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Scenic Knoxville

Welcome to the City Blog! Here you will find news and notes about City of Knoxville services, updates on ongoing projects, links to community events, and much more. If you have questions or comments about the Blog, please email citywebmaster@knoxvilletn.gov.

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June 2016 - Posts
Issac Merkle sighs with satisfaction as he looks around the vast new 3,265-square-foot workshop. “As a child, I always dreamed of getting my hands on a place like this,” says Merkle, Creative Dir ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Jun 30, 2016 at 3:52 PM
The bold new banners are going up on the south side of the Walnut Street Garage. The three large banners being installed - measuring a total of 223 feet in length and 58 feet in height - are re ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Jun 30, 2016 at 3:27 PM
There's a spot along the Third Creek Greenway where bicyclists and joggers are pleasantly caught by surprise. As they near a retaining wall close to the Alcoa Highway/Cumberland Avenue exit ramp, ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Jun 29, 2016 at 12:43 PM
Before: The former J.C. Penney building, 412 S. Gay St., at its low point. After: The same building, after an estimated $10 million in private investment, now houses two restaurants, a basement ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Jun 27, 2016 at 3:38 PM
Mayor Madeline Rogero, City Council members and Knoxville Regional Transportation Planning Organization representatives cut the ribbon Wednesday, officially opening a Holbrook Drive replacement brid ... more» 
Posted by kgibi  On Jun 24, 2016 at 10:08 AM
Throughout downtown, pedestrians will notice a number of sections of broken sidewalks that are being repaired. Here's a rundown on some of those projects: A section of Old City sidewalk is bein ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Jun 15, 2016 at 10:14 AM
On Thursday evenings, music lovers gather on Market Square, where they're treated to free weekly samplings of a wide variety of genres performed by local bands – from classical music to blues, fro ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Jun 13, 2016 at 2:02 PM
Coming soon to a storefront near you: Window stickers that recognize businesses that proactively create employment opportunities for people with disabilities. But before the stickers can be p ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Jun 10, 2016 at 11:07 AM
The 149 Vietnam War veterans being flown today by HonorAir Knoxville to Washington, D.C., have patrons of the April 16-17 Smoky Mountain Air Show to thank. But officials making today's announcement ... more» 
Posted by evreeland  On Jun 08, 2016 at 1:44 PM