Sharper Style ‘Titans’ Up Our Team

 Article William Harwood  It was a spring fashion show for the fall season, but a mere catwalk would not suffice. Instead, a stage was needed, and a titanic one, too. Because upon it—and before a packed crowd standing shoulder-to-shoulder downtown last April—stood a group of larger-than-life hometown heroes: Jurrell Casey and Taylor Lewan, Kevin Byard and Delanie Walker, Brian Orakpo…

Miss Tennessee’s Katie Creighton Wears Her Crown Well

 Article Maria Dinoia | Photography Teresa Ginn  Katie Creighton was named Miss Tennessee International back in April. Her characteristics of leadership, intelligence, beauty and glamor and her willingness to work hard on her platform are what won her the title. While she's certainly rocking some stunning, cool fashion from Gin-O Boutique in downtown Franklin, she also has another job to do.   Katie's platform…

“Fall” into Style

Hello, Franklin. Welcome to September. This month brings the first days of fall. When I think of fall, I envision a renewed sense of focus and purpose. It’s a season of transition, right? Leaves will start to turn soon. Temperatures will start to decline. Things are starting to change. Summer brings a lot to the … Continued

Bluegrass along the Harpeth

Always held the last weekend in July, Bluegrass along the Harpeth was started in 1991 and has made its home on Franklin's town square. The historic backdrop is the perfect place for a weekend of music put on and operated by old-time musicians and dancers. 

September 2018 Around Town

Studio Tenn Returns with Original Adaptation of Frankenstein Set to bring Mary Shelley’s original monster to life Aug. 31 through Sept. 9, Studio Tenn kicks off the 2018-2019 season with Tennessee’s newest live adaptation of the Gothic novel Frankenstein, taking the stage at the Factory at Franklin’s Jamison Theater. One of the most famous novels in literature … Continued

Food Styling 101 with Menu Makers

Article Maria Dinoia and Executive Chef Callie Cottrell | Photography Peggy Weatherford

Loving the Family Kitchen

 Article Maria Dinoia | Photography Lisa Linn Manley  Renovating or remodeling your kitchen is never an easy undertaking. Counter space, work flow and storage are all part of the kitchen equation, and mistakes are easy to make. Franklin residents Christine Frost and Donna Williams decided to enlist the help of professionals. Carriage House Custom Homes & Interiors stepped in to…

Local Nonprofit Announces Christmas Light Show at Ag Expo Park

Franktown Open Hearts, a nonprofit organization located in Franklin, held a Christmas in July pre-launch to announce its upcoming Franktown Festival of Lights. This Christmas season, Middle Tennessee residents can tune their radios and listen to their favorite Christmas songs timed with Franktown Festival of Lights, Williamson County's only drive-thru Christmas light show.

New Real Estate Partnership, Zeitlin Sotheby’s Opens Franklin Office

Zeitlin & Co. Realtors, which recently merged with Sotheby's International Realty to become Zeitlin Sotheby's International Realty, unveiled its newest location at 580 Franklin Road, Suite 300 in Franklin. It currently houses approximately 50 Zeitlin agents and team members and includes updated technology and spacious, contemporary meeting rooms and offices.

Teachers’ Pets

 Article Maria Dinoia | Photography Peggy Weatherford  Meet Jen Sigler, a second-grade teacher at Hunter's Bend Elementary, and her dog, Ginger, a 5-year-old goldendoodle. Ginger was adopted from a breeder near Hopkinsville, Kentucky, and has been with the family since 2013.  What is a bad habit your pet has?