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By Holly Briggs’ Art Class at Mooreland Heights Elementary School
A new focus on local foods paired with our Appalachian heritage for foraging—and thrift!—has created a wild mushroom love affair that’s gracing the finest restaurants and the humblest home kitchens. With mushroom fiends like intrepid forager Whitey Hitchcock and grow-your-own advocate Bob Hess of Everything Mushrooms acting as evangelists (plus a major producer like Monterey in our own back yard), mushrooms are, well, mushrooming into a genuine Knoxville food trend.
The Broadway Viaduct is slated for demolition in 2013 before being rebuilt, displacing some local businesses.
Exploring Knoxville’s neighborhoods: A continuing series by photographer Shawn Poynter
Despite the state's 17 percent beer wholesale tax, craft beer is slowly coming into its own.
Local activists and churches have started community gardens in an effort to rally depressed neighborhoods.
Portraits of Vol Maniacs at the Tennessee vs. N.C. State opener at the Atlanta Georgia Dome.
With KCDC's plan to demolish the public housing project and replace it with stand-alone houses, some residents of Walter P. wonder if they'll still be part of the neighborhood's renewal.
Just some of the comedians from Knoxville's surprising network of nightclub comedy nights. (Yes, it's mostly a boy's club at the moment.)
They meet at 8 a.m. to do the people's business.
The Knoxville jazz saxophone player cuts his first album, produced by Donald Brown.
Knoxville's budding food-truck scene is growing fast, and its chefs promise to bring inventive cuisine to the city's dining.
Production photos from the making of the 1977 drive-in movie shot on the University of Tennessee campus. Most photos (probably) by Jed Dekalb.
We search out the remnants of Knoxville's Civil War forts.
Boat People: An almost subversively nautical subculture lives on the water, whether they sleep there or not
Environmentalists and property owners led by activist Larry Silverstein protest TVA's vegetation management policies; the power company says it's only adhering to a federal mandate to remove trees that could possibly hit power lines.
Columnist Eleanor Scott gives us a tour of the isolated neighborhood known as "Po'ridge" by those who live there.
DOGWOOD AFTER DARK: The Annual Dogwood kick-off even featured dogwood dancers, salsa dancers, and a Whitney Houston impersonator as well as appearances by notable Knoxville elite, such as Madeline Rogero. Lisa Duncan’s husband, Sam, and daughter Megan also attended the event.