“Its electric”

A crowd of nearly 40 people were the first passengers to experience riding on the new all-electric bus fleet operated by Knoxville Area Transit (KAT) at a Thursday morning press conference in Caswell Park. Officials from...
Just inside the front door of one of the austere, dignified buildings that crown “The Hill” at the University of Tennessee stands one of the world’s last wonders, a botanical outlier that’s evolved in a...

KAT gets wired

With a little luck and a lot of hard work, commuters along Bus Route 17 will be the first to experience riding in one of KAT’s new all-electric buses by early next year.  Also known as...
Deadly shootouts, devastating fires and a bit of vaudeville thrown in for good measure… there are far worse ways to spend an evening in downtown Knoxville. That was the verdict of more than 60 history buffs...
The Question: How do teenagers who just went through the most violent semester ever in the history of their high school, take care of themselves and each other this summer? The Answer: For the dozens of...
Pride Month had a memorable finish this year at Zoo Knoxville with a sold out celebration of what it means to be different.   Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Pride Month is currently celebrated each year in June to honor...
The assorted waterfowl who basked in the moonlight on the shores of Fountain City Lake on Tuesday night didn’t have anything to say about their home’s new owners, not even after being fed a double...
Although they’re both private property, the City of Knoxville has spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on Fountain City Lake and the adjoining Fountain City Park over the past few years. The lake and park are...
A Scruffy City restaurant review  I am not sure at what exact point I understood that chicken wings are a primal experience for me.  Not primal like “primitive” or “caveman,” although a bit of that (which I’ll...
The Knoxville Expo Center on Clinton Highway was transformed into a women’s wonderland of shopping, self-indulgence and overall good health when it hosted the Third Annual Knoxville Women’s Expo this weekend. There were nearly 200 vendors offering...