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Beware of scammers and skimmers as travel season wanes

July 24th, 2017|Comments Off on Beware of scammers and skimmers as travel season wanes

Fictitious vacation rentals, high-tech theft devices in credit card readers, and too-good-to-be-true bargains are just some of the snares to watch for in the last few vacation weeks before school starts. With Tennesseans squeezing in

A. Marshall team takes home Stars of the Industry Awards

July 24th, 2017|Comments Off on A. Marshall team takes home Stars of the Industry Awards

The Greater Nashville Hospitality Association (GNHA) recently honored A. Marshall Family Foods employees with five awards at its annual Stars of the Industry luncheon. “It is a true honor to be recognized by our local

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Nashville Originals members planning for Restaurant Week in August

July 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

The biannual Nashville Restaurant Week is returning Aug. 21 through Aug. 27, featuring specials at more than 65 restaurants in Davidson and Williamson counties. Nashville Originals includes restaurants in both Davidson and Williamson Counties. //

HOME SWEET HOME: My Other Garage

July 21st, 2017|Comments Off on HOME SWEET HOME: My Other Garage

With the city busting at the seams, more and more Nashvillians are finding it difficult to make space for their beloved vehicles. There are plenty of self-storage facilities. However, when in a self-storage unit, cars

Holland House Bar & Refuge Closing Doors July 22

July 21st, 2017|0 Comments

By KENDALL GILFILLAN Holland House Bar & Refuge took to Facebook Thursday afternoon with an unexpected announcement for its loyal customers in the form of a heartfelt goodbye. Opening in Lower East Nashville more than

New Blonde Ale is a tribute to Tennessee State Parks

July 20th, 2017|Comments Off on New Blonde Ale is a tribute to Tennessee State Parks

A new beer featuring the image of a Tennessee State Parks naturalist has been tapped at the Tennessee Brew Works taproom and soon will be available in bottles and on tap throughout the state. Tennessee

Thrifting inspiration and tips with Alexa Anderson

July 20th, 2017|0 Comments

By KENDALL GILFILLAN This week I had the opportunity to catch up with Nashville newcomer Alexa Anderson and to pick her brain about one of her favorite hobbies (and noticeable talents): thrifting! photo courtesy of

Ex-slave who taught Jack Daniel his craft inspires whiskey, foundation

July 19th, 2017|Comments Off on Ex-slave who taught Jack Daniel his craft inspires whiskey, foundation

A New York Times best-selling author, captivated by the story of a former Tennessee slave’s involvement in the most successful whiskey brand in the world, has announced plans for a dozen projects to honor the

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H&M plans 27,000 square foot store on Lower Broadway

July 19th, 2017|0 Comments

H&M, Hennes and Mauritz Inc., a global fashion retailer with stores at the CoolSprings Galleria and at Opry Mills, has announced plans to build a 27,000 square foot store at the Fifth + Broadway development

JULIE HOLT: The Lighter Side

July 17th, 2017|Comments Off on JULIE HOLT: The Lighter Side

As I approach my nine year anniversary of becoming a mother, it is starting to be easier to see what and who has influenced my children.   Because Hubby and I have no family nearby,

Music City’s Jazz-Music-Void Filled at Rudy’s Jazz Club

July 17th, 2017|0 Comments

By KENDALL GILFILLAN Born out of a kickstarter campaign and a desire to bring Nashville an authentic jazz experience, Rudy’s Jazz Club has graced the Nashville nightlife scene and offered the needed refreshment this summer.

Charleston favorite Caviar & Bannanas comes to Nashville

July 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Charleston has dozens of culinary wonders with restaurants that create spectacular food. So imagine my surprise when on a trip to Charleston a few years ago, my most memorable meal was a humble sandwich from

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Thrifting inspiration and tips with Alexa Anderson

July 20th, 2017|0 Comments

By KENDALL GILFILLAN This week I had the opportunity to catch up with Nashville newcomer Alexa Anderson and to pick her brain about one of her favorite hobbies (and noticeable talents): thrifting! photo courtesy of

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H&M plans 27,000 square foot store on Lower Broadway

July 19th, 2017|0 Comments

H&M, Hennes and Mauritz Inc., a global fashion retailer with stores at the CoolSprings Galleria and at Opry Mills, has announced plans to build a 27,000 square foot store at the Fifth + Broadway development

My colors are blush and bashful

January 19th, 2017|1 Comment

By CATHI AYCOCK In the Southern tear-jerker Steel Magnolias, bride-to-be Shelby describes her wedding color scheme stating 'my colors are blush and bashful." To which her mother (with an eye roll)  replies, "her colors are

How I became obsessed with laundry

January 10th, 2017|0 Comments

By CATHI AYCOCK Doing laundry isn't sexy or glamorous. But since my wardrobe is an important part of my life (clothes people, we must wear them) I take care to wash my clothing with care.

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HOME SWEET HOME: My Other Garage

July 21st, 2017|Comments Off on HOME SWEET HOME: My Other Garage

With the city busting at the seams, more and more Nashvillians are finding it difficult to make space for their beloved vehicles. There are plenty of self-storage facilities. However, when in a self-storage unit, cars

Colonel Littleton delights with artisan leathergoods

July 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Colonel Littleton is in the business of creating handcrafted items that are destined to be passed down from one generation to the next. Though today he is synonymous with the finest handmade leather goods, it

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Nashville Originals members planning for Restaurant Week in August

July 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

The biannual Nashville Restaurant Week is returning Aug. 21 through Aug. 27, featuring specials at more than 65 restaurants in Davidson and Williamson counties. Nashville Originals includes restaurants in both Davidson and Williamson Counties. //

Holland House Bar & Refuge Closing Doors July 22

July 21st, 2017|0 Comments

By KENDALL GILFILLAN Holland House Bar & Refuge took to Facebook Thursday afternoon with an unexpected announcement for its loyal customers in the form of a heartfelt goodbye. Opening in Lower East Nashville more than

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Home show gets new owners, new name for September event

July 13th, 2017|Comments Off on Home show gets new owners, new name for September event

Tennessee’s largest home show, the Home Decorating and Remodeling Show in Nashville, has been purchased by All Show Services for an undisclosed amount and renamed the Nashville Home Show, according to All Show Services President

Chinoiserie is the design trend that is timeless — and about to replace farmhouse chic

July 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Farmhouse chic is about to be replaced. Move over chippy paint and industrial elements repurposed as light fixtures. Say hello to a touch of glamour with chinoiserie. Chinoiserie,  from the French word chinois, meaning “Chinese”, or

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Beware of scammers and skimmers as travel season wanes

July 24th, 2017|Comments Off on Beware of scammers and skimmers as travel season wanes

Fictitious vacation rentals, high-tech theft devices in credit card readers, and too-good-to-be-true bargains are just some of the snares to watch for in the last few vacation weeks before school starts. With Tennesseans squeezing in

JULIE HOLT: The Lighter Side

July 17th, 2017|Comments Off on JULIE HOLT: The Lighter Side

As I approach my nine year anniversary of becoming a mother, it is starting to be easier to see what and who has influenced my children.   Because Hubby and I have no family nearby,

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I had micro-needling done. Here is what you need to know.

July 11th, 2017|0 Comments

By CATHI AYCOCK I had thousands of holes punched in my face. And I'm thrilled about it. Microneedling, a procedure where a doctor or nurse uses a handheld device with very small needles to create

“Professional mermaid” themed salon is tropical, not typical

July 4th, 2017|Comments Off on “Professional mermaid” themed salon is tropical, not typical

By ASHLEY COKER Nicole Lea opened Mermaid Styles Salon less than a month ago, and she's already booked solid. Nicole has 15 years of experience as a stylist. After working at two different salons, she

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SHOWCASE HOME: This Nolensville home will fulfill your dreams

June 28th, 2017|Comments Off on SHOWCASE HOME: This Nolensville home will fulfill your dreams

Imagine your  home that is a dream for the whole family. Lets starts with the children’s dream that would make all their friends want to hang out there -- even their parents would want to

SHOWCASE HOME: Find a priceless view on Walnut Park Drive

April 20th, 2017|0 Comments

When you walk onto the lot at 5124 Walnut Park Dr. in Brentwood, you are greeted by a stunning 6,458-square-foot home featuring a gorgeous brick exterior and beautiful landscaping. The three-story home fit with four

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