North Knoxville's Star Sales a Wholesale Wonderland
Published 11/25/2009 at 11:24 a.m. 0 comments
Star Sales is on North Central, about a holler and a half past Happy Holler. It’s a plain cinder-block building beneath a big red star, which in this case suggests no influence of Communism. Based on its operating particulars, you’d ...
South Knoxville's My Village Provides Day Care for Underprivileged Families
Published 11/25/2009 at 11:15 a.m. 0 comments
From the outside, My Village looks like a public school, which is a nice way of saying it looks like a prison. Barbed wire sits atop a chain-linked fence that surrounds a red-brick building. White paint chips gather on windowsills ...
West Knoxville's Mennonite Church Helps Third-World Artisans
Published 11/25/2009 at 11:20 a.m. 0 comments
Modest, a single story of clean white clapboard, a simple cross over the door, the Concord Mennonite Church stands out like a beacon. It’s way far west Knoxville, on Dutchtown off of 40W, just past billboards for the Katch One ...
East Knoxville's Broken Wing Meat Processing Aids Second Harvest
Published 11/25/2009 at 11:08 a.m. 0 comments
Follow the dimly lit, sinuous Riverside Drive east from downtown, and after a few miles you’ll come upon a bucolic, two-story home with a white picket fence framing the driveway. Behind the house sits a fairly typical garage, complete with ...
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