Spring brings typically Nashville to life with festivals, free outdoor concerts, the St. Jude Rock'n'Roll Marathon and the year's biggest musical event--the CMA Music Fest. UPDATED 3-27-20 (I'm trying to stay on top of changes due to COVID-19) Tin Pan South Thursday, March 24-Sunday, March 28. NEW DATES: OCTOBER 20-24 Our first major spring... Continue Reading →
(MOST ARE CLOSED DUE TO COVID-19 SO CALL AHEAD) If things are crowded on the so-called Honky Tonk Highway, take a few extra steps to some of our Off-Broadway honky tonks where you're likely to find less overcrowding, lower drink prices and happy hour specials. Let's take a look at the ones in the immediate... Continue Reading →
Nashville hot chicken--everybody talks about it but not everyone wants to set their tastebuds on fire. If you want it and your friends don't, I've got a pair of ways to maintain the peace. Plan A: they can order fried chicken without the heat. Plan B: head for a restaurant with a broader menu. I... Continue Reading →
***Be advised that Nashville bars are temporarily closed to lessen the spread of COVID-19. I visited all the honky tonks and live music venues on Broadway to provide you profiles, tips and recommendations. For starters, there's no cover charge at honky tonks but the musicians survive on tips and most take requests. Most honky tonks are open... Continue Reading →
My friend Adam Lee is a respected Nashville fitness trainer. He's also a running coach and a marathon veteran who qualified for the Boston Marathon. I asked him to provide you with a Nashville-specific consult. First Things First Whether you're running your first race or Nashville returnee, it's awesome that you've prepared yourself for this race.... Continue Reading →
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Instead of bland, generic meals, the Nashville airport offers a dozen places offering a true taste of Nashville including hot chicken and barbecue.
Only a few years ago, Nashville held few resources if you required a special diet. Today even Publix and Kroger can meet many needs. Groceries It's not a comprehensive list but it provides a solid foundation for your special diet, starting with the local businesses. Produce Place (Sylvan Park, in business since 1988) Turnip Truck... Continue Reading →
Take home a taste of Tennessee as a souvenir with these signature whiskeys, wines and beers. Many offer tours and t-shirts as well as their sips.