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Mar/Apr 2021

Delicious New Eats

Recent restaurant openings offer everything from whiskey to fried Oreos One wouldn’t think the past year was the ideal time to open a new restaurant, but that didn’t keep these six new enterprises from opening around town. With varied
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Perfection!

Vida brings chic flavors and presentation downtown Stepping into Vida, Knoxville’s new Pan-Latin restaurant on Gay Street, it’s hard not be impressed. Owners Jim and Lori Klonaris, who have been working the restaurant lane for the last
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COVID Recovery

United Way CEO aims to use $10 milliongift to ‘position people in a better placefor tomorrow’ The United Way of Greater Knoxville was one of the surprise recipients of a sizable donation from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott at the end of
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Fear Not

Stepping into the spotlight andbecoming Chelsea Berry Singer-songwriter Chelsea Berry has always kept faith, family and country music close to her heart. This Maryville, Tennessee, native grew up singing in her church choir, but never
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Legacy of Leadership

FDR 'lifted the nation from its knees' merica teetered on the brink of disaster. The stock market crashed in 1929. Banks began to fail. During the one-term presidency of Herbert Hoover, industrial production in this country fell by 47
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Unexpected Gifts

COVID-19 has forced us all to reevaluate what we take for granted I know for all of us, the past year has been both challenging and life-changing. COVID-19 took my dad just before Thanksgiving. My mother, both brothers, and my wife all
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On Good Behavior

For successful socialization, the trick is starting young Many pet owners resist going to dog parks for fear of their own dog misbehaving. So what is dog park etiquette? We all have to remember that none of our dogs will be reading this
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Serendipity & Success

Shannon Burke says it took some of the former to make it to the latter Knoxville writer Shannon Burke is busy working on the pilot for his second show for Netflix. With four novels under his belt and a successful first season of the
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A Colorful World

Derrick Freeman finds his voice in vivid, expressive art Derrick Freeman’s influence as an artist radiates from the studio he maintains on the lower level of the Emporium Center downtown. Freeman, 30, has autism and has been expressing
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