Monthly Archives: March 2012

A Brief Note About Two Chattanooga Events

I recently attended/took part in two Chattesque events, Green|Spaces‘ City Share and the 48 Hour Launch hosted by the Company Lab.  Both happened in the same creative, entrepreneurial part of town centered on Main and Market Streets and both seem … Continue reading

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Rich introduces me to Pasha’s on St. Elmo’s

Close your eyes and picture a coffeehouse in your mind.  Somewhere in Chattanooga that picture is a reality.  Pasha Coffee & Tea on St. Elmo’s is just such a place.  Nestled right at the foot of Lookout Mountain across the … Continue reading

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Beth talks family

Beth, church secretary, talked family.  If you want to get connected join a community pool.  That’s where the locals hang out and relax during the Summer and a conversation is easy to strike up.  You can go to the City … Continue reading

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a word about . . . Parking

So we’ve been here three weeks but that’s long enough for visitors to stop us to ask questions.  And what’s the number one question we’ve been asked?  “I’m sorry but I’m not too sure how to figure out the parking?”  … Continue reading

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48 Hour Pre-event Pitch Night

A quick note on this run-up event.  Chattanooga bills itself as, among other things, a progressive city that puts its ideas into action.  The 48 Hour Launch is one place where this all comes together.  Hosted by the good folks … Continue reading

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Urban Design in the Community

Back at the Camp House, a very popular place, we meet Blythe.  He is an urban design dynamo especially as it relates to the community of Chattanooga.  Urban design is a strong interest of mine so I was excited to … Continue reading

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Toast and Sustainability

Next up Olin who chose to meet at Coffee Crafters Toast at the corner of Vine and Lindsay.  We didn’t have coffee but for a change you can try the Cape Hope Vanilla Red tea or for the sweet tooth … Continue reading

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