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In 2014 Tom Morales and his partners opened the Acme Feed & Seed. It’s atmosphere celebrates Nashville’s past, present and future. The Acme Feed & Seed includes 22,000 square foot of drinking, dining shopping and entertainment for you to choose from.

Acme Feed & Seed History

In 1890 JR Whitemore built the three-story Acme building. Currey L. Turner moved his feed store into the building in 1943 and then in 1965 he changed the name from Acme Feed and Hatchery to Acme Farm Supply.

Many memories were made for families across mid-Tennessee. Acme was known for their annual “Purina Jamborees” and other promotions. Saturdays were host to free “dog dipping” to treat the family pet for fleas.

After 91 years, Acme Farm Supply closed their doors. The

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Teamwork

In 2012 Moise Fokou, a Tennessee Titan Linebacker, created the Root 53 Foundation. Moise wants to make a difference for children and their families in highly urban areas. The foundation provides hands-on learning in the DC, Maryland and Tennessee regions.

The Root 53 Foundation provides resources that children need to succeed in under-served communities. They donate to the children by ways of their Lunchbox, Future Rulers Initiatives and Root 53 Backpack programs along with hosting healthy living workshops.

The Root 53 Foundation mission is “to prepare children to be successful by providing educational and resource support.” They inspire change in the youth by the way of their “roots”.

What will your monetary donation provide?

  • Donate
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Mark O'Connell of The Ashton Real Estate Group of # REMAX Elite, the #1‪ #‎RealEstate team in ‪#‎Nashville and ‪#‎Tennessee, the official real estate team of the Tennessee ‪#‎Titans and exclusively endorsed by Barbara Corcoran, has had a very busy week!

Mark made an offer on the four-bedroom house in Brentwood on behalf of clients relocating from Memphis. After some negotiations, a contract was agreed and the home inspection, termite inspection and appraisal occurred during the week. The buyers will hopefully be close on this property by the end of January.

Mark also meet with new clients relocating from Texas who viewed the number of condos and single-family homes near downtown Nashville. These were two to three bedroom properties between $250,000

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Best Choice

When you visit Nashville, be sure to check out one of the many services that Gray Line of Nashville has to offer. They have the largest selection of tours. They will also be able to pick you up from most Nashville Hotels. They employee some of the friendliest and most informative tour guides in the Nashville area. The following are just some of their times and tour highlights:

Historic Tennessee Tour – 5 Hours

You will visit two of the best and most historical Southern Plantations in the area. Seven days a week you will be able to tour The Hermitage and Belle Meade Plantation.

Nashville Nights & Lights Tour – 4 Hours

This tour includes viewing the Tennessee State Capitol, Opryland Hotel, Centennial Park and the Parthenon. You can even do

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Event

Be sure to mark your calendars for Sunday, February 8th from 12pm to 3pm. You don’t want to miss Nashville’s Chili Festival that will be at Yazoo Brewing Company.

You can find Yazoo Brewing Company at 910 Division Street. Bring your appetite and if you are submitting chili then plan accordingly.

General Admission will be $10.00 a ticket and General Admission plus four Yazoo Brewing beer tickets will be $35.00. 

  • Live Music
  • Chili Tasting
  • Pepper Eating Contest
  • Yazoo Brewing Company
  • Kids’ Activities

If you are planning on submitting your own chili, the individual entry fee is $15.00 and for companies the entry fee will be $50.00. Below is a list of the Official Entry Rules:

  • Chili needs to be made before the contest
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Liquor

Bill Nelson, the great, great grandchild of Charles Nelson, can be credited with helping to bring this historic distillery back to life. One day he invited his two sons, Andy and Charlie, to go with him down to Greenbrier, TN to see a butcher.

A chance stop at the gas station and a sign that made mention of the distillery encouraged the brothers to revitalize this legendary family brand. As of November 23, 2014, after 105 years, Nelson's Green Brier Distillery is now back open for business.

It took Andy and Charlie 9 years to get the distillery back open, but it was definitely worth. It was truly a labor of love and they were not going to give up on it. They knew they had to do it right so they sought the help of Dave Pickerell. Dave was a

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Bar

No matter what kind of drink you like, there is a watering hole in Nashville that will quench your thirst. You will find a variety of bars, including elegant cocktail joints to your local neighborhood pubs. Here are some for you to check out when in the East Nashville area.

Rumours East

The atmosphere at Rumours East sets the mood. It is in a historic home, which provides an elegant feel. Sip on your favorite wine choice or order up a classy cocktail. The seating area surrounds a stunning fire place, providing a romantic feel.

The bar is made of  handcrafted wood. However, patrons agree the choice seat would be in the courtyard. The courtyard is ideal for creating a romantic night out. It features a pergola, dim lighting, and stunning

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Giving or volunteering your time to help someone who is in need can be so rewarding. The Nashville/Tennessee area has a multitude of non-profit organizations and charities. Here are some of the  organizations based in this area.

12Giving

Al Thomas and his wife began 12Giving, because they wanted to integrate a way of giving back through the businesses that they own. Currently, they own the Sperry’s Restaurant and co-own Sam’s Sports Grill. There charitable accomplishments began locally, and the Thomas’s hoped it would continue to advance across the nation.

The concept of 12Giving, is for local restaurants choose a menu item, and give the revenue off that item to a designate a charity. The menu item and charity would change each month. This is

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Home Shopping

Buying a home can be a very exciting time, but it can also bring a lot of stress. If you have never bought a home before, you have to figure out all the lingo and paperwork that comes with banks and realtors.

Preapproved and prequalified are two words that can be very confusing for home buyers. A majority of home buyers consider preapproval and prequalified to be the same. Even worse, some agents use these terms simultaneously, which can confuse home buyers further.

Prequalified

When a home buyer is prequalified, this means that they are approved by the creditor to obtain a loan. For this to occur, typically, the creditor will talk to the home buyer, and decide that they are eligible for a loan.

At this step, the creditor has yet to

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The Society for Marketing Professional Services Nashville chapter, also known as SMPS, has big plans for this years Nashville mayoral election. SMPS will hold a council meeting with the contenders competing to be Nashville’s mayor. This gathering will be supported by the Messer Construction Company. It will be held at City Winery on Wednesday, January 14, 2015.

Every year, SMPS’s January gathering is focused on the Mayor’s intentions for expansion and advancement of Nashville. However, according to the president of SMPS, Johnathan Holmes, it has been decided that this year's gathering be focused on the mayoral contenders. This will give the contenders time to present future plans with the council leaders in architecture, engineering and

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