Home Is Where the Heart Is

Homebuilder Willow Branch Partners prides itself on making your dream home a reality, enabling clients to "live better.”

Forever Grateful

It's easy to be around Kasi and Chuck Wicks. They're kind and fun and madly in love with each other. In short, they're contagious. When Chuck talks about how they were drawn to each other, you can't help but smile.

From California to Franklin

Gregg Redmond, California born and raised, explained how a calling led him to move to Franklin to open up Sage Sleep Organics. A faith-based family, they listened when it came.

Dress Up Your Thanksgiving Dessert

Throw tradition to the wind and forget the pumpkin, pecan and apple pies this Thanksgiving. Try your hand at something new for dessert: an exciting Thanksgiving-themed cake. Baker Krista Kingston Rattan offers her expert advice for helping to make your next cake perfect.

Miss Tennessee Teen

Although used to visual spotlights herself, local model and activist Sofie Grace Rovenstine used her Miss Tennessee Teen USA 2018 platform to promote messages of self-acceptance to young girls, because she recalled a time when she felt burdened by the insecurities the modeling industry had placed on her. But she didn’t let that stop her from becoming a Victoria's Secret model. 

Worth the Trip

Dunwoody, Georgia, is so much more than just a city located near Atlanta. Located just 10 miles north of Georgia's capital city, Dunwoody has its own identity. In fact, Dunwoody wasn't recognized as a city until 2008, so last year they celebrated their 10-year anniversary and how much the city has grown. Award-winning restaurants, wine bars, art galleries, parks, local events, spas and shopping…

Ole Red Invents the ‘Swanky Tonk’

Strolling down Broadway in Nashville's downtown can take you into any number of honky-tonks. But it's those red lights that will draw you in to Ole Red on the corner of Broadway and Third. And what you'll immediately notice is that this place isn't your typical honky-tonk; it's "swanky tonk," a decidedly upscale version of the honky-tonk. And if it's the red lights that…

Mission Accomplished

There comes a time in every homeowner's life when remodeling and upgrading are a necessary part of maintaining your home's value. Whether you want to add more living space, upgrade finishes or your home simply needs more functionality, it's inevitable that a remodeling job is in your near future. We sought out the help of award-winning designer Jennifer Smith of JLS Designs who shared…


Where in Nashville will the New X7 pop up next? Here are a couple of local favorite hot spots where we found it! Join in on the fun and send us a picture of you with your BMW in your favorite iconic spots in Nashville, and you could end up in our next BMW ad spread! Use the hashtag #myBMWaroundnashville on…

Paw Patrol

What is your background? I’ve been the senior manager of community relations with the Nashville Predators for eight years. I really wanted a dog, but with my crazy schedule, it was hard to have one. When I found out we could have a team dog that I could bring to the office every day, it was perfect.

Is Your Dog Dapper?

Meet husband and wife team Jesse and Hannah Davis, owners of Dapper Dog Grooming Co., a mobile pet salon operated out of a large, specifically designed, self-contained van equipped with everything needed to give your pooch or kitty a bath and haircut.

Girls on the Run

"Girls on the Run is the only national, physical activity-based, positive youth development program for girls with compelling evidence of program impact."

Recognizing Franklin’s Culture & History

 Carnton Plantation  Carnton is a two-story plantation mansion built in 1826 and completed in 1830 by Nashville Major Randal McGavock. The land was used for farming wheat, corn and potatoes as well as raising thoroughbred horses. After Randal passed in 1843, his son John inherited the plantation. In 1864, during the five-hour Battle of Franklin, John and his family converted their…

Sweet Holiday

If you've never been on a cruise, you are missing out! A cruise is the best worry-free vacation there is. You simply book your trip and show up—hotel, dining and entertainment are all done for you! It's an exceptional, stress-free way to explore a good majority of different places. And there's nothing quite like the views. 

Telling Stories Through Photos

Meet Misty Westebbe, a unique Franklin photographer who derives extreme joy, not only from the beautiful photos she takes, but also from the inspiration and experiences she shares with her clients at every photo shoot.