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Monthly Archives: July 2017

    The 2017 Tax Free Weekend in Tennessee: What you need to know

    By Ashley Dugger | July 25, 2017

      If you’re a parent in Nashville, you almost certainly look forward to this weekend every year: the annual sales tax holiday in the state of Tennessee, which gives us the chance to buy a whole bunch of necessary items, without forking over the 9.25 top-off tax that usually comes along. If you’re new to... Read More

    Taco Festival – a ‘Tacotopia of epic proportions’ – comes to Nashville

    By Ashley Dugger | July 24, 2017

      Ask anyone from a traditionally excellent taco town, like Austin or L.A., and you’ll hear that Nashville’s still slacking on the taco front. But here’s a 2017 truth: We’re getting there, even beyond Nolensville Pike, where the best Mexican fare in Nashville’s long been found. Taco Tuesdays in Nashville have been steadily getting more... Read More

    Live like country royalty in a Middle Tennessee waterfront estate

    By Ashley Dugger | July 18, 2017

      In the Nashville Business Journal this week: news about country megastar Reba McEntire’s lakefront Lebanon estate, which just sold for $5 million. It’s an impressive property, as you might assume, with 83 acres jutting up to Old Hickory lake, and a nearly 13,000-square-foot home that’s all traditional elegance, plus some exterior bonuses, like a... Read More

    Nashville companies team up to create doubly delicious products

    By Ashley Dugger | July 17, 2017

      We brag about a lot of Nashville’s many lovable qualities — the music and food scenes, friendly people, natural beauty… But one of the things we brag about most, as small businesspeople: how supportive the small business community in Nashville is. People who start and run businesses in Nashville tend to subscribe to the... Read More

    Spreading Nashville love by giving away a Project 615 T-shirt

    By Ashley Dugger | July 13, 2017

      What with being the capital of the Volunteer State, Nashville doesn’t shy away from pitching in for those in need, and that flows from our residents to our businesses. Among the latter: East Nashville-based apparel company Project 615, whose business model is based on designing cool clothes, and using their successes to benefit neighbors.... Read More

    Flash back to the ’80s at Adventure Science Center’s next Way Late Play Date

    By Ashley Dugger | July 11, 2017

      When you reach a certain age, you tend to stop playing as much — being silly, being curious, being unencumbered. Which is why Nashvillians should be thankful for the Adventure Science Center and its Way Late Play Dates: regular fundraisers that invite and encourage adults to take a time out and be a big... Read More

    3 modern Robert Anderson homes on the market in the Nashville area

    By Ashley Dugger | July 4, 2017

      Nashville architect Robert Anderson never became an international household name, but in the households of Nashvillians who appreciate modern architecture, his name is definitely known, and very much revered. From the ’60s up through the early aughts, but particularly throughout the ’70s, Anderson created homes that stood apart from pretty much anything else in... Read More

    Study: paint colors that help your home sell for more, or less

    By Ashley Dugger | July 3, 2017

      When you’re getting ready to sell your Nashville home, there are a few things on the prep front that are well worth doing. We wrote about some easy, affordable projects here that can help a home sell faster, and for more, here. Painting is always on that list, since it packs a lot of... Read More