Brainerd Road used to be the center of Chattanooga nightlife. That's where the clubs were.
Sure, they opened and closed on a whim. And an amazing number of them suffered "accidental" fires.
But hey, for several generation of Chattanoogans, if you wanted to go out tonight, that's where you headed.
One of those establishments was Skywalkers. And in 1982, the Aqua-dome was just the latest gimic to draw in the party people.
Reporter Melanie Wood has the story.