Kristen Templeton

Kristen Templeton

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.

We want to know: Where is the best pizza in Chattanooga? Vote for your favorite to help determine a champion.
For an upcoming series of features, we’re asking our readers to nominate an interesting Chattanoogan they think we should know about.
Whether you’re participating, cheering the athletes on, or looking to avoid the crowds — here’s what you need to know.
Get ready for Spring Break fun with the Chattanooga Tourism Co. and local attractions.
From family-owned restaurants to venues, here are the Chattanooga businesses our readers miss the most.
The Creative Discovery Museum’s annual AmuseUm adults-only fundraising event will return on Saturday, March 2.
Meet the folks behind Food as a Verb, a local publication dedicated to telling the stories behind Chattanooga’s food scene.
Ready for the upcoming Chattanooga Lookouts season? Here’s a look at the 2024 promotions, including fireworks, giveaways, themed games, and more.
Tell us you’re from San Jose without telling us you’re from San Jose.
Registration is now open for local bands to participate in the annual Road to Nightfall competition.
From simple gestures to volunteering your time, put a smile on your neighbor’s face and celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Week.
Get ready for two new children’s books written by local author Rita Lorraine Hubbard that will tell the stories found at the National Medal of Honor Heritage Center.
Check out these brunch restaurants, cafes, and diners in Chattanooga, serving a variety of egg dishes, mimosas, bloody marys, and more.
Chattanooga has seen its fair share of restaurant closures and subsequent takeovers. We want to know which closed businesses you still dream about.
The Chattanooga Audubon Society announced it will conduct a prescribed burn at Maclellan Island in late February or early March. Here’s the need-to-know information.
Time-hop back to the 1970s with the Soddy-Daisy Community Library’s Funk Bookmark Art Contest.
From simple gestures to volunteering your time, put a smile on your neighbor’s face with these random acts of kindness.
Introducing The Jewel Awards, a high school musical theater awards program that will aim to support theater in regional schools.
Plus, some fast facts about this year’s game.
To celebrate her 28th birthday, City Editor Kristen wanted to share her 28 favorite things about Chattanooga.
Read about the six members of River City Co.'s inaugural Emerging Producers Program.
Don’t just avoid the potholes you see — do your part to help the city get them fixed.
Visit the zoo on these days to learn more about the zoo’s conservation and preservation efforts.
Mark your calendars for these must-attend events happening in Chattanooga this February.
Celebrating a birthday? Check out these local perks you can redeem in Chattanooga.
Golf enthusiasts and newbies alike are invited to take a swing at newly opened golf simulator spot, The Back Nine.
You may see this autonomous vehicle roaming downtown collecting data for UTC to make Chattanooga’s streets and public spaces safer and more efficient.
Read more to see what’s in store for the Houston Museum of Decorative Arts.
A portion of Adam Parker Smith’s “Sarcophagi” is now on display on the campus grounds of UTC.
The Skyline Loft venue space is the newest addition to Ruby Falls.