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30 November, 2021

5 Experiential Gift Ideas for the Friend Who Has Everything

​It’s the time of year for ribbons, bobbles, and credit card debt (or however that Christmas song goes 😂). When it comes to gifts though (and credit card debt for that matter), we prefer experiences. You get to share it with your loved one, make lasting memories, and up your ‘gram game. 😉 What’s not […]

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16 November, 2021

Glitterville: A Look Inside

Stephen Brown is a rather unassuming name for one of the most vibrant human beings on the planet. Like many other Stephens, this one was born in East Tennessee and went to school at the University of Tennessee. But this is where the similarities end. See, from there, Stephen Brown moved to New York to […]

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9 November, 2021

5 Spots for Fall Leaves in Knoxville!

Fall has finally hit Knoxville, Tennessee. Is she consistently a month late? Yes. Is she always gone too soon? Also yes. Because of this, we wanted to waste no time sharing our favorite local spots so you can go find them and throw colorful foliage in the air and spin around like the inner woodland […]

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26 October, 2021

Halloween Events in Knoxville

It’s Halloween week (Halloweek, if you will😉) witch means there is plenty to boo in Knoxville, Tennessee! Whether you want to hit as many spooky events as possible or you need to oh-so-carefully select your one golden extroverted opportunity, here are a bunch of Halloween events for all ghosts and goblins to check out this […]

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25 October, 2021

7 Most Haunted Spots in Knoxville

Have you ever been walking through the Old City and felt a chill… on an 80 degree night? What about attending a concert at the Bijou, when a stall slams in an otherwise empty bathroom? Knoxville was once a place riddled with battles, riots, and subsequent deaths. Some of those who walked our streets in […]

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18 October, 2021

5 Rad Basement Bars in Knoxville

It’s obvious Knoxville has plenty of street-level fun – and you know we love a bar in the sky – but did you know there are people living their best lives underground while you stroll above them on Gay Street? We know, we know – nothing cues red flag alerts like “come hang out with […]

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5 October, 2021

5 Must-Try Fall Drinks in Knoxville

In our stunning town of Knoxville, Tennessee, we are blessed with our pick of many cozy coffee shops. What pairs best with our favorite Scruffy City shops? Leaves changing and temperatures dropping. ENTER: Sipping on cozy seasonal fall coffee creations around town. (Eek!😍) We all know pumpkin lattes are here to stay (and we are, […]

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2 October, 2021

7 Best Spots to Watch a UT Football Game

Looking for the best spots to watch a University of Tennessee football game in Knoxville? (Even if you’re not the biggest fan of football?) We got you. If you live in Knoxville, you already know leaves aren’t the only things turning orange when fall hits East Tennessee. No, everything from overalls to menu items get […]

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27 September, 2021

KBrew Coffee: A Look Inside

If you moved to Knoxville longer than, say, a day ago – chances are you’ve heard of K Brew. Known for their hammock chairs and delicious specialty lattes (they rotate with the season), it’s no surprise KBrew quickly made a name for themselves as one of the best coffee shops in Knoxville. Here’s a quick […]


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19 March, 2021

Oglewood Avenue: A Look Inside

Jade Adams is the stylish, hilarious owner of Oglewood Avenue – and frankly, we’d like to be her new best friend. (It’s not weird, okay? Don’t make it weird.) Besides, considering the way she takes care of her plants, she’d be a good best friend to have. Let’s back up: Remember COVID-19? Right. Well, that […]

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5 January, 2021

5 Fave Black-Owned Businesses in Knoxville

If you’re anything like me, you may have been surprised to find out you had a lot to learn this summer.


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26 October, 2021

Halloween Events in Knoxville

It’s Halloween week (Halloweek, if you will😉) witch means there is plenty to boo in Knoxville, Tennessee! Whether you want to hit as many spooky events as possible or you need to oh-so-carefully select your one golden extroverted opportunity, here are a bunch of Halloween events for all ghosts and goblins to check out this […]

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25 October, 2021

7 Most Haunted Spots in Knoxville

Have you ever been walking through the Old City and felt a chill… on an 80 degree night? What about attending a concert at the Bijou, when a stall slams in an otherwise empty bathroom? Knoxville was once a place riddled with battles, riots, and subsequent deaths. Some of those who walked our streets in […]

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2 October, 2021

7 Best Spots to Watch a UT Football Game

Looking for the best spots to watch a University of Tennessee football game in Knoxville? (Even if you’re not the biggest fan of football?) We got you. If you live in Knoxville, you already know leaves aren’t the only things turning orange when fall hits East Tennessee. No, everything from overalls to menu items get […]

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25 August, 2021

Knoxville Festivals: Second Bell Music Festival

Knoxville may be sandwiched between two heavy hitters when it comes to cities known for music (one of them is literally nicknamed Music City and the other is known as the birthplace of country music), but our Scruffy City has been making a name for itself when it comes to being a destination for live music […]

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18 August, 2021

The Star of Knoxville: A Look Inside

When we sat down with Bailee Bridwell to learn more about The Star of Knoxville riverboat, we figured this thing you’re reading now would be about said boat. After all, it is one of only four authentic paddlewheel riverboats in the USA, right on the Tennessee River in good ole downtown Knoxville. Cool, right? Very […]

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9 August, 2021

7 Days of Live Music in Knoxville

While our neighbor to the west may be more well known for her music scene (have you heard of a little place called Nashville?), our favorite lil scruffy city (Knoxville, duh) certainly holds her own when it comes to live music opportunities. After all, Dolly herself would make the trek over from Sevierville to Knoxville […]

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3 June, 2021

Navitat Canopy Adventures

Navitat is a hidden gem and a super cool adventure course built high in the canopy of the green forest of South Knoxville. It’s is an entire setup of multiple adventure and zipline courses, ranging from beginner, moderate, to difficult levels – legitimately something the whole family or friend group can enjoy. 

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27 May, 2021

Knoxville Adventure Collective

So many of us move to Knoxville for her access to all things outdoors. Jon and the folks at Knoxville Adventure Collective can legitimately help you start experiencing and exploring it.

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5 January, 2021

Knox Box Karaoke: A Look Inside

Friends, I don’t know about you, but when I need some joy in my life, I turn up my jam and belt it out…


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18 October, 2021

5 Rad Basement Bars in Knoxville

It’s obvious Knoxville has plenty of street-level fun – and you know we love a bar in the sky – but did you know there are people living their best lives underground while you stroll above them on Gay Street? We know, we know – nothing cues red flag alerts like “come hang out with […]

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5 October, 2021

5 Must-Try Fall Drinks in Knoxville

In our stunning town of Knoxville, Tennessee, we are blessed with our pick of many cozy coffee shops. What pairs best with our favorite Scruffy City shops? Leaves changing and temperatures dropping. ENTER: Sipping on cozy seasonal fall coffee creations around town. (Eek!😍) We all know pumpkin lattes are here to stay (and we are, […]

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27 September, 2021

KBrew Coffee: A Look Inside

If you moved to Knoxville longer than, say, a day ago – chances are you’ve heard of K Brew. Known for their hammock chairs and delicious specialty lattes (they rotate with the season), it’s no surprise KBrew quickly made a name for themselves as one of the best coffee shops in Knoxville. Here’s a quick […]

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22 September, 2021

6 Coziest Coffee Shop Corners

When we moved to the Scruffy City, we immediately went on the hunt for the best coffee shops in Knoxville. However, when rain (and temps) started dropping down, we got more specific: coziest coffee shops in Knoxville. (Oh, and pumpkin spiced lattes. Also fleece lined leggings… and cider… and a cute beanie, of course.) Okay, […]

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27 July, 2021

5 Must-Try Taco Spots in Knoxville

Taco obsession is not a new phenomenon, but regardless if you’ve been in Knoxville a little over a year (like me!) or you’re Knox born and bred, finding the perfect taco can feel like a never-ending quest (albeit a fun one). Here are five spots we’ve been returning to lately: (Dare we say, the best […]

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15 July, 2021

Crafty Bastard Brewery: A Look Inside

600 beers in six years. Just to save you the math: that’s about two beers a week. Two unique beers a week that Crafty Bastard Brewery has put into the world and into our mouths since it opened its doors in downtown north in 2015. Just by the numbers, Crafty Bastard may be the best brewery […]

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9 July, 2021

5 Must-Try Food Truck Parks

We can all agree that food trucks rule, so it comes as no surprise that Knoxville went from zero food truck parks to five (yes, five) in just a matter of a few years. Are we mad about this? We are not. (And since you’re here reading this, we’re just going to go ahead and […]

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28 June, 2021

5 Fave Rooftop Bars in Knoxville

The Knoxville bar scene has expanded by leaps and bounds in just the last couple of years. From breweries and taprooms to CBD-infused beer bars, speakeasies and kitschy rum cocktail joints, Knoxville isn’t short on fun places to go when you want to wet your whistle. However, when it comes to sipping spirits while sitting […]

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7 June, 2021

Golden Roast Coffee Roasters: A Look Inside

Irregular pink marble floors, original exposed beams, the vestiges of the old church kitchen—these are just some of the charming architectural features welcoming customers at The Golden Roast Marble City. This newest space, counterpart to the “fast-and-furious” location on Melrose established in 1994, opened in January of 2020. What is evident in speaking with Don […]


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30 November, 2021

5 Experiential Gift Ideas for the Friend Who Has Everything

​It’s the time of year for ribbons, bobbles, and credit card debt (or however that Christmas song goes 😂). When it comes to gifts though (and credit card debt for that matter), we prefer experiences. You get to share it with your loved one, make lasting memories, and up your ‘gram game. 😉 What’s not […]


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13 September, 2021

5 of the Best Patios in Knoxville

When it comes to late summer/early fall in East Tennessee, you can count on two things. First, University of Tennessee football will let you down. Second, the weather will lift you right back up🙌 We’re talkin’ temps in the mid-70s, refreshing breezes, even *a little less humidity.*  You may find yourself asking, “Am I in […]

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6 May, 2021

10 Kid-Friendly Spots to Hang

Here are two things you quickly learn after having kids: first, it is imperative you find kid-friendly places you also enjoy (good news: we’re here with the scoop on kid-friendly spots in Knoxville. You’re in the right spot😂); and second, the questions buzzing through your head never stop. Things you never considered fixating on now […]

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16 April, 2021

7 Date Night Ideas in Knoxville

Whether you’re looking for a special evening with your significant other, a treat yoself adventure with numero uno, or it’s just high time for a girls night out: here are a few omg-it’s-been-a-year-since-I’ve-gone-out-and-my-social-anxiety-is-kicking -in-so-I-can’t-decide-what-to-do date night ideas to enjoy in good ole Knoxville, TN. 1.) SCOOTER TO SOKNO Have you seen the Link scooters downtown? […]

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1 March, 2021

7 Reasons to Call Knoxville Home

Knoxville, Tennessee is clearly a fantastic place. We know this. You know this. But perhaps you need to convince your pal to move here. Perhaps you’re trying to win an argument on Facebook (maybe stop though). Perhaps you’re considering a move here and just need that one extra nudge. Whatever the reason, we’re here to […]

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26 February, 2021

7 Dog-Friendly Businesses

It’s fun to grab a drink after work with your pals. It’s more fun to grab a drink after work with your pals and your pups! Not only are dogs the best, but they also act as incredible buffers if you’re in a new place. Want to meet some strangers? Life hack: Get a dog. […]

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5 January, 2021

5 Fave Black-Owned Businesses in Knoxville

If you’re anything like me, you may have been surprised to find out you had a lot to learn this summer.


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9 November, 2021

5 Spots for Fall Leaves in Knoxville!

Fall has finally hit Knoxville, Tennessee. Is she consistently a month late? Yes. Is she always gone too soon? Also yes. Because of this, we wanted to waste no time sharing our favorite local spots so you can go find them and throw colorful foliage in the air and spin around like the inner woodland […]

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14 July, 2021

Sunflowers in South Knoxville

Buckle up, folks. Your Insta feeds are about to be littered with pics of bright, sunny faces as far as the eye can see. Nope, we aren’t referencing those sweet first-day-of-school pictures. We’re talking about the sunflower fields in South Knoxville – specifically, the 70-plus acres of sunflowers at Forks of the River Wildlife Management […]

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3 June, 2021

Navitat Canopy Adventures

Navitat is a hidden gem and a super cool adventure course built high in the canopy of the green forest of South Knoxville. It’s is an entire setup of multiple adventure and zipline courses, ranging from beginner, moderate, to difficult levels – legitimately something the whole family or friend group can enjoy. 

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27 May, 2021

Knoxville Adventure Collective

So many of us move to Knoxville for her access to all things outdoors. Jon and the folks at Knoxville Adventure Collective can legitimately help you start experiencing and exploring it.


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16 November, 2021

Glitterville: A Look Inside

Stephen Brown is a rather unassuming name for one of the most vibrant human beings on the planet. Like many other Stephens, this one was born in East Tennessee and went to school at the University of Tennessee. But this is where the similarities end. See, from there, Stephen Brown moved to New York to […]

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19 March, 2021

Oglewood Avenue: A Look Inside

Jade Adams is the stylish, hilarious owner of Oglewood Avenue – and frankly, we’d like to be her new best friend. (It’s not weird, okay? Don’t make it weird.) Besides, considering the way she takes care of her plants, she’d be a good best friend to have. Let’s back up: Remember COVID-19? Right. Well, that […]

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5 January, 2021

Honeymouth: A Look Inside

If you’d like to hear that on the daily, then might we suggest you just drop on by …

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5 January, 2021

5 Fave Black-Owned Businesses in Knoxville

If you’re anything like me, you may have been surprised to find out you had a lot to learn this summer.



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