Local comic Andrew Ledbetter says the lure of stand up comedy is the instant feedback. “Ultimately, all of us who do stand-up like performing, but we also like the validation that comes with stand-up. If you have a good joke, you get a reaction immediately,” he says. “It’s a rush like nothing else I’ve experienced.” The comedy scene in Chattanooga includes guest performers from New York City, virtual improv nights with players from Extreme Improv in England, Comedy Central regulars, and open mic nights for local and regional talent. Here’s where to find a show.
Chattanooga poses a challenge to even the most seasoned of athletes when it comes to extreme events for ultra runners, mountain bikers, open water swimmers, rock climbers, and drag strip racers alike. If it involves a little risk and a lot of thrill, the Scenic City will draw a crowd.
Chattanooga is an incredibly dog-friendly city. Chances are, if a brewery or restaurant has outdoor seating, your canine companion is welcome to join in for happy hour. The Scenic City also boasts more than 35 miles of greenways and trails, most of which allow dogs. But there’s so much more your pup can take part in! Read on for some of the best local activities you can enjoy with your four-legged friend.
Whether you’re doing it for the photo-op or you simply enjoy basking in nature’s beauty, chasing waterfalls is a fun way to spend a sunny weekend. See how many you can check off this list, featuring waterfalls within an hour’s driving distance of downtown Chattanooga.
Situated high atop Lookout Mountain, McLemore seems to have it all: an 18-hole championship golf course, a master-planned gated community of homes, a Skye Lawn for hosting weddings and events, not to mention some of the most scenic views our area has to offer. The Scenic Land Company community also has its eyes on the future, with plans for a brand-new lodge currently in the works. The lodge will mirror many of the elements found in the new McLemore Clubhouse, which opened in November 2020.