Up Your Outdoor Fun with Inside Exercises

Summer is here, and so are the outdoor activities that go with it! Whether it’s on the water, the trails, the courts or in the yard, being fit for the outdoors make these activities much more enjoyable. Here are some of my favorite, slightly “non-traditional” exercises that we use with our clients to help them water ski, kayak, tee-off, serve, rock-hop, pedal,…

Five Little-Known, Must-See Spots in Knoxville

When Jack Neely graduated from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville with a degree in American history, he didn’t foresee becoming the city’s go-to person for local and regional history. He wanted to be a journalist, and his first bylines appeared in The Daily Beacon. Post-graduation, he became a history columnist at Citytimes, and he worked for the 1982 World’s Fair. By…

Artistry and Alchemy

Making your way through Knoxville’s historic Fourth and Gill neighborhood, you might notice the precipitous wooden facade surrounding Elkmont Exchange before you realized the gem of a restaurant sitting behind it. Pulling into the parking lot reveals an urban oasis of rustic influence that begins before you step foot in the building. Managing partner Nick DeVore has been at the helm…

Summertime is Magical

Summertime can seem like a magical season. The kids are out of school, the sunshine seems never-ending and there’s no shortage of adventures that await. For many, summer evokes fond memories of childhood: sleepaway camp, family vacations, swimming until your fingers shrivel like prunes, catching fireflies, cookouts and eating freshly picked fruits and vegetables. We … Continued

July 2019 Around Town

M&M Productions USA’s Justin Wright Earns Employee of the Year Justin Wright, senior audiovisual technician for M&M Productions USA, received Employee of the Year honors at the Pauly Awards, which recognizes outstanding members of the hospitality and tourism industry in the Knoxville area. Justin won Outstanding Employee of the Year in the Service and Supplier … Continued

Come On Over

Fifteen years ago, Scott Maddox opened Smoky Mountain Harley Davidson in Maryville with a bigger plan in mind than a simple, small-town bike shop. He wanted to create a rider’s destination, a place where riders could grab a bite, listen to some live music and browse the shop. Within its first year, a smaller version of The Shed opened for live…

June 2019 Around Town

Knoxville Brewfest 2019 The Ninth Annual Knoxville Brewfest will be held Saturday, June 22 in downtown Knoxville from 4–8 p.m. Breweries, beer and enthusiasts from all over will gather for a summer afternoon sampling fresh beers of all colors, styles and flavors. Knoxville Brewfest is held around the fountains and lake at the base of the Sunsphere and Tennessee … Continued