Gary Poole

Chattanooga is a city full of very creative people. We have musicians, dancers, actors, artists off all types, entrepreneurs, programmers, designers, architects, and more. It’s a city filled to the brim with creativity and enthusiasm. We also ... Read more

The Bowl

Fifteen years ago this past week, a small group of people with a dream introduced a new publication to Chattanooga. A weekly alternative newspaper that promised to keep its finger on the “pulse” of Chattanooga. And so, The Pulse was born. Read more

From The Editor

Music and film have had a long history together, taking cameras behind the scenes of some of our favorite and most influential bands. Through the camera’s eye, we get up close and personal with our musical heroes, and often learn far more than we ... Read more

News & Notes

It is with a very heavy heart that I write this memorial this week. For a shining light has gone out in the world, and we are forever diminished by its absence. James Lee Brewer II, known to his many (many) friends simply as Jim, lost his twelve ... Read more

Between The Bridges

It’s a busy Saturday afternoon on the Southside at Feed Co. Table & Tavern. Executive Chef Charlie Loomis moves through the kitchen like a maestro, overseeing the cooks with a keen attention to detail, a soft smile stretching across his face. Read more

Cover Story

The Pulse has been around for going on fifteen years, and over the time we’ve had a front row seat to the emerging renaissance of arts, music, film, dance and culture in this city. Our very first issue took a look at the ongoing plans to ... Read more

Between The Bridges

After a five year battle with cancer, my father passed away peacefully in his sleep last week. I was with him as he passed, and I hope that my being there helped make it easier for him. I was holding his hand and letting him know he was loved. Read more

Between The Bridges 3 Comments

In case it’s snuck up on you, like it has me, Christmas is just 25 days away. I know...where has the year gone? It’s already December? Yikes! But if you’re having a bit of trouble getting into the holiday spirit, here are some events that will ... Read more

Between The Bridges

As part of new semi-regular series here at The Pulse, we will be reaching out to a wide variety of people in and around Chattanooga to find out what makes them tick and why they do what they do. For our first “Five Questions” feature, we ... Read more

Between The Bridges

Seven years ago, we here at The Pulse had an idea: let's start a contest to collect the best short stories written by local writers. With one caveat: it had to be a really short story. As in, 500 words or less. Read more

Between The Bridges

Heading into work one recent morning, I came over the slight rise on Belvoir Avenue at the intersection of South Terrace and saw the immediate aftermath of what appeared to be a fairly serious accident. Read more

Between The Bridges

From the same mad geniuses who brought you Chicken Run and Wallace & Gromit,​ comes the fun stop-motion adventure tale Shaun the Sheep Movie. You don’t have to be a kid to delight in this fanciful world of Shaun (though if helps ... Read more

News & Notes

Anyone who drives on U.S. 27 through downtown is well aware that Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) has seemingly taken up permanent residence there. For the past three years, we’ve all ... Read more

Between The Bridges

Coffee: the elixir of life. It’s been claimed that Americans drink some 400 million cups of coffee per day (that works out to 146 billion cups per year), making the United States the leading consumer of coffee in the world. Yep, we drink ... Read more

Cover Story

Arguably the most famous detective in the world, the inimitable Sherlock Holmes has been a mainstay of film since the 1920s. Just this past year, we’ve seen Sir Ian McKellen take on the literary giant in the compelling ... Read more

News & Notes

Thirteen years ago this week, a new publication hit the streets of Chattanooga. For over 600 weeks since then, The Pulse has been the voice of the city (or so we like to think). We aren’t much for birthday cakes or celebrations ... Read more

Between The Bridges

There are certain events that make it clear the Christmas season is upon us. Lights on houses, holiday music in all the stores, an endless number of holiday shows on TV. But one of the timeless classics is ballet’s “The Nutcracker.” Read more

News & Notes

With the exception of 1995’s “Home For The Holidays” starring Holly Hunter, Anne Bancroft and Robert Downey, Jr., there aren’t a lot of Thanksgiving-themed movies to choose from this week. Read more

News & Notes

You may have noticed that there has been an awful lot of opera coming to Chattanooga over the past few months. The reason in part is that opera is going through a resurgence in popularity as new audiences have been able ... Read more

News & Notes

One of the truly frightening Halloween films of all time is back on the big screen at the East Ridge 18 on Thursday evening: John Carpenter’s “Halloween.” Read more

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