The Last Warm Night

The hot, steamy days of summer are nearing their end and giving way to picture-perfect cool nights. There is nothing like autumn in East Tennessee, but before you unearth those boots and jeans, give your maxi dresses and sandals one last go-around. Show a little skin, and enjoy one last warm night.

Fall is on the Horizon

For me September has always been a transition month. With warm days and cool nights, it previews the upcoming autumn. People are getting back into the routine of school and work and looking forward to upcoming fall events like Friday night lights, Saturday college football, tailgates and cookouts. Many also look forward to new fashions, and … Continued

September 2019 Around Town

Leon Williams Contractors Begins Work on Wings Over Knoxville Maryville-based commercial construction firm Leon Williams Contractors is building out a storefront near the University of Tennessee campus for the first Tennessee location of the popular fast-casual Wings Over brand of restaurants. At press time, Wings Over Knoxville, 1834 Cumberland Ave., was slated to open in … Continued

Frozen Yogurt for Everyone

Bearden locals are used to coming to Earth Fare for healthy food options, but take a stroll two doors down to Emmy’s Frozen Yogurt and you’ll find natural, good-for-you frozen yogurt unlike anything else in Knoxville. The family-owned and -operated store is ready to become a neighborhood hang-out for birthday parties, group events, date nights and more. 

Designed for Dignity

Shortly before Ben and Jennifer Jones were expecting their third child in 2014, a friend of theirs unexpectedly went into labor with her daughter at 23 weeks. The baby lived for 15 months in the NICU before passing away. One of the things Jennifer noticed during her friend’s immense grief was the struggle to find something her baby could wear…

Bouncing Back

It was another typical Wednesday afternoon workout that including deadlifts—loading a bar up with weight and lifting it off of the ground. I’ve done these 100 times before, and except for muscle aches in my legs, had never hurt myself. Honestly, the weight wasn’t even that heavy for me. I felt a twinge on my last set but thought nothing of it.…

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