SWFT Second Monday

July 7, 2020 Admin 0
You are invited to our upcoming July SWFT Second Monday social event – this time via Zoom. When: Monday, Jul 13, 2020 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm EDT (US and Canada) Join the event by opening this post and […]

Merry Chrysalis

September 12, 2019 Admin 0
On September 9th, twenty-five residents from both CityView and 303 Flats were in attendance at our September Second Monday event featuring our celebration of Butterfly Chrysalis and a special guest.  Anna Compton joined us a a representative of the Office […]

A Second Monday Chrysalis

September 3, 2019 Admin 0
A chrysalis is the cocoon where the metamorphosis of a caterpillar to a butterfly takes place. Continuing to celebrate the successful installation of the Southside Waterfront (SWFT) Butterfly Habitat, we will be holding the third stage, of four, social called the […]

Meet Marshall Stair

June 27, 2019 Admin 0
The primary election is Aug. 27, with early voting from Aug. 7-22. The last date to register to vote for the primary is July 29. For the mayoral election, if no candidate gets 50% of the vote, the two candidates […]

SoKno Summer Suttree Social

June 25, 2019 Admin 0
SWFT and the other members of the South Knoxville Neighborhood & Business Coalition (SKNBC) are planning a very special summer neighborhood event at Suttree Landing Park on August 24 from 11 am until 5 pm.  The “SoKno Summer Suttree Social” will feature food, […]

Second Monday – May 2019

May 17, 2019 Admin 0
SWFT held its twentieth Second Monday Social Event (May 13) combining it with our second Butterfly Habitat (Caterpillar) Celebration.  Neighbors Debbie M, Drew JP, Kevin JP, Sally & Malcolm B, Terri & Steve D, Toni & Jim H, Julie H, […]

Meet Marshall Stair

May 17, 2019 Admin 0
Recently, one of our neighbors invited mayoral candidate Eddie Mannis to an informal “Meet & Greet” event at CityView.  Several neighbors attended the event and found it to be very informative.     At neighbor Alan’s request, mayoral candidate Marshall Stair has also […]

Second Monday/Caterpillar Social

May 9, 2019 Admin 0
Join us in the CityView Club Room this coming Monday (May 13) from 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm for our combined “Second Monday/Caterpillar” Social.  Come enjoy some tasty treats, delightful conversation, and door prizes (at 7 pm).  Bring your favorite […]

Fare-Free KAT Trolley?

May 9, 2019 Admin 0
At our April SWFT Board Meeting, a question was raised regarding a proposed fare-free trolley service that would link the downtown and south waterfront.  Neighbor Kevin pledged to find out more about the proposal.  Below, is a summary of what […]

Time Running Out

April 28, 2019 Admin 0
Time is running out to bid on more than 150 new and gently used “treasures” donated by community residents and local businesses in neighborhoods throughout Knoxville.  On-line bidding during the Knoxville Neighborhood Treasure Hunt at ctvknox.org/hunt will END this Friday (May 3rd) with a live […]

Second Monday – March 11

March 12, 2019 Andrew Jeske-Polyak 0
We had another spectacular SWFT Second Monday social event on March 11.  The camaraderie of twenty-five neighbors was evident in the jovial, light hearted, festive atmosphere as everyone shared drink and food.  Neighbors present were Drew & Kevin JP, Don […]

Butterfly “Egg” Social

February 22, 2019 Kevin Jeske-Polyak 0
On February 18, SWFT held the first of what will become a regular quarterly Butterfly Social event.  The February event, dubbed the Butterfly “Egg” Social, was appropriately named to symbolize the beginning of these events and pay tribute to the […]

Love Butterflies?

January 31, 2019 Admin 0
If you love butterflies, or can’t imagine why other people do, you need to attend the first annual SWFT “Butterfly Egg Social” to be held Monday, Feb 18 from 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm in the CityView Club Room!  This […]

Second Monday – Jan 14

January 21, 2019 Andrew Jeske-Polyak 0
During our January 14 Second Monday Social Event approximately 20 neighbors gathered for food, friendly conversation and fun.  Attendees included Linda C, Mike and Lisa M, Kevin and Drew JP, Julie H, Jeanette C, Malcom and Sally B, Toni and […]

Light Up

December 9, 2018 Andrew Jeske-Polyak 0
Earlier this Fall, a call was put out to “Light Up” South Knoxville for the holiday season. Well, the holiday season has arrived and a night stroll through the SWFT neighborhood reveals that several residences have “lit up” their terraces […]

Thanksgiving . . . Friendsgiving

November 19, 2018 Admin 0
Friendsgiving is an event held on Thanksgiving Day for those who don’t have anywhere to go or can’t go home.  Increasingly, it has become a tradition among many college students throughout the country.  Young adults cook a turkey or some […]

Adopt-a-Student for a Meal

November 19, 2018 Admin 0
Students eat SO MUCH PIZZA and other quick food and its not healthy, which only adds to stress levels.  They know they need to eat nutritiously, but parents and other relatives who used to regularly assist in that regard live […]

November “Second Monday”

November 19, 2018 Admin 0
Attendees at our November SWFT “Second Monday” bi-monthly social event included neighbors: Jeanette & Steve,Dennis, Eric, Linda, Kara, Malcolm & Sally, Debbie & Art, Pete, Terri & Steve, John, Julie, Josh, Mari and Sam, among others.  During the event, Malcolm […]

NeylGate – Vols, Missouri Game

November 19, 2018 Admin 0
The 2018 Tennessee Football Season may have been mediocre but our inaugural game day activity, dubbed “Neylgate” events was a raging success.  Neighbor participation by both CityView and 303 Flats residents during these activities exceeded 100 throughout the football season. […]

Second Monday – Nov 12

November 7, 2018 Kevin Jeske-Polyak 0
Join us for our bimonthly SWFT Second Monday social event this Monday, Nov 12 from 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm in the CityView Club Room.  Come enjoy music, conversation, and fresh popcorn popped using our new SWFT popcorn machine!  Then, […]

Welcome 303 Flats Engagement

October 30, 2018 Kevin Jeske-Polyak 0
The Welcome 303 Flats Party sponsored by SWFT was held on Saturday, October 27th in the 303 Flats Clubhouse Room.  During the event, neighbors from CityView interacted with neighbors at 303 Flats for the first time.  With a total of […]

SWFT Election – Vote NOW

October 22, 2018 Andrew Jeske-Polyak 0
The nomination period for new SWFT Neighborhood Association officer elections has closed and voting has begun. Listed below are the names of all current eligible voters, based on having received their membership applications during the past year. If your name […]

Welcome Party This Saturday!

October 22, 2018 Andrew Jeske-Polyak 0
Final Reminder . . .  All residents at CityView and 303 Flats are invited and encouraged to attend a very special party that will celebrate the arrival of the residents at 303 Flats this Saturday, October 27th from 4 pm – 6 pm.  The […]

Neylgate – Alabama vs TENNESSEE

October 16, 2018 Admin 0
Fresh off a thrilling road win against Auburn, the Vols will face the Crimson Tide this coming Saturday (Oct 20) here at Neyland Stadium. With kickoff set for 3:30 pm, neighbor Don will be hosting our game day Neylgate event […]

Creature at Cityview

October 3, 2018 Admin 0
It was a typical Wednesday night at approximately 5:42 pm when Cityview neighbor Kevin became suddenly aware that a wild creature had entered his condo.  Startled, he quickly engaged the assistance of Drew in an effort to subdue the creature […]

Party! Oct 27, 4 pm

October 3, 2018 Admin 0
The date and time for the Welcome 303 Flats Party sponsored by SWFT has been set.  It will take place on Saturday, October 27th from 4 pm – 6 pm.   All residents at Cityview and 303 Flats are encouraged to attend […]

A “Tents” Situation

September 24, 2018 Admin 0
The disappointing Tennessee loss to Florida on Saturday (Sep 22) was more bearable because of the wonderful time had by all who attended the third SWFT Neylgate event of the season.  Four tents on the terrace at Cityview plus two […]

Neylgate – Florida vs TENNESSEE

September 15, 2018 Admin 0
The Vols will face the Gators this coming Saturday (Sep 22) here at Neyland Stadium.  With kickoff set for 7 pm, neighbors Kevin & Drew will be hosting our game day Neylgate event on the terrace at Cityview from 3 […]

Second Monday – Sep 2018

September 14, 2018 Admin 0
Attendees at our September SWFT “Second Monday” bi-monthly social event included neighbors: Chris K, Terri, Yar & Eric, Mike & Lisa, Kevin & Drew, Jane, Malcolm & Sally, PeTe & Marsha, Toni & Jim, Audrey & Vicki, Debbie, John C, […]

Neylgate – UTEP vs TENNESSEE

September 13, 2018 Admin 0
Kickoff for the Texas El Paso vs Tennessee game will be high noon on Saturday!  That means our “Neylgate” activity will take place between 8 am and 10 am, so that means breakfast foods like casseroles, fruit, croissants, coffee cakes, […]

Donations Welcome

September 7, 2018 Admin 0
Recently, Neighbor Don donated a party tent to be used at SWFT events like Second Monday on the Terrace and our regular Neylgate Events.  As SWFT is a nonprofit organization with no membership fees, we welcome donations of practical items that assist us in sponsoring […]

Neylgate – ETSU vs TENNESSEE

September 7, 2018 Admin 0
Join us on the terrace at CityView in the shadows of Neyland Stadium this Saturday anytime between noon and 2 pm.  Neighbors Debbie and Art will host our first 2018 Neylgate Event before the Tennessee vs ETSU game (kickoff at 4 pm).  Come spend some time […]

UWGP Invitation

September 1, 2018 Malcolm Blowers 0
Work continues on the design for the Urban Wilderness Gateway Park (UWGP).  The process began with the city’s allocation of $10 million to begin planning a linear park connecting downtown’s Morningside Park to the terminus of the James White Parkway […]

Welcome Krew

August 27, 2018 Admin 0
Neighbor Malcolm points out that getting to know neighbors can be a challenge, especially if you are a college-age student. Recognizing that it is often difficult for students to establish social ties and friendships outside the university, SWFT is making […]

Venue Change

August 8, 2018 Admin 0
The site for our September SWFT “Second Monday” event has been changed. Instead of meeting in the CityView Club Room, we will convene outside under a tent on the terrace – overlooking the Tennessee River and Neyland Stadium. Everything else […]

Getting Grilled

August 8, 2018 Admin 0
Does anyone have a portable grill at CityView that could be used during each of our planned upcoming home game “Neylgate” Events on the terrace? Neighbors Kevin and Drew have offered to provide Smoky Dogs & Buns to feed the […]

BOLO – Butterflies

August 5, 2018 Kevin Jeske-Polyak 0
Do you know that the average life span of a butterfly is just 30 days? Some smaller butterflies only live 7 days. As SWFT is poised to create a neighborhood butterfly habitat, we would like your help in capturing some […]

Augie’s Roses

August 5, 2018 Andrew Jeske-Polyak 0
Back in early April, neighbors Art & Donna unexpectedly lost their dear doberman Augie.  At the time, Augie was a customer of Chewy.com, an on-line pet food company that carried all sorts of pet foods and treats, even specialty products.  […]

Second Monday – Jul 2018

July 10, 2018 Andrew Jeske-Polyak 0
Our July Second Monday social event set a record for the number of attendees (30) and featured one of the most diverse selections of delicious food we have ever had.  The following neighbors won these door prizes:  Ryan – $15 Starbucks gift card, Doris – $15 […]
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July 4th

June 25, 2018 Admin 0
The Festival on the 4th will deliver a wide variety of family fun including entertainment, activities and treats at the City of Knoxville’s 4th of July celebration at World’s Fair Park. This free festival will begin at 4 pm and […]
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Experience Vertigo

June 16, 2018 Admin 0
Summer Movie Magic, presented by Denark Construction at the Tennessee Theatre will feature “Vertigo”, a 1958 American thriller directed and produced by Alfred Hitchcock this Sunday (Jun 17) at 2 pm. The film stars James Stewart as former police detective […]
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Cleanup “Pick”-nic Postponed

June 16, 2018 Admin 0
UPDATE: Due to logistical considerations, the previously planned collaboration between the Southside Waterfront Neighborhood Association and the Knoxville Police Department KPD Explorer Post to perform a clean up at nearby Fort Dickerson Park on June 30th has been canceled. Hopefully, […]
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Trash Puzzle

June 8, 2018 Admin 0
Have you ever participated in a neighborhood cleanup? It’s really not as hard as it sounds and it is actually quite FUN! In addition to the enjoyment of spending recreational time with neighbors, it is so satisfying to know you […]

Puzzling Trash

June 7, 2018 Kevin Jeske-Polyak 0
Have you ever participated in a neighborhood cleanup?  It’s really not as hard as it sounds and it is actually quite FUN!  In addition to the enjoyment of spending recreational time with neighbors, it is so satisfying to know you […]
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Hot Dogs

June 3, 2018 Admin 0
On Saturday, June 30th, SWFT will partner with the Knoxville Police Department to perform a clean up at nearby Fort Dickerson Park. Neighbor Sam will be coordinating the activities of the young men and women who are a part of […]

Feathered Friends

June 2, 2018 Kevin Jeske-Polyak 0
Thanks to all of our neighbors who have been actively assisting in keeping our docks clear of the goose droppings that seem to accumulate there at this time of year. The new water hoses and spray nozzles in the hands […]
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1964 The Tribute

May 25, 2018 Admin 0
The Knoxville Fire Fighters Association will host “1964 The Tribute” at 8 pm on Friday, June 1st at the Knoxville Civic Coliseum. Billed as the “Best Beatles Tribute on Earth” by Rolling Stone, “1964” concentrates on the “touring years” of […]
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“Pick”-nic Update

May 25, 2018 Admin 0
SWFT is partnering with the Knoxville Police Department on Saturday, June 30thto perform a clean up at nearby Fort Dickerson Park. The clean up activity will begin at 10:30 on Saturday morning, and conclude just before noon when grilled hot […]

Fort Dickerson “Pick”-nic

May 21, 2018 Andrew Jeske-Polyak 0
UPDATE:  Due to logistical considerations, this previously planned event has been canceled.  Hopefully, it will be rescheduled for some time later this fall. The Southside Waterfront Neighborhood Association (SWFT) will be partnering with the Knoxville Police Department KPD Explorer Post to perform […]