May 2016 Good Times

Ribbons were cut and meetings were held throughout Williamson County in March. Shannon Eye Care Center and Amazing Lash Studio celebrated their grand openings. The Women in Business Luncheon was held at Fifty Forward and the Williamson, Inc. Young Professionals FOCUS Luncheon was hosted by Jackson National Life Insurance.

Around Town

The City of Brentwood recognized 24 student-artists for outstanding achievement in art, poetry, writing and photography. The event was part of the City’s annual Arbor Day Celebration on Saturday, April 2 at the Brentwood Library.

Saying ‘I Do’ In Style

Even as a young child, Bruce Pittman was surrounded by the aura of entertaining. “I think I was destined to work in the hospitality industry, growing up in a family that entertained on a regular basis. Some of my earliest memories are being shown how to properly set a table and helping to prepare meals in the kitchen,” says Pittman.…

Step into Spring with Steeplchase Style

The Iroquois Steeplechase, Nashville's Day at the Races, falls exactly one week after the world-renown Kentucky Derby. And just like the Run for the Roses, it marks the unofficial beginning of the spring and summer social season.

“Big” Weekend Getaways

Planning a big weekend getaway? Consider Big Canoe and the City of the Big Shoulders. Both are guaranteed to delight and are within easy striking distance of our favorite hometown on the Little Harpeth River. Big Canoe, located in the beautiful foothills of the North Georgia Appalachian Mountains, is the perfect place to unwind. And Chicago, the “City of the…

Home is Where the Heart Is

With Mother’s Day arriving May 8, it’s the perfect time for Karen Fuqua to pay special tribute to her own mom. That’s because her mother inspired the name for Fuqua’s innovative home décor shop which opened in Brentwood last November.

Brentwood’s Wood-Fired Favorite

Customer service is always front and center, but Willie Bryan and the Firebirds staff are also passionate about their commitment to Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, a pediatric cancer charity. For every fresh-squeezed lemonade sold at Firebirds, the restaurant donates $1.25 to the charity.

Don’t Be Bridezilla

Ahh, engagement. I'm walking around with a shiny rock on my finger that I can’t stop looking at, and every two minutes someone asks if I've set a date. It’s a whirlwind experience, but once the excitement died down, reality hit me-- and it will hit you, too. Now, you have the not-so-tiny task of planning a giant event where…

Wedding Season Gift Guide

Wedding season is here and the gift you give says as much about you as the reception says about the bride and groom. So instead of candlesticks, salt-and-pepper shakers or a porcelain figurine, why not give the newlyweds something they can use? In this Gift Guide, the staff of Brentwood Lifestyle has identified some unique and practical items that are…

Real Wedding: Sarah & Brad

Sarah Anderson was minding her own business when a green pickup truck rolled to a stop in front of her house that fateful spring evening about a decade ago. That’s when one of the vehicle’s occupants, Brad Gill, introduced himself and changed both of their lives forever.