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The Weekend Plan-It: Local Natives, John Legend, and Lil iFFy

| Posted April 18, 2014

Good morning! There's plenty going on this weekend. Take a look.FRIDAYAt noon in the visitor center, the Resonant Rogues will perform for WDVX's Blue Plate Special with Reed Turner. As always, it's free to attend.From 6:30 to 10 p.m., the... Read more...

The Daily Plan-It: Green Jelly, Rising Appalachia, and FrazierBand

| Posted April 17, 2014

Good morning! For some of you lucky ducks, today's the last day of the week! So take a look at what's going on around town today.At noon, head over to the Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church for some gentle yoga... Read more...

Food Trucks Can Hit Streets Downtown Starting Monday--For $400

| Posted April 16, 2014

Finally, finally, finally the City of Knoxville has finalized the details of its pilot program to allow food trucks to park on city streets downtown. The good news is that it will go into effect on Monday -- as... Read more...

The Daily Plan-It: Inspiration at Lunch, Orion Astronomy Club Meeting, and the Zombies

| Posted April 16, 2014

Good morning and happy hump day! We're halfway through the week, and here's what's going on around town today.Ramsey House opens at 10 a.m. and currently features a "Vintage Base Ball" exhibit. The house is open till 4. It's $7... Read more...

Mead and Ross Quarries on National Register

| Posted April 15, 2014

We're used to seeing actual old buildings placed on the National Register of Historic Places, but sometimes an industrial site--a quarry--makes the cut, too. Mead and Ross Quarries are both of them decades-old quarries on the impressive campus of Ijams... Read more...

The Daily Plan-It: Last-Minute Tax Assistance, the Levee Drivers, and Desert Noises

| Posted April 15, 2014

Good morning! Happy (?) Tax Day! Take a look at what's going on this Tuesday.You still have a window to get your taxes filed today! And Knox County CAC (2247 Western Ave) will have IRS-certified volunteers on hand from 10... Read more...

The Daily Plan-It: NAMI Mental Illness Course, David Wilcox and KJO's Ellington Tribute

| Posted April 14, 2014

Good morning! It's Monday again, but there's plenty going on today to keep you busy. Take a look.At noon, the Amused Life Collective will have a BellyFlow class, which is a gentle dance class with elements of belly dancing and... Read more...

School Board Member's BFF Destroys Newspapers With Ads of Opponent, Emails Board to Let Them Know

| Posted April 12, 2014

You might remember the name Kristi Kristy from a couple of months ago, when she filed an ethics complaint with the Knox County Schools Board of Education because board member Mike McMillan had forwarded an email that Kristy had sent... Read more...

Republican County Commission Candidates Basically Agree on Almost Everything

| Posted April 11, 2014

At last night's candidate forum at the Knoxville Expo Center, two things became central to just about every topic the Republican Knox County Commission candidates addressed: taxes and the school board.To be fair, the school board races are much more... Read more...

RIP William Dixson, of Dixson's Barbecue

| Posted April 11, 2014

We sorry to hear of the premature death, in a car wreck, of William Dixson, manager of Dixson's Barbecue, the longtime institution on Magnolia. We're not sure what it means for the future of one of Knoxville's most authentic barbecue... Read more...

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