Sanctuary South’s Holiday Open House

Sanctuary South in the Westhaven neighborhood got in to the holiday spirit with champagne and light appetizers (including mini bundt cakes!) for shoppers during their open house in November. 

Sips, Sweets and Shopping

Author, blogger and speaker Rebekah Lyons, together with The Nashville Mom's Dawn Burns hosted an evening of champagne, pie tasting and shopping at Draper James. Guests got to hear Rebekah speak about her new book, Rhythms of Renewal while tasting pumpkin and apple crisp pie from the Southern Baked Pie Company.

Christmas 4 Kids

Phil Vassar headlined an evening of fan-favorite hits and holiday classics at the Ryman. The all-star lineup also included Lonestar, Matt Ramsey of Old Dominion, Jamie O'Neal, Craig Wiseman and Jeffrey Steele, to name a few. The funds generated by the concert are used to give over 400 children from 29 different schools, a day-long shopping excursion.  

TedX VIP Party

Speakers, staff, board members and media guests got to mix and mingle at Industrious to celebrate the TEDx Bold & Brilliant Women's Conference held last month.

Franklin, Brentwood and Green Hills Lifestyle Magazines Party

Publishers, partners and friends gathered at Mercedes Benz of Nashville to celebrate the release of the October issue. The silent auction part of the evening raised more than $4,700 for Mercy Community Healthcare. A special thanks to our sponsors: The Poki, Harvest by LabCanna, Wheelers Raid Distillery, Barrels and Brews, Granite City, NoBaked Cookie Dough, Mangia Nashville … Continued

Local Ribbon Cuttings

No shortage of ribbon cuttings this month! Business continues to boom in Franklin. + Shellnut Insurance  + Cool Springs Modern Dentistry   


The rainy weather didn't stop the Franklin community from coming out to this yearly, free festival. Live music, delicious food, river events, field mazes and even an ENO village are all part of this family-friendly event.

Franklin Skin & Laser Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

Dr. Steven Bengelsdorf and staff celebrated one year at their location on International Drive in Franklin. The practice specializes in cosmetic dermatology and aesthetic surgery. 

Studio Tenn’s ‘One Night Only’ Gala

Studio Tenn's annual fundraising gala featured music in the round, top-tier food, specialty cocktails that celebrate legendary artists and a live auction to support Middle Tennessee’s world-class professional theater company.

Williamson County Library Updates Story Theater in Children’s Department

The Williamson County Main Public Library held a ribbon cutting in honor of its newly updated story theater in the children's department. Money for the updates to the theater were donated by David Halitsky in honor of his late mother, Sylvia, who resided in Middle Tennessee and loved reading to children. Photography by Shifay Cheung   

House Beautiful Reveals Second Annual Whole Home Concept House

Located in the Belle Meade area of Nashville, the 6,201-square-foot home was built by Castle Homes and Wellness Within Your Walls, which promotes health and sustainability in home design. Fifteen designers from around the country were tasked with creating spaces in which every design element has a purpose. Photography by David A. Land 

NextDoorLife Holds Closet Sale

Franklin residents Reagan King and Polly Fleming, the bloggers who run The Nextdoor Life on Instagram, hosted a closet sale at downtown's newest Airbnb, the Little Franklin House. You can follow the fashion influencers at @nextdoorlife and the Airbnb at @little_franklin_house. 

Antique & Garden Show of Nashville Hosts Kick-Off Event

Guests gathered to kick off the celebration of 30 years of Antiques & Garden Show of Nashville, which will take place at Music City Center Jan. 31–Feb. 2, 2020. The event was hosted by the Caldwell family at their beautiful 100-year-old historic home, Cliff Lawn, in Belle Meade. Photography by Kim Thomas   

Worldwide SHE Radio Hosts One-Year Birthday Bash

Internet radio sensation SHE celebrated one year "on the air!" Fans and friends gathered at Live Oak for music and fun to celebrate! Worldwide SHE is an internet station dedicated to supporting women in country by playing the hits, classics from the legends, current stars and Americana along with independent and unsigned singer-songwriters. Listen at

Transformative Dermatology Opens

Dr. Jill Fichtel, a board-certified dermatologist, expanded her practice and opened Transformative Dermatology. She now offers a full complement of medical and aesthetic treatments to heal and rejuvenate the skin, hair, face and body so her patients achieve total wellness and well-being. Photography by Feiten Photography