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Dining

The Standard is one of the finer choices for dining in downtown Nashville. It's found in The Smith House, which is the final remaining grand townhouse in Nashville. The building was created in the 1840s and provides plenty of history.

It was restored in 2005 and served as a residence before becoming a restaurant. Originally, it was just a side project for the owners, but turned into an award-winning restaurant with one of the top private clubs in the city. The Robb Report Magazine even named The Standard Club as one of the "Top 5 Private Cigar Clubs in the US." Here's what you can expect at The Standard.

The Menu

As the winner of the Diner's Choice Award from OpenTable in 2014, The Standard has plenty of fine options for dinner on the menu.

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Whether you want to enjoy time biking, on the water or even on a moped, you need to know where to go in Nashville to rent outdoor gear. Sometimes, it's better to rent than own and there are plenty of places to rent a bike and other outdoor equipment. Here are just a few of the best choices.

Bike the Greenway - 2320 Two Rivers Parkway

Providing bicycle rentals and located at Two Rivers Park Trailhead, Bike the Greenway is the perfect place to get a bike and go for a ride. They offer plenty of choices and you can bike the nearby trials throughout Two Rivers Park.

The company works from a customized trailer and reservations can be made in advance. They roll into the park area on the days they operate and are easy to find. Discover more about

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Gaming and entertainment centers often provide plenty of fun for the entire family to enjoy. They may offer mini-golf, arcade games, ticket games, go karting and a number of other fun activities. Here's a quick look at three of the best gaming and entertainment centers found in Nashville.

Dave and Buster's - 540 Opry Mills Drive, Opry Mills Shopping Center

Dave & Buster's is a well-known place for gaming. They provide a menu full of popular food items, plenty of beverage options for both adults and children, along with so much more. This is the place for serious gaming, parties, events and more. Some of the games you will find here include:

  • Bowling
  • Billiards
  • Shuffleboard
  • Jurassic Park Arcade
  • Candy Crush Saga
  • Full Tilt
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Known as the place to go for the best burger in Nashville, The Pharmacy Burger Parlor & Beer Garden was voted as the "Best New Restaurant for 2012" and as the #1 Burger for both 2013 and 2014. The restaurant is known as Nashville's "Wurst-Burger" Join and provides a Biergarten, along with plenty of old-school sodas, milkshakes and more.

The Menu

The burgers on the menu consist of 100% Tennessee-raised. They also use only 100% pure cane sugar in the sodas and many other very natural ingredients. The Pharmacy even crafts their own condiments with the most natural ingredients possible.

Along with great burgers, they grind, stuff and smoke their own sausage. Some of the favorite items on the menu include:

  • Bratwurst
  • Jagerwurst
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Dining

Most famous for its biscuits, country ham, and red-eye gravy, The Loveless Cafe serves southern style cooking and has since way back in the 1950s. Loveless has received acclaim from numerous national publications with USA Today naming it America’s “Top Down-Home Dining Spot”.

Be sure to visit Loveless Café if you are on a hunt to try the “world’s greatest scratch biscuits”. This café is one you will keep coming back to, not just for the food, but for the whole dining experience.

The Menu

The menu is full of classic Southern food staples and most of the ingredients are farmed and produced in Tennessee. Fresh, delicious and healthy food is what you can expect from your visit to The Loveless Café as all menu items are made from scratch each day.

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When you buy your first home or get ready to sell your home, there are a few terms you may be intimidated by. However, there's no reason to be. Here are a few common real estate terms you should know before buying or selling a home.

Pre-Approval

This term refers to the guarantee of a lender giving you the required capital to purchase the home before you start looking. You will need to go through the full application process and the lender will pull your credit. If everything checks out, they will pre-approve you and give you a conditional approval letter.

Pre-Qualified

After you have been pre-approved for a mortgage, you will need to submit documentation backing up the income you claimed on your application. As long as everything checks

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If you live in Nashville, or you plan to visit in the near feature, that probably means you are a country music lover. If that’s the case, there are a few country music attractions you absolutely must visit. Here are a few that are either free, or very cheap to visit.

Ernest Tubb Record Shop

In 1947 the very first Ernest Tubb Record Shop opened its doors in Nashville. During that time all country music record stores were not the norm. They were the first in the Nashville area. Over the years the shop has evolved and opened a variety of other stores. Find out more about the Ernest Tubb Record Shop visit www.ETrecordshop.com.

Music City Walk of Fame

You can’t visit Nashville without visiting the Music City Walk of Fame. Music Mile, as some

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Tennessee is known for many things. One of them is the many sweet shops and bakeries found on just about every corner. With this brief article I am going to share with you some of the best sweet shops and bakeries found in the Middle Tennessee area. All of which serve up some of the tastiest treats you will ever indulge in.

Fiddle Cakes

This neighborhood bakery also highlights as a coffee shop and cafe. They offer guests a variety of different lunch options in the form of fresh baked goods, espresso drinks, and of course coffee. They also have a full catering menu and the option to customize your order. Find out more about Fiddle Cakes visit www.FiddleCakes.com.

HomeStyle Bakery

This family owned bakery has been around since 1975. They

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Friendly people.

Awesome music.

Beautiful nature.

Who wouldn’t want to live in Good Ol’ Tennessee, right?

Of course, it’s hard not to be biased in this picturesque state. There are gorgeous victorian homes in some of the best and safest neighborhoods around. And there’s a variety of cities across the state that boast some of the highest Livability Scores in the South. And with Nashville being just a drive away from all corners of the state, it’s easy to keep yourself entertained with amazing music and shows. So if you’re thinking about moving to one of Tennessee’s lovely towns, we want to help you choose which one is best for you and your family. To give you a better idea of where you’d want to live, we’ve compiled a list of the best places to

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Girls Shopping

If you are looking for some of the best women’s clothing in Nashville, you will find it at Boutique Bella. Here you will find dresses, jeans, and everything in between. The designer denim selection alone is enough to make you want to pay them a visit.

They have everything from Hudson, to J Brand, to Seven, just to name a few. Whatever your style, or size, you are sure to find something that works perfectly for you. Unlike many other women’s clothing stores, Boutique Bella offers a wide range of sizes, colors, and cuts. This is what makes it so easy to find something that works for your particular shape.

However, designer denim is not the only thing you will find at Boutique Bella. You will also find a great selection of designer handbags,

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