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.

Follow the red string to explore Rock City through a culinary and artful journey during the Flora Luna experience.
The City of Chattanooga has unveiled its plan to create a protected multi-modal lane for the Frazier Avenue reconfiguration — a modified version of the “Option B” proposal.
We spoke with Miss Chattanooga 2024 Kaylyn Levoy about her journey into pageantry, partnering with the Chattanooga Autism Center, and getting ready to compete for the Miss Tennessee title.
What’s in store for Hamilton County for 2025? Read the highlights from the 2024 State of the County address.
The free Friday night concert series Nightfall will return to Miller Plaza in May.
Meet the Chattanooga Wreckers, the Lookouts’ newest alternate identity that will be worn in upcoming games.
We want to know: Where is the best pizza in Chattanooga? Vote for your favorite to help determine a champion.
Sample + purchase over 100 wines at this year’s Sip TN Chattanooga Wine Festival on Saturday, March 23 at the First Horizon Pavilion.
Chattanooga residents will soon utilize the city’s 311 service to schedule their bulk trash pickups.
White Oak Bicycle Co-Op recently donated two bicycle repair stations to the city of Red Bank to help provide support for cyclists.
“Our Voices,” a new social media series recently launched to address Chattanooga + the surrounding Tennessee region’s low youth voter turnout.
Learn more about the $28 million investment by Urban Story Ventures in a state-of-the-art Class A Industrial building.
Celebrate the Irish holiday locally in Chattanooga, TN.
The free summer concert series at Ross’s Landing will take place every Saturday night in late May through August.
See what promotions you can expect for the Chattanooga Red Wolves’ 2024 season.
Eat your way through the alphabet with these local restaurants that start with each letter.
The Chattanooga-Hamilton County Regional Planning Agency has released its findings from its Plan Hamilton County research — including a demand for 46,000 new homes + community growth.
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.
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.