Bicyclists: Try Maryville-Alcoa Greenway

Dear Bicyclists,

If you’re coming to East Tennessee, stop to ride the Maryville-Alcoa Greenway. You will be glad you did. Continue reading


Millennium Manor

I drive by this fortress every day. OK, it’s not a fortress or castle, exactly. It’s a house ┬ámade entirely of pink marble from Friendsville with a wall thick enough to survive zombie hordes.

It draws visitors, photographers and curious neighbors like myself all the time. I pass it on the way to work and the park. It stands in contrast to the hulking industrial metal shell of the Alcoa South Plant nearby.

It’s called Millennium Manor, and you can tour it at ┬ácertain times of the year.

This is an image of a photo by the News Sentinel of Millenium Manor.

This is the Millennium Manor in Alcoa. Photo by