Interview with Shelia

SheliaProgram manager, Ingram Content Group Q: When did you come to Nashville and why?A: I originally came to Nashville to attend Tennessee State University. I returned to the Nashville area in 1982 for an IT position at Arnold Air Force Base in Tullahoma, TN as a programmer/analyst for TransWorld Airlines (TWA). Q: What is your favorite thing about Nashville?A: Nashville …

Day trip to Louisville

One of the greatest things about Nashville is its proximity to other interesting cities. Music City is within a day’s drive from a lot of fun and unexpected places. A cool town you probably haven’t thought of hitting up for a weekend is Louisville, Kentucky. ‘Derby City’ is a unique mix of Southern and Midwestern, and it has both a …

Google is coming to Nashville!

In case you missed yesterday’s big news, let us catch you up: Google is coming to Nashville! The Silicon Valley tech giant announced it has selected Nashville as one of seven inaugural cities to participate in its Google for Entrepreneurs Tech Hub Network. As Nashville Business Journal puts it, the program is ‘a new venture the tech giant is launching …

How to find a freelancer

Unfortunately, hiring a freelancer isn’t as easy as finding a good developer and paying him. It’s important for both clients and freelancers to know their legal rights and protect themselves. Our friends at Gun.io recently talked to attorney Chris Sloan about some legal questions concerning freelancers and clients, and he provided them with some great information. If you have questions …

Fall is our favorite time of the year

When you ask residents of Middle Tennessee what Nashville’s best season is, you’ll hear a lot of them enthusiastically claim fall as their favorite time of year. With our rolling hills and changing colors, this is a beautiful place to enjoy autumn. But what exactly is there to do in Nashville during the fall? Here are a few of our …

Our favorite music venues

Last week we gave a brief (by Nashville standards) intro to Music City’s best spots to catch a live band. Of course, it’s impossible to narrow down our best music venues to five, so here’s a few more for you to visit! Bluebird CafeWhen it comes to iconic venues in Nashville, the Ryman is for performers and the Bluebird is …

Interview with Nicholas Holland

Nicholas HollandFounder and CEO, Populr.me Q: When did you come to Nashville and why?A: My family came to Nashville when I was a young boy. I went to Meigs Middle and graduated from MLK Magnet High School. I left Nashville to attend Tulane University and had a brief stint in the energy industry after college in Houston. My wife and …

How to find the right progammer

As many of you know, hiring a programmer isn’t always as easy as it sounds. Luckily, our friends at Gun.io put together an excellent blog post with a few tips on how to find the right person for the job. Here are their tips in a nutshell: 1. Look outside your social circle 2. Have a clear vision 3. Have …

Family fun in Nashville

From zoos to museums to parks, here are some of our top spots for family fun in Middle Tennessee (that you’ll actually enjoy, too). Adventure Science Center The Adventure Science Center is a fantastic place for your kids to learn to love science. Explore some of the kid-centric (but still adult-friendly) displays with them. Definitely do not miss the Adventure …

Cheap eats Downtown & SoBro

Recently, we talked about some of SoBro’s power lunch spots, but let’s be honest, most of us can’t afford to hit up The Southern and Husk on a daily basis. So, where do you go when you’re looking for some good food that won’t break the bank? There are tons of affordable options in and around downtown, but here are …