The Block Has Grand Opening March 21

Friday, March 7, 2014

The Block, Chattanooga's representation of outdoor reputation downtown, will host a grand opening ribbon cutting followed by an open house on Friday, March 21, from 3-5 p.m. 

In addition to celebrating and touring The Block, guests will hear an announcement of a new project at the facility and enjoy food, drinks and giveaways from Rock/Creek, High Point Climbing and Fitness, Carmike Majestic 12 and other neighboring businesses.

The Block is at the 200 block of Broad Street.


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