Headlines 2018-08-06T15:30:05+00:00

Air Balloon Festival Returns for Second Year

On August 18, 2018, the Great Smoky Mountains Hot Air Balloon Festival will return to Townsend after a highly-attended and successful inaugural year in 2017. Last year, the event drew 10,000 attendees to the Townsend Visitors Center as the area was filled with a spectrum of colorful balloons against the backdrop of the breathtaking Tennessee mountains and sunset. The 2018 event will once again return to the Townsend Visitors Center located at 7906 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway from 3-9pm. The event features something for everyone. Families can enjoy kid-friendly activities, live entertainment, crafters demonstrating and selling their artwork, delectable food from the food truck court, wine tastings by Nine Lakes Wine Country and local craft beer. There will also be a balloon glow. The event has an exciting new addition for 2018: Tethered balloon rides. Attendees will have the opportunity to ride and enjoy the beautiful scenery from hot air [...]

By | August 14th, 2018|Categories: Currents|0 Comments

Baylor Tri-Masters Coach, Jenny Smith, Completes the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming

Jenny Smith With her finish of the 20 Bridges Swim in Manhattan, NY, Baylor Tri-Masters Coach Jenny Smith has now officially completed the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming. Membership of the Triple Crown requires the authenticated completion of three famous marathon swims: 21 miles (33.7 km) across [...]

By | August 7th, 2018|Categories: Life|0 Comments

ArtSpark to Beautify Downtown Streets

Utility Boxes of all shapes and sizes populate many intersections in Downtown Chattanooga protecting wires and switches that make our traffic signals, street lights and phones work. And while these boxes serve desirable utility needs for our city, they can be an unappealing piece of our landscape and can attract [...]

By | July 31st, 2018|Categories: Arts & Culture|0 Comments

Street Performers Bring Chattanooga Market Buskers Festival to Life

The practice is both old and new. Buskers, or street performers, turn out every weekend for crowds across the country, especially in the summer season. Young performers follow the timeless tradition of performance art. The word busker is slang for the root word—busk “to seek to entertain by singing and [...]

By | July 25th, 2018|Categories: Festivals|0 Comments

Summit Knobs Equestrian Trail Opens at Enterprise South Nature Park

By | July 17th, 2018|Categories: Currents|

The trails at Enterprise South Nature Park offer over 17 miles of wide, shady trails with good footing. Riding the long, shady track through the green wood is a wonderful way to begin a summer day. My mare, a Missouri Fox Trotter named Julie, makes her way quietly [...]

Five Star Food Fight Featured Chef Reed Trimble

By | July 12th, 2018|Categories: The Chef|

Here's a look at our next featured chef who will be heating things up on market Sunday in hopes of taking home the trophy and, better yet, getting a ticket to participate in the 2018 World Food Championship scheduled of November 2018 in Orange Beach, Ala. Reed Trimble Like many [...]

Five Star Food Fight Featured Chef Burt Brown

By | July 11th, 2018|Categories: The Chef|

Here's a look into our next featured chef who will be heating things up on market Sunday in hopes of taking home the trophy and, better yet, getting a ticket to participate in the 2018 World Food Championship scheduled of November 2018 in Orange Beach, Ala. Burt Brown Fried chicken, [...]

Five Star Food Fight Featured Chef Tanner Marino

By | July 10th, 2018|Categories: The Chef|

Here’s a look at another one of our featured chefs who will be heating things up on market Sunday in hopes of taking home the trophy and, better yet, getting a ticket to participate in the 2018 World Food Championship scheduled of November 2018 in Orange Beach, Ala. Come back [...]

Five Star Food Fight Featured Chef Hardin Cowan

By | July 9th, 2018|Categories: The Chef|

ℹ Chattanooga Market's annual ℹ FiveStar Food Fight is a battle of wits, creativity and timing between five local chefs, most of whom are no stranger to tense competitions in the food contest circuit. The fight begins at 11 a.m. on Sunday, July 15th at ℹ First Tennessee Pavilion and this year, it's [...]

Talk of the Town – Chattanooga Restaurant Week®

By | July 2nd, 2018|Categories: Community, Cooking, Food & Drink, The Chef|Tags: , , |

It's right around the corner and I am making my menu for the week. Chattanooga Magazine is proud to host our annual Chattanooga Restaurant Week® next week, July 9-15th. What's it all about? Simply put, it's our way of showcasing the best eateries in Chattanooga. Both Chris Thomas (publisher) and [...]