Headlines 2018-04-21T13:55:36+00:00

Chattanooga School of Language wins “Small Business of the Year” award

Laurie Stevens, founder, ℹ Chattanooga School of Language Wins Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce 2018 “Small Business of the Year” award Interview by Nancy Henderson Photography by Steven Llorca NH: What inspired you to start the Chattanooga School of Language? LS: A personal experience changed my life, both professionally and personally, when I fell in love with the Spanish language and culture. I saw how revolutionizing that could be. I was fortunate enough to spend time in Spain and went to a language school in Costa Rica after I graduated college. It just changed my life. When I came home to Chattanooga, trying to figure out what I was supposed to do next, I said, “I would love to give people a similar experience.” NH: Why was that trip so important to you? LS: Learning another language was a passageway into a whole new experience; one I had never had before. [...]

By | May 8th, 2018|Categories: Education|0 Comments

Renowned “Blue Dog” art donated to new Children’s Hospital

Dr. and Mrs. Fred Gregg have donated an original George Rodrigue “Blue Dog” painting to be hung in the new Children’s Hospital Outpatient Center at Erlanger when it opens later this year. Both Fred and Vicky Gregg have been actively involved in local healthcare for many years. Dr. Gregg is [...]

By | April 17th, 2018|Categories: Currents|0 Comments

Grammy Award-Winning Country Artist To Perform at Songbirds Guitar Museum

Grammy award-winning artist Steve Wariner is scheduled to perform at the Songbirds Guitar Museum on April 20. The performance is one of the many stops on Wariner’s stateside tour, which has received rave reviews from concertgoers and critics alike. Twenty albums into his five-decade career, Steve Wariner still has plenty [...]

By | April 12th, 2018|Categories: Concerts|0 Comments

Chattanooga’s Growing Music Scene

Tivoli Theater Chattanooga has long been known for its deep musical roots. The Empress of the blues Bessie Smith, legendary James Brown drummer Clyde Stubblefield, and Grammy-winning superstar Usher all hail from here. There’s also that Glenn Miller tune...perhaps you’ve heard it. Despite those roots, the link between [...]

By | April 10th, 2018|Categories: Arts & Culture|0 Comments

Certified #1 Here in Chattanooga

By | March 13th, 2018|Categories: The Chef|

As a member of the American Culinary Federation, Dao Le, executive chef at the Doubletree in downtown Chattanooga, participates in numerous competitions, such as the World Chef Challenge held annually in Florida. When you've committed to an expensive evening out—dining at one of Chattanooga's top restaurants—knowing that the [...]

Building Strong, Smart, & Bold Girls

By | March 8th, 2018|Categories: Education|

Middle and high school girls participate in the Road to College Success Program. With a mission to inspire girls to be strong, smart, and bold, Girls Inc. of Chattanooga has served over 27,000 girls age 6-18 since the organization was founded in 1961. In 2017, a new Chief [...]

Pizza Amore

By | March 1st, 2018|Categories: Food & Drink|

Is there a more thoroughly American—or at least Americanized—Food than pizza? While its Italian origins are inarguable, the pizza pie might be the most beloved and wholly naturalized “foreign” food on the American table. Here in Chattanooga, we have our fair share of great pizzerias, so we set out to [...]