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December 2014

Found 13 blog entries for December 2014.

Trivia - Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/nathanmac87/14832197287

If you love trivia, you will love trivia nights in Nashville. They are held Sunday thru Thursday every week at various restaurants throughout the city. The best part is all games are free to play.

If you want to get out and have a good time with your friends, this is the way to do it. Here are a few places that offer trivia nights in Nashville.

Pour House

Pour House is located in the Gulch area. If you love to drink you will love it here. They have over 130 Bourbons and Whiskeys on hand. They also have 28 different craft beers available. Every Sunday at 7pm they have their trivia night. It is open to all and sure to be a fun night. They are located at 730 8th Avenue South in Nashville.

Edley's Bar-B-Que

If you love southern food you

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If there is one thing Nashville is known for its great restaurants. Just recently two new restaurants opened in the area. Here’s a quick look at both of the new restaurants now open in Nashville.

AMOT Eatery

AMOT Eatery, previously known as A Matter of Taste, recently had a soft opening for their new location in East Nashville. The new location has been under construction for several months now. One thing that really makes this restaurant stand out is the fact it is 100% gluten free. This is a big deal for those with a gluten intolerance or allergy.

The new location offers lunch and dinner as well as brunch on the weekends. They also have a nice selection of wine and a patio for those who prefer to dine outdoors. For more information you can

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Home Buying

When you buy a home you will be making a huge investment. For many, it will be the biggest investment they will ever make in their lives. So the question is, how do you know if you are ready to be a home buyer? Here are four traits that will make you a good home buyer.

Trait #1 - You are Able to Conform to the Current Market

Are you the type of person who will complain about the price of every home you see? If so, you are not ready to be a home buyer. Good home buyers know how to conform to the marketplace. They take the time to do research and they keep their expectations in check.

Trait #2 - You have Enough Savings to Cover 3 Months of a Mortgage Payment

Every mortgage lender wants their buyer to have at least 3 months of savings in

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Organic Food

Nashville residents are excited about the new organic option that’s coming to the area, The Turnip Truck. It’s going to be located on Woodland Street in Nashville and it’s going to be a great new option for those looking for a healthier option for their next meal.

The store will include a hot food bar, a salad bar and even a seafood bar. The natural market is set to open next summer as construction will start soon. Here is a look at the situation with The Turnip Truck and what you can expect in 2015.

About The Turnip Truck

The Turnip Truck was founded by John Dyke when he thought of the idea back in 2001. The store is a natural market that features a hot food bar, seafood, a salad bar and many other options. It’s going to be a place where the

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Coffee

Dave Trett and Amanda Machala, owners of Red Bicycle Coffee & Crepes, plan to expand their business to two new locations in town. They are currently in Germantown but have started construction on a new location at 2519 Nolensville Pike and are working on adding one to the north of downtown in Nashville in Madison. The coffee shop offers crepes, tea, coffee and more. Here is a look at the plans for Red Bicycle Coffee & Crepes.

Future Plans

Red Bicycle Coffee & Crepes are going to be opening two more locations in the area to go along with their Germantown spot. One will be located at 2519 Nolensville Pike where the former Woodbine Coffee Company resided. The hopes are that it will open in January or February in this location.

The other spot

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Theatre

Nashville's Franklin Theatre is going to be hosting a Downton Abbey Screening & Soiree this December. Fans of the show won’t want to miss this 1920s Soiree and screening with themed hors d’oeuvres, photo ops and live music.

It’s your chance to celebrate your favorite show, dress as your favorite character or in Roaring 20s attire. Plus, they’re going to have a special screening after the soiree showing the first hour of the first episode of season 5. Here is what you can expect at this exciting event in Nashville.

What to Expect

This event is going to be a blast. Nashville Public Television is hosting this advanced public screening of season 5 and making the screening a whole party. This advanced screening of Season 5 will take place the

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Trolley

Downtown Franklin can enjoy free Trolley rides this holiday season. During holiday shopping season, Franklin has set up Stop Hop & Shop Trolley for select Saturdays in November and December. This is the first time they’ve done this for Franklin residents and it’s going to be a real treat.

This is all thanks to the partnership of the Franklin Transit Authority with the Downtown Franklin Associate. Here is a look at what to expect with the free trolley rides this year.

Free Trolley Rides

The free trolley rides are provided by The Factory at Franklin for the holiday season. They are trying to encourage folks and their families to experience the joy of shopping small during the holiday season.

The goal is to get people to take the free

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Construction

The Colonial Bakery Site of Melrose has plans underway to add a new 328-unit apartment complex thanks to Alliance Residential Co. The building is going to feature not only apartment buildings but also a 71,000-square-foot retail building.

They plan to call it Broadstone Eighth South and it will be four stories tall. The retail area will face Franklin Pike and the apartment building is going to face Elliot Avenue. Here is a look at what to except for this new retail and apartment development coming to Melrose.

Alliance Residential Company

Alliance is purchasing a 6.41 acre site from Eighth South LLC, a local investment partnership. They had purchased the site at 2407 Franklin Pike for $9 million just two months ago. They are a Phoenix-based

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Restaurant

The Gulch gained a new restaurant this past November and residents are excited. Chauhan Ale and Massala House opened in Gulch on November 18th thanks to executive chef and co-owner Maneet Chauhan. After visiting Nashville and falling in love with the people and city, Chauhan decided to open his restaurant here. It’s an Indian restaurant that has beautiful popping colors and brick to give it a contemporary feel. Here is a look at the new restaurant in Gulch of Nashville.

Interior

Inside you’ll notice the beautiful and elaborate Indian patterns and décor. It’s a bar-like feel with Indian colors. There is plenty of seating options with tables, booths and high bar stools in the bar. Eventually they’ll add a lounge with style, comfortable furniture.

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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 with a closing and meeting with more buyers in Brentwood.

Mark completed a final inspection and then closed on a property in Columbia for a client who is relocating from San Diego CA to be closer to her grandchildren. This is a 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom ranch style single family home.

Mark attended the RE/MAX Elite December Kick Off event at the Brentwood office and gained some valuable advice for growing his real estate business in 2015.

On Wednesday Mark attended a class given by TAREG’s preferred

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