Getting Around Town

February 28, 2018 Kevin Jeske-Polyak 0
One of the best kept secrets in downtown Knoxville is the Knoxville Area Transit (KAT) system, operating buses, free trolleys, and para-transit services across the city. With a base fare (one-ride pass) of $1.50, KAT offers a variety of passes, […]

Smoky Mountains

February 28, 2018 Don Browder 0
It’s important to get out and take a break from daily routine, especially during the winter months when rain and snow can make life seem dreary. Tuesday I did that. It was predicted to be a sunny day so I […]

Calling All Hot Dog Lovers!

February 26, 2018 Chris Keylon 0
I miss the Smoky Mountain Market hot dogs during my school days! It’s the Grand opening for the Smoky Mountain Deli, and it offers hot dogs reminiscent of the dogs made popular at the Smoky Mountain Market years ago. Look […]

We Know SoKno

February 26, 2018 Chris Keylon 0
SoKno Taco Cantina (located at 3701 Sevierville Pike) is celebrating their 1 year anniversary this week.  All week, they will be serving food and drink specials.  Thursday (Mar 1) is the actual anniversary. They will have Singo at 8 pm, prizes to give away, and more […]

UT Name Change

February 25, 2018 Kevin Jeske-Polyak 0
Founded in Knoxville in 1794, the University of Tennessee first began as small struggling institution called Blount College, named for Tennessee’s first governor, William Blount. Offering academic programs formed from the seminary courses it’s first president (Rev. Samuel Carrick) had […]
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Free Gifts

February 23, 2018 Admin 0
Many of us are employed by, volunteer for, or frequent organizations that routinely distribute screen-printed or engraved premium gift items to promote the work they do (e.g. pens, paperweights, mugs, coolers, koozies, frisbees, flashlights, thumb drives, T-shirts, ball caps, and […]
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Registered Members

February 23, 2018 Admin 0
Below is a current list of some of the first neighbors to register as SWFT Members. If your name is not on the list, please register now by visiting THIS LINK. It takes just about 3 minutes. Membership is FREE […]

Market House Bell

February 23, 2018 Kevin Jeske-Polyak 0
It hung in the tower of City Hall on the north end of Market Square beginning in the 1880s. Rung by the Police Chief, this bronze bell alerted citizens about civic emergencies such as major fires and riots. Using a […]

Henley Bridge Namesake

February 23, 2018 Kevin Jeske-Polyak 0
The Henley Bridge, often incorrectly called the Henley Street Bridge, is named after Colonel David Henley who was a Revolutionary War soldier and early settler in Knox County.  Born in Massachusetts, Col. Henley served under General George Washington as an […]

Mayor & Sheriff Candidates

February 22, 2018 Kevin Jeske-Polyak 0
The South Knoxville Alliance for Business & Professionals (SKA) is hosting a meet & greet event for the Knox Co. Mayor and Knox Co. Sheriff candidates.  It will be a great opportunity to meet the Candidates and learn about their […]

FREE Gifts

February 22, 2018 Kevin Jeske-Polyak 0
Many of us are employed by, volunteer for, or frequent organizations that routinely distribute screen-printed or engraved premium gift items to promote the work they do (e.g. pens, paperweights, mugs, coolers, koozies, frisbees, flashlights, thumb drives, T-shirts, ball caps, and the like).  Please […]

Second Monday – Mar 2018

February 22, 2018 Kevin Jeske-Polyak 0
The month of March is widely recognized as that time of year when all kinds of zaniness erupts, affectionately referred to as “March Madness”, during the annual NCAA college basketball tournament.  This March, we are inviting all CityView residents planning to attend our […]

SKNBC

February 22, 2018 Andrew Jeske-Polyak 0
Established for the express purpose and goal: Support and enhance the South Knoxville neighborhood associations represented by SKNBC. Encourage and mentor new South Knoxville neighborhood associations. Encourage active participation by area residents and businesses to address issues affecting South Knoxville. […]

New Burt Reynolds Movie

February 21, 2018 Kevin Jeske-Polyak 0
An official trailer of “The Last Move Star”, starring Burt Reynolds, Ariel Winter, and Chevy Chase has been released.   The film, previously named “Dog Years”, was filmed at several locations in Knoxville in 2016, including our own CityView at Riverwalk boat […]
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Very Big Announcement

February 19, 2018 Admin 0
We are very excited to introduce the first version of YOUR official SWFT website at southsidewaterfront.org. The website has been designed to become a repository of informative posts and helpful links; showcase dynamic, timely, and relevant content; provide an accurate […]
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Neighborhood Editors

February 19, 2018 Admin 0
If you are interested in becoming a volunteer neighborhood editor for our new website, here is some additional information. Editors will be asked to create just 1 – 3 posts per month in a specific category of special interest to […]
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Little Free Library

February 19, 2018 Admin 0
Our Little Free Library, located in the CityView Club Room, began with a donation of less than a dozen books in May of last year. The bookcases, generously provided by Chris Keylon, are now filled with more than 200 books […]

Neighborhood Calendar

February 19, 2018 Andrew Jeske-Polyak 0
Our Neighborhood Calendar features important information about community activities and events of interest to SWFT and other neighborhood groups.  For your convenience, the most urgent upcoming community events are listed on our home page in the column on the right […]

Little Free Library

February 18, 2018 Kevin Jeske-Polyak 0
The Little Free Library, a CityView community resource, began with a donation of less than a dozen books in May of last year. It is now a collection of some 200 volumes and more than 20 DVD’s. All have been […]

Membership Directory

February 18, 2018 Kevin Jeske-Polyak 0
We are building a secure online Membership Directory. Our searchable Membership Directory allows registered members to identify neighbors with similar interests and complementary skill sets.  It is only accessible to registered members who complete the Interest/Skills Inventory Form. After you have become […]

Trending SWFT Survey Results

February 18, 2018 Kevin Jeske-Polyak 0
SWFT has identified 33 different potential neighborhood activities or project areas that may be worthy of consideration.  Registered members have been indicating which of these they consider to be worthy of exploration on their Membership/Application Survey form. As of February […]

Loving Renters

February 18, 2018 Kevin Jeske-Polyak 0
People who rent are a very important part of every community. They add to the vitality, diversity, interest and overall quality of life for everyone.  Our newly formed Southside Waterfront Neighborhood Association is not only committed to making renters feel […]

Clever Ideas

February 17, 2018 Kevin Jeske-Polyak 0
SWFT is proud to be a “no membership fee” organization.  Yet, we all know that it will eventually be necessary to raise money to fund the projects we choose to undertake in the future.  Whether they be special events or […]

South Knoxville Cleanup

February 17, 2018 Andrew Jeske-Polyak 0
Saturday, March 17, 9 am – noon.  Starts at Sam Duff Park.  Several South Knox neighborhoods are organizing to participate in this event.  Find out more about this event and Keep Knoxville Beautiful at this link.  
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South Knox Town Hall

February 14, 2018 Admin 0
SOUTH KNOX TOWN HALL . . . Representatives of SWFT were among the more than 100 South Knoxville residents who attended the South Knox Town Hall Meeting (Feb 3). Updates were provided on the progress of Local Neighborhood Groups (including […]
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Loving Renters

February 14, 2018 Admin 0
People who rent are a very important part of every community. They add to the vitality, diversity, interest and overall quality of life for everyone. Our newly formed Southside Waterfront Neighborhood Association is not only committed to making renters feel […]
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Gone Mad

February 14, 2018 Admin 0
The month of March is widely recognized as that time of year when all kinds of zaniness erupts, affectionately referred to as “March Madness”, during the annual NCAA college basketball tournament. This March, we are inviting all CityView residents planning […]
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Mayor & Sheriff

February 14, 2018 Admin 0
The South Knoxville Alliance for Business & Professionals (SKA) is hosting a meet & greet event for the Knox Co. Mayor and Knox Co. Sheriff candidates. It will be a great opportunity to meet the Candidates and learn about their […]
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New Web Site Coming

February 10, 2018 Admin 0
The first version of our new SWFT web site (not to be confused with our Facebook group page) will be completed within the next couple of weeks. Content at the site will include: South Knoxville historical facts; history of SWFT, […]
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Egg Hunt

February 10, 2018 Admin 0
Edgewood Park Neighborhood Association, Oakwood/Lincoln Park Neighborhood Association and Fairmont-Emoriland Neighborhood Association, our friends from North Knoxville, together are hosting their Fifth Annual Easter Egg Hunt and Second Annual Safety Saturday, in Edgewood Park on Saturday, March 31st. The fun […]
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Good Clean Fun

February 10, 2018 Admin 0
Get ready to participate in Knoxville’s 29th annual Ijams River Rescue, hosted by Ijams Nature Center on Saturday, April 7 from 10 am – 2 pm. Each year, the event focuses on up to 50 cleanup sites along our Tennessee […]

Is Your Pencil Sharp?

February 8, 2018 Kevin Jeske-Polyak 0
We are very excited to introduce the first version of our official SWFT website.  It has been designed in such a way that we hope it will: become a repository of informative posts and helpful links generate interest because of […]

South Knox Town Hall

February 5, 2018 Kevin Jeske-Polyak 0
Over 100 South Knoxville residents attended the South Knox Town Hall Meeting (Feb 3) at South Doyle Middle School. Updates were provided on the progress of several projects: Local Neighborhood Groups (including the new Southside Waterfront Neighborhood Association), Kerns Bakery, […]
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South Knox Town Hall

February 3, 2018 Admin 0
Representatives of SWFT were among the more than 100 South Knoxville residents who attended the South Knox Town Hall Meeting (Feb 3). Updates were provided on the progress of Local Neighborhood Groups (including SWFT), Kerns Bakery project, Urban Wilderness project, […]
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SWFT Membership Survey

February 3, 2018 Admin 0
Please help us encourage as many residents as possible to fill out the official SWFT member registration/survey form. It can be found at THIS LINK. It only takes 4 minutes to fill out and the survey portion will provide valuable […]