Kristen Templeton

Kristen Templeton

Senior City Editor, NOOGAtoday

Kristen is based in Chattanooga, TN and has contributed to publications in DNAinfo, Gothamist, The Media Project, and Religion Unplugged. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in English Literature and Journalism and formerly served as the Publications Editor for Southeast TN Woman Magazine. She loves reading, having a good cup of coffee, and tending to her houseplants.

River City Co. + SoundCorps is bringing back its annual Summerween celebration to Patten Square on Saturday, June 29.
Meet Chattanooga’s newest wine and martini bar, Fifty Fifty, which recently opened its doors on Station Street.
Check out these local organizations working to restore, protect, and educate folks about pollinator habitats.
Check out these local restaurants that skip on gluten, but not on flavor.
Step into the recently opened Chattanooga Salt Cavern, a wellness center that specializes in Halotherapy.
Check out the aquarium after hours while enjoying craft beers.
Learn more about the recently signed bill that will allow local governments to offer no-cost incentives for affordable housing developments.
Check out these local donut spots to get your sweet fix on National Donut Day.
Meet climbing athlete Sasha DiGiulian as she visits Chattanooga and be one of the first to watch her HBO Max documentary “Here to Climb.”
Here are some ways you can make friends in the Scenic City, with suggestions from some of our Instagram followers.
Read more about the Hunter Museum of American Art’s new mural by local artist Rondell Crier.
The Kelly Administration recently announced the installation of four train warning systems in the Hixson and Tyner communities — here’s what you need to know.
Check out these local restaurants with gluten-free offerings in Chattanooga, TN.
Staying in town for Memorial Day? Here are some ideas for how to spend your long weekend in Chattanooga.
See the key initiatives of Mayor Weston Wamp’s proposed fiscal year 2025 budget for Hamilton County.
See when The Peach Truck will be in Chattanooga, offering folks boxes of farm fresh peaches.
This festival celebrates local and regional craft beers.
Whether you’re participating, cheering the athletes on, or looking to avoid the crowds — here’s what you need to know about Ironman weekend in Chattanooga.
Learn more about Valentina Estates, the 42-unit micro-home development coming soon to the Eastdale neighborhood.
Meet PORCH Chattanooga, a branch of PORCH Communities, that is working to feed families in the Greater Chattanooga area.
Chattanooga Pizza Week will take place Monday, May 13 through Sunday, May 19, bringing specialty pizza deals for folks of all ages to enjoy.
Walker County will receive funding for a direct connection between the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park and downtown Chattanooga.
The Chattanooga Theatre Centre has announced ten shows for its upcoming 101st season.
Check out these local food and drink specials happening in Chattanooga on Saturday, May 4 + Sunday, May 5.
Tell us you’re from the Queen City without telling us you’re from the Queen City.
In honor of National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day, we’re rounding up organizations in and around Chattanooga where you can adopt a furry friend.
In honor of the Chattanooga Market’s opening weekend, we’re sharing some of our favorite market finds.
The Chattanooga Zoo will host its inaugural Bidders for Critters online auction to raise funds for its ongoing Cape of Africa expansion.
This year’s TEDxChattanooga Sessions event will be on Thursday, April 25 at Barking Legs Theater with the theme “Carry On.”
May Pang, John Lennon’s companion + lover during his “Lost Weekend” era, will showcase her photos of Lennon in a special exhibition at ArtsBuild.