Neighborhood Overview: Sylvan Park

Sylvan Park is located in a quiet part of town, nestled between West Nashville and West End. It’s a hub for both young and experienced professionals who want the peace of an older neighborhood without being too far from hip restaurants and bars. The area is a runner’s paradise! The Richland Creek Greenway offers four points of entry and three …

Interview with Dan Simpson

Dan SimpsonCo-founder & VP business development, ToGoOrder.com Q: When did you come to Nashville and why?A: It was 2000, and I was newly married, leaving a band and a health care startup, and ready to jump into another venture. After growing up in New England, and going to college in Florida, Nashville was a nice middle ground that was infused …

Favorite local radio stations

Regardless of your favorite kind of music, Nashville will be playing someone on the radio for you to enjoy! From world-famous country stations to local bands, Nashville radio will give you plenty to listen to. Here are some of our favorite local stations: WSM: Home of the Opry 88 years ago, the Grand Ole Opry aired its first live broadcast …

Interview with Baxter Webb

Baxter WebbFounder & CEO, MEDarchon Q: When did you come to Nashville and why?A: I moved to Nashville in August 2011 to attend the Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management. Q: How are you connected to the technology community in Nashville?A: We participate in the .NET user group, the Nashville Technology Council, the various IT-related events organized by the Nashville …

Music City Center

On the edge of Nashville’s SoBro neighborhood, a new building is stealing the spotlight and causing jaws to drop. Beginning in 2013, the Music City Center took its place as the newest convention and event center in town, and has been booming with business ever since. Boasting 350,000 square feet, the convention center has more than enough space to host …

Neighborhood Overview: Green Hills

Green Hills offers luxury and community in one of the most popular areas of Nashville. Many people continue to be drawn to the buzz of an area that offers a variety of eateries, a cinema, quirky small-town businesses, and upscale shopping. Are you a foodie? Green Hills has plenty of healthy and tasty options like Whole Foods and Zo’s Kitchen, …

Interview with Josh Hayes

Josh HayesSolutions consultant, Windstream Hosted Solultions Q: When did you come to Nashville and why?A: While working a job fair booth as a recruiter in 2008, I was stationed right beside the Dell table. As it turns out, I was the one being recruited that day, rather than actually recruiting. A few months later, I moved to Nashville and began …

Nashville: a film town

One of the things that makes Nashville great is its ability to attract truly creative people. In Middle Tennessee, we’re known for our musicians, but Nashvillians also love watching and making films. Filmed in Nashville Everyone knows about the movies and TV shows filmed in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, but Music City has had its fair share of …

Gun.io

For startups and bigger organizations alike, product teams often run lean. Smaller teams have a lot of benefits, but sometimes limited resources can cause considerable stress. Gun.io recently posted a blog by Thomas Schranz about lessons he’s learned about product management when you’re strapped for resources. Here’s a sample of his tips: Don’t panic Embrace constraints Bring donuts Define ‘why’ …

Interview with Eric Naiman

Eric NaimanCreative consultant – lead designer/developer, NSG Q: When did you come to Nashville and why?A: I led a successful boutique advertising agency for about 20 years, but closed shop to start up two community non-profits in Montana. After three years, we moved to Florida to be near family, and experienced nearly a year of unemployment nightmares. Nashville’s job market …