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Found 9 blog entries for June 2018.


Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, June 29 to Friday, July 6.

Friday, June 29

The Chattery Presents "Genderally Speaking: Gender, Sexuality & Everything In Between"

When: 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Where: Chattanooga Workspace, 302 W. 6th St. 
Cost: $10

This class is an incredibly brief look through the history and application of gender, sexuality, expression, physical sexual characteristics, and why it matters to everyone's day to day lives. We'll discuss the foundation of our identities and what it means to know yourself (and how you know what you know). We'll explore the various levels of attraction that humans experience from no or little attraction, to platonic and romantic attraction, and the…

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There are thousands upon thousands of articles out there about buying a home (lots of which you can find right here!), but what if you do your best research and still just can’t find your dream home? There is rarely a home out there that will check every box for you—that is, unless you decide to buy a vacant piece of land and build your dream home yourself. 

But before you starting looking at house plans, it’s important to know the do’s and don’ts of land purchases. Whether you’re buying vacant land to build a home for your family or you hope to sell the plot for a profit in the future, be sure you keep these basic tips in mind.

1. Figure out what the land’s zoning ordinances

Before you sign on the dotted line, you’ll need to check with the…

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Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, June 22 to Friday, June 29. 

Opening Tonight!

Big Fish

When: Specific dates/times available online
Where: The Colonnade Center, 64 Catoosa Circle, Ringgold, GA 30736 
Cost: $13-17

Ever After Productions returns to The Colonnade this June with its revival of Big Fish the Broadway Musical! Big Fish tells the larger-than-life tale of Edward Bloom, a man who leads an extraordinary life-according to the stories he tells his son, Will. But Will, who is getting married and expecting a child of his own, doesn't think there's any truth to the extravagant tales his father tells about meeting witches, kissing mermaids, or joining the circus. He doesn't even believe the…

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Chattanooga’s restaurant and retail scene is growing by the day! Here are our top 6 brand new or coming soon businesses to check out.  

Brand New! 

Virgola Chattanooga

608 Georgia Ave.
(423) 771-7773

So we’ve heard nothing but amazing things about Chattanooga’s newest wine and oyster bar! This franchise serves 16 different Italian wines at the bar and a menu that includes seafood platters from $50 to $100, make-your-own meat and cheese boards, tuna tartare, salmon crudo, east and west coast oysters and more. They are also holding fun events like a cupcake decorating class with local bakery Johnny Cakes this coming Wednesday, June 27. Cupcakes AND wine? Yes please. 

More info: chattanoogawinebar.com

Refinery Mercantile & Apothecary

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Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, June 15 to Friday, June 22.  

Wednesday, June 20 

The Natural Colors Cookbook by Maggie Pate Book Release Party

When: 4-7 p.m.
Where: Annie Hanks Ceramic Studio, 1810 E Main St, Suite 100 
Cost: Free

Local textile artist, Maggie Pate, is hosting a community event to celebrate the release of her first book, THE NATURAL COLORS COOKBOOK: Custom Hues for Your Fabrics Made Simple Using Food. This book is your essential guide to creating a spectrum of organic dyes using seasonal produce and leftover food. Bring the timeless form of plant-based dyes to the comfort of your own kitchen with the expertise of Maggie Pate, owner and designer of textile label, Nåde.…

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Your twenties is the time when you’re still trying to figure it all out. You may or may not have found your dream job or even decided what that is. Even though some things may be up in the air, that doesn’t mean you can’t start investing in your future now! 

One mistake that a lot of twenty-somethings make is thinking that they can’t afford to buy a home. Surprise—oftentimes rent is more expensive than a mortgage payment!! Rather that throwing money away on rent, here are some tips to help you buy a home now! 

1. Start working on your credit 

Many twenty-somethings have low credit or no credit at all. If you have no credit, try opening up a credit card with a small limit and paying it off every month. If you already have credit, make sure to…

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Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, June 8 to Friday, June 15. 

Opening tonight! 

Chattanooga Theatre Centre’s “Boeing Boeing”

When: June 8-23; Specific info on the website
Where: Chattanooga Theatre Centre, 400 River Street
Cost: $11-30

A riotous farce that enjoyed hit revivals in London and New York, Boeing Boeing is touching down at the Chattanooga Theatre Centre! It's the 1960s, and swinging bachelor Bernard couldn't be happier: an apartment in Paris and three gorgeous stewardesses, all from competing airlines and all engaged to him without knowing about the other. One is American, one is Italian, one is German ... and they're all head over heels about Bernard. Ingeniously, he's arranged it…

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

It’s that time again! Love it or hate it, tomorrow is 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 of the highlights below, as well as a link to the full schedule Speaking of crazy, don't forget about Riverbend traffic! Check out the info below for all of the road closures you need to…

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Check out our list of upcoming Chattanooga area events happening locally from Friday, June 1 to Friday, June 8. 

Friday, June 1

Chattanooga Bacon & Barrel Festival

When: 6-9 p.m.
Where: First Tennessee Pavilion, 1826 Reggie White Blvd 
Cost: $34

Visit the Bacon & Barrel Festival and celebrate two commonly appreciated southern traditions: hearty food & distilled spirits. This event will bring together 20 of Chattanooga's best restaurants and a vast array of spirits to savor a weekend of bacon, bbq and all the good things that come from old oak barrels. Enjoy healthy portions of unique and delicious bacon dishes while listening to live music, chatting with distillers, and sipping fine bourbons, whiskeys, and more. If you're still thirsty…

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