Co-working spaces

Co-working spaces are popping up all over our city, and they’re a natural fit for entrepreneurs, freelancers and startup businesses. If you’re ready to move beyond your neighborhood coffee shop (or your kitchen table), a co-working space combines the professional environment of an office with the comforts of working from home. Co-working spaces offer amenities such as private meeting rooms, …

Interview with Matt Erwin

Matt Erwin Principal, Nashville office, Vanick Digital Q: When did you come to Nashville and why? A: I moved to Nashville as the principal of the newly established Vanick Digital Nashville office in early May 2014. The office was officially staffedin April. I worked remotely and made weekly trips here starting in October 2013. Q: How are you connected to …

SoBro Fest 2014

Nashville’s tech scene is booming all over the city, but in recent years, the area south of Broadway has emerged as a strong hub for tech companies. Nicknamed SoBro, this downtown neighborhood is home to tech startups such as Qualifacts and Emma, and it’s continuing to thrive! In celebration of this vibrant neighborhood, SoBro Fest is an annual event hosted …

It’s time for Art-ober!

When you think about October, you may associate it with fall foliage, cooler weather, pumpkin carving or trick-or-treaters. But October is special in Nashville for a different reason – Artober Nashville, a month-long celebration of arts and culture. The Metro Nashville Arts Commission and NowPlayingNashville.com hosted the first Artober Nashville celebration in October 2011, in conjunction with National Arts and …

Interview with Mark Arzillo

Mark ArzilloDirector of information technology, Emdeon Q: When did you come to Nashville and why?A: I came to Nashville in July 2010 to work in our corporate office in Donelson, just outside of downtown Nashville. We closed our Clearwater, Florida, office, and I decided to move to the Nashville area rather than to work remotely. Being in management, I felt …

Upcoming Races in the Mid State

The arrival of fall means cooler weather, which also leads to a proliferation of races in Middle Tennessee. Lace up your running shoes and don’t forget to limber up for these upcoming events! Women’s Half-Marathon and 5KRunners and walkers are both welcome to enter this women’s-only half-marathon and 5K on Saturday, Sept. 27. Both courses begin and end at the …

Nashville’s Historic Homes

Touring older homes is a fun way to learn about history and architecture at the same time. Like many Southern cities, Nashville has a wealth of beautiful antebellum homes that are open to the public. Here’s a look at some of our favorites. Belmont MansionWith 36 rooms and 19,000 square feet, Belmont Mansion is the largest house museum in Tennessee. …

Interview with James Gagliardi

James GagliardiSenior network engineer, BNY Mellon Q: When did you come to Nashville and why?A: I came down to Nashville 10 years ago to help establish our processing center. I was one of the first New Yorkers to make the move to Tennessee. At the time it was just The Bank of New York, and they were having problems finding …

Nashville Zoo at Grassmere

Quick, what’s the wildest attraction in Nashville? Nope, it’s not Lower Broadway on a Saturday night — it’s the Nashville Zoo at Grassmere! Since opening in 1991, our zoo has been one of the most popular attractions in the city for tourists and locals alike, with more than a million visitors a year. Its residents include lemurs, macaws, meerkats, elephants, …

Best Pizza Joints

From childhood sleepovers to college all-nighters to dinners with your friends, pizza is always a perfect choice. Lately there’s been a proliferation of new pizza restaurants in Nashville, giving us even more ways to enjoy this versatile staple. Here’s a peek at a few of our favorites. DeSano PizzaTake your tastebuds on an Italian escape without ever leaving midtown Nashville …