There's no Nashville experience more authentic that hearing songwriters perform in listening rooms. No frills. No drum solos. No pyro. Just pure poetry set to music. They're a draw for both locals and visitors, especially in-the-round performances featuring three or more songwriters swapping songs and stories. I asked artist/songwriter-on-the-rise Lockwood Barr to make a list of... 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 →
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 →
Instead of bland, generic meals, the Nashville airport offers a dozen places offering a true taste of Nashville including hot chicken and barbecue.