Nashville Zoo

 Article William Harwood  Like the two-toed sloth obscured by the living flowers and hanging vines of the aviary, much of Nashville Zoo remains hidden to the casual observer. Look deeper! Ranked among the top five zoos in the world by renowned American zookeeper Jack Hanna, Nashville Zoo is indeed an outstanding place to take the kids to learn and play,…

Beat the Heat

 Article William Harwood  Firebirds Wood Fired Grill — despite its hot name, the Brentwood restaurant is a great place to cool off on a scorching summer day. To chill down and keep it light, we like Firebirds' cold craft cocktail, the ginger basil mango mojito. Enjoy!  Ginger Basil Mango Mojito

Dog Days

Ahhhh, summer. Time for backyard pool parties and family vacations. Time for kids to run after the ice cream truck when the telltale sound of its music turns onto your street to secure the perfect sweet treat to beat the heat. For the loud explosion of fireworks on the Fourth of July, the shriveled fingertips … Continued

July 2018 Around Town

Woodmont Realty Helps Garner Major Award Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices has been recognized as “Real Estate Agency Brand of the Year” and “Most Trusted Real Estate Brand” in the 30th annual Harris Poll EquiTrend study.  This study takes input from over 77,000 U.S. consumers to rate 3,000 brands in about 300 categories. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices received … Continued

Game On

Have Some Outdoor Fun this Summer with Lawn Games Perfect for any Get-Together, then Cool Off with a Couple Sweet Treats. Article Nicolette Martin Mölkky Throwing Game Dick’s Sporting Goods, $29.99 Playing Mölkky: In this Finnish throwing game, use a wooden pin (mölkky) to knock over wooden pins (skittles). Be the first to reach exactly 50 points to win! … Continued

Caffeinated Coolness

 Article William Harwood | Photography James Jordan  Face it. Summers in Brentwood are often uncomfortably hot. If you're seeking relief from the heat in the form of an iced coffee pick-me-up, we've rounded up a few options. Each of these excellent establishments offers some cool and caffeinated drinks to give you an afternoon boost.  1. The Well Coffeehouse

A Special Space Close to Home

 Article William Harwood  Generations ago, many Tennesseans enhanced their quality of life with outdoor living. Detached kitchens kept homes as cool as possible and lowered the risk of fire. Sleeping porches maximized cooling breezes and offered some respite on hot and muggy nights. Then along came air conditioning and many folks forgot how to live well in their own backyards.…

Sweet Success

 Article William Harwood | Photography James Jordan Photography  Step inside the new Sugar Drop and enjoy the scent of fresh cakes and cookies, sweet treats and sugary surprises. While you’re there, meet Sugar Drop’s Brooke O’Dell, an expert baker and award-winning cake decorator. Along with an army of friends, Brooke transformed the old Sugar Drop — a rather fusty cake…

The Brentwood Corner Pub

 Article William Harwood | Photography James Jordan Photography  A pint of cold beer and a pack of cool buddies. A plate of great food and a place to catch the game. These, of course, are the key ingredients for an evening of male bonding at its best. And the Brentwood boys need not stray far from home to enjoy them…

Giveback Garden Game Invitation

 Article William Harwood    Back when they were tykes, strangers mistook them for twins. Twenty months apart and nearly the same size—both with dark curly hair, big black eyes and light brown skin—Auden and David Harwood seemed made from the same mold. And, in the way that truly counts, the gift of a sacred spirit, they certainly are. Both are sweet and funny…