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Monthly Archives: June 2016

    Learn about Tiny Homes in Nashville at Team Green Adventures’ next Engage Green workshop

    By Ashley Dugger | June 29, 2016

      On the first Wednesday of each month, Lightning 100’s environmentally focused Team Green Adventures group hosts a free, green-minded Engage Green workshop, focused on a mix of sustainability stuff. One month you’ll tour the Vanderbilt University campus and learn about their sustainability efforts, another, you’ll meet with concrete experts to learn about nature-friendly building... Read More

    Two new East Nashville homes with hard-to-find perks

    By Ashley Dugger | June 28, 2016

    East Nashville house hunters, we’re proud to introduce two spectacular new properties in the neighborhood: 2699A Hody Drive and 2699B Hody Drive in the charming and hilly Fortland Park area. These homes have everything you’d expect from a new, high-end property: a breezy, open layout, stone countertops, stainless appliances, warm wood floors, stylish upscale fixtures... Read More

    Powerful hooks lead the way at Nashville Pride festival

    By Ashley Dugger | June 22, 2016

    Every June, the Nashville Pride festival pulls together an exemplary lineup of musicians, along with a slew of vendors and nonprofits, food trucks and family activities, and gives Nashvillians a weekend to fully focus on celebrating unity, equality and community. This year’s festival, set for Friday June 24 and June 25 in Public Square Park downtown,... Read More

    Celebrating International Day of Yoga with ongoing free Nashville yoga classes

    By Ashley Dugger | June 21, 2016

      Today — June 21, 2016 — is International Day of Yoga, meant to celebrate a practice that “embodies unity of mind and body; thought and action; restraint and fulfillment; harmony between man and nature; a holistic approach to health and well-being.” The Nashville area is absolutely brimming with yoga studios, from East Nashville to... Read More

    Living close to one of Nashville’s ‘greatest treasures,’ Centennial Park

    By Ashley Dugger | June 15, 2016

      Travel + Leisure magazine hasn’t been shy about praising Nashville — its readers have hailed us as the “Destination of the Year,” it’s told people “What to Eat, Drink, and Do” in our “Boomtown,” it’s called us “the most dynamic city in the South.” It’s enough to give an It City a big head. This... Read More

    The Thirth of July: the King of East Nashville block parties

    By Ashley Dugger | June 14, 2016

      Every year around now, we’re all gearing up to celebrate Independence Day — planning for burgers, drinks, fireworks, maybe a trip downtown for the massive Let Freedom Sing festivities. In East Nashville, though, the celebration starts early. Each year on July 3, North 12th Street between Ordway and Calvin are closed off to traffic,... Read More

    WXNA brings freeform radio back to Nashville airwaves

    By Ashley Dugger | June 7, 2016

      We can make a lot of different arguments about how radio, and how we consume it, has changed through the years. But many of us agree on something that’s been lost along the way: its larger place as a discovery tool. It’s easy to hear (and re-hear) your favorite hits on any number of... Read More

    Celebrate Negroni Week in Nashville and help deserving charities

    By Ashley Dugger | June 7, 2016

      In the world of classic cocktails, the Negroni is on the muscular side: strong, bitter and powerful, with gin, vermouth and Italian herb liqueur Campari, served as an aperitif to get your appetite going. (A deep video dive into it, above.) A less classic but totally classy twist on the history of the Negroni:... Read More

    Open house this weekend at Porter Road Place in East Nashville

    By Ashley Dugger | June 3, 2016

      After many months of hard work and dedicated, labor-of-love attention, we’re overwhelmingly proud to finally be able to welcome you into the homes of Porter Road Place in East Nashville: This Sunday, June 5, we’re hosting an open house at 1421 Porter Road, a 3-bedroom, 2 full- and 2 half-bath beauty that offers a... Read More