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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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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 — East Knoxville

East Knoxville is full of history, attractions, and perhaps most importantly – great food. To quote Jack Neely of the Knoxville History Project from his latest book Historic Knoxville: The Curious Visitor’s Guide to its Stories and Places , “East Knoxville comprises the neighborhoods (Parkridge, Five…

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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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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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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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