One of the best parts of the UT experience is going out to eat with friends, but it can be easy to keep going to the same two or three places and miss out on the culinary diversity in Knoxville.
Local restaurant Captain Jack’s Fish & Chicken offers the classic combination of chicken and fish paired with timeless side dishes like hush puppies, mac and cheese and more.
Last year, coffee shop Mahalo made the decision to open another location in downtown Knoxville. A soft launch took place back in December and has led to regular hours Monday through Saturday. They feature Flour Head Bakery pastries and a food menu from Simpl on Sevier.
Since 2017, Token Game Tavern has been a staple in nightlife culture for the geek culture community in Knoxville. Even during the pandemic, the Tavern has not only managed to keep their doors open, but has decided to expand into another, similar themed venue.
Hey Bear Cafe, located at 9036 Middlebrook Pike, serves boba tea to Knoxville and has found success as a small business despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
When you step into a restaurant, the last thing you may expect to see is a fully functioning hydroponic garden, but that’s exactly what customers find when they step into The Chef’s Table.
Nestled just across the road after getting off the West Hills exit, Big Kahuna Wings beckons travelers for a high calorie meal of all the American food your heart desires.
Three years ago, Nanci Solomon, owner of the local favorite gift store Rala in Old City, started a Dolly Parton-themed art contest. Now, the store has a large wall covered in Dolly art for sale and just finished participating in the first ever Dollyfest, which ran from June 4 to June 6 in Ol…
Back in 2017, Resident Evil 7 served as a turning point for the acclaimed horror franchise. When the series shifted towards more of a co-op action focus, it was met with criticism from both fans and critics alike. With its eerie Louisiana backwoods setting and claustrophobic level design, Re…
The first in-person Knoxville City Council meeting in over a year was interrupted Tuesday night when the family of Anthony Thompson Jr., a 17-year-old killed by a police officer at Austin East Magnet High School on April 12, joined protestors and disrupted the meeting at the City-County Buil…
This week, we’re looking at the newest releases on the biggest streaming services. Most of these releases are on Netflix, but there are a few releases on Hulu, Disney+ and Prime Video.
At 11:59 p.m. last night, the mask mandate in Knox County was lifted. Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs led the push to end the mandate, taking cues from Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee.
The 93rd Academy Awards are upon us. One of the most prestigious awards in Hollywood, the Oscars contain an element of buzz and excitement around them. The best way to experience them is to make predictions beforehand.
Since 2014, there has only been one officially licensed MLB game: MLB The Show. Being a PlayStation exclusive for two decades, PlayStation has been the only console of choice for baseball fans. That has now changed.
Wednesday night, protestors took to the streets of downtown Knoxville and Fort Sanders after District Attorney General Charme Allen announced that her office would not be filing charges against Knoxville Police Department Officer Jonathon Clabough, who fatally shot 17-year-old Anthony Thomps…
The East Tennessee Historical Society hosted a virtual “brown bag” lecture Wednesday, April 21 featuring Anne G’Fellers Mason and her research on Nancy and Abolitionist Elihu Embree.
There’s something amiss in the snowy hamlet Ethan Winters finds himself in. Maybe it’s the fact that this little rustic village is oddly quiet for a place that looked recently inhabited. Or maybe it’s the feral humans that stalk you in the distance. Or perhaps it’s that creepy old woman who …
Thousands of hours of rigorous training. Constant, determined studying of techniques. The roar of battle, thrill of victory and sting of defeat.
The early 2000s were a wild time to be a “Star Wars” fan. The prequels were in their prime, for better or for worse. Sure, we got some pretty lackluster movies, but we also got classic spin-offs such as Star Wars: Republic Commando.
Cozy Grove is a heartwarming life-sim game about death and moving on. You play as a rookie Spirit Scout who is tasked with helping a community of restless souls come to terms with their passing. While Cozy Grove liberally draws inspiration from Animal Crossing, it carves out its own identity…
Over the last year the pandemic has put a pause on a lot of events, and for the Knox County Public Library’s Tennessee Archive of Moving Image and Sound, this has been the case.
One of the benefits of the new console generation is how many older titles feel fresh on new hardware. Greater loading times for games improve the overall experience, and as we have seen from certain developers, some older titles have received a next-gen face lift.
In 2019, Hera Jay Brown became the first Transgender woman Rhodes Scholar. Now, she is fully enveloped in her master’s studies at Oxford University across the pond.
The time immediately following college graduation is an incredibly stressful period for most students. Most find themselves desperately searching for jobs, internships or other opportunities that allow them to utilize their shiny new undergraduate degrees.
“Love is a Revolution” by Renee Watson follows a girl named Nala during her summer break, in which she manages to create a whole new — and fake — identity to impress her crush.
Ah, April. Spring has finally sprung and with it, a whole slew of new games. It might be a relatively slow month overall, but there are still a ton of new releases coming to PCs and game systems near you this month. These are the ones you need to keep your eyes on.
Last month was a great month for Game Pass subscribers, as we were given a whole slew of new games — including a large catalog of Bethesda titles. Whether you might be playing through the Wolfenstein series or diving into the world of Tamriel, we also have a few more Game Pass picks for you …
In a meeting on April 6, the nine members of the Knoxville City Council voted unanimously in favor of entering into a contract with nonprofit Cities United, an organization that works in 130 cities across the nation to lower gun violence and gun-related deaths among Black boys and young men.
In February, Rep. Bruce Griffey (R-District 75) filed a bill in the Tennessee House of Representatives that would prohibit the use in public and charter schools of any educational materials that, in the language of the bill, “promote, normalize, support or address lesbian, gay, bi-sexual or …
Friday night, Demi Lovato released “Dancing With The Devil… The Art of Starting Over,” her seventh studio album, and her first album since 2017’s “Tell Me You Love Me.”
A film highlighting a battle in the courts, “The Trial of the Chicago 7” is written and directed by Aaron Sorkin, best known for writing the 2010 film “The Social Network.” However, this is his second time directing since the 2017 film “Molly’s Game,” a Netflix original film.
On Thursday April 1, local independent bookstore Union Ave Books hosted a virtual event featuring Ellie Cypher and her debut YA novel “The Girl from Shadow Springs.”
It's big, it's dumb, and it's fantastic. “Godzilla vs. Kong” is not a cinematic masterpiece, but it’s not trying to be either. Instead, it is a two-hour love letter to both iconic monsters that is only interested in having big monster fun.