Guest Editor Bruce Pittman

From the time I was a kid, I have been fascinated with the process of planning events. Student Council was my "golden ticket" while growing up at Goodpasture Christian School. They were the school’s "movers and shakers" and the ones who planned and executed campus events. A perfect fit for this guy!

Del Frisco’s Grille VIP Dinner

Del Frisco’s Grille recently opened and a large crowd turned out for a VIP Dinner to enjoy the upscale steakhouse’s signature dishes and to experience the new space in Hill Center Brentwood. The restaurant is open daily for lunch and dinner and for brunch Saturday and Sunday. PHOTOGRAPHY ROSE MARY GORMAN

January 2017 Around Town

Seattle-based Sur La Table will open its first Tennessee location in Hill Center Brentwood this coming summer. “We are thrilled to open Tennessee’s first Sur La Table store in Brentwood, bringing more jobs to the community and satisfying the needs of neighbors who share our passion for cooking," says Diane Neal, CEO of Sur La Table. “Area residents will now…

Setting Couples Up For Success

“Planning a wedding is a full time job, which most couples already have.” No truer words could sum up why wedding and event planner Bruce Pittman is such a highly recognized and valued resource for couples planning a wedding in Nashville. He adds, “Teamed with their current jobs and life's obligations, most couples come to me with a heightened level…

Honeymoon Hot Spots

For some newlyweds, the honeymoon is all about some serious just-the-two-of-us quality time. For others, it's all about the people they can meet and adventures they can have. Either way, we have the luxury and adventure - or a mix of the two - that you're looking for. We spoke with Cool Springs Travel Group owner and agent Cynthia Davis…

Wedding Gown Couture

As a teenager, aspiring opera singer Karen Hendrix discovered her love for fashion while creating the gowns she would wear for her performances. Over the next 16 years, music would take her around the world where her introduction to the masters of haute couture would have a profound affect on her. Given that her formal training was in music, Karen's…

Give That Team A Trophy!

If you’ve lived or worked in Middle Tennessee for any length of time, you probably have some sort of relationship with Southern Trophy House. For decades, the family-owned company has been a fixture in the awards and personalization business. So if your child’s little league team won a championship, or your spouse received an award at work, chances are, the…

Honoring a Voice that was Silenced too Soon.

Founded in 1984 by William Oscar Smith, the W.O. Smith Music School is a nonprofit educational institution created for the purpose of making quality music instruction available to talented, interested and deserving children from low income families in Nashville. The volunteer teaching artists are community members, local performers, studio artists and university students with a passion for sharing their musical…

Wedding Gift Guide

You’ll top the list as best wedding guest with any one of these hand-picked gifts. From the traditional to the luxurious, we’ve found a mix that brides and grooms are sure to love this wedding season