Posts By: Kate

Kate Robertson is a features writer for Pretty Southern. Follow Kate on Twitter

Riverbend Music Festival 2016 ZZ Ward on the Coca-Cola Stage
June 28, 2016 Music Variety

Where can you find a sweet music festival with over 100 acts, five stages, your favorite fair and street food and drinks, every music fan under the sun and so much more? Right here in Chattanooga, Tenn. This year, the award-winning Riverbend Music Festival celebrated its 35th year with eight nights of fantastic live music,… Read more »

mint julep
June 13, 2016 Food & Drink

I’m absolutely obsessed with the food scene in Chattanooga. There are so many amazing places in town to find good eats and a good time. One of the best parts of the food scene is all of the awesome Happy Hour spots in town. It’s nice to drop in for a drink after a long… Read more »

strawberries from chattanooga market
May 1, 2016 Variety

Chattanooga is a happenin’ city, especially in the spring and summer. Hardly a weekend goes by when there’s not something exciting happening somewhere in the city. I’ve never been a social butterfly, per se, but since moving here, I’ve learned to get out and enjoy the social scene. Am I a socialite in training? Maybe…. Read more »

Debarge-wine-Chattanooga
February 23, 2016 Food & Drink

Tucked away on the Southside of Chattanooga is DeBarge Urban Winery. It may be in a more urban setting, but it has all the charm and offerings of a countryside winery. To be honest, I didn’t know it was there until I made plans to go with some coworkers a couple weekends ago. But I love… Read more »

Snow at Elon, January 2015
February 15, 2016 Featured

It’s just over a month into 2016 and Mother Nature has already blessed us with a big blizzard. Fortunately Chattanooga didn’t get hit too badly, but my friends and family in other states are still digging out. Winter stinks. It’s just not a fun three months. It’s cold, gray, dreary and colorless. And then there’s… Read more »

virginia_tech_hokie
January 10, 2016 Opinion

I’m an ACC girl, through and through. I’ve always lived somewhere with a strong ACC presence. In North Carolina, if you’re not an ACC fan, then what are you? Virginia has the Hokies and that other little school up I-64. When my family lived in Georgia, we still had our ACC fix with Georgia Tech… Read more »