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BEST THING KNOXVILLE NEEDS: Better Public Transportation

Best Thing Knoxville Needs: Bike lanes, downtown grocery, greenways

BEST LOCAL ATTRACTION & BEST PLACE TO MEET FRIENDS: Market Square

Best Local Attraction Runners-Up: Knoxville Zoo, Smoky Mountains, Sunsphere

Best Place to Meet Friends Runners-Up: UT Campus, Preservation Pub, Downtown / Downtown Grill & Brewery (tie)

BEST PLACE TO TAKE YOUR KIDS FOR FREE: World's Fair Park

Best Place to Take Your Kids for Free: Market Square, Ijams Nature Center, Fort Kid

BEST REALITY TV SHOW CONTESTANT FROM KNOXVILLE: Ashley Johnston (The Biggest Loser)

Best Reality TV Show Contestant from Knoxville Runners-Up: Tina Wesson (Survivor), Johnny Knoxville (Jackass), Didi Benami (American Idol)

BEST WAY TO GET TIM BURCHETT TO ATTEND YOUR MEETING: Ask Him / Invite Him

Best Way to Get Tim Burchett to Attend Your Meeting Honorable Mentions: "Get Bill Haslam to come first, tell Tim about it"; "Tell him the media will be there but they won't be asking questions"; "Bring up hillside developement"; "Schedule it at Wright's Cafeteria"