Chattanooga made some top lists to close out the year. Forbes predicted Chattanooga is “Where the Jobs will be in 2020,” specifically in the hospitality and tourism industry. TripAdvisor ranked the Scenic City as a bucket list place for photographers, and National Geographic highlighted Chattanooga’s adaptive water-skiing experience as one of five wheelchair-friendly adventures in the world. In Chattanooga, the community honored Fred Cash, Sam Gooden and the late Curtis Mayfield, members of The Impressions. A Tennessee Music Pathways marker was placed outside the Bessie Smith Cultural Center in their honor. Here are some other Chattanooga headlines from December:
- Where the Jobs Will be in 2020
- Best Holiday Light Displays Across the U.S.
- Miguel Wattson, the electric eel at the Aquarium, used his electrical discharges to light up a Christmas Tree, garnering coverage all over the world from CNN, Smithsonian and BBC to media outlets as far away as Kazakhstan, New Zealand, and Taiwan.
- Travel Noire writer DeAnna Taylor visited Chattanooga in December, which she captured in three articles - 5 Reasons to Add Chattanooga, Tennessee To Your Travel Plans, How This Tennessee Artist Is Creating Inspirational Artwork For Museums Worldwide and How To Spend A Day In Black-Owned Chattanooga, Tennessee, which was also picked by the Chattanooga Times Free Press.
- Here are five adrenaline-pumping wheelchair-friendly adventures
- 35 Epic Places & Sights Across America For The Ultimate Photographer's Bucket List
- Fred Cash, Sam Gooden and the late Curtis Mayfield, members of The Impressions. were honored with a Tennessee Music Pathways market at the Bessie Smith Cultural Center. Cash and Gooden grew up in Chattanooga. The Chattanooga Times Free Press. Chattanoogan, Chattanooga News Chronical and WDEF reported on the marker unveiling.
- One Riverfront Chattanooga aims to inject energy into downtown's waterfront district, making it more 'walkable, livable, comfortable'