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September 2014

Found 9 blog entries for September 2014.

Nashville Predators MascotMost people are familiar with the Nashville Predators' Mascot, the Saber-tooth Tiger called Gnash. It represents the Prehistoric era and what the King Carnivore may have looked like with its long canine teeth. Here is the story behind the Nashville Predators Mascot.

History of the Saber-tooth

The first remains of this creature called the Smilodon, a word for Knifetooth, were found in 1842 in Brazil. As the 1900s approached, the Los Angeles, California area had come up with almost 2000 of these Smilodon skulls in the La Brea Tar Pits of the city. Remains were being found in both North and South America.

In Downtown Nashville in 1971, workers excavating the First American Bank Complex’s foundation came across a cave system from the prehistoric era.

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GraduateNashville has made the list as one of the country’s brainpower cities. The cities chosen for this list have the most college graduates rather than just the highest amount of students studying in their cities. This information is more relevant in order to see what will carry over into the future.

The Research

Demographer Wendell Cox studied the change in how many people had a bachelor degree from the years 2007 through 2012. Each 51 metropolitans studied had increased in bachelor degree holders.  Cox found the fastest growing area was the Intermountain West and the South.  Educated students are heading to the South because job growth is thriving and the cost of living is much more affordable than cities like Los Angeles and New York.  

Top City

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WineryNashville is excited to announce the opening of a new concert venue and winery coming soon. City Winery is coming to the area to act as a concert hall, restaurant and winery. It will be placed in a former Sobro warehouse, which is about 30,000 square feet in size. It’s the area’s most anticipated venue to open this fall.

City Winery

The concert hall is going to seat around 300 people. It’s also going to have the capacity to hold a restaurant inside, as well as a fully functioning winery. The winery is going to be at 609 Lafayette Street, which is just south of the Music City Center.

City Winery is already open in other cities, so they are already known for booking diverse and well-respected performers. They are also known for offering a delicious

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PumpkinsThe 31st Annual Pumpkinfest Fills Franklin’s Main Street is coming to town this October. Historic Downtown Franklin is hosting the event around Main Street on the 25th of October for no charge.

Hosted by the Heritage Foundation of Franklin & Williamson County, the event will last from 10am – 6pm. Everyone can enjoy children’s activities, the chili cook-off, live music and so much more.

Activities for Kids

Pumpkinfest is going to offer a variety of activities for all ages.

Children can enjoy:

  • Pumpkin painting
  • Inflatables
  • Pony Rides
  • Pictures with Princesses
  • Free Games with small prizes
  • Costume Contest

Children’s activities will take place on Third Avenue North all day. The costume contest is open to all ages and even

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The second annual City Farmhouse Pop-Up Show is coming to Franklin, Tennessee this October. This event offers antique shopping, book signings, live music, food trucks and more. You won’t want to miss out on one of the city’s new favorite annual events.

What to Expect

The design and shopping event will take place on Friday, October 17th from 9am – 5pm and Saturday, October 18th from 8am – 3pm. The events taking place at the “lost in time” gardens and mansion of late music publisher Buddy Killen.

Stop by the City Farmhouse at 3090 Old Hillsboro Road where David and Kim Leggett, renowned antique “pickers,” offer incredible antique and artisan goods. You can find some unique antiques during the event.

They are also bringing interior stylist from

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The South is known for serious love for sports. They love spectator sports and outdoor sports, and plan their lives around these schedules. From planning wedding dates to planning family dinner, it’s always being planned around their spectator sports and hunting season.

What is Nashville like in the fall when it comes to sports and the way they live around these activities?

Nashville takes sports seriously

Nashville plans everything around their favorite sports, whether it is spectator sports or hunting and fishing season. Even vacations and job interviews will be scheduled around these activities. Here is a look at their favorite spectator sports and outdoors sports that they take seriously.

Outdoors-man Sports

Since Nashville is full of

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Due to insistent public demand, the Tin Cottage in Franklin is finally coming back. The public was very loud in expressing their desire to bring the Tin Cottage Back. After the outpouring of support, it’s back and it doesn’t look like it will be going anywhere anytime soon.

For those who are not familiar with Tin Cottage, this store was founded by Marianne DeMeyers two decades ago. It was actually the one stop shop for many people looking for unique sweet finds including vintage candy, artisan baked goodies, milkshakes, lemonade and so much more!

This store is located at 123 South Margin Street and even when the owner decided to close the store for quite some time, she never gave up the location. This means, shoppers familiar with the location will

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The neighborhood of Germantown in Nashville, Tennessee is located near the Bicentennial Mall Park and Nashville Farmer’s Market. It’s a popular historical neighborhood in Nashville that is home to many businesses. This year there are some exciting new additions to the neighborhood that have the residents of Nashville excited. Come check out Germantown for these new improvements happening in the area.

Barista Parlor

Coffee & Tea Shops

Some new coffee and tea shops are coming to Germantown. Get ready for Octane Coffee, Barista Parlor, and Nashville Tea House to arrive to the area.

Barista Parlor is one of the best coffee shops in the country according to epicurious and men’s journal. This coming spring of 2015, Barista Parlor will open in Germantown, its

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Get ready for Nashville’s Southern Belle Fest on September 25th and 27th. The event is being held for a great cause called Operation Stand Down, an organization geared towards job placement for military vets and the homeless. The event will include big name music performances, arts, and comedy.

What are ticket prices?

If you want to attend the Nashville Dinner Show including Comedy Acme Feed and Seed Nashville, tickets are $62 for one adult. For adults only wanting the dinner show and Acme Nashville the cost is $28. The group rate for the dinner show, which includes Acme Nashville and Comedy is $58. Children are $28 for the Dinner show, Southern belle fest, and acme Nashville.

What to expect

The event is going to be celebrating women in

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