Monthly Archives: June 2013

Where Am I? IXX

This is not about Dave Chappelle, but thanks for the ga-jillion hits over the last coupla days. Something went viral, it seems. This week we have yet another installment of Where Am I? This time, an installation. Your challenge – tell … Continue reading

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Dave Chappelle gives Knoxville the finger

How to go to a comedy show: Sit down, shut up, and laugh. That very basic rule of entertainment, the arts, failed to hit about 50 people at the 10 p.m. performance by Dave Chappelle in the Tennessee Theatre on … Continue reading

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Good read on a dark day in Knox County

For those of you who think of the past as a window into explaining the ways of the current day, take time to check out Betty Bean’s MP piece on the March 22, 1993 County Commission meeting in which they voted … Continue reading

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Sixth District community meeting

Daniel Brown, former Knoxville mayor and current Sixth District councilman, held a community meeting last night with folks from the east and central Knoxville neighborhoods he serves. It was lightly attended, but turned out to be a pretty helpful affair. … Continue reading

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TVA Parking Garage to go to RFP

Want something done quickly? Get a private contractor to the job. Or so goes the logic behind the city holding an RFP for the TVA parking garage at Summer Place and Locust Street. The word is they will open the deck “sometime in … Continue reading

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Where Am I? Vol. IIXX

You all will probably figure out this pretty quickly, so here’s the challenge: This week, tell me exactly where I’m standing. Winners: Susan really smacked it out of the park last week, picking up on The Onion reference, and giving up a … Continue reading

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This day in history, 52 years ago …

Down in South Knoxville this weekend, helping a friend build something for his garage, we came across this old issue of KNS. A 52-year-old copy of the evening edition from June 17, 1961. JFK was up to some stuff: Remember Jo Jo? … Continue reading

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