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June 2017

Found 10 blog entries for June 2017.

Want to know where you can see fireworks and celebrate Fourth of July this year? Check out our list of all the local fireworks happening from now through the Fourth! 

Saturday, July 1 and Tuesday, July 4 

Lake Winnepesaukah

1730 Lakeview Drive, Rossville, GA 30741

Spend the day at Lake Winnepesaukah’s SOAKya Water Park and celebrate the Fourth! Featuring a lazy river and wave lagoon, as well as water slides and a toddler splash park, SOAKya Water Park is a great way to beat the heat as a family. Lake Winnie will be lighting things up July 1 and 4 with fireworks displays beginning at 10 p.m. From now until September 5, guests can purchase an all-inclusive ticket to enjoy both Lake Winnie and the water park for $34.95 ($17.95 for children 2

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Things are really starting to heat up in Chattanooga. With summer finally upon us, there is no better time than now to get out and splash into some of the area’s best blue hole spots! Whether you’re looking for adventure or fun with the kiddos, we have you covered with our top five picks:

1. North Chick Blue Hole

Hike Distance: <1 mile
Hike Difficulty: Easy 
Location: 297 Montlake Rd, Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379

For only a 20 minute drive from downtown Chattanooga to Soddy Daisy area, the North Chick Blue Hole feels like a serious oasis. North Chickamauga Creek is nestled between Signal and Mowbray mountains and features several deep swimming holes along the way. For an easy mile hike in, you can find a small secluded pool or one of the larger spots

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Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, June 23 to Friday, June 30.

Saturday, June 24

Hutton & Smith Brewing Co Second Anniversary Party

When: Noon to 11:45 p.m.
Where: 431 E. Martin Luther King Blvd. 
Cost: $15, which includes a commemorative cup full of the first beer of your choice, door prize raffle ticket and live music all day

Hutton & Smith celebrates turning two and a brewery expansion at their new production facility at 3108 Riverside Drive! Doors open at noon, and live music will start at 1 p.m. starting with Jonathan Whimpee, followed by Okinawa, Danimal Planet and headliner Strung Like a Horse. Hutton & Smith will be releasing nine new beers and doing their first ever bottle release with

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Movement Mortgage premieres new zero-down payment mortgage program


Want to buy your first home but are having a hard time coming up with that necessary down payment?

Movement Mortgage has just announced its new down payment assistance program for first-time homebuyers that allows borrowers to put nothing down on a home. 

Movement Mortgage, a top 10 retail home lender, has just introduced a financing option that provides eligible first-time buyers with a non-repayable grant of up to 3 percent. Not only that, but the program also allows for sellers to further assist the buyer by paying up to 4% of closing costs and pre paids on the home. 

For example, say you were to buy a $200,000 home. The necessary down payment costs would be about $6,000

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Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, June 16 to Friday, June 23.

Saturday, June 17

Free Yoga Day

When: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. 
Where: Isha Institute of Inner Sciences, 951 Isha Lane, McMinnville, TN 37110
Cost: Free

Isha Institute of Inner-sciences will host its summer series of Free Yoga Day designed as a family friendly event in which participants ages 7 and up can choose from several simple yoga classes that range in time from 15 to 90 minutes. Participants will also learn how to continue the practice at home. Ideally situated in the scenic Upper Cumberland region, Isha's classical yoga and meditation center features a sprawling 1,400-acre wooded campus with several waterfalls, stunning bluff

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Need a last minute gift for Father’s Day? Don’t worry. We’ve got you covered with our picks for local shops with gifts for every kind of dad (even the one who has everything). 

For the fashion dad:

Hanover Blue
1100 Hixson Pike #112, Chattanooga, TN 37405
(423) 531-2120

If your dad is the type who likes to look put together, a safe bet for gift shopping is Hanover Blue. With everything from Southern-style Collared Greens bow ties and Euro chic Billy Reid shirts, there are options for whatever his style. Hanover Blue also offers beautiful leather accessories, fun sunglasses and Yeti products. Bonus, this Riverview shop neighbors Alice Blue and Verde Boutique, in the event that you need to do a little shopping of your own. 

For the foodie

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Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, June 9 to Friday, June 16. 

June 10-11

30th Annual Spring Garden Tour

When: June 10 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; June 11 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: See below. 
Cost: $15 for both days; purchase at any one of the gardens

The 30th Annual Spring Garden Tour, sponsored by the Master Gardeners of Hamilton County, features seven public and private gardens located around Chattanooga, Hixson and East Brainerd. The tour benefits educational programs sponsored by the Master Gardeners and the Chattanooga Area Food Bank. The tour gardens include: Jo Keeler, 1018 Olde Mill Lane, Hixson, TN 37343; Sally Wencel & John Turgeson, 1909 Windy Oaks Lane, Hixson, TN 37343; Jim &

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8 Days. 5 Stages. Nearly 100 Artists. Tons of Traffic. 


It’s that time again! Love it or hate it, tonight's the night when Tennessee River at Ross’s Landing will start it's eight-day shut down for the Riverbend Festival. Whether you're planning on going or planning on avoiding it, we've got everything you need to know! 

Celebrating more than 35 years, this annual music festival features a wide variety of artists covering almost every music genre. With five stages and nearly 100 performing acts, the schedule can get a little crazy. We've included a breakdown below, as well as a link to a downloadable PDF version. Speaking of crazy, don't forget about Riverbend Traffic! Check out the info below for all of the road closures you need to know about. 

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Buying your first investment property is exciting! In Chattanooga where home inventory is low, buying investment property or flipping homes is a great opportunity to make additional income. But for any beginner, it’s easy to make mistakes in the process. Here are some of the most easily done missteps and how to avoid them. 

1. Assuming it’s a get rich quick situation. 

Some people paint real estate investing as easy way to make money fast, and that’s just not always true. There is a lot of time and effort that goes into a real estate investment, and your first one may not go as planned. If you buy a home looking for the market to improve later and give you a profit when you resell, that may take longer than you imagined. Understand that

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Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, June 2 to Friday, June 9. 

Friday, June 2

On the Rocks, a Cairn Yoga Open House

When: 5-8 p.m.
Where: Cairn Yoga, 2011 Dayton Blvd, Suite B
Cost: Free

Enjoy a complimentary cocktail or glass of wine while you tour and enjoy our brand new studio with this open house event. Meet our teachers and administrative staff, exchange thoughts and ideas, and perhaps even take advantage of a special offer specifically for our open house attendees!  21+ only, please. For more information, visit cairnyoga.com

Saturday, June 3

National Learn To Row Day

When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
Where: Tennessee Riverpark, 4301 Amnicola Hwy
Cost: Free

USRowing and Lookout Rowing

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