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Engel Stadium’s Hollywood Moment

But the real star of the film, at least for Chattanooga, is Engel Stadium, the venerable ballpark that doubles for Brooklyn’s famed Ebbets Field, home of Robinson’s Brooklyn Dodgers during his heyday before the team moved west to L.A. more »

Apr 11, 2013 12:00 AM Beginnings

Pulse Short Story Contest now under way

After you’ve finished penning what you are certain will be the winning entry in the CWG Flash Fiction Contest, you may also want to double down and enter The Pulse 2013 Short Story Contest, now open for entries through March 28. more »

Mar 14, 2013 12:00 AM Beginnings 1 Comments

When Chattanooga Rocked

Former Sound Seventy staffer and music industry veteran Ben Jumper says the city’s venues need now what they had 30 years ago—real managers. Learn from Track 29, he says, and the Auditorium and McKenzie Arena could quickly rock again. more »

Mar 7, 2013 12:00 AM 4 Comments

Chad’s Records moving in with Winder Binder

“We're cousins, so it made sense to work together to get him back open and over here on the North Shore,” Smotherman said. “I have always wanted vinyl in the gallery...so this ended up being a great ending to what could have been a bad story.” more »

Mar 7, 2013 12:00 AM Beginnings

Sheriff Jim relays fears, ‘insecurity’ over Obama

Hammond said that fear is not his own, but that he was simply relaying what he had heard from citizens when he told the TFP that insecurity was the result of “Mostly fear, mostly fear and uncertainty. Part of it is [the] first black president... more »

Mar 7, 2013 12:00 AM Beginnings

Election Guide: Andy Berke, Vague Visionary

When he speaks of his broad, grassroots support and the unity behind his campaign, Berke allows himself the mantle of opacity to the disgruntlement of more than a few Chattanoogans who see him as another link in a chain of liberal spenders more »

Feb 28, 2013 12:00 AM 1 Comments

Election Guide: Guy Satterfield, Myopic Repairman

To be clear, Satterfield readily acknowledges himself as an extreme longshot, but has not written himself off. “I think he (Berke) thinks he’s already got it,” Satterfield was quoted recently in the Times Free Press. more »

Feb 28, 2013 12:00 AM 1 Comments

Dennis Palmer: Chattanooga loses arts, music visionary

Palmer was a visual artist, musician and storyteller whose work was directly influenced by his Southern roots. As an artist and designer, Palmer exhibited in London, Los Angeles and received critical acclaim from both the European and American press more »

Feb 21, 2013 12:00 AM Cover Story

The Pulse at 10: Change is the only constant

I have this odd habit of showing up or leaving newspapers around anniversaries. more »

Jan 3, 2013 12:00 AM Beginnings