Sharper Style ‘Titans’ Up Our Team

 Article William Harwood  It was a spring fashion show for the fall season, but a mere catwalk would not suffice. Instead, a stage was needed, and a titanic one, too. Because upon it—and before a packed crowd standing shoulder-to-shoulder downtown last April—stood a group of larger-than-life hometown heroes: Jurrell Casey and Taylor Lewan, Kevin Byard and Delanie Walker, Brian Orakpo…

Ethan Allen’s Design Center: The Art of Home

 Article William Harwood  A house is a just structure, but a home is a work of art. Ethan Allen’s Design Center can help you realize your masterpiece. Led by Store Manager Tamara Dunner, an internationally recognized designer with a global clientele, the Design Center’s team of six expert designers will assist you in navigating through Ethan Allen’s extensive selection of…

The Bottle Shop Gets Your Cocktail Party Rolling

 Article William Harwood  To say that the Bottle Shop in Cool Springs has everything you need to get your party rolling is an understatement. This highly spirited store offers personalized customer service and expert recommendations in everything from Beaujolais to beer to bourbon. Cases of wine sell by discount daily, 15 taps stand at the ready to fill your growler, and…

D1Highlights’ Local High School Football Review

 Article William Harwood  Few know high school football better than Evan Butler and Decarlo Woodmore. Former players at Mt. Juliet, Evan and Decarlo founded D1Highlights, a news service focused on the local gridiron scene. We asked D1Highlights to share some thoughts on the sport and to give us a heads up on what to expect this football season.    Tell…

The Crossings at Brentwood

The Crossings at Brentwood is an independent living, assisted living, and memory care facility featuring 191units. It is slated to open January 2019 and will be located on a 10.46 acre site fronting Church Street East. Join them for an Open House at the sales center September 28th from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Sales Center Address: 5000 Thoroughbred … Continued

Please ‘Paws’ for Some Doggy Dialogues

 Article William Harwood* | Photography James Jordan  Nancy Black and Sugar  "An animal's eyes," philosopher and theologian Martin Buber once observed, "have the power to speak a great language." A trenchant insight and certainly one germane to our darling dogs, those wonderful waggle-butts who possess some of the most eloquent eyes of the animal kingdom. But who is to translate…

Perfect Pooch Parks

 Article William Harwood* | Photography James Jordan  Dogs. Why do we love them so much? Is it because a house is never lonely where a loving dog waits, or that some angels choose fur instead of wings?  So where to take your loving, patient, tail-wagging angel for some fun and frolic? Why, a dog park, of course! A safe, fenced-in…

Scary Good

 Article William Harwood* | Photography James Jordan  As adults, we know that eating our vegetables is healthy and, in general, we like the taste of them. (Full disclosure: The author does not like beets.) However, convincing our kids to eat their vegetables can be a challenge. That’s a problem because, along with exercise, a healthy diet is one of the…

Your Best Friend You Haven’t Met Yet

 Article William Harwood | Photography James Jordan Photography  First the bad news. The Boxers and Brews event—adorable, adoptable boxers along with delicious, artisan-crafted beer—at Craft Brewed is over. It was held June 9 this year with a crowd of about 70 folks and some dozen dogs attending. The good news, however, is that this is an annual event, so mark…

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,…