From The Corner Of Vine Street

From The Corner Of Vine Street

The Super-Bowl of Romance

Valentine’s Day, 2016…Where have the first six weeks of the New Year gone?? (This year is almost 10% gone) Thank God for busy days, though, because busy days mean that there are people wanting to come to Chattanooga, and, specifically wanting to stay at the Mayors Mansion…

Store Your Memories This Season

Sitting here in my B&B in Chattanooga, I can look out my window into a row of trees lining a city street. A utility line runs through them making a very busy “squirrel parkway”. Usually, the little fellows hang out, have a snack and sometimes lay in…

Baked Scotch Eggs

Here at our Chattanooga Inn, our breakfasts for Fall 2015 are including Baked Scotch Eggs with a drizzle of dijon sauce.  Considered bar food in other parts of the world, this is basically a hardboiled egg, wrapped (lovingly) in a layer of sausage and rolled in a crispy coating (for us, seasoned breadcrumbs). It is…

First Time Bed and Breakfasters

Are you considering a first time bed and breakfast experience?   Here at the Mayor’s Mansion Inn, we want to make this a fun and easy adventure to add to your Chattanooga visit!  What I’d like to talk about today is the “bed and breakfast” experience here at the Inn. We get questions from novice “b…

Shrimp & Grits Egg Benedict

This month we’re proud to share one of our newest recipes, Shrimp & Grits Egg Benedict! This dish is the perfect savory breakfast for the seafood lover in your life. Note: The grits actually need to be prepared the night before so they can chill for 8 hours. This recipe serves 8. Let’s get started!…

Mayor’s Apple Jack Cocktail

Can’t get enough of a good, crisp apple? Here in Chattanooga we feel the same and a great way to get your apple fix is with this delicious cocktail, the Mayor’s Apple Jack. Just a few essential ingredients make a treat as crisp and cool as the…

Ocoee River Room

This month our featured room is the Ocoee River Room! Named after the nearby river known for its white water rafting, this room offers a more calming setting with a queen sized four poster bed and flat screen tv. Put on one of our comfy bathrobes, order…

Weddings and Such

Cindi and I spend time quite often (okay daily!) talking about ways to make your  Mayor’s Mansion Inn Bed and Breakfast experience here in Chattanooga a  memorable one. We are one of the top rated inns in Chattanooga, so we must be doing some things right and for most folks, we exceed their expectations. We…

The Great Outdoors

An excellent shot of a Great Blue Heron on the riverwalk, taken by one of our fabulous innkeepers!

Having been in a business several years ago where I sent out a quarterly newsletter (via snail-mail), I thought that it might be time to leap…