Monthly Archives: October 2012

Recycling figures announced

Some figures from the curbside recycling program, which started in Knoxville a year ago, from a city release: 5,396.49 tons of materials collected for recycling. 20,000 households participating in the city. An additional 3,091.73 tons at city drop off centers. The city … Continue reading

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Docs from the Visit Knoxville RFP

We had some of the information in our story today, but we only had so much space in the paper, so here’s some more about the way in which Visit Knoxville (formerly KTSC) got the recommendation for the contract. Keep in mind that City … Continue reading

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Urban forester hired

Knoxville filled the job. … of urban forester, anyway, which was created in the current annual budget out of a couple open positions the city had around. The thought, according to city staff, is to bring up the city’s  tree … Continue reading

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Downtown Knoxville from the air

As a part of this work on greenbelts, we took a plane up from Downtown Island Airport in Island Home to see some property from the sky. Here’s a little video showing the last leg of the trip – a … Continue reading

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Call for Artists

Dealing with other things blog-wise, I overlooked this Friday. Grab your inspiration to turn a Knoxville alley to art of more permanence. From Stuck Inside of Knoxville: … basically the idea is to clean away the graffiti and replace it … Continue reading

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Traffic, Cumberland, and Walmart

We had this quick piece today on what some of the traffic experts thought about the upcoming project at the former Fulton Bellows site. As the saying goes, when you ask the watchmaker the time … So the good scholars … Continue reading

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Weekend thoughts

There’s a cool thing going on downtown Friday evening when New Belgium caps their run of Clips of Faith, a touring short film festival. New Belgium, known for the “follow your folly” motto, tends to attract the outdoorsy set, the … Continue reading

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