All About the NFL Draft in Nashville

We're expecting 300,000 football fans to rush into Nashville for the ALL-FREE 2019 NFL Draft festivities Thursday, April 25-Saturday, April 27. That's in addition to the roughly 30,000 runners who will participate in the St. Jude Rock'n'Roll Marathon on Saturday. Plus, there's a Jimmy Buffett concert Saturday night at the Bridgestone Arena where thousands of Parrotheads... Continue Reading →

2019 Nashville Marathon: Tips from a Local Trainer

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 →

Traveling to Nashville Whether Driving or Flying

If you're traveling to Nashville, you have two choices:  roadway or runway. Roadways Although our airport stays busy, for most people traveling to Nashville means driving. Three major interstates (we don't call them freeways) --I-24, I-65, I-40--intersect here. Don't know if it's still true but the city used to claim that 75% of the population... 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 →

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 →

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