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April 2013

Found 9 blog entries for April 2013.

The Nashville Scooter Tours are some of the most unique choices throughout the city. This is a GREEN way to see the city and learn all about Nashville. Riders enjoy a scenic tour of their choice and see many of the famous sites throughout the city. Tours are available year-round and provide residents and tourists with a great way to see some of the history behind Music City.

The tour starts downtown with a short training session, and then heads out through downtown, the Gulch and Music Row. Only the best electric scooters on the market are used and provide a safe ride for all guests. The tour takes about two hours and will provide necessary training to make sure you're comfortable with your scooter before heading out on the town.

If you want to see

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Starting on May 7th and running through June 2nd, Disney's The Lion King will take the stage at Andrew Jackson Hall in the Tennessee Performing Arts Center. This is the first time the show has returned since the record-breaking performance in 2006. From the amazing music to the beautiful costumes, everything about this show is award winning. The visual images of this show will provide lasting memories for all in attendance.

Director Julie Taymor takes this show to a new level with thrilling scenes, pulsating rhythms and the true feel of the African Pridelands. Just like the movie, the show features scores from Elton John and Tim Rice. The Oscar-winning song "Can You Feel The Love Tonight", along with "Circle of Life" will allow your imagination fully

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On April 27th the Run, Rock 'n Roll Marathon will hit the city with plenty of entertainment. Both a full marathon and a half marathon will be held on the 27th with a Health & Fitness Expo the two days prior. The night of the 27th will also feature a concert with Craig Morgan headlining and special guest Sarah Darling. The proceeds will help support St. Jude’s Children's Research Hospital.

The races will feature prizes for the top three places in many age groups from 12 to 80 years of age. The age groups are split up into four-year sections from 18 to 80 and the half-marathon also features 12-14 and 15-17 age groups. Participants can enjoy the scenery of the course, live music throughout and many spectators cheering them on. All participants will also

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Found west of downtown and close to Vanderbilt University, Elliston Place provides a vibrant nightlife. This is one of the youngest and trendiest areas found in Nashville. It's filled with smaller homes, cafes, restaurants and plenty of entertainment options. The heart of the neighborhood features the Elliston Place Rock Block, which is home to some of the loudest nightclubs in the city.

Exit/In is found in this neighborhood, which is steeped with history. Many of the top artists of today started right here in this nightclub, including Jimmy Buffett and comedian Steve Martin. If you prefer a bit of an edge, across from Exit/In you'll find The End, which features some of the best local rock music in the Music City.

Since this is a neighborhood for the

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If you're ready to escape to a world full of Margaritas, beaches and music, the Jimmy Buffett concert will set your imagination on fire. Jimmy Buffet and the Coral Reefer Band will perform on April 27th at the Bridgestone Arena. This show is part of his "Songs from St. Somewhere" tour and will be a one-time only performance. Escape into summer a little early this year by attending this event.

Before the concert, you can dine in the Patron Platinum Club with all the luxuries to make it a memorable night. The menu includes many dishes including:

  • Caribbean Spice New York Strip Steak
  • Jamaican Jerk Chick with Scott bunt Salsa
  • Pan Seared Volcano Shrimp with white wine chilies sauce
  • Grilled Sword Fish Skewers
  • Dark Rum Sugar Spiced Duck
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The Gulch is a distinct historical area known for the industrial influence with plenty to offer. Home to the original downtown railroad terminal, more than 100 trains have passed through The Gulch in the past century. This is now a hotspot for urbanites and provide a great blend of modern style with industrial background.

Many old warehouse spaces were converted into office space, upscale restaurants and even residential spaces. The vibrant nightlife provides young professionals the best of the big city right in their backyard.


If you're looking for a luxurious dining experience, the Watermark is the perfect choice. Floor-to-ceiling windows provide beautiful views, along with the elegant atmosphere found within the restaurant. With a southern-style

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Located close to downtown Nashville and filled with antique stores, Eighth Avenue South is a collector's paradise. This area is considered the antiques district of Nashville with a local auction house with regular auctions for a standing room only crowd. Many shops line the roads with beautiful antiques including Corduroy Horse, Fine Offerings Antiques and many others. Some of the other shops include eclectic stores, such as Classic modern, FLIP and Pre-to-Post Modern.

If you enjoy southern cooking, Arnold's Country Kitchen is the place for you, open for both breakfast and lunch. Arnold's offers some of the finest cuisine in Nashville and provides a unique dining experience for patrons. After spending the day searching for that perfect treasure, you can

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From April 8th to the 14th, one of the most well-known craft brewers will take over Nashville with many different events throughout the city. The Brooklyn Brewery will hold its traveling road show with a mixture of beer events, live entertainment, dinner parties and more. This is a unique event worth clearing space on the calendar to attend.

The Mash makes 11 stops around the country and Nashville is the third. The headquarters will be ML Rose found on Franklin Road and they will discount Brooklyn products, while featuring a "Brooklyn Burger" throughout the entire week. Here are some of the other events you can expect during the road show:

At ML Rose:

  • Monday - Brooklyn Blackout and Vertical Tasting including a beer that doesn't exist and three
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The Nashville neighborhood known as Hillsboro Village is a complete collection of restaurants, boutiques, shops and more. Within four blocks all the necessities are found, making this neighborhood a village all its own. The rejuvenation of this area has attracted young families, couples and professionals looking for a quaint place to live.

Featuring one of the staples of Nashville, the Sunset Grill, local residents can enjoy amazing choices from the late night menu and even rub elbows with the big wigs from Music Row. This is known as one of the finest choices found in the area, featuring a fantastic wine selection and a great atmosphere.

If you love pancakes, you will find one of the best pancake places in all of Tennessee in Hillsboro Village. The

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