City of 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
July 2016 - Posts
MPC Hosts Community Drop-In to Gather Input on Standards for Proposed Bearden Mixed-Use District
Over four hours Thursday, Metropolitan Planning Commission staff shared ideas and listened to what residents, property owners and business owners said they wanted in a proposed Bearden mixed-use dis ...
On Jul 29, 2016 at 1:57 PM
Intrigue and Creativity: Rigamajig Thrills Kids at West Haven Rec Center
Children's activities at West Haven Recreation Center just got a refresh with the addition of a “Rigamajig.” What's a Rigamajig? A far cry from the building blocks of the past, the Ri ...
On Jul 28, 2016 at 12:37 PM
Fourth Avenue Façade Grant: Old Building Gets New Look
How does Debbie Billings feel about pulling up stakes and relocating her business after nearly 30 years? “It’s like graduating from college – I’m sad, but I’m moving up in the world,” the owne ...
On Jul 26, 2016 at 1:23 PM
Over 1,000 come out for 'Read and Ride with Daniel Tiger' Event
Over 1,000 people came from near and far to the “Read and Ride with Daniel Tiger” on July 20. People drove from as far as Memphis to attend to see the new star of the PBS education spinoff of “Mi ...
On Jul 25, 2016 at 11:41 AM
It's official! Regal HQ Relocating to South Waterfront
Mayor Madeline Rogero, left center, and Regal Entertainment Group CEO Amy Miles, right center, share a laugh on Thursday, July 21, while signing final documents for Regal's headquarters relocation t ...
On Jul 22, 2016 at 2:22 PM
New Downtown Public Restrooms on Schedule to Open by Labor Day
If you haven't checked lately, work is progressing on the new $400,000 five-stall downtown public restrooms being constructed in the northwest corner of the ground floor of Market Square Garage. ...
On Jul 15, 2016 at 10:20 AM
Try Transit Week Continues: New Buses, Renovated East Superstop!
Knoxville Area Transit's newly upgraded East Superstop was officially dedicated with a ribbon-cutting this afternoon. It's a happy day for KAT and the 32,000 passengers who ride the Magnolia, M ...
On Jul 14, 2016 at 4:27 PM
Neighborhoods to Nature: Mayor Rogero and City Leaders Walk with Residents to Caswell Park
More than 200 neighbors walked to their local park at the Neighborhoods to Nature kick-off event Monday night. Neighbors strolled 15-20 minutes from different city neighborhoods—Austin Homes, ...
On Jul 13, 2016 at 4:56 PM
Urban Forester: Proactive Pruning Helps Downtown Trees Remain Robust, Healthy
Knoxville’s trees provide bountiful benefits - aesthetic beauty; summer shade; increased property values; lowered carbon dioxide levels. They're amazing assets. But throughout downtown, many matu ...
On Jul 12, 2016 at 9:42 AM
Mayor Rogero Kicks Off "Try Transit Week" Aboard KAT Buses
Launching "Try Transit Week," Mayor Rogero and a group of City employees who regularly ride KAT buses took the Route 42 bus to lunch at the Sunspot on Cumberland Avenue. They returned to the City ...
On Jul 11, 2016 at 5:39 PM
Knoxville Bar Foundation
Festival on the 4th
Voting Rights Act
Mayor Helps Plug in New Solar Panels at Eastbridge Business Park
Enjoy Daniel Tiger and Spectacular Tiger Forest Exhibit at Zoo Knoxville this Saturday
Mayor touts Community Development programs' achievements
KUB Celebrates Opening of 1st CNG Fueling Station
Video: Dogwood Arts Opens With a Flourish
Marble Alley Lofts Unveils Plaque Honoring Cal Johnson
Volunteers Plant 18 Trees at New Zaevion Dobson Memorial Playground & Park
Video from The Change Center Groundbreaking Event
100 Years Ago: Annexations 'Sealed Knoxville's Destiny' as ET Hub
1st of 'Knoxville Slides' opened at the Coliseum strikes a chord with kids, media
April 2017 (8)
March 2017 (14)
February 2017 (21)
January 2017 (19)
December 2016 (11)
November 2016 (6)
October 2016 (12)
September 2016 (12)
August 2016 (10)
July 2016 (13)
June 2016 (9)
May 2016 (15)
Cart Smart Blog
Magnolia Avenue Streetscapes Project Blog
Outdoor & Recreation
Content Alert Subscription
Subscribe to Email Alerts
Dial for City Services
© City of Knoxville
400 Main Street
Knoxville, TN 37902
City of Knoxville on Facebook
City of Knoxville on Twitter