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Knoxville Weekend on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Knoxville Weekend

Knoxville, TN

Tennessee Crossroads' Joe Elmore discovers there's plenty to see and do on this urban weekend getaway to East Tennessee. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about the Knoxville Weekend.

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Knoxville Market Square on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Knoxville Market Square

Knoxville, TN

Tennessee Crossroads' Joe Elmore discovers there's plenty to see and do on this urban weekend getaway to East Tennessee. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about the Knoxville Weekend.

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Junk-a-New Birdhouses on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Junk-a-New Birdhouses

Knoxville, TN

One man's junk is another man's treasure, the saying goes. If that man is Anthony Carter of Knoxville, TN, the junk will wind up in lovable works of art their owners treasure. Tennessee Crossroads went to Knoxville to meet Anthony Carter and learn all about his Junk-a-New birdhouses. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more

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Bleak House on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Bleak House

Knoxville, TN

Gretchen Bates learns the fascinating history surrounding an antebellum mansion in Knoxville.

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Plaid Apron on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Plaid Apron

Knoxville, TN

If a restaurant is off the beaten path and the owner sometimes refuses to make dishes his customers want, you might think that owner was asking for empty seats and angry guests, but what Tennessee Crossroads recently found out is that if the food is fresh and flavorful enough diners will seek out that restaurant, which is the case with the Plaid Apron in Knoxville, TN.

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The Tennessee Theatre on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

The Tennessee Theatre

Knoxville, TN

Once upon a time, in the glorious era before downloads and strip mall multiplexes, going to see a movie was a really memorable experience. Filmmakers and exhibitors built huge theatres near mythical places in which to show their own mythical creations. Most of these 'movie palaces' have disappeared, victims of changing times and tastes. Only a few remain, and one of the grandest is still flourishing in Tennessee. Tennessee Crossroads visited our Official State Theatre, The Tennessee Theatre in Knoxville, TN.

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The Oliver Hotel on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

The Oliver Hotel

Knoxville, TN

Joe Elmore discovers there's plenty to see and do in Knoxville, this urban weekend getaway to East Tennessee. The Oliver Hotel was formerly known as The Hotel St. Oliver

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Tomato Head Restaurant on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Tomato Head Restaurant

Knoxville, TN

Tennessee Crossroads' Joe Elmore discovers there's plenty to see and do on this urban weekend getaway to East Tennessee. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about the Knoxville Weekend.

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Car Crash Artist on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Car Crash Artist

Knoxville, TN

When you pass by a fender-bender, chances are you take a look at the drivers sanding by the road talking to a police officer and think something like, "Sorry for those folks, but glad it's not me." What you almost certainly would not think is, "That's a work of art." Most people don't think that way, but then Raluca (ray-looka) Iancu (yan-koo) is not most people as Rob Wilds found out when he visited her art studio in Knoxville, TN.

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Yee-Haw Graphics on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Yee-Haw Graphics

Knoxville, TN

Tennessee Crossroads discovers there's plenty to see and do on this urban weekend getaway to East Tennessee. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about the Knoxville Weekend.

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Bistro at the Bijou on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Bistro at the Bijou

Knoxville, TN

Joe Elmore drops in at popular dining spot on Knoxville's historic-downtown Gay Street.

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Raluca Iancu - Car Crash Artist on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Raluca Iancu – Car Crash Artist

Knoxville, TN

When you pass by a fender-bender, chances are you take a look at the drivers sanding by the road talking to a police officer and think something like, "Sorry for those folks, but glad it's not me." What you almost certainly would not think is, "That's a work of art." Most people don't think that way, but then Raluca (ray-looka) Iancu (yan-koo) is not most people as Rob Wilds found out when he visited her art studio in Knoxville, TN.

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