Favorite local food vendors

Nashville certainly has no shortage of great food. Going out to eat at restaurants is great, but what about when you’re just looking for a quick snack at home? Here are a few of our favorite local food vendors in Middle Tennessee. Goo Goo Clusters We can’t start this blog post with anything but Goo Goo Clusters. The name screams …

Vintage shopping in Nashville

Vintage shopping in NashvilleWhy buy new when you don’t have to? Middle Tennessee has more than its fair share of vintage and consignment shops for clothes, furniture, guitars, and more. Here are a few of our favorites. Goodbuy Girls / Hello Boys Goodbuy Girls and Hello Boys are located on Woodland St. in East Nashville’s Five Points neighborhood. As you …

Upcoming Shows in Nashville

Upcoming shows in Music CityIt’s slowly getting warmer, and spring is on its way, and that can only mean one thing in Nashville ‘ show announcements! Here are a few great upcoming concerts and festivals. Bonnaroo – June 12-15The 2014 Bonnaroo lineup was just announced, and it does not disappoint! Headliners include Elton John, Kanye West, Jack White and Lionel …

Google Fiber scouts Nashville

Google Fiber could come to Nashville!Nashville has landed on the short list of cities that could soon host Google Fiber. This means Internet speeds up to 100 times faster than basic broadband could soon be powering Music City. Matt Dunne, head of community affairs at Google, said, ‘I think we can all agree that Nashville is the intersection of technology …

Interview with Melissa Libby

Melissa LibbyAssociate director, systems support and development, Vanderbilt University Medical Center Q: When did you come to Nashville and why?A: I came to Nashville in 1987 to go to school and because it is much warmer than Northeastern Minnesota where I grew up. Q: What is your favorite thing about Nashville?A: I love how lush and green Nashville is, and …

Best Parks in Nashville

Four of Nashville’s favorite parksOne of the great things about Nashville is its outstanding public parks. If you’re looking for a spot for your kids to play, a green space to toss a Frisbee, or some trails to hike, Nashville has what you’re looking for. Centennial ParkCentennial Park is the Central Park of Nashville. Located right off West End, Centennial …

Valentine’s Day in Nashville

Valentine’s Day in NashvilleIf you didn’t already know, Nashville was ranked one of the most romantic cities in the U.S.! Valentine’s Day is a pretty big deal in Middle Tennessee, with great movies, concerts, and other special events. Here are a few of our top picks. Casablanca: A Night at Rick’s at The BelcourtEvery year, The Belcourt screens one of …

Interview with David Box

David BoxPrincipal and co-founder, Trinisys Q: When did you come to Nashville and why?A: I arrived in Nashville via Baptist Hospital in 1976, because after 9 months, my mother really just couldn’t wait any longer. Q: What is your favorite Nashville technology story?A: My favorite Nashville technology story is one that is close to home. It is the story of …

Check out Paramore Color

Nashville’s Paramore is a leading digital marketing agency, and recently moved into a new downtown office. One of the features of their new digs is a lighted sign that can change colors! For Super Bowl weekend, Paramore decided to put that sign into good use by crowdsourcing predictions for the big game. They created an app called Paramore Color back …

Interview with Vanessa Hickman

Vanessa HickmanVP and CIO, Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority Q: When did you come to Nashville and why?A: I started in marketing with IBM in Kingsport, Tenn., and requested a transfer to Nashville after a weekend visit with a college roommate to attend an Earth, Wind and Fire concert — they were at the top of the charts. Q: What makes …