By Sean McHugh Nashville being known as “Music City” grants the city and those who live within it some tantalizing musical perks – namely in the form of getting to see up and coming acts before they break. There are shows going on at any given moment anywhere […]
By Sean McHugh There are few things I love more than live music; I’d be hard pressed to find something more enjoyable than going out to any one of the countless music venues here in town and check out whoever’s playing. That being said, if I had to […]
I should probably preface this article with a slight disclaimer: in the next 400 words or so, I plan on bloviating in the best of ways about my favorite restaurant in all of Nashville – Fido. Nashville is a town that has gastro-city aspirations, and is slowly headed in that direction, but sometimes the concerted push causes people to overlook the tried and true staples.
By Sean McHugh Gone are the days in which enjoying comics solidified your status as a “nerd.” With the explosion of comic book lore over the past decade, comic book culture is a general part of the national zeitgeist. Iron Man made Robert Downey Jr. a household name, […]
By Sean McHugh I have to admit, I’m a coffee fiend. There’s rarely ever a day that I find myself drinking anything other than coffee and water throughout. Lucky for me, and for all coffee fiends, Nashville is home to a bevy of exceptional coffee roasters and espresso […]
By Sean McHugh The third installment of our Nashville “Walking Tour” series takes us to the close-knit neighborhood of 12 South. The 12 South neighborhood is one of Nashville’s best and brightest areas, with a wide swath of boutiques, coffee shops, restaurants, and general locales that make 12 […]
By Sean McHugh Nashville is most famously referred to as “Music City, USA,” regardless of one’s opinion on such a title, it should be noted that Nashville has become much more than just “Music City.” Most notably, Nashville has become a much more gastromically inclined city, growing in […]
The second installment of our “Walking Tour” series is the Nashville neighborhood/area of West End. Situated along the street of the same name, the West End area is comprised of an array of private and commercial properties. There are medical hubs like Centennial hospital, institutions of education, such as Vanderbilt University, as well as a miscellany of other great spots to explore and check out.
What had once been 132-acres of farmland in the heart of Nashville, Centennial Park was the original site of the state of Tennessee’s state fairgrounds following the Civil War. Originally named West Side Park, the park was renamed to Centennial Park in 1897, during the Tennessee Centennial and International Exposition. That same year, the park saw the construction of the park’s most popular feature, a replica of The Parthenon.
Nashville is a city comprised of an array of diverse neighborhoods – each one unique in and of itself. Granted, the number of neighborhoods in Nashville pales in comparison to the number of boroughs and subsequent neighborhoods in a Megalopolis such as New York City, but nevertheless, the decidedly smaller quantity can still seem daunting.