Gift Giving Guide

We all know the internet has made holiday shopping easier than ever, but there is something special about visiting locally owned stores in search of that perfect gift for the one you love. Surprise your people with unique jewelry pieces and home decor. Show pride for our city with pillows, plates and ornaments. Just need a few stocking stuffers? Get those locally…

Winter Warm-Up

Tucked away in the woods behind Maryville College is a rustic lodge and the kind of restaurant you didn’t know existed. RT Lodge is well-known for its hospitality, particularly when it comes to weddings, parties and other events. In fact, word of mouth works so well for the Lodge that out-of-towners are booking the property for their upcoming weddings and parties…

Who is That Knoxville Girl?

 Tell us about yourself. Who is That Knoxville Girl?  I'm a local Knoxville digital content creator who loves all things food-, beauty- and sports-related. I'm partial to a certain shade of orange. I have a vlogging channel over on YouTube.  What inspired you to start your social media business?

Slow Down and Savor the Moment

Where does the time go? As the saying goes, time flies when you’re having fun. And time sure has flown by this year as we can’t believe we’ve put together the final issue of West Knoxville Lifestyle for 2019! It seems like just yesterday it was January and we were talking about resolutions and renewal … Continued

December 2019 Around Town

Knoxville Equestrian Reagan Campbell Crowned World Champion For the 10th time, Knoxville native Reagan Campbell has earned the title of world or national champion for her equestrian excellence. Her latest honors, Junior Exhibitor World’s Champion and World’s Champion of Champions, came at the Kentucky State Fair World’s Championship Horse Show (WCHS) in the Park Division … Continued

Knoxville’s Christmas Past

Christmas may seem like it has always been with us, but in Knoxville’s early years, there is little evidence that Christmas was celebrated at all. Considered by many to be an Old World Catholic tradition, it wasn’t celebrated widely across the United States until much later.

Meet Daysy

Daysy Rodríguez followed her heart to Tennessee and brought her passion for the service industry with her. She's here to build a business and create jobs, two things she's already done successfully in Miami. Now, it's Knoxville's turn.

Volunteer is a Verb

Here in Knoxville, “Volunteer spirit” has a double entendre that usually involves a particular shade of orange. However, Alyson Gallaher likes to say “volunteer is a verb.” As executive director for Volunteer East Tennessee, a sort of matchmaking center for local nonprofits and individuals who want to serve, she is the expert on volunteering in this area. With 85 community partners…

Thankfulness

As November rolls around, we’re anxiously awaiting the approach of Thanksgiving, the holiday season and time spent with our loved ones. The winding down of the year always brings about a time of reflection for us—remembering everything we’ve done or accomplished in months past; looking back on turkey disaster stories, mornings watching the Thanksgiving Day … Continued

November 2019 Around Town

Harmony Family Center Hosts Pickleball Tournament Harmony Family Center’s hosted its inaugural “Volley for Change” Pickleball Tournament sponsored by PYA Waltman Capital Sept. 20–22, which included singles, men’s and women’s skill and age-group competitions, as well as mixed doubles skill competition. Approximately 135 participants had a wonderful time playing in the USAPA-sanctioned event at the Knoxville Racquet … Continued