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What was Nashville like at the turn of the millennium? We took a look back at the final year of the 20th century to see what life was like pre-Y2K.
In celebration of the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum’s 18th anniversary on Sunday, June 9, we look back at its roots in Music City and what you’ll find in the exhibit halls today.
It’s Tennessee’s 228th birthday on Saturday, June 1, so get ready to blow out the candles because the party is about to start.
From its Walk Score and abundance of businesses to its central location, the Gulch is a prime example of a neighborhood suited to live, work, and play.
It wouldn’t be National Preservation Month without the Metropolitan Historical Commission’s annual celebration of local preservation efforts.
The six-month celebration featured theme days, parades, and exhibits recognizing the state’s leading industries.
No plane required. If you want to visit “Little Hollywood,” all you have to do is head to a neighborhood in East Nashville boasting several Spanish Revival homes.
On November 1, 2023, the Arena Football League announced the highly anticipated return of the Nashville Kats for the 2024 season. Now, they’re ready to play.
The first flight to circumnavigate the world took off in Seattle on April 6, 1924 with Nashville local, Jack Harding, aboard. To celebrate the 100th anniversary, the Nashville Public Library unveiled a special exhibit.
Don’t table the Tennessee State Museum’s exhibit, “Tennessee Furniture,” which boasts 45 pieces and opens on April 20.
Music City was all shook up when Elvis came to town.
In the final stop on Metro’s Old House Series, we’ll uncover Nashville’s latest historic property style, which reached peak builds between 1940 and 1960.
Nashville is full of murals that tell our city’s story, but this towering one in The Nations might make visitors and locals alike stop and stare in curiosity as to how it came to be.
The Music City jewel has a big birthday coming up on Saturday, March 16 and is commemorating 50 years at its Opryland location.
These local hangouts might be gone, but they are far from forgotten. We asked you which defunct Nashville businesses you miss most, and here’s what you had to say.
MetroCenter dates back to 1971, when plans for its development were unveiled. Years later, the business park finally hit its stride — here’s the story from its conception to today.
What were Nashvillians doing on Leap Days in 1928, 1952, and 1964? We dug through the archives to find out.
We’re diving into the fourth installation of Metro’s Old House Series and uncovering the history of revival-style homes in Nashville, as well as where to find some for sale today.
Meatloaf, fried chicken, mashed potatoes, green beans... the options are endless at these 22 meat-and-threes in the Nashville area.
Nashville has 200+ years of history. In this guide, we’re diving into the city’s oldest streets and how they got their names.
From local restaurants and shops to a focus on outdoor recreation, there’s more to Gallatin than meets the eye.
The new addition is said by leaders to be Williamson County’s first interactive exhibition space dedicated to telling its comprehensive countywide history.
Let’s visit another popular architectural style in Nashville — the Neoclassical home, popularized at the turn of the century.
From dustings to blizzards, here are some snowtable fast facts about Nashville’s history with snow days.
Let’s get down to quiz-ness. How many of the 20 facts did you already know?
Taking it back to the oldest style, let’s explore what makes Victorian Era homes still seen in Nashville today so unique.
Step back in time to Nashville’s best-kept secret (bars) inspired by the Prohibition era speakeasies that populated cities in the past.
The mobile-exclusive passports help you explore Franklin, TN through curated lists of attractions, retailers, and restaurants.
We’re handing you the keys to the first part of our newest real estate series unpacking the history of historic architecture styles found in Nashville.
WeGo Transit held a renaming ceremony to officially honor the late Elizabeth Duff.
At Franklin Grove Estate & Gardens, this revitalized Williamson County property will be a destination for art, history, education, and green spaces.
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