Nashville Real Estate Blog - Blog Archive: June, 2013

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June 2013

Found 8 blog entries for June 2013.


If you're relocating to Nashville, Tennessee, it may be necessary to choose an area with great schools for your kids. Whether you're looking for a top high school, middle school or elementary school, you'll find what you need in Nashville. After looking at test scores from area schools, Nashville schools rank near the top in every category when compared to other schools in Tennessee.

Best Elementary Schools

A few elementary schools make it to the top of the list as the highest rated in the state and in the city. They include:

  • Glendale Elementary School
  • Harpeth Valley Elementary School
  • Lockeland Elementary Design Center
  • Crieve Hall Elementary School
  • Julia Green Elementary School

All five of these schools are ranked above

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Every month, on the first Saturday, residents of Nashville can enjoy the Art Crawl from 6pm to 9pm. This is a free event and allows the public with the opportunity to take in the many art galleries and sip on complimentary beverages. Many of the art galleries are found on the "Avenue of the Arts", which is 5th avenue, while others are throughout the rest of downtown. If you want to see all that's offered, you can take advantage of the free shuttles to get to around.

Art Crawl - Photo Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/zepfanman/2576218176/

Upcoming Dates for the Crawl

  • July 6th
  • August 3rd
  • September 7th
  • October 5th
  • November 2nd
  • December 7th

With plenty of galleries displaying plenty of great art, you may need to attend more than once to get the full experience. Some of the galleries you can enjoy at the Art

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Finding the right neighborhood in Nashville is only difficult because there are so many great choices. Some of the best areas in the Music City cater strictly to families or to singles, but many of the neighborhoods feature a variety of residents. Here's a breakdown of some of the top areas throughout the city.

5 Points in East Nashville

Found east of the Cumberland River and along Woodland Avenue, 5 Points is known as one of the most hip neighborhoods in the city. This is a historic area with plenty of great shops and restaurants within walking distance. The Hot Chicken Festival is found here each year, along with the Tomato Art Fest. The neighborhood is also home to Beyond the Edge, Lipstick Lounge, The 5 Spot, 3 Crow Bar, Cafe Margot, I Dream of

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Recently opened, the Johnny Cash Museum is one more thing every visitor and local to Nashville must add to their list. This museum is a celebration of the life of Johnny Cash and features a huge collection from founder, Bill Miller. Bill has collected everything he could find associated with Cash for many years and has opened this museum as a tribute to The Man in Black.

Items found in the museum include:

  • Historical documents and letters
  • Awards
  • Costumes
  • Instruments
  • A handwritten manuscript of Cash's last song ever written
  • Interactive exhibits
  • Pictures
  • Videos
  • Records
  • And so much More!

With the help of friends, colleagues, family members and many others. Miller was able to bring this collection to the public. Not only can fans

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Music City Roots is one of the most popular radio shows in Nashville. It comes to you live every Wednesday night from 7pm to 9pm as a celebration of the music scene in the city. The show comes from The Loveless Cafe, which brings together fans of music. Whether you enjoy country music or any other genre, this is a radio show you will fall in love with.

Nashville is known as the epicenter for country music and the Music City Roots show embraces this foundation. Even though the show is broadcast all over the world, its tradition comes from the roots of Nashville tradition. Each week, a handful of artists will be interviewed for about 20 minutes each and a jam session will follow. Often, the artists on the show will collaborate, which adds to the

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Neighborfood in The Gulch is scheduled for Saturday, June 15th and will provide a great way for those in this neighborhood to celebrate food from local restaurants. Six area restaurants will be involved and they're all within walking distance. Of course, this isn't just a celebration of food, but also an event to help local non-profits, such as East C.A.N. and Hands On Nashville. The event will be held during the afternoon from 2pm to 5pm.

This is an event for the entire family and kids are welcome to attend. Kids only need a ticket if they're eating and one ticket per two children is recommended. This will provide one dish at each restaurant for the two children to share.

The event is put on by Dishcrawl. They're responsible for many of the food

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Throughout Nashville, many public libraries serve the community with internet services, movies, music and, of course, books. Many of these libraries also host different events and classes throughout the year. Nashville public libraries include:

  • The Main Library on Church Street with service for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing
  • Bellevue on Colice Jeanne Road
  • Bordeaux on Clarksville Pike
  • Donelson on Lebanon Road
  • East Library on Gallatin Road
  • Edgehill on 12th Avenue South
  • Edmondson Pike on Edmondson Pike
  • Goodlettsville on Rivergate Parkway
  • Hadley Park on 28th Avenue North
  • Hermitage on James Kay Lane
  • Inglewood on Gallatin Road
  • Looby on Rosa L. Parks Boulevard
  • Madison on Gallatin Pike south
  • North Library on Monroe Street
  • Old Hickory
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The Belle Meade Plantation is the perfect place to enjoy plenty of history and fun. The plantation was founded by John Harding back in 1807 and since has become a historic landmark with a Greek-Revival mansion and so much more. If you love history or you're looking for the perfect place for your next event, this might be the right choice.

Group Tours

Many different group tours are offered for both children and adults. Whether you want to bring your class for a field trip or you have a group of adults ready for a tour, you have plenty of choices here. Adult tours include:

  • Regular Group Tours - A guided tour of the mansion, plantation and more. This tour has a minimum of 15 guests and the rate is $13 per person.
  • Lunch Tours - Enjoy a tour, along
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