Monthly Archives: May 2013

Jack Neely brings it together

I’m sure that any of the five readers visiting this blog are also likely to pick up a MetroPulse, even visit the website. Jack Neely’s role is that of critic and (when appropriate) cheerleader, and he does it well. Now Neely … Continue reading

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Bearden letter

A shortended version of this letter, from the Bearden Council, will appear in the paper this weekend. This was emailed late Friday by Teresa Faulkner, head of the Bearden Council: Beginning in 1989 Bearden community leaders began working to clean … Continue reading

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Gotta beef up the bike lanes, Knoxville, if you want to make this list

This website, walk score, which rates the walkability of cities and so on, released its bike score recently and Knoxville isn’t on the list. Who is? Memphis, Chattanooga and Nashville – in that order, pretty close to the bottom. Chatt and … Continue reading

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Where Am I? Vol. XVI

Took a week off, just to get ready for all the eating this past week. Who out there hit biscuitfest? But you know, there’s always room for dessert. Or a little treat for a pick-me-up. As usual, post guesses in … Continue reading

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On Bearden – some extras

There were a few comments and quotes that I didn’t get into today’s story on Bearden, along with a few points of history. When we’re talking about neighbors of Southern Market who aren’t happy with the idea of Atchley closing,n Susan Worthington … Continue reading

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Millions of public dollars … and tumbleweed

You wouldn’t know that the pedestrian bridge would cost you about $20 million to build from UT to South Knoxville. Or that, particularly, there could be some last-minute changes to the proposed bonds that the city could issue for a … Continue reading

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Bocce

The other week I was talking to Councilman Nick Della Volpe on the finer points of Icantrememberwhat, when he told me that he had to go, that he was in line at the library. He called back within moments, saying that … Continue reading

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