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January 2016

Chattacon presents seminar on writing Cleveland Police slash fiction

in Culture/Politics
Former Cleveland Police Chief Wes Snyder (l) / Spock (r)

The local genre fiction convention Chattacon, happening this weekend at the Chattanooga Choo Choo, will present a special seminar about the hot new writing trend: slash fiction involving the Cleveland Police Department, which has been criticized for several sex scandals in the last few years. The seminar at Chattacon, which…

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East Ridge bucket list has one item: “Leave East Ridge”

in Culture
East Ridge, TN

After a local blogger’s “Chattanooga Bucket List” received attention recently for spotlighting “must see/do” things, including “Brunch downtown” and “Track 29,” local residents put together a bucket list for East Ridge that ended up having just one item: “Leave East Ridge.” “A bucket list is a list of things to…

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New cocktail bar offers artisanal ice from skating rink

in Food/Drink
Chattanooga's new cocktail bar Slurp

The new cocktail bar Slurp, located on Chattanooga’s Southside, is taking local craft cocktails to the next level by offering artisanal ice that was formerly used in the temporary skating rink Ice on the Landing, which closed for the season earlier this week. “Using quality ice is absolutely essential for…

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