The Road to Rich’s

Talking Competition, Family and Life with a CrossFit Legend Article Nicolette Martin | Photography Paul Versluis About 80 miles east of Nashville, among the winding roads of Putnam County, Tennessee, between a brick house and an old red barn, there’s a gravel road. It’s easy to miss in the expanse of rolling hills that, in … Continued

Boys with Bigger Hearts

When Case Hogan entered the world in 2007, tipping the scales at 10-plus pounds, he seemed just fine. However, symptoms soon appeared, relatively minor ones in and of themselves—ear infections, loud breathing, a slightly enlarged head, some diarrhea—but together indicative of a serious malady. But what? Doctors were flummoxed; they could not say. Melissa Hogan, Case’s mom, wanted answers. She…

Step Up to the Barre for the Best New You

At Pure Barre exercise studios, small movements add up to big changes, an ideal choice for those seeking physical fitness in the context of a supportive community. Pure Barre utilizes the ballet barre to perform small, isometric movements for a total-body workout, burning fat, sculpting muscles and creating lean physiques without any bodybuilder bulking. Founded in 2001 in Michigan by Carrie Rezabek…

Bring On the New Year

Bring on the New Year January marks the beginning of not only a new calendar year but also the opportunity for setting personal goals. Perhaps you’ve resolved to exercise more regularly, take up a new hobby or volunteer at the local animal shelter. Whatever your goals may be, we hope the people, places, recipes and … Continued

January 2019 Around Town

Help Steer Brentwood’s 50th Anniversary Steering Committee Brentwood turns 50 this year, and it’s time for some semicentennial celebrations. Current ideas include a community parade, a fundraising gala, history events and concerts. Your ideas are welcome. To share them, join the meeting. The Ad-Hoc 50th Anniversary Logistics and Events Subcommittee, created to plan and lead the event planning for the various celebrations, meets on the … Continued

Williamson, Inc. Annual Celebration

The Williamson County Chamber of Commerce held its annual celebration at the Franklin Sports Hall, welcoming more than 300 attendees. Kirkland’s Chief Operating Officer, Mike Cairnes, served as the keynote speaker, discussing innovation and creativity in business.

Healthy Decisions

Any health and wellness goals for 2019? If so, there are some great clubs and businesses in town to help you reach them.  Here are a few we really like.  

High Hopes Expansion Grand Opening

High Hopes Development Center expands with a ribbon cutting, creating even more great space for its mission of equipping kids and youth with the skills necessary to achieve success through education, rehabilitation and loving support.

Vanderbilt Cosmetic Surgery Brentwood Office Grand Opening

Vanderbilt's experienced plastic surgeons are now located in the heart of Brentwood on Franklin Road. The friendly staff and expert doctors provide a range of surgical and nonsurgical cosmetic and reconstructive procedures to restore function, enhance appearance and boost confidence. Welcome to town!   

Gentle Treatments for Better Living

A joy as simple as sharing her children’s laughter in a pool of cool water eluded her. The pain was just too great. Five years ago, Kristen Featsent, mother of two, developed an autoimmune response to the topical steroids prescribed for her eczema. When she went off the steroid creams, topical steroid withdrawal or Red Skin Syndrome kicked in. Kristen,…