Tim “Swanky” Glazner is obsessed with tiki—not just as a pop-culture phenomenon that peaked in the early ’60s, but as a way of life right now. Through his tiki projects both big and small, he’s been helping keep the tiki traditions alive. Coury Turczyn profiles Knoxville’s own tiki god. Plus: Knoxville's other tiki oases.
What Knoxville Needs: The Whole Village Approach to Planning
Quote of the Week: "Training camp has begun here in Knoxville!"
Knox Found Online: God's Wrath Descends Upon Colonial Village's Fishies
The Weekly Plan-It: July 13-July 18
Street Talk: Belinda Carter Hammond, director of the South High School Alumni Chorus
NEWS & VIEWS
Election Time Is Here Again!
Friday marks the first day of early voting for the Aug. 2 primary, the first election since this year’s post-Census redistricting. And to make it easier for you, Cari Wade Gervin has compiled a rundown of who’s running for what. This week, we’re focusing on the federal races; next week we’ll have the state round-up.
Jack Neely tags along on an expedition to find Fort Sanders.
Frank Cagle gets his rain barrel comeuppance.
Joe Sullivan wonders why the University of Tennessee isn’t taking online teaching as seriously as top-tier schools.
GAMUT: ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Music: On Tour
DVDs: Spoiler Alert
The Amazing Spider-Man
On Location: Land Portrait
CDs: File Sharing
Olive in Wonderville
Olive J. Keith meets Dr. Joe.