Episode 3342

Tennessee Crossroads

June 25, 2020

Season 33 | Episode 42

This week on Tennessee Crossroads, meet a glass artist and craft brewer in Knoxville. Visit a Southern cooking destination in Bon Aqua, in business since 1936. Discover a Nashville Artist who uses crayons in an unusual way to create equally unusual pieces. Finally, check into a Memphis mansion turned B&B. Brought to you by Nashville Public Television!

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Pretentious Glass & Beer Company on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Pretentious Glass & Beer Company

Knoxville, TN

A Knoxville, TN artist with two passions, which happen to compliment each other. One that starts hot: glass blowing. And one that ends cold: craft brewing. Gretchen Bates met him recently, and has the whole "pretentious" story. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.


Beacon Light Tea Room on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Beacon Light Tea Room

Bon Aqua, TN

To many of us, the words "tea room" conjure up visions of finger sandwiches, scones and dainty little tea cups. Well, you can get tea at the Beacon Light Tea Room, as long as it's iced tea. It's the sumptuous Southern cooking that attracts loyal diners -- like fried chicken, country ham, red-eye gravy and biscuits. Let's pay a visit to this now historic restaurant in Bon Aqua, TN to discover their secret. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.


James Lee House on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

James Lee House

Memphis, TN

The next time you spend the night in Memphis, TN, and you feel like pampering yourself, this story is for you. Tennessee Crossroads discovered an absolutely gorgeous Victorian mansion in the Bluff City that offers modern comforts and old world charm. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more.


Crayon Artist Herb Williams on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Crayon Artist Herb Williams

Nashville, TN

One of the things you probably had to have when you first started school was a brand new package of crayons. Maybe you remember the vivid colors, the feel, even the smell of those crayons when you opened the box. Herb Williams certainly does and he's reminded of those things every day. Tennessee Crossroads visited this Nashville artist uses crayons in an unusual way to create equally unusual pieces. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.