Ourdoors: Run, kayak, even yoga

Carol EvansGet Out & Play

Legacy Parks Foundation builds parks (think Collier Preserve in Powell) and raises funds for park development (think Veterans Memorial Park off John Sevier Highway). But we also want everyone to …

Let’s build another park!

Carol EvansGet Out & Play, South Knox

Legacy Parks Foundation has launched a $1.5 million fundraising campaign to establish a new Veterans Memorial Park along the French Broad River.
The park will be created on a seven-acre parcel …

Beaver Creek: A great place to play

Sandra ClarkFun Outdoors, Powell

Beaver Creek has been praised and cursed, polluted and renewed.
It’s a flat, slow, shallow waterway, except when it floods. Then it spreads far from its banks, damaging buildings and ballfields, …

A cure for cabin fever

Carol EvansFun Outdoors

Happy Friday the 13th, y’all!
Or do we really want to go there?
Some would say that with all the events being canceled over concerns about spreading the novel coronavirus, it’s been …

Friendly commands: walk, run, sit

Carol EvansFun Outdoors

Local dogs will have their day on Saturday when the 13th annual Mardi Growl takes over downtown Knoxville.
Dogs and their humans, many (both pooches and people) in costume, will parade …

Honor our veterans, and a heroic donkey

Carol EvansFun Outdoors

It’s Veterans Day weekend, and everyone will have the opportunity to get outside on Monday to attend Knoxville’s 94th Veterans Day Parade, stepping off at 10:45 a.m. downtown.
But if you’d …