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‘GatlinBURGER’ week to celebrate hamburgers kicks off

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) – Gatlinburg has dedicated an entire week to celebrate the all-American hamburger. Beginning September 19, burger lovers can find a variety of gourmet burgers at 16 different Gatlinburg restaurants for $8. Along with the sale, passports are available at participating restaurants for participants to plan their burger journey, have stamped and turned… Keep Reading

Another Knoxville hotel in the works? Developer shares initial plans

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Another hotel in Knoxville’s Old City might soon be in the works, depending on the outcome of another major development proposed nearby. A local developer who owns hotels in Knox and Sevier counties says he’ll invest millions for the hotel’s construction downtown if the multiuse stadium is approved. Local developer Nick Patel has… Keep Reading

Painted Tree Boutiques opens shop in Knoxville

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) – Painted Tree Boutiques celebrates its grand opening in Knoxville on Saturday, Aug. 21. The store rents out retail space to small business owners allowing customers to shop multiple stores under one roof. Charisa Rodriguez is the marketing strategy director for Painted Tree. She said the store’s unique concept gives entrepreneurs a way to… Keep Reading

Free RAM clinic coming to Maryville

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) – Remote Area Medical, RAM, is coming to Maryville to provide free dental, vision and medical care to underserved and uninsured individuals. The clinic will be held in Maryville on August 14 and 15. The two-day clinic will be located at the Everett Recreation Center located at 318 S. Everett High Rd.,… Keep Reading

The Struggle with Size: Clothing stores change sizes on purpos

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Are you a medium or a small? A size four or double-zero? That answer all depends on where you’re shopping, according to a University of Tennessee professor in retail and consumer science. “Styles are all so different,” Michelle Childs said. “It could be that a retailer wants a particular fit for the… Keep Reading

Knoxville antique store closes it’s doors after 19 years

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -Friends Antique and Collectibles in Knoxville has been open for 19 years, but at the end of July, they’ll be closing their doors for good. Linda Alston has been in the antiques business in East Tennessee for 37 years, but tells WVLT that she and her husband are retiring to be grandparents… Keep Reading

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