You're visiting Nashville with your cat or dog. Or you're trying to get a handle on all the pet resources Nashville offers. Here's one page covering lots about pet-centric topics. Emergency Pet Care Let's deal with crisis situations first. What if your pet gets really sick after hours? Although the headline at the top mentions... Continue Reading →
Enjoy the Outdoors Nashville-style
Get out of your house or hotel room to enjoy the great outdoors of the midstate. And I do mean great. With options including hiking, biking, boating, golf, disc golf and more, you're sure to find reasons to get out and about. And if you're looking for something more heart-pounding, investigate Adventure Sports Around Nashville.... Continue Reading →
What’s the Legal Age in Nashville to…?
Drink alcohol. The legal age for purchasing and/or consuming alcohol beverages is 21. Even grandmas will likely be asked to show their IDs. Also, good to know: Sunday sales of beer and wine on Sunday from a grocery, drugstore, convenience market or other retail store is limited to 10am-11pm. It can be bought 6am-midnight any other... Continue Reading →
Need a Tennessee Driver’s License, License Plate and Vehicle Tag?
You need three things to drive legally as a Nashville resident. “Each person drives 36 miles a day—near the top for most miles driven.” So reads the sign at the Metro motor vehicle testing center. Until we implement workable mass transit, we drive. Let's get you motoring with a driver's license and proper auto tags to... Continue Reading →
Navigate Nashville Streets, Part 2
In Navigate Nashville Streets: Part 1, I presented the 5 loops and 10 spokes of Music City. Now let's concentrate on Nashville roads in the central city area. Streets vs Avenues Let's decode Nashville roads: Numbered streets are on the east side (11st Street). Numbered avenues are on the west side of the river (e.g. 21st Avenue).... Continue Reading →
Resources for Nashville Visitors With Disabilities
If you have disabilities, travel can be a real challenge. I wish Nashville made it easier for you. I haven't found a round-up of resources so I created one. Click the links that match your specific special needs. My thanks to individuals and agencies who provided guidance. Note: this is very much a work in... Continue Reading →
Weathering Winters in Nashville
Winters in Nashville can get weird because we often get ice instead of or before snow. Plus, we aren't so good at driving in it. Consult these tips to weather the storms.
Special Diet? Food allergies? Nashville Welcomes You
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 →
Buy for Cheap at Nashville Liquidators
Look to liquidators for deep discounts on everything from furniture and appliances to clothes and birdseed. You never know what you'll find. Bargain Hunt aka Essex The biggest among liquidators, it has ten midstate locations. To bring you cheap merchandise, they wait for a truck to wreck, a store to go out of business or items... Continue Reading →
8 Great Perks of Living in Nashville
No state or city income tax, lower-than-average cost of living, free college tuition--just a few of the reasons people love living here.