Headlines 2018-11-13T13:06:50+00:00

Where Your Treasure Lies, Your Heart Will be Also

In May 2018 Friends of Moccasin Bend National Archaeology District and Friends of Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park consolidated, forming National Park Partners. The organization’s goals are to educate and promote both national parks through programs that engage the public in a variety of ways. Ranger Chris Young prepares to lead a canoe tour on Lookout Creek (courtesy of National Park Service) The 91,000-acre military park is the most visited attraction in the Chattanooga region, telling the story of an important Civil War campaign and representing a $70 million tourism impact. The 750-acre archeological district will explain 12,000 years of Native American presence. The newly formed organization reorders the parks into six places of significance—Moccasin Bend, Signal Point, Missionary Ridge, Lookout Mountain Battlefield, Chickamauga Battlefield and Orchard Knob. Ranger led bicycle tours of Chickamauga Battlefield and kayak tours around Moccasin Bend The recreation these locations [...]

By | December 4th, 2018|Categories: Community|0 Comments

Chattanooga Chefs on Stage in Orange Beach, Alabama This Week

Starting tomorrow, three local top-notch chefs will be competing in the annual ℹ️ World Food Championships (WFC) in Orange Beach, Alabama. ℹ️ Rebecca Barron of ℹ️ St. John’s, ℹ️ Hardin Cowan of ℹ️ Solarium Cafe and ℹ️ Nick Thiers of Virginia Culinard Institute will be part of a larger group representing Team Tennessee at the event. [...]

By | November 6th, 2018|Categories: The Chef|0 Comments

Off Season is the Best Season in Jackson County

As chillier weather moves in, the crowds move out and lodging prices decrease with the temperatures in the Western North Carolina mountain towns of Jackson County. Many might think that winter is for hibernation, but in the towns of Sylva, Dillsboro, Cherokee and Cashiers, it is an undiscovered season with [...]

By | October 30th, 2018|Categories: Travel|0 Comments

Chattanooga Oktoberfest Returns for its 17th Year!

By | October 2nd, 2018|Categories: Festivals|

Mr. & Mrs. Oktoberfest 2017 Most years, the first crisp fall weekend of the season seems to serendipitously fall on ℹ️ Chattanooga Oktoberfest. The festival boasts to be Chattanooga’s top family-friendly fall event, and it beckons visitors from all around the world—Germans included. This year, organizers are looking for [...]

Wine Over Water Event to Benefit Local Historic Preservation

By | September 25th, 2018|Categories: Arts & Culture|

The iconic ℹ️ Chattanooga Choo Choo is the center of attention once more. ℹ️ Cornerstones, Inc., Chattanooga’s premier historic preservation organization, is embarking on a capital campaign to restore the Terminal Station Dome of the Chattanooga Choo Choo. The campaign will expand opportunities for the vintage hotel and for international, national [...]

Savannah Food & Wine Festival Announces Perry Lane Hotel to Host Celebrity Chef Tour Dinner

By | September 13th, 2018|Categories: Currents|

The Savannah Food & Wine Festival, presented by Publix, is set to take place this November 5-11, 2018. Uniting the culinary community of local and national chefs in one place, the festival is announcing the celebrity chefs to be featured at the James Beard Foundation, Celebrity Chef Tour Dinner. The recently opened Perry [...]

Alpharetta, GA Raises the Standard for Excellence in Culinary Travel and Experiences

By | September 11th, 2018|Categories: Travel|

The quest for authentic dining experiences and culinary excellence continues to be a powerful driver of tourism, and the city of Alpharetta, Ga. boasts an unbeatable lineup of top-notch eateries and one-of-a-kind culinary hot spots. The city’s well-established and eclectic dining scene continues to break the mold and challenge the [...]

New Hunter Exhibit Chronicles “Evolution of a Museum”

By | September 4th, 2018|Categories: Arts & Culture|

Nandini Makrandi, chief curator at the ℹ️ Hunter Museum, strolls down the East Wing entry hall, stopping to point out some highlights of a new exhibit called Evolution of a Museum. Installation image detail from the Hunter Museum of American Art during a 1970s exhibition “We are always getting [...]