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Monthly Archives: April 2018

    Yum!East 2018: Get to know the East Nashville food scene in one place

    By Ashley Dugger | April 24, 2018

      When we rounded up the annual East Nashville festivals you shouldn’t miss, we made sure to highlight Yum!East, a food fest/fundraiser that we look forward to every year. Since it’s nearly here again — the 2018 event is set for May 31 at Pavilion East, and tickets go on sale Friday, April 27 —... Read More

    East Nashville’s Vroom Vroom Balloon turns party decor into an art form

    By Ashley Dugger | April 23, 2018

      Some Nashvillians fashion three chords and the truth into art. The simple ingredients mother-and-daughter team Sunny Becks and Fiona Flaherty choose: latex and mylar and little bit of helium. As the braintrust behind East Nashville’s Vroom Vroom Balloon, Becks and Flaherty have been taking the classic party decorations we’re all so used to and... Read More

    Nashville homeowners: Intrigued by backyard chickens but unsure? Try renting.

    By Ashley Dugger | April 17, 2018

      Since 2014, Nashville homeowners have been allowed to dip their toes into animal husbandry, by bringing small flocks of backyard chickens into their family. Fresh eggs and feathered friends: For some of us, it was an ordinance that couldn’t come soon enough. In the years since, lots of Nashvillians in neighborhoods all across the... Read More

    Nashville zip codes where home values are rising the most

    By Ashley Dugger | April 16, 2018

      The Nashville Business Journal always has a knack for placing trends into context — case in point, their interactive Crane Watch, visualizing hundreds of Nashville development projects. As Nashville Realtors and Nashville homeowners, we found a recent slideshow the NBJ pulled together really helpful, context-wise, too. They dug through a bunch of home-sales and... Read More

    Nashville neighborhood farmers markets, all across the city

    By Ashley Dugger | April 10, 2018

      It’s almost Farmers Market kickoff time for 2018 in Nashville, and after a long winter of grocery-store produce, it can’t come soon enough. Nashville is, thankfully, flush with neighborhood farmers markets, so no matter what part of the city you live in, there’s likely a local market minutes from your home, with local farmers... Read More

    Homes for sale in the Nashville area with energy-efficient features

    By Ashley Dugger | April 9, 2018

      A Tennessean story that caught our attention this week: “Home builders go green with energy-efficient, environmentally friendly features.” Those builders are definitely seeing the same thing we’re seeing: More and more in recent years, Nashville home buyers are feeling particular about their home’s energy footprint, and looking for energy-efficient upgrades, from Energy Star-certified appliances... Read More

    Inaugural Nashville Rosé Festival set for May in East Nashville

    By Ashley Dugger | April 3, 2018

      Last week, we rounded up a mix of our favorite East Nashville festivals, but it looks like a new event’s going to have to join the list. This May, East Park is hosting the inaugural Nashville Rosé Festival, and celebrating what’s apparently the millennial wine drinker’s rising favorite. A detail that got us particularly... Read More