The Black Lillies

Knoxville’s famed band The Black Lillies combines the familiar sounds of rock & roll with the down-home folk tunes we know and love. Led by lead singer Cruz Contreras, the band has been actively performing and producing music for more
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Michelle Porter

This local mixologist and entrepreneur is canning cocktails for a cause. While pursuing a degree in microbiology at the University of Tennessee, Michelle found herself drawn to the world of craft cocktails and bartending. Now, just a
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Electric Darling

With local favorites The Dirty Guv’nahs operating in semi-retirement, members Kevin Hyfantis and Cosmo Holloway found themselves penning songs in need of a home; enter Electric Darling. Eager to distance themselves from lead vocal duties,
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East Meets Knox

The South has a glorious culinary tradition. Growing up, there were never too many days that went by without cornbread, black-eyed peas, or something else distinctly regional. While it’s hard to beat mom’s home cooking, Knoxville is lucky
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From the Editor

Pincho was never supposed to be a part of our lives. As we returned home from our extended “Tour de Thanksgiving,” our house was dark and devoid of life. The dogs were at the sitter’s and a steady chorus of rain sang out across the gutters
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Central Cinema

With the rise of movie streaming platforms, it’s easier than ever to bring media directly to the consumer. On our televisions at home, our laptops, and even our phones, there are thousands of choices at our disposal. However, convenience
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Tangled up in Tort Reform

A relatively unknown Tennessee law has a stranglehold on citizens facing some of their darkest days. For many years, Tennessee courts did not put a limit on compensation awarded to those seeking non-economic damages from offending parties
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