Friday, September 16, 2011

September 16th Update

CAMA Update

The Cumberland Avenue Merchants Association held their monthly meeting on September 7th at 3:00 pm in the Goal Post Tavern. Businesses and organizations represented at the meeting included the City of Knoxville, UTPD, KPD, Regions Bank, UT Federal Credit Union, Graphic Creations, The Tin Roof, University Liquors, and Goal Post Tavern.

KPD and UTPD noted a successful opening home game weekend without any major crimes to report. The merchants requested additional enforcement for on street parking in the district to assist with turn over of those spaces. Additionally, city staff discussed the panhandling brochure that was posted to the blog previously and there was interest in having the brochure available for various businesses to provide to patrons. City staff also provided a project update for the Cumberland Avenue Corridor Project that included discussing the draft of the form based code that had recently been received and more details regarding the right of way process for the streetscape project.

Weekend Events

Friday, September 16
Movies on the Square
Market Square
The furry fun will begin at 6:30Pm and the movies begin at dusk. This weeks movie is How to Train Your Dragon.

Saturday, September 17
Market Square Farmers Market
Market Square and Market Street
9:00AM - 2:00PM
Locally grown produce, meat, eggs and plants, as well as locally made artisan foods & crafts.

Artists at Work
Market Square
A drawing circle of easels, paper and pencil for artists and the pubic to join in. A model will be featured in the center of the circle, and the participants can learn to draw what they see in the world around them. Free, all drawing materials provided by school of art.

As always, thanks for your interest in everything connected to Cumberland Avenue. Have a safe and fun weekend!

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