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Monthly Archives: June 2015

    Live on the Green’s 2015 lineup is here

    By Ashley Dugger | June 25, 2015

    The annual Live on the Green music festival/concert series is back in Public Square Park downtown starting in August, and this week, producers Lightning 100 let us in on the 2015 lineup. For past seasons, they’ve pulled in well-known names and rising talents spanning a bunch of different styles, from soulful rock band Alabama Shakes... Read More

    Getting ready for the Music City Hot Chicken Festival with 5 hot chicken recipes

    By Ashley Dugger | June 23, 2015

    Fireworks displays are a national tradition on July 4th; The Music City Hot Chicken Festival is now a Nashville tradition, launched in 2007 and — a happy thing for Nashvillian food lovers — still going strong. This year’s fest is again held at East Park in East Nashville, kicking off at 11 a.m. with a... Read More

    Celebrate the ’90s Saturday at SuperCoolFunFest

    By Ashley Dugger | June 17, 2015

    If you grew up on Seattle rock bands, slap bracelets and Clarissa Explains it All, we have some weekend plans for you: The SuperCoolFunFest, set to go down on Saturday (June 20) from 4 to 9 p.m. at Cumberland Park (592 S 1st St., just on the East Nashville side of the river). This June Nashville... Read More

    Survey: What Millennials are looking for in a home

    By Ashley Dugger | June 16, 2015

    Last week, Brit + Co shared a rundown of what home-buying millennials — that name some give to 20-somethings to early 30-somethings — really want in that home, based on a Pardee Homes survey of 500-plus people. A lot of what that survey found falls in line with what we’re hearing from clients week after week... Read More

    Hi Beyonce: Here’s where to find great vegan and vegetarian food in Nashville

    By Ashley Dugger | June 10, 2015

    Earlier this week, Beyonce was talking vegan eating, telling Good Morning America about the benefits of her plant-based diet. It has veganism all over the news again, from TIME to E! (a lot of it not overwhelmingly positive). Whether you’re vegan/supportive of veganism or not, we can all agree that deliciousness is something worth celebrating. And... Read More

    After Bonnaroo and CMA: 5 More June Festivals in and near Nashville

    By Ashley Dugger | June 8, 2015

    This week marks the beginning of the biggest festival week of the year in Middle Tennessee: The CMA Music Festival kicks off on Thursday, June 11 in Nashville, and the same day, the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival starts rolling out in Manchester. If you’re going to either, you’re doubtlessly all geared up already, whether... Read More

    Celebrate National Donut Day in Nashville

    By Ashley Dugger | June 3, 2015

    We mentioned in our last post that we were looking forward to Friday this week, since it brings the beginning of makers market Porter Flea. But there’s another good reason to get excited for the end of the week: Friday’s National Donut Day, too. Yes, we’re talking a celebration of donuts, but the day actually... Read More

    Porter Flea is a perfect shopping stop for handmade home goods

    By Ashley Dugger | June 2, 2015

    Anyone who appreciates handmade craftsmanship or puts a premium on supporting Nashville artists and artisans has probably been to — or at least heard of — Porter Flea, a modern handmade market that puts a spotlight on local and regional makers twice a year. Porter Flea’s Summer Market is set for Saturday, June 6 at... Read More