Monthly Archives: March 2013

Projects! Jobs! Work! Commuity Development week in Knoxville.

From a release, the goings-on happening in Knoxville for community development week. Starting with, a breakfast! For elected types. smh From the release: • A Breakfast for Elected Officials at 9 a.m. Monday, April 1st, at Volunteer Ministry Center, 511 N. … Continue reading

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Overheard at budget hearings

People get punchy late in the day at these things, so here’s some of the odds and ends overheard at today’s (otherwise, pretty routine) budget hearings. “We’d probably call it the R. Larry Smith Address Fee.” – MPC Director Mark … Continue reading

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Where am I? photo quiz Vol. IX

Almost ten! So let’s go with some numbers today. And I dang near forgot, too, because I was doing this. Here’s the latest for all you livin’ it up out there. Post guesses in the comments below.

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New city award: Diana Conn Neighbor of the Year

At Saturday’s neighborhoods conference the city will hand out its first Diana Conn Neighbor of the Year award to a community member who “in a spirit of cooperation and with commitment to inclusive community — has devoted time and talent … Continue reading

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City to turn lights out Saturday

Most of the people will be out of the building, but the city will shut down its unused lights for an hour Saturday as a part of the World Wildlife Fund Earth Hour. From a city release: The WWF each year … Continue reading

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Where am I? Photo quiz Vol. VIII

Hey kids! Here’s this week’s Where am I? Last week we went out for some live local music. This week – dancing (because UT Men’s BB might be dancing themselves later this week). Post guesses in the comments below:

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Knoxville, Chattanooga or Asheville?

Real interesting conversation going on over at KnoxBlab lately about Marble City’s virtues and (often kibitzed about in these kinds of places) its shortcomings in comparison to Chattanooga and Asheville. They hop on downtown livin’, hipsters, Fourth and Gill’s rise and other Knoxville … Continue reading

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