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From Reds to Dodgers to Twins

It’s often been said that the best bang for the entertainment buck in town is a night out at the ballpark. The Chattanooga Lookouts ballpark, to be precise.

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Warmongers Who Have Never Seen War

The International Day of Peace is September 21 this year. As a combat veteran of two tours in Vietnam (one tour as a combat and recon platoon leader with the 101st Airborne Division during the Tet offensive ... more »

Sep 18, 2014 News, Views, Rants, Raves

Punishing Those Who Can Least Afford It

I’m amazed that healthcare is one issue that our country can’t agree on. No matter who proposes a new plan, what it’s called, or how many times it’s revised ... more »

Sep 11, 2014 News, Views, Rants, Raves

The Best Day of the Arts Year

Celebrating galleries (and more) with the annual AVA Gallery Hop. more »

Sep 4, 2014 News, Views, Rants, Raves

Flash Mobs With Easels?

There is a lot of talk about supporting the arts, but little discussion of supporting the artists who make the art. more »

Aug 28, 2014 News, Views, Rants, Raves

Battling To End All Food Deserts

When I moved to North Chattanooga in 2000, I would ask various community leaders when a grocery store was going to open in the area. “You’ll have to settle for Bueller’s,” one guy told me... more »

Aug 21, 2014 News, Views, Rants, Raves

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