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5 Local Places to Find Books

The new year is a perfect time to make a resolution to READ MORE BOOKS. Today’s post covers where to find books in Knoxville, so literally READ ON! 1. Union Avenue Books This shop checks all the boxes – locally owned, independent, hosts events, and carries books for all walks of life. Whether…

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Guide to Knoxville for Readers

Several cities tout their favorite local authors, because people like to see the places they’ve read about in novels. Knoxville has its own literary heritage, associated with nationally well-known books and authors, and a brand-new guide to the city’s notable writers, and the places they wrote…

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The Maker City - Photography

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 introduces three area makers who excel at the art of photography. How did you get started as a photographer? I’ve always had a…

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The Maker City - Clay All Day

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 introduces three area makers who excel at all things clay. How did you get started as a ceramicist/clay artist? I have been a maker…

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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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