SOUP takes helping neighbors to new heights

Betsy PickleSouth Knox

Here’s the thing about Knoxville SOUP. You think it’s going to be the same thing every time: a festively decorated venue, well-intentioned amateurs pitching their ideas about what they want …

SOUP highlights neighbors helping neighbors

Betsy PickleSouth Knox

The four projects vying for the pot at Knoxville SOUP on Tuesday, April 30, are small in focus but epic in thoughtfulness.

One provides free lawn-care services in lower-income/impoverished and middle-income …

SOUP supports Vestal bus shelters

Betsy PickleFeature, South Knox

In a somewhat surprising win, the latest SOUP pot stayed close to home.
Knoxville SOUP, held Tuesday at Kerbela Shriners, 315 Mimosa Ave., listened to presenters seeking funding for four projects, …

SOUP returns Oct. 23

Betsy PickleFeature, South Knox

The next Knoxville SOUP will be held Tuesday, Oct. 23, at Kerbela Temple, 315 Mimosa Ave. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the program starts at 6:30.
The popular crowd-funding event …

Pinklets to liven up Father’s Day

Betsy PickleFeature, South Knox

South Knoxville’s own The Pinklets, one of Knoxville’s most popular bands, will lead the Father’s Day celebration as the Ijams Summer Concert Series returns on Sunday, June 17.
The talented Abernathy …

SOUP pot goes to SPARK games

Betsy PickleFeature, South Knox

People affected by disabilities won the pot Tuesday night at the first Knoxville SOUP dinner of 2018. Attendees voted in large numbers to provide funding for the SPARK program at …

South Knox: Night Out, SOUP and corn hole

Betsy PickleSouth Knox

Tuesday (Oct. 3) is National Night Out, an event in which neighborhood groups show appreciation to their local first responders. Two SoKno neighborhood associations will be marking the occasion with …