We Got The Beat: The 'Heart' Of Your City

Wes Breitenbach of Knoxville, Tenn., says the Tennessee River offers everything from moments of solitude to live music, "right in the heart of downtown." (Courtesy of Wes Breitenbach)
Wes Breitenbach of Knoxville, Tenn., says the Tennessee River offers everything from moments of solitude to live music, "right in the heart of downtown." (Courtesy of Wes Breitenbach)

When you think about where you live, what sights and sounds come to mind? The coffee shop on the corner? The park down the street? We asked you to show us what makes your city thump and pulse, and here is some of what you shared. But we want to fill our heart with city love, so send us more!

When you think about where you live, what sights and sounds come to mind? The coffee shop on the corner? The park down the street? We asked you to show us what makes your city thump and pulse, and here is some of what you shared. But we want to fill our heart with city love, so send us more! (Note: Captions have been edited for length, style and clarity.)

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At the Chicago Summer Dance event in the city's Grant Park, attendees can listen to free music, watch dance performances like the one above, and learn many different kinds of dance, says resident Janey Lee.

At the Chicago Summer Dance event in the city's Grant Park, attendees can listen to free music, watch dance performances like the one above, and learn many different kinds of dance, says resident Janey Lee.

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