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Movies in the Park kicks off Thursday night with showing of ‘Black Panther’

One of the most loved events of the summer is here… It’s time for the Nashville Scene’s Movies in the Park. Tonight, Thursday, June 6, the event will kick off with a showing of Black

4 easy make-ahead tailgate recipes for game day

Photo courtesy of Dip Recipe Creations For some, Labor Day marks the end of summer. But for many of us, especially in the South, it marks the official beginning of something glorious—college football season. Whether you’re

From A to Z: A comprehensive guide to happy hours specials at Franklin restaurants and bars

By BROOKE WANSER Want to save money while sipping, but don’t know where to look for the best drink deals? After countless times missing happy hour or going to a restaurant on the wrong night,

Easy Summertime Snacks to Crush Your Cravings

By ALLIE MYSZKA Finding yourself craving ice cream to get you through the dog days of summer? Before you reach for a sugary frozen treat this summer, check out a few summer snacks that are

Cork & Cow named one of OpenTable’s Top Ten Diners’ Choice winners

By BROOKE WANSER OpenTable, a free restaurant booking website, has released diners’ top ten restaurant picks for the Nashville area, including one downtown Franklin restaurant. Cork & Cow, a top-ranked steakhouse known for their extensive

Swanky’s Taco Shop permanently closes Franklin location

By RUSSELL VANNOZZI Franklin residents have one less place to get their taco fix. According to Swanky’s Taco Shop co-owner Michelle Wilson, the Franklin restaurant is now permanently closed. The store’s sign has been taken

Chefs Backstage at Sinema returns

This summer’s blockbuster is Chefs Backstage at Sinema, an unrehearsed dinner series, returning after last year’s successful first run. A cast of talented chefs from Nashville will join Sinema’s Kyle Patterson for this lively dinner

What To Do For Independence Day In Nashville

Still putting together plans for Independence Day Celebrations? If you're not planning on hosting or attending an at-home BBQ/ get-together, you may want to consider any of the amazing options featured below: Let Freedom Sing

Celebrate Rudy’s Jazz Room One-Year Anniversary

Rudy's Jazz Room, Nashville's newest and hottest jazz club will be celebrating their 1-Year Anniversary with a weekend filled of extraordinary talent and specials. Beginning Thursday, June 28 and lasting through Sunday July 1, Rudy's will host a

Patriotic Dessert Ideas for Independence Day

By ALLIE MYSZKA You’ve been invited to a gathering for Independence Day, and it’s your job to bring dessert. Sure, you could just bake cupcakes and frost them with red, white, and blue icing. But

6 Summertime Slow Cooker Recipes

By ALLIE MYSZKA When you think of your slow cooker, do you think about making soups and warm, hearty dishes? Those recipes can be wonderful in cooler seasons, but they’re definitely not suitable for the

Pastry chef brings dog pastries to town on a food truck

By ALEXANDER WILLIS Dog Pastries are making the rounds in Spring Hill by way of 4 Paws Pastries, a food truck that caters specifically to dogs. Alan and Kinsey Smith started their venture into canine

Local Artist Reuben Bidez Releases Sophomore EP ‘Something To Say’

Forward-thinking, local folk rocker Reuben Bidez has officially released his sophomore EP Something To Say. The EP was largely recorded with producer Jeff Saenz in Dallas, TX during a week-long session at Modern Electric Sound Recorders. with a group of instrumentalists that

International Day Of Yoga Fun In Music City

By KENDALL GILFILLAN Let's be honest. Is there even a single day left on the calendar that isn't some sort of national day of something? Probably not. We still celebrate anyway. Turns out, today is

5 Things You Need to Know About the Peach Truck

By ALLIE MYSZKA (all photos via The Peach Truck on Instagram) As a Georgia girl, I have long appreciated peaches. My family loved peach cobbler growing up, and I married a Georgia boy who could

Bobby Hotel Opens Downtown

By KENDALL GILFILLAN Nashville's latest hotspot hotel has opened its doors- and not just to the hotel itself, but to the four dining options that call Bobby Hotel home! The lifestyle concept-hotel boasts a rooftop

Cool and Caffeinated: 6 Summertime Coffee and Tea Recipes

For many of us, a daily cup of coffee is just as much part of our routine as rolling out of bed and getting dressed. I love my morning cup of joe—and tea in the

CMA Fest: No Pass? No Problem

By KENDALL GILFILLAN It's officially the week of flux in Middle Tennessee-- people passing through or leaving Nashville en route to Bonnaroo, or making their way into Music City for CMA Festival. If you haven't

Mewsic Kitty: Nashville’s First Cat Cafe Is Open!

By KENDALL GILFILLAN Nashville has officially solidified its status as a hip city and has opened its first "cat cafe." Mewsic Kitty Cafe is open for business in the Woodbine neighborhood. For those unfamiliar with

“Standard of Magic” Comes To Music City!

World-renowned magician and master illusionist,Justin Flom, is set to perform his acclaimed magic in the launch of a new show, The Standard of Magic, beginning June 21st at Nashville's oldest brownstone mansion,The Standard at the Smith House. Justin's incredible up-close

Nashville’s Best (Locally-Owned!) Spots for Cool Summer Treats

By ALLIE MYSZKA Rising temperatures and sunny days call for cold, delicious treats. Fortunately, the city of Nashville offers plenty of wonderful options when you need a frozen treat! Support a local business, beat the

Spaghetti Squash 5 Ways

By ALLIE MYSZKA I’ve loved pasta for as long as I can remember. I still eat it occasionally, but over the last few years, I’ve slowly changed my eating habits and looked for healthier versions

4 Memorial Day Weekend Ideas that Won’t Break the Bank

By ALLIE MYSZKA It seems the calendar is moving quickly these days, and we find ourselves nearly halfway through May. With that, Memorial Day—the “unofficial beginning of summer”—is right around the corner. Maybe you and

Latest Pilgrimage Festival Lineup Additions

By BROOKE WANSER In a lead up to announcing additional artists, Pilgrimage Festival’s Instagram account scattered hints about who the latest artists might be on Tuesday night. “OK, we’ll give you a hint: Grammy award

Cinco De Mayo Fiestas!

By KENDALL GILFILLAN Check out all of the fun fiestas happening around town this Saturday: Cinco De Mayo 5QUE TIN ROOF DEMONBREUN Kick off the day with a 5k at 8am. All participants will receive