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1. Gay Street: Many street names in downtown Knoxville are named after major streets in Philadelphia and Baltimore. Gay Street is ...
2. Pete's Coffee Shop: A great little coffee shop that serves an excellent Southern-style breakfast until 11 AM M-F and till 12 noon on Sa...
3. Underwear Capital of the World: An old nickname for Knoxville for its former prominence in the textile industry. At one point Knoxville had 20 text...  
4. Philip John Clapp: Better known as sexiest dare devil alive!  
5. Johnny Knoxville: The stage name for the co-creator and star of the MTV series Jackass. Knoxville is a Knoxville native.  
6. 865 (VOL): 865 is the area code for the Knoxville area, which spells V-O-L. This is no coincidence, but rather a homage paid t...  
7. Knoxvillian: "Knoxvillian" is what a Knoxville native is called.  
8. BBQ: The BBQ really is the best in Memphis. If you are an out-of-towner the best places to go are The Rendezvous(downto...  
9. Shelby Farms: Shelby Farms is a several hundred acre park in East Memphis. The best place in the city to go jogging, biking, pic...  
10. Coolidge Park: A popular park in the downtown area, on the northern side of the waterfront. There is a restored antique carousel a...  
11. Chattanooga Market, The: An outdoor market that runs from April to December, featuring fresh produce, arts and crafts and live music.  
12. Mudpie, The: A popular local coffee shop/eatery that also serves food, including desserts made fresh on the premises, and a smal...  
13. Stone Cup Roasting Co.: This coffeehouse/coffee roaster has won several local 'best of' mentions, with good reason. They are also mindful o...  
14. Greyfriar's: A well-known coffee house/coffee roaster based in Chattanooga. They ship their hand-roasted coffee all over, and th...  
15. Sticky Fingers: A great barbeque place with authentic Tennessee-style ribs, pork and chicken. Their special signature sauces have g...  
 
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A huge underground storage tunnel built to hold storm water runoff and sewage during heavy rains. The 19.4 mile long tunnel is located 300 feet below Milwaukee, ranges in in diameter from 17 to 32 feet, and holds 405 million gallons of sewage.

An old nickname for Knoxville for its former prominence in the textile industry. At one point Knoxville had 20 textile mills, but they started to close in the 1950's.

Short for the "Segway Human Transporter", a two-wheeled, motorized sidewalk 'scooter' that one can easily rent or buy in D.C.

In the early 1900s, the nickname for a group of early skyscrapers at the intersection of 20th Street and 1st Ave.

A panty tree is a designated tree below a chairlift on top of which people can throw bras, panties, and the like. Steamboat has such a tree and it's chock-full of undergarments of all colors. It's about midway up the Storm Peak Express chairlift.