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Monthly Archives: July 2015

    Open House tips for Nashville buyers

    By Ashley Dugger | July 30, 2015

    We shared some info earlier this week about the new East Nashville development Sevier Park at 18th and Sevier Street, and the three, 3-bedroom phase 1 homes that just went on the market. This Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m., we’ll be hosting open houses at 807 S 18th Street, 1801A Sevier Street and 1801B... Read More

    August and September festivals in Nashville and Franklin

    By Ashley Dugger | July 28, 2015

    Earlier this month, Travel + Leisure ran down its picks for the Best Festival Cities in America, and, unsurprisingly, Nashville landed high on the list, at No. 3. We took a look at some of the great festivals in our area in June, but this Travel + Leisure list seemed like good encouragement to do... Read More

    New, beautiful homes in East Nashville: Sevier Park

    By Ashley Dugger | July 22, 2015

    If you’ve been hunting for new construction with classic design touches in East Nashville, something you’ll want to take a look at: Sevier Park, the new development at 18th and Sevier Street in 37206. The development will ultimately include a total of 10 detached, single-family homes, and “phase 1” — with views of downtown, overlooking... Read More

    Win tickets to August’s 3st of the Month!

    By Ashley Dugger | July 21, 2015

    The monthly 3st of the Month celebration is more than just a party — it’s a chance to taste new (and delicious) cocktails, learn about those libations and check out cool locations around town, from historic mansions to distilleries, all while helping to aid a deserving charity. Monday, August 3’s 3st celebration is a big... Read More

    Tomato Art Fest 2015 pro tips

    By Ashley Dugger | July 15, 2015

    Most longtime East Nashvillians look forward to August every year for one wonderful reason: The annual Tomato Art Fest, a celebration of everyone’s favorite vegetable-ish fruit. The fest first cropped up in East Nashville in 2004, when Art and Invention owners Meg and Bret MacFadyen launched a tomato-themed art show at their gallery. Now, more than a... Read More

    Nashville Scene’s Burger Week brings us $5 burgers all around town

    By Ashley Dugger | July 13, 2015

      Since we took a look at vegan food in Nashville last month, and July has been designated Beef Month in Tennessee, it seems like a good time to take a look at Nashville burgers. Fittingly enough, the Nashville Scene has a spot-on celebration kicking off Friday. Burger Week — a partnership between the Scene... Read More

    Sunset Concert Series kicks off in East Nashville

    By Ashley Dugger | July 8, 2015

    Open-air East Nashville venue The Pavilion East has been hosting a mix of fantastic annual events for a little while now, from the food-focused Yum!East festival to the fantastically silly East Nashville Chicken Chase and Hot Hen Hoedown. Starting this month, the Fatherland Street space becomes the host of a monthly summer music series, too.... Read More

    Celebrate East Nashville art at the East Side Art Stumble

    By Ashley Dugger | July 6, 2015

    There’ve been lengthy articles and even a full-length documentary devoted to the strength of the East Nashville music scene. The visual art scene in the neighborhood, on the other hand — despite vibrant growth — doesn’t get quite as many showcase opportunities. That’s why we were glad to see the East Side Art Stumble —... Read More

    Wine on the Rails takes you out of Nashville and out of time

    By Ashley Dugger | July 2, 2015

      Update: The winter 2016 Wine on the Rails is set for January 30, and tickets are available online. Picture it: in your little-black-dress/suit-and-tie best, boarding a gleaming steel passenger train to take a leisurely trip out to the vineyards, sampling wine along the way as roots musicians serenade you. Sounds like an OK afternoon,... Read More

    Nashville’s own Food Network Star, Arnold Myint

    By Ashley Dugger | July 1, 2015

    Nashville’s had no shortage of reality competition show contenders, from Survivor hopefuls to The Voice achievers. But there’s something particularly exciting about watching one of our neighbors making waves on the Food Network’s Guy Fieri-launching Food Network Star — which Nashville chef Arnold Myint is doing right now, competing as part of the season 11 cast.... Read More