Trail Running

Amongst a growing number of local breweries, attractions, and dog parks, the scruffy city of Knoxville is also nationally known for its running trails—complete with gorgeous scenery. Trail running allows people to connect and stay fit while…

How to Look Within

In today’s era of personal growth junkies, the saying “look within” is as common as “yoga” and “meditation.” But how can we start looking for something we’ve never seen? In today’s article, we’ll explore the five personal gates we can open…

Symbols of Liberty

Long before Liberty’s beauty would be known to the world, William the Conqueror broke the Saxons in the Battle of Hastings in 1066 and ordered the building of the Tower of London. As she showed me around the iconic London landmark, the…

Discus, Discus Everywhere

Disc golf. It seems ubiquitous in Knoxville these days, but how long has it been around, and where did it originate? If you Google it, you’ll most likely come up with Saskatchewan, Canada in 1926. Fast forward approximately 50 years to the…

Umphrey’s McGee

If you’re strolling along Gay Street on a hot August Knoxville Sunday and get the jones to jam out to some live music, Chicago’s Umphrey’s McGee is your ticket. Known for their funky rhythms and vibrant light shows, and performing a wide…

Rules of the Road

Dear Knoxonomist: In Washington, DC, my hometown, the drivers are aggressive and awful. You have to sink to their level and act like a crazed maniac just to merge onto the beltway. When I moved to Knoxville, I thought things…

Cook Brothers Construction

Building or remodeling a home can be an overwhelming process. It requires an incredible amount of detail, skill—not to mention communication—to make a homeowner’s ideal home come to fruition. With the right company, however, that process…

Danny Wilhoit

Entrée: Pork Two Ways, with gumbo and traditional potato salad. Dessert: Guava Turnover, with cream cheese ice cream and guava sorbet. Danny Wilhoit grew up on a farm in Campbell County, where at an early age family members were…