City offers permit for outdoor dining

Paige M. TravisFood

Knoxville Mayor Indya Kincannon announced the “Temporary Use of Outdoor Seating for Restaurant Dining” permit today as a way to support local restaurants during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This temporary permit will give restaurants …

PVA motivates disabled veterans

Betsi JamesFood

What is Paralyzed Veterans of America and why should we chip in $1, $3 or $5 at checkout at Food City?
Meet Mitchell Hinkle, a member of PVA’s Southeastern Chapter who …

Masks mandatory at Nourish Knoxville markets

Jay FitzFood, Inside 640

Nourish Knoxville has opted to require face masks at the farmers markets it oversees – New Harvest Park (Thursdays) and Market at Mary Costa Plaza (Wednesdays & Saturdays). Their statement:
“Beginning …

Food City customers can help disabled vets

Betsi JamesFood

Food City has kicked off its Paralyzed Veterans of America campaign with NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty. Donations made at Food City supermarkets will go to PVA, an agency …

Erin Russell, Sara Baldwin get top awards

Betsi JamesFood

Two Food City managers won Progressive Grocer’s Top Women in Grocery awards this year, and I want to add my congratulations to both.
Erin Russell is store manager for Food City’s …

Revamped Babalu to reopen with new owner

Sandra ClarkFood, Inside 640

Maple Hall has acquired Babalu, a recently closed restaurant located in the historic J.C. Penney building in downtown Knoxville. Plans are to revamp the menu and renovate the interior, according …

Music in the mountains

Betsi JamesFood, Fun Outdoors, Sevier

Click on the link below for information on upcoming events on the Food City stage at Smokies Stadium.
And click on our weekend ad (June 19-21) for great prices on picnic …