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Think Globally, Party Locally
Published 4/17/2013 at 10:26 a.m. 0 comments
Long before festivals Rossini, Kuumba, Irish, or Hola—heck, even before the 1982 World’s Fair came to town—Knoxville had its own little melting pot brewing right in the heart of West Hills.
We Can't Afford to Close Knoxville's Office of Sustainability
Published 4/25/2012 at 11:04 a.m. 0 comments
Susanna Sutherland was hired to start up and manage the Office of Sustainability with a federal stimulus grant in 2009. That grant money runs out this year.
UT’s New Athletic Director Should Take a Page From Pat Summitt’s Book
Published 2/22/2012 at 12:12 p.m. 3 comments
The University of Tennessee’s new athletic director, Dave Hart, will formally take over the Women’s Department of Intercollegiate Athletics in June. Actually, he pretty much already has, and devoted Lady Vol fans believe that the men’s side will undergo an ...
Death and Life: Recalling the Roots of Downtown Knoxville’s Revival
Published 2/1/2012 at 10:50 a.m. 0 comments
If one had to name a single work that transformed the way architects and planners look at the cities for which they design, it would be Jane Jacobs’ first book, published in 1961, The Death and Life of Great American ...
Saving an Abandoned House Can Benefit a Neighborhood
Published 11/9/2011 at 11:25 a.m. 0 comments
Four years ago there would have been a waiting list for a house like this, when homes sold before signs were in the yard. But this isn’t then, and we need to find a buyer now. One who wants to ...
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