May 2019 Around Town

Rock Around the Dock for Autism May 3 The Sixth Annual Rock Around the Dock for Autism is a Margaritaville-style event hosted at The Shrimp Dock Bearden on Friday, May 3 and will include live entertainment; a Cajun shrimp boil; a silent auction; and complimentary wine, beer and non-alcoholic beverages, side dishes and dessert. Proceeds benefit the Autism Society of East Tennessee. … Continued

Go-Getters and Heavy Hitters

 Name: Kate Ziegler  Occupation: Business owner and motivational speaker  Three things I don't want to live without: Bible, journal, a phone to talk to my family because they don't live here

Breaking Money Barriers

At the Women Adviser Summit I attended last fall, Kathleen Burns Kingsbury, a wealth psychology expert, spoke on the topic of her recent book Breaking Money Silence. She shared that “62 percent of women would rather talk about their own death than money.” Also, consider these stats from a recent Credit Karma survey. Of those surveyed, “almost 40 percent of women…

May Inspiration

Every year when May makes its welcomed return to our calendars, we can’t help but want to run outside and soak up the sunshine, listen to the birds singing, smell the cut grass and watch those bees buzzing around. This month brings with it an abundance of joy—bright blue skies, a rainbow of flowers and, … Continued

Patricia Robledo: A City Builder

In 2011, when Mayor Madeline Rogero took office, she soon heard from local business owners about how hard it was to know who to contact with questions, concerns and problems. Thus were the origins of City of Knoxville’s Business Liaison position, and Patricia Robledo landed the spot.

Timeless Beauty

With just a few products and a few minutes, these quick makeup routines add a little something extra when you don’t have time to spare Makeup brush 101 Your guide to must-have makeup brushes   01 | ANGLED CONTOUR Use this to apply blush, bronzer or highlighter. The angled cut flawlessly defines and highlights your features. … Continued

A Promising Future

When Katheryn Walker and Jennifer Hultz worked together as nurse anesthetists, they never expected their careers in anesthesiology would lead to a focus on mental health. They were attending a professional conference when they learned that ketamine—one of the safest, most well-known anesthetic drugs in the world—was being prescribed off-label to treat mood disorders such as depression, anxiety and PTSD. Intrigued,…

Five Favorite Spa Treatments

Hi, y’all! I’m a local Knoxville blogger who is here to give you the inside scoop on all things local. This month, I’m focusing on my five favorite spa treatments and where to get them done. 

Going Green

Living Sustainably in Style Article Nicolette Martin Did you know that in 2016, world plastic production totaled around 335 million metric tons, according to the Earth Day Network? Although you probably can’t singlehandedly change the environmental toll of the amount of plastic pollution that comes from that kind of number, we’ve rounded up a few … Continued

Follow the Donation

Established in 1960, Knox Area Rescue Ministries began as a response to the rise in homelessness in Knoxville, not only to provide food and shelter, but also to meet the spiritual and emotional needs of those displaced. Today, KARM serves nearly 1,000 meals per day and provides emergency and residential shelter for men, women and families, upwards of 400 people per…