close-knit communities. Locally known as just “Halls”, the community was started at the crossroads of Emory Road and Maynardville Highway. Thomas Hall decided to build a blacksmith shop and an inn after being…

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Fave Photos of 2023

The year is winding down and there’s excitement in the air for a new year. But before we welcome 2024, 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 2024! View this post on…

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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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In the Neighborhood — Sutherland Avenue

Sutherland is not quite a main drag a la Kingston Pike, but it’s no measly side street either. It does run parallel to Kingston Pike, just south of I-40 just minutes from downtown. Its eastern end is at a part of town known as Marble City (not often referred to today, and also not to be confused…

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