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Habitat For Humanity Holiday Breakfast

At the Knoxville Habitat Holiday Breakfast at the Foundry, the organization recognized Knoxville Habitat for Humanity’s Covenant Partners as well as the families and volunteers who have built with and for Habitat for Humanity over the past year.

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Art House Holiday Party

Art House closed the year with a holiday party in a secret location. On the day of the party guests learned the location was Sun Spot, the Cumberland Avenue restaurant owned by Art House supporter Randy Burleson.

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Maker Meetup

The Knoxville Mayor’s Maker Council celebrated the holidays with a Maker Meetup at the Outpost in Happy Holler with no speaker and no agenda--just fun.

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Kresge's Krew Foundation

Participants in the Autism Breakthrough of Knoxville’s Kresge’s Krew 2018 golf tournament enjoyed the last few days of glorious autumn weather while vying for the leaderboard raising funds for a worthy cause.

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Coming Home

In July 2017, Michelle Hardin, Senior Vice President and Manager of Medical Private Banking and Client Services at First Tennessee Bank, and Larry Kleinman, Head of Human Resources at Highmark, made two big moves: they got married, and they purchased a 7,800 square foot house in the West Knoxville neighborhood where Michelle grew up and where her parents have lived for 53 years.

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VIProfile: Sara Hedstrom Pinnell

Sara Hedstrom Pinnell, owner of Hedstrom Design, did not get to the day in 2007 when she opened her landscape design business magically. It’s been a journey. Life took a difficult turn when Sara’s mother died six months after being diagnosed with leukemia, leaving her father to care for four children ages 14 months, five, eight and ten...

Romantic Retreats

Faraway destinations are naturals for couples wanting a romantic retreat, but you don’t have to travel far or board a plane for a romantic getaway. And whether you travel near or far, you may be surprised to learn that these days consulting a travel advisor is more important than ever.

VIP Bridal

Graysen and Lane Bloom

Graysen and Lane met in high school and continued dating long distance through college. Graysen graduated from Lipscomb University while Lane graduated from Carson Newman University. They both knew they wanted to get married after college.

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Nikki and Nathan Stachey

Technology may be considered by some a necessity. Others may consider it something fun and useful. But can technology be considered romantic? In Jessica Nicole (Nikki) and Nathan’s case, the answer is yes. Technology is what first brought the couple together.

People & Places

Rick McGill's Airport Toyota Donates $30k to UT Medical Center Cancer Institute

Representatives from Rick McGill’s Airport Toyota recently presented a donation to the University of Tennessee Medical Center Cancer Institute. Over the last three years, Rick McGill’s Airport Toyota has donated a total of $30,000 to UT Medical Center Cancer Institute to support breast cancer research and outreach.

February Issue

Editor's Letter

As I write this, the weather report has just informed me that we have reached the predicted high for today-- 30 degrees--and that the expected low tonight will be 15. Time to bring out the extra blankets.

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February 23, 2019

When politics and family meet they can both come out a little worse for the wear. The widow of a prominent Democratic US Senator is being wooed by a current Republican Senator in this battle for the heart of a lady and, oh by the way for control of the Senate. A romantic comedy– with songs!


February 23, 2019

A faithful adaptation of Harper Lee’s story about a young girl whose father, a respected attorney, chooses to defend a black man accused of a vicious crime against a white woman in the Depression-era south. When friends and neighbors in her small Alabama town turn against her father, she is forced to face the eye-opening reality of racism. As tensions come to a boil, she ultimately learns “that the one thing that doesn’t abide by majority rule is a person’s conscience.”


February23, 2019

This 1960’s French farce adapted for the English-speaking stage features self-styled Parisian lothario Bernard, who has Italian, German, and American fiancées, each a beautiful airline hostess with frequent “layovers.” He keeps “one up, one down, and one pending” until unexpected schedule changes bring all three to Paris, and Bernard’s apartment, at the same time.