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Bill Ramsey

Barking Legs, Jazzanooga kick jazz up a notch

As we noted last week, April is Jazz Appreciation Month across the nation—and here, thanks to the jazz aficionados who launched Jazzanooga to celebrate all things jazz in the Scenic City this month. more »

Apr 11, 2013 12:00 AM Beginnings

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

One For The Road: George Jones takes a year-long victory lap

If you are in your 20s or 30s and a fan of modern country music—the sort that leans too far in one direction (rock or pop) or the other (retro-twang)—then you owe it to yourself to witness Jones’ last show... more »

Mar 21, 2013 12:00 AM Music

The King is Dead. Long live The Queen

In a fair and just world—and on a different timeline, of course—Elvis might have been where Elton John is at this point in his career had he lived. more »

Mar 21, 2013 12:00 AM Music

Baristas to battle for title at Coffee Throwdown

The heat—and the coffee— is on! Following a preliminary round on March 10, local baristas vying for the title of champion of the first Chattanooga Coffee Throwdown will compete on Sunday, March 17, at Thrive Studio more »

Mar 14, 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

The Great Wine, Whiskey & Beer Rebellion of 2013

A triad of alcohol-related issues foamed to a head last week in booze-soaked-and-cloaked Chattanooga that could be woven into a reality show dubbed “The Great Chattanooga Wine, Whiskey & Beer Rebellion.” more »

Mar 7, 2013 12:00 AM Beginnings 1 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

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

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

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

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

Hippie Radio to carry local music show live

When Scenic City Roots debuts on March 7 at Track 29, the sister program to Nashville’s Music City Roots will follow in its footsteps as a live concert and live radio broadcast on 106.9-FM Hippie Radio. more »

Feb 21, 2013 12:00 AM Beginnings

Kim Hunter

The Pulse Path to Fitness: Getting Fit, Feeling Good & Looking Hot in 2013

Fitness resolution? Local studios, trainers and specialists are here to help. more »

Jan 31, 2013 12:00 AM

Lewis Grizzard is Dead ...And I Don’t Feel So Good Myself

Bill Oberst Jr. brings the late Southern journalist, author and humorist Lewis Grizzard alive in a one-man stage show more »

Jan 24, 2013 12:00 AM Arts

The Pulse’s first 10 years: Looking back, looking forward

The Pulse 10th Anniversary: Greatest Hits—The Present more »

Jan 17, 2013 12:00 AM

‘Scenic City Roots’ to debut March 7 at Track 29

“The ultimate goal is to unite the state’s musical trail, from Nashville to Memphis, Bristol to Chattanooga,” said Michael Jezewski, associate producer of Scenic City Roots. more »

Jan 17, 2013 12:00 AM Beginnings 1 Comments

Buzzard Luck

Iconic radio mascot still hovers over career of Chattanooga illustrator David Helton. more »

Jan 3, 2013 12:00 AM 3 Comments