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Strategic Hospitality to take over 411 Broadway building with a new concept.

Posted on June 13, 2018 Local restaurant group Strategic Hospitality, which has owned and operated the 411 Broadway anchor tenant Paradise Park for 11 years, will be taking over the 42,000-square-foot building to open a new concept in 2019. In 2006, Tower Investments purchased 411 Broadway, which had been vacant for a decade at that time. Prior to that, it was a furniture store for many years. Tower’s redevelopm...

Father’s Day Happenings

What to do and where to treat dad in Nashville this Father’s Day, Sunday, June 17.

Posted on June 10, 2018 Father’s Day Weekend Activities Friday, June 1 - Saturday, June 30 Rhapsody Spa Hot Whiskey Scour Massage and L27 Bourbon Flight • In celebration of Father’s Day, Rhapsody Spa will be offering a special Hot Whiskey Scour Massage and L27 Bourbon Flight for the deserving men in your life. This treatment is complete with a Southern whiskey infused scrub and a deep ti...

New Music from Brent Cobb

Brent Cobb talks his new album, Providence Canyon, and his career so far.

Posted on June 07, 2018 Professional singer-songwriters bear the burden of deciding which of their many compositions to release and which to shelve. For writers like Brent Cobb, whose inexhaustible catalog stretches back 20-odd years, this undertaking is made easier by deep-seated musical roots, which help to shape the direction of each album. Last month, he released his third LP, Providence Canyon, on Elektra Records...

Access by BMW

Five things to know about BMW’s new subscription service.

Posted on June 06, 2018 BMW recently launched a subscription program, Access by BMW, and Nashville is the company’s test market. So, what does that mean? It’s sort of like a lease, but you aren’t tied down to one car. You can subscribe and swap cars every day. Here are five things to know: Choice: You can swap every day—a sedan, a convertible, or an SUV depending on what you want or need...

Nashville Moment: Alice Whitson & Amy Scruggs McElvey

Posted on June 04, 2018 Alice Whitson and Amy Scruggs McElvey, Volunteers Since 1963, the Swan Ball has been one of Nashville’s swankiest (and highest-dollar) fundraisers, helping support the horticultural oasis, Cheekwood Estate & Gardens. Alice Whitson and Amy Scruggs McElvey are among the longest-serving volunteers of Swan Ball (there are 200 others, as well), and they’ve served as evening coordina...

Nashville’s New Rooftop Patios

We’ve rounded up the newest spots to take in the sights and sounds while dining and drinking al fresco along the skyline.

Posted on June 03, 2018 A warm breeze, soft sunshine, and rosé in a glass: It’s patio season, Nashville. So, we’ve rounded up the newest spots to take in the sights and sounds while dining and drinking al fresco along the skyline. Downtown Nashville Underground Perched atop this rooftop patio, you’re just a smidge higher than the surrounding buildings, which means the views are unrivaled...

Nashville’s New Ground-Level Patios

We’ve rounded up the newest spots to take in the sights and sounds while dining and drinking al fresco at ground level.

Posted on June 02, 2018 A warm breeze, soft sunshine, and rosé in a glass: It’s patio season, Nashville. So, we’ve rounded up the newest spots to take in the sights and sounds while dining and drinking al fresco at ground level. Germantown Von Elrod’s Beer Garden & Sausage House Set with long, communal tables, string lights, and yard games, the outdoor space at Von Elrod’s sets...

Visit Tupelo, MS

The power of possibility is yours on a weekend trip to Tupelo, Mississippi.

Posted on June 01, 2018 Tupelo, Mississippi is an upbeat, happy city where people believe they can accomplish anything. Situated in the heart of the Americana Music Triangle, no music pilgrimage is complete without a visit to the birthplace of the boy who would be king. Travelers to the city can experience the first part of Elvis’ incredible story by visiting the birthplace where he took his first breath, t...

Enter to Win an American Girl® Weekend in Alpharetta, GA

Enjoy a last blast of summer with this American Girl® weekend package!

Posted on June 01, 2018 Enter to win a last blast of summer American Girl® weekend package in Alpharetta, GA! The American Girl® Boutique and Bistro in Alpharetta is more than just a store. It is a truly unique experience and a place for girls’ imaginations to soar. Located just 22 miles north of Atlanta, the Alpharetta, GA location is packed with American Girl® doll favorites, a bookstore, spe...

Where to Find Donuts in Nashville

In honor of National Donut Day, we’ve rounded up a few spots in Nashville to get your fill.

Posted on May 31, 2018 Donut Den This family owned and operated Nashville shop has been cranking out old-fashioned donuts and pastries since 1973. Donut Den feels totally homey and retro—it’s even got red leather diner seats and black and white tile floors. Ditch the trendy dessert locations popping up around the city and get back to basics with a trip to this local gem. facebook.com/foxsdonutden Loca...

The 404 Kitchen

With a new, roomier location and bar space, The 404 Kitchen opens its doors to a wider audience.

Posted on May 29, 2018 From railroad tracks and gravel roads to glittering hotel lobbies and dining rooms, the Gulch has come a long way in 15 years. That transformation, like so many other neighborhoods, has altered the character of this town—and cemented the Gulch as a dining destination. With Little Octopus, Marsh House, Fin & Pearl, and Otaku Ramen, the options are diverse, and they cater to a crowd of bot...

At Home with 505

At the new 505, units sparkle and amenities soar 45 stories up.

Posted on May 28, 2018 Tony Giarratana, president of Giarratana Development, LLC, has developed several mixed-used towers around Nashville’s bourgeoning urban core over the years (including Cumberland, Viridian, Bennie Dillon, SoBro, and Encore), but he held on to the 5th and Church property site for more than 30 years, waiting for the perfect opportunity to “build something grand.” The recently opened...

7 of Nashville’s Nearby Lakes + Rivers

Forget the neighborhood pool or Wave Country. Nashville—yes, landlocked Music City—is the epicenter of many natural water resources. Here’s our summer guide to seven places for experiencing Nashville’s nearby lakes and rivers. (June 2017)

Posted on May 26, 2018

Outlaws & Armadillos: Country’s Roaring ‘70s

A new, three-year exhibit brings out the rebellious parallels between two music-loving cities.

Posted on May 25, 2018 The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s newest major exhibit, “Outlaws & Armadillos: Country’s Roaring ‘70s,” debuts its three-year run on May 25. The collection uncovers the counterculture movement that drew country artists, like Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings, to Austin, Texas, in search of creative liberty. This exhibit examines the artistic and cultu...

Erin Oprea’s Favorite Outdoor Workout Spots

Celebrity trainer Erin Oprea shares her three favorite spots to break a sweat outside in Nashville.

Posted on May 24, 2018 Celebrity fitness trainer, author, and former U.S. Marine Erin Oprea has worked with some of the fittest names in music. (Think Carrie Underwood, Kelsea Ballerini, Jana Kramer, Maren Morris, Kacey Musgraves, and more.) In addition to training her chart-topping clientele, Oprea has authored a fitness and nutrition guide, The 4x4 Diet, and brought her signature group workouts on the road w...

First Performers Revealed for 2018 CMT Music Awards

CMT reveals the first performers set to take the stage at this year’s CMT Music Awards.

Posted on May 23, 2018 Fresh off announcing that country super-group Little Big Town will host the 2018 CMT Music Awards, CMT today revealed that Blake Shelton, Chris Stapleton, Kelly Clarkson, Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Bryan, and Sam Hunt will perform at this year’s show, premiering live from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, June 6 at 7 p.m. CT. Additional performers will be announced soon...

Brothers Osborne’s Port Saint Joe

The latest album from Brothers Osborne brings the band beachside with laidback vibes.

Posted on May 21, 2018 “Slow Your Roll,” the first track on Brothers Osborne’s new album, Port Saint Joe, opens with the sound of crashing waves and acoustic guitar, a fitting start to an album recorded at the beach. Fresh off a two-year run of promotion and touring following the release of their 2016 debut, Pawn Shop, the duo, which consists of brothers John and TJ Osborne, made the new record at prod...

Demetria Kalodimos’ Latest Venture: The Filming Station

Longtime television news anchor Demetria Kalodimos is pursuing a new platform.

Posted on May 18, 2018 Want to know what Demetria Kalodimos is up to now? The Filming Station is the most recent project of Nashville’s own former WSMV News 4 anchor Demetria Kalodimos and her husband, succesful songwriter Verlon Thompson. The couple resurrected the space from its former ‘50s-era gas station and transformed it into a black room production space and intimate 30-seat theater room with a pr...

Woolworth on 5th

Woolworth on 5th revives an important piece of this city’s past, and provides a welcome gathering space.

Posted on May 17, 2018 Restaurateur Tom Morales loves to spin a yarn. Whether he’s talking about how he revived the Loveless Café, which he purchased, revamped, and reopened in 2004, or renovated the Acme Feed & Seed, which opened in 2014 and is now a bustling restaurant and live music venue on Broadway, his stories weave tales of old and new Nashville and get peppered his own personal narrative. Wit...

Sneak Peek: Oak Steakhouse Lunch

Popular downtown steakhouse expands its menu with weekday lunch offerings.

Posted on May 15, 2018 Oak Steakhouse Lunch Located in the heart of downtown (neighboring The Westin Nashville, Music City Center, and Bridgestone Arena), Oak Steakhouse Nashville launched weekday lunch service last month. The space is sleek and bright, with floor-to-ceiling windows and ample, comfortable seating throughout. Sidle up to the bar for a midday pick-me-up or savor a long lunch with coworkers over Oak...

Top 10 New Bites to Try

Of all of the dishes, small plates, entrees, and desserts we tasted in the past year, these are the ones that made us hungry for more.

Posted on April 20, 2018

Nashville Lifestyles’ Home Awards Submissions

Recognizing the design community in three major categories: Projects, Development, and Design.

Posted on April 15, 2018 Nashville Lifestyles is taking submissions for our third annual Home Awards, recognizing the design community in three major categories: Projects, Development, and Design. All of the winners will be revealed in the September issue of Nashville Lifestyles At Home and at an awards reception (date to be determined). A panel of judges will select winners and semi-finalists in Project...