Movies At Center Park During September

Thursday, August 08, 2013

On select Saturdays in September, Chattanoogans can enjoy an urban, outdoor movie theater along food trucks, beer and wine. Movies at Center Park (formerly known as Movies at the 700 Block) will once again take over 728 Market St. for free community entertainment.  

New to this year’s lineup is the addition of local bands prior to the movie screenings. 

Here is a list of the upcoming films: 

Saturday, Sept. 7,  The Sandlot – 1993 film about baseball, childhood friendship and The Beast.

Saturday, Sept. 21, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off – Classic 1986 film where a high school wise guy is determined to have a day off from school, despite of what the principal thinks of that.

Saturday, Sept. 28, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade - When Dr. Henry Jones Sr. suddenly goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, eminent archaeologist Indiana Jones must follow in his father's footsteps and stop the Nazis.

"River City Company is so excited to turn Center Park into a movie theater once again,” states Tiffanie Robinson, director of Creative Strategies for River City Company. “It’s a chance for us to bring people to City Center, show them some of the cool things that are happening here and have fun while we are doing it.”

Attendees are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs or blankets for comfort. The bands will start playing at 7 p.m. with the feature film starting at 8:45 p.m. 

The movies are free, but attendees are asked to sign up on eventbrite: http://moviesatcenterpark.eventbrite.com/

3rd Annual Affordable Botox SuperHero Race Benefitting Make-A-Wish East Tennessee Scheduled August 23

Responses to the second annual Affordable Botox Run for Wishes last September has prompted organizers to host a third event on Saturday, Make-A-Wish East Tennessee and the Chattanooga Track Club announced.  Make-A-Wish East Tennessee is partnering with the Chattanooga Track Club to help organize the event. Enterprise South Nature Park is the host location for the event ... (click for more)

Wilcox Tunnel Closed Next Week For Maintenance

Wilcox Tunnel will be closed from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. each day from Wednesday, July 30, until Friday, Aug. 1 , for routine maintenance. Detours will be posted. (click for more)

EPB Files With FCC To Expand TV, Phone, Internet Offerings Outside Electric Service Area

 EPB announced Thursday that it has filed a petition to the FCC "in an effort to respond to neighboring communities’ requests for access to the company’s gigabit enabled high-speed Internet service." Officials said, "EPB offers high-speed Internet access, video programming and voice services using a fiber optic communications network that allows the company to deliver these ... (click for more)

Black Creek Developers Say They "Followed The Rules" On $9 Million TIF: To Continue Project

The developers of the Black Creek project at Aetna Mountain said Thursday they "complied precisely by the rules when we applied for and received approval of the TIF district." Doug Stein said the group plans to continue on with the project, which he said earlier would include the creation of a small town on a huge undeveloped tract on the mountain above Black Creek (formerly ... (click for more)

Cell Phones And Roundabouts

I read the article written by Chris Morgan about the use of cell phones in vehicles and the Chattanooga Roundabouts. Cell phone use in vehicles especially in crisis intersection situations is extremely dangerous. I also agree with his assessment about the roundabouts. One problem I see with roundabouts is that on the two-lane roundabouts where they are coming in from ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The NCAA’s “Division IV”

Jonathan Jensen and Brian Turner are two very smart guys. Not long ago the two sports researchers at Ohio State authored a story that appeared in the Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports that focused on the most successful college football teams in the country and, earlier this week, a writer named Ben Cohen broke it down in understandable terms for a fascinating Wall Street ... (click for more)