Three of the Best Brentwood Boutiques

With an ever-growing number of shops and boutiques staffed with passionate experts, Brentwood shopping has come of age. Consequently, in this season of giving, finding the perfect gifts for friends and family during the holidays is just a short drive drive away. Here are three of our favorite finds, Brentwood's best boutiques, for that someone special on your list.  

Tim Pagliara: Wealth Builder, Adventurer and Philanthropist

Tim Pagliara is a passionate man. He never does anything halfheartedly. Since becoming interested in mountain climbing, he ascended to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro 10 times and hiked to the base camp of Mount Everest. Since becoming interested in boating, he became a Coast Guard 100-ton Master Captain who routinely pilots ocean voyages. Since becoming interested in helping a…

For Auld Lang Syne

As the saying goes, time flies when you’re having fun. And time sure has flown by this year as we can’t believe we’ve put together the final issue of Brentwood Lifestyle in 2018! It seems like just yesterday we were sitting down to write our January letter to all of you—talking about resolutions and renewal—and … Continued

December 2018 Around Town

Reading the Polar Express and Lighting the Brentwood Tree Hie thee hither with kith and kin to the Brentwood Library, o ye lovers of stories and lights. This swirling orb on which we live has completed yet another circumnavigation of the sun, and ’tis time once more to illuminate the evergreen and to hear the silver bell. Come join the … Continued

Cheers to the New Year!

While 2018 now lies mostly in the books, 2019 remains wide open for all kinds of epic possibilities. To help get your new year started right, here are some best wishes from some great folks in town. And, because it will soon be New Year’s Eve, we've even included a cocktail recipe from Nama Sushi to toast auld lang syne. Cheers, Brentwood!

Green Ribbon Gala for Tennessee Voices for Children

Held at the Westin, the Green Ribbon Gala supports Tennessee Voices for Children, a nonprofit providing leadership, advocacy and hope to advance the emotional and behavioral well-being of children, young adults and families. TNVoices.org Photography by Kyle Gregory Photography

Meet Palmetto Bluff

At kayak level, looking landward from the water, the view appears untouched by time. The sun at dawn illuminates a wood stork perched upon a centuries-old live oak, draped in veils of Spanish moss. Pods of bottlenose dolphins, mere feet from the paddle’s tip, break the glassy surface of the water, gulping in fresh sea air before diving back to…

Bringing Beauty and the Beast to Life

Classics persist because they are paragons of a particular style. When it comes to stories about the transformative power of love, few tales are as classic as Beauty and the Beast, having persisted now since at least the mid-18th century. Each retelling provides its own take, and the interpretation running throughout most of December on stage at the Jamison Theater in the Factory…

One Night Only: Studio Tenn’s Ninth Annual Glam Gala

The annual One Night Only gala is clearly one of the best parties of the year. Held this time at the War Memorial Auditorium, the glamorous event supports Studio Tenn, Middle Tennessee's own world-class professional theater company. Seldom in the course of human history have so many had so much fun to support a cause so … Continued

Heroes in Heels

The annual Heroes in Heels Fashion Show at the Factory in Franklin helps support the YMCA of Middle Tennessee After Breast Cancer program. You go, ladies! YMCAMidTN.org/after-breast-cancer Photography by Zach Durbin