Postponed July 4th fireworks to be combined with detonation of North Shore barge

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Chattanooga residents were sorely disappointed when severe weather caused the annual Coolidge Park fireworks and outdoor concert to be cancelled, but the City of Chattanooga announced yesterday afternoon at a press conference a way to turn that disappointment into triumph, by combining a postponed fireworks display with the detonation of…

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Chattanooga Community Kitchen Announces Partnership with Ruth’s Chris Steak House

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In a press release by Chattanooga Community Kitchen spokesmen Kenneth Tillman, it was announced that the areas homeless shelter and food kitchen has formed a partnership with the newly opened high class-dining establishment, Ruth’s Chris Steak House. Plans for the partnership include a school bus shuttle from the Community Kitchens…

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Chattanooga Stunt visioning initiative seeks 1 million surveys: “Let’s reinvent the wheel”

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At a press conference Friday afternoon, a new community visioning initiative was unveiled with a distinctive, eye-catching yellow-and-black logo, called Chattanooga Stunt which seeks to help shape the future of the city by asking one million Chattanooga residents to complete a short survey about their concerns and ideas. “You might…

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Riverbend organizers give up, outsource Insane Clown Posse

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At a press conference yesterday afternoon it was announced that Friends of the Festival, the organization that coordinates the annual Riverbend music festival, has outsourced next year’s event and all future events to the Michigan horrorcore hip-hop duo Insane Clown Posse. “We give up,” said head Riverbend organizer Ginger Dewarr.…

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Christian band Newsboys banned from Riverbend after offensive performance

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The headlining act of the 2013 Riverbend Festival’s Family & Faith Night, the Australian Christian rock band Newsboys, has been banned from performing at future Riverbend Festivals after a controversial Tuesday night performance. The band members, clad in black leather clothing, gave a performance filled with gratuitous nudity, onstage drinking…

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