Best of Knoxville 2009 » Best: Staff Picks

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  • Best Way to See the World: Attend the 1982 World’s Fair Published 4/30/2009 at 9:08 a.m. 0 comments

    You may be surprised to learn it’s much cheaper than it was 27 years ago, and in several ways it’s also more pleasant. The Sunsphere’s still there, every bit as huge and tall and odd as it ever was—and now ...

  • Best Place for Free Amusement and Edification: McKay Free Bin Published 4/30/2009 at 9:06 a.m. 0 comments

    This is one place where you get so much more than you pay for—the three bins out front that embrace the castoffs from McKay’s bustling business. You dive in and take as much as you like, no fee, no manners ...

  • Karma Yoga at the Glowing Body Published 4/30/2009 at 9:00 a.m. 0 comments

    When times are turbulent, it pays to spend a little time connecting to that part of yourself that can never be buffeted about by bad news, declining incomes, foreclosures, job losses, dwindling prospects, or any other circumstances a bad economy ...

  • Arm Yourself At All Times Published 4/30/2009 at 8:58 a.m. 0 comments

    Tennessee’s unemployment rate is approaching 10 percent and continuing to climb, people are losing their homes in bigger numbers than ever, and cigarettes just went up to $5 per pack.

  • Best Place to Wait It Out: Lawson McGhee Library Published 4/30/2009 at 8:50 a.m. 0 comments

    You’ve got the want ads in print and online. You’ve got inspiration if you need it; the memoirs of Harlan and Anna Hubbard, who lived for years drifting on a shantyboat with their dogs and piano. You’ve got Henry Miller’s ...

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