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Community Festival to bring neighborhoods together Sept. 27

East Chattanooga neighborhoods may be close together, but they are distinct and rich with their own histories.

Brainerd community enjoys midTown Celebrates!

As a part of a large community revitalization, grassRoots midTown sponsored its first community festival last week called midTown Celebrates!

Six qualify for East Ridge City Council

Editor’s note: This is one in a series of stories about the six candidates in the Nov. 4 election for East Ridge City Council. Check upcoming editions of Metro Weekly for more election coverage. The last day to register to vote is Oct. 6, and early voting begins Oct. 15.

‘Hee Haw’ skit sure to bring laughs to Alhambra Shrine

Alhambra Shrine is presenting a “Hee Haw” show Saturday, Oct. 4 by the Shrine Ladies Helping Hands.

Moccasin Bend development could be boon

Officials hoping to map out a 20-year building strategy for Moccasin Bend Archaeological District are already encountering detours.

G’s Detroit Sausages a unique offering

William Green remembers when meat products didn’t have fillers, were flavorful and weren’t mass produced in a large factory.

Chattanooga Whiskey to build in Southside

When the Hot Chocolatier decided to move to a long-dilapidated building across from the Choo Choo, the building’s owners hoped it would spark a wave of renewed interest in the block, which formerly housed a hotel and restaurant.

RPA solicits feedback at Growing Forward

The Chattanooga-Hamilton County Regional Planning Agency is in the process of creating a new comprehensive plan for the county, but not before listening to the community.

Catoosa woman pens book for Chattanooga Zoo’s benefit

What started off as a sweet thing to do for her great-nephew has Ringgold resident Sandy Stephens signing books as a published author.

Art120 to make doughnuts fly Sept. 19

Chattanooga’s Art120 needs help making the Flying Doughnut Incident a reality. During Park(ing) Day Sept. 19, the art-education nonprofit will bring its very own doughnut-slinging bicycle to Miller Plaza for a day of doughnut launching.

Glass Street celebrates revitalization Sept. 5

A whole lot of ribbon — 968 feet of it to be exact — will be cut during a neighborhood event Friday, Sept. 5 at 5:30 p.m. on the 2500 Block of Glass Street.

East Ridge Cloggers perform at ‘Kornfield Kounty Jamboree’

Dressed in their country finest, the East Ridge Cloggers recently took the stage for the Harrison Ruritan Club in a downhome performance called the “Kornfield Kounty Jamboree.”

The Local Juice Co. opens on Main Street

The juicing craze has a new home on the Southside. The Local Juice Co. opened last week to a sold-out crowd on Main Street.

Love Expressed sees increase in need

Seeks help for community children

Even though Chris and Cookie Rolle moved to Dodson Avenue on purpose, they don’t like what they see. When they walk the streets every morning, they pick up trash — crack pipes, condoms, broken bottles — before small children who walk to the bus stop every morning can lay eyes on them.

Riverwalk extension to St. Elmo en route

By mid-September, dirt should be moving on the latest Tennessee Riverwalk extension that will connect St. Elmo to the rest of the system, which stretches all the way to the Chickamauga Dam.