Room to Grow

Perfect for those who don’t necessarily consider themselves “gardening-inclined,” but also like to keep live decorations in various parts of the home, succulent plants are generally low-maintenance and come in an array of shapes, sizes, colors and textures. Grow them in unique containers—from coffee tins to books or shoes—for eco-themed decor you actually have to put in some effort to…

Eco Chic

Spring has finally sprung! As the last dredges of winter make their way out, we can finally begin to stop and smell the roses, and with Arbor Day and Earth Day upon us, it’s also a good time to remind ourselves to take the time to appreciate our beautiful planet.

April 2018 Around Town

Saint Thomas Medical Partners has opened a new care center in Franklin, located at 3301 Aspen Grove Drive. The new location provides access to primary care for the residents of Williamson County with a focus on integrative medicine. In addition, specialty care will soon be added to this location. The center also offers on-site lab testing and adjacent imaging.

Women in Business Luncheon

The Women in Business luncheon held at Brentwood United Methodist Church brought out the masses who wanted to hear shopping diva Cathi Aycock discuss how to dress your best in a professional environment. For more info on WIB luncheons and other chamber events, visit

Warmer Weather Means it’s Time to Get Outside

According to the City Parks Department, Franklin is home to more than 700 acres of parkland. Parks are meant to highlight and preserve the natural grandeur and beauty of our diverse geography and ecosystems. They are wonderful learning tools for children and enrich the lives of all us. Each one has its own charm and amenities. These are just four…


Kept in safe, dry place, and cleaned and sharpened regularly, these essential tools will last for years.

Franklin Farmer’s Market Ensures a Sustainable Future

In 2002, eight farmers came together to create the Franklin Farmers Market, a 501(c)(5) nonprofit agricultural organization with the mission to keep Tennessee’s beautiful farmlands green and growing. The FFM provides a connection between farmers and the public to create easy access to healthy, locally grown fresh food. The market has grown from a summer-only marketplace to a year-round operation and…

Urban Green Lab

Sustainable. Sustainability. You’ve heard of these terms, but what exactly do they mean?

Mafiaoza’s Serves Up Homemade Goodness

No doubt if you have been in the Nashville area for any amount of time you’ve been lucky enough to have a piece of Mafiaoza’s mouthwatering pizza. Up until a year ago, to take advantage of Two for One Tuesdays—two beers or two slices of pie for the price of one—you had to head all the way to 12 South.…

The Art of Making Wine

The beautiful scenery and, of course, delicious wine draws locals and tourists to Arrington Vineyards, located just 25 minutes from downtown Franklin. The vineyard opened its doors in July 2007 and is owned by Kip Summers, John Russell and country music artist Kix Brooks of Brooks and Dunn.