In 2013, I visited 49 nightlife establishments. They weren’t all bars. They weren’t all amazing. However, I saw something I didn’t see in 2012. Stability. Out of all the bars I covered this year, only two closed their doors for good. The Thirsty Turtle in Maryville barely made it a few months past my review as did The Line-Up in South Knoxville.
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