Summer is finally here, at last! 

June is here and it’s time to celebrate Fathers Day and the great outdoors! In this month’s issue, we feature unique collections of vintage sports and getaway trips that every dad can appreciate. Our community has so much to offer and there are always events, festivals, concerts or movies in the park that the whole family can enjoy.

June 2017 Around Town

Christy Pruitt-Haynes, SPHR, has launched her own Brentwood-based consulting firm, Christy Pruitt-Haynes Consulting. Pruitt-Haynes will offer executive, employee training and development, coaching, strategic incorporation of diversity strategies as she's done previosuly for organizations such as Infiniti Americas/Nissan, CMT and the Memphis Grizzlies ... Corizon Health, the nation’s leading correctional healthcare company, recently appointed Jeffrey D. Goldberg, Kenneth H. Paulus and…


INSBANK, a full-service commercial bank and mortgage lender, recently celebrated the grand opening for its three-story location in Brentwood. The celebration included a mix of INSBANK staff and clients, as well as local community leaders.
This is the second location for the locally-owned bank.

Nashville Sports with Clay Travis

Clay Travis isn’t just the host of a hit sports talk show with listeners in every state and more than a million followers on social media. He’s a Nashville native and astute observer of the local sports landscape, including its history and where it may be going.


"Huntin’, fishin’ and lovin’ every day" – or so the song goes. Shane LeAnna, owner and president of Do-All Outdoors, and John Faber, CEO, do just that. LeAnna, a self-described Chris Stapleton look-a-like and California native, traded his surfboard for a shotgun in his college days at the University of Tennessee, where he built the company from the ground up.…

The Health Condition No One Wants to Talk About

People like talking about their health. It’s not uncommon to hear folks openly discussing their blood pressure, their kid’s nut allergies or posting about their gluten-free diet. But rarely do you hear anyone talking about their incontinence issues. Rather than discussing it with friends, family or even health providers, many choose simply to suffer in silence.


As bulldog reporters and critical thinkers, Jay Wilke and I received the dangerous -- and high profile -- assignment of searching for Brentwood’s Best Burgers And Brews. Jay and I have known each other for years and this wasn’t our first Burger & Brew Tour. So we had to lay down some ground rules:

Apple Tart Topped with 
Salted Caramel Ice-Cream

Heat oven to 400º F. Mix 1/2 cup sugar and the flour in large bowl. Stir in apples. The sugar-flour mixture 
 will not all stick to the apples; that’s OK. Spread the apple mixture uniformly from the center of the dough circle to within 2 
 inches of edge. Fold edge of dough over apple mixture; crimp edge of…


Last year the first ever Nashville Golf Open (NGO) brought a PGA event to Middle Tennessee. The tournament was a huge success with more than 10,000 attendees, but it wasn’t just your average golf tournament. The NGO also made a huge positive impact on the Middle Tennessee community. “Our goal with this event was to create an exciting week…

Tell Dad to Get Out of Town

It’s that time again. Time to honor the man who has toiled and sacrificed for his family to gain greater opportunity than he had himself. He sees the value of instilling faith, integrity, hard work and commitment into the lives of his children, often by his own example. Through failures and successes, he has beamed with great pride and joy!