A Time to Grow

Katherine Birkbeck was a student at Berry College when she took a few photography courses and caught the shutterbug.

Home Sweet Home

“Home is where the heart is.” It’s a common phrase meaning that our homes are a central place in our lives—where we rest our heads, nourish our bodies and make fond memories with loved ones. It’s the epicenter of our worlds, where we start and end each day, and where we keep our most prized … Continued

Regas Revamp

In 1996, John Clark and his wife, Sue, moved back home to Tennessee from San Francisco, and one of the things they brought with them was an affinity for good coffee. John had no luck finding the flavor he longed for, so he did what any coffee connoisseur would do and started buying green coffee and roasting it in a…

A New Old House

Steve and Joy Chamberlin bought their West Hills split-level home the summer of 1990. With their then-3- and 5-year-olds and one on the way, the Chamberlins had plenty of room to spare and the kind of backyard that begs for busy children. The large, looming magnolia tree was well-suited for climbers.

March 2019 Around Town

Johnson Architecture Names Shehara Hapuarchy Project Architect Johnson Architecture has named Shehara Hapuarachy a project architect following successful completion of the Architect Registration Examination. Shehara has worked with a variety of clients and projects since joining the firm in 2016, including Blackberry Farm, Clayton-Bradley STEM Academy, Dollywood’s Wildwood Grove expansion, Lakeway Christian Academy, University of Tennessee … Continued

Home Away from Home

Vacation Your Way and Book a Luxurious Vacation Rental for Your Next Getaway Photography provided by HomeAway When you’re determining where to go for your next trip, it can be difficult to decide among sights to see, food to eat and adventures to have. From wine country to the mountain state, we’ve rounded up a … Continued

To Shred or Not to Shred?

Spring is the perfect time to purge your closet—and the financial documents you’ve filed away over the years. But knowing what’s OK to throw out can present a hurdle. To help, here’s a cheat sheet to consider, with a breakdown by time period: keep forever, keep for seven years, and “revolving” documents.

Reduce New Year Stress with Tax Prep

Given the tax law changes for 2018, many are wondering if they’ll come out ahead. Even for those in the industry, this quote from Albert Einstein on taxes rings true: “This is too difficult for a mathematician. It takes a philosopher.”

The Best of West Knoxville

The best compliment a business owner and operator can receive is a heartfelt recommendation from one of his or her customers, and that’s what the Readers’ Choice Award is all about. Winners are selected by the very patrons who’ve enjoyed quality service, superior results and all-around blue-ribbon experiences. Consider the following pages our round of applause for a job well done.

And the Winners Are…

This month we are proud to bring you the results of the second annual West Knoxville Lifestyle Readers’ Choice Awards. The process began in October with the nomination round, when we asked our readers to nominate their favorite local businesses in 25 different categories. The top five nominees from each category then moved on to … Continued