The Drinking Issue: Bar Guides
This year we're devoting our special Drinking Issue to those sages behind the bars, our beloved bartenders:
Mix Masters: Four bartenders bringing the art of mixology to Knoxville
Bar Tales: Memories of a tough-guy bartender, don't ever date the doorman, and the anxiety of catching the barkeep's eye.
Bartending Confidential: Anecdotes from local bartenders
NEWS & VIEWS
Citybeat: New Fracking Friction
In late August, the Tennessee State Oil and Gas Board voted to institute significant changes in the regulations that govern how the industry operates in the state. The changes have been criticized by environmental groups for the lack of any regulation of fracking. While the state aims to bring the two sides together to create fracking regulations, environmentalists have another concern: Who will enforce them? Cari Wade Gervin digs in.
Citybeat: Not Alone
This Saturday will be the first East Tennessee Disability Conference, which aims to support people with disabilities. Jesse Fox Mayshark gives us a preview.
Jack Neely considers the ramifications of being a patient at a hospital that's "All Vol."
Frank Cagle has a bad feeling about genetically modified produce and hormonally boosted milk production.
Joe Sullivan vouches for unifying school board and County Commission districts.
Libacious by Jesse Fox Mayshark
State of the Boozin'
Soluble Solutions by Pink Lady
GAMUT: ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Music: On Tour
Local CD Review
Frutos Latinos II
Poetry and Secret Sunshine