ENDORSEMENT: Elect David Sharpe to the Hamilton County Commission

In the hotly contested race for Hamilton County Commission's Sixth District, one candidate has distinguished himself by offering both a bold vision for the future and deep roots in our community's past.  That candidate is David Sharpe. "Hamilton County is a community on the rise and I believe in our potential—that is why I am …

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Kenny’s Will Transform the Chattanooga Sandwich Scene

When it comes to downtown Chattanooga dining, there's a new name on the lips of every hip Southsider:  Kenny's.  Haven't heard of Kenny's yet?  Well girlfriend, allow me to invite you into this very exclusive club! Kenny's Southside Sandwiches is a new upscale sandwich concept in the building formerly occupied by Porker's BBQ.  Did I …

Bluebird Row is the Most Exciting Place to Live in Chattanooga!

When it comes to downtown Chattanooga living, there's one name on the lips of every hip SouthSider:  Bluebird Row.  Haven't heard of Bluebird Row yet?  Well girlfriend, allow me to invite you into this very exclusive club! Bluebird Row is a new luxury apartment complex at the freshly renovated Chattanooga Choo Choo.  Did I say …

Nothing Captures the Spirit of Chattanooga Like These Pics From Moxy’s IG

Chattanooga means a lot of different things to a lot of different people.  To some, Chattanooga means craft cocktails and artisanal ice.  To others, Chattanooga means homemade small batch vegan beer soap.  Yes, from the boxy luxury condos of the Northshore to the stark luxury condos of the Southside, Chattanooga is an extremely diverse city.  …

WTVC Releases Early Contender For Crappiest Local News Story of 2018

I saw this story on WTVC's website yesterday.  I'm not sure why they bothered posting it since it contains virtually no information.  But in case you were wondering... someone was shot.  Who?  Don't know.  Where?  Not sure.  Why?  What do I look like, a reporter?  All Channel 9 knows is that somewhere in the city …

Chattanooga Cheapskates Crap All Over $4 Mil. Plan to Light Walnut Street Bridge

Does anyone in Chattanooga actually like the Walnut Street Bridge?  No.  It's old, there are no farm-to-table restaurants on it, and worst of all the lighting is outdated.  It seemed like the city was finally poised to take action on that last issue, but at last week's city council meeting, a few cheapskates threw cold …

MC Roy Exum Drops Brutal Diss Track on Urban Lawn

Biggie and Pac.  Nas and Jay.  Drake and Pusha.  Hip Hop history has seen some legendary feuds over the years.  But that's nothing compared to the beef between Roy Exum and Michele Peterson, two elderly white Chattanoogans who disagree with each other about politics.  After months of escalating barbs in the media, the long-simmering feud …

When Will Chattanooga’s Restaurant Bubble Burst?

What happens when the supply of new restaurants outpaces demand?  According to experts in the restaurant industry, we're about to find out.  After a decade of ridiculous growth, the restaurant bubble is finally bursting.  But how will that affect Chattanooga, a city that only recently lassoed its future to foodie trends that are jumping the …

3 Simple Ways to Ease Traffic in Chattanooga

Traffic is an unfortunate reality in major American cities.  But it doesn't have to be a problem here in Chattanooga.  Here are three simple things your average Chattanoogan can do to eliminate downtown traffic jams... 1.  Speed up. 2.  Use your fucking blinkers. 3.  Go when you have the right of way.

How to Manage Your Expectations for the Jackson Hot Air Balloon Classic

Last weekend Acklen Park Productions hosted one of it's infamous hot air balloon festivals in Clarksville, and like the other events they've hosted in other nearby cities, it ended with irate customers storming Facebook to accuse the company of misleading them.  There were, however, a few people who had a good time, most likely because …