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A Music City original
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Steve and Jordan Soderholm founded Ranger Station in 2015. | Photo by Jessica Steddom
Made in Nashville. Yep, that sure has a nice ring to it. From clothing and accessories, to snacks and other fun finds, we’ve rounded up 17 things homegrown in Music City.

While some of these brands have branched out beyond our city, one thing’s for sure — there’s some major inspo happening around these parts.

Home

Ranger Station
The Nashville fragrance brand was established in 2015 by husband-and-wife duo Steve and Jordan Soderholm. Find perfumes, room sprays, hand-poured candles, and more at Ranger Station’s new storefront in 12 South — 2905 12th Ave. S.

Fashion

Nisolo
Shop handcrafted leather shoes and accessories at Nisolo’s showroom and headquarters (1803 9th Ave. N.) or at the company’s other locations in Boston, New York, and Washington DC.

N.B. Goods
From nods to local sports teams to hoodies featured on SNL, find N.B. Goods in East Nashville (725 Porter Rd.) or online. Fun fact: The brand name pays tribute to Neely’s Bend.

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Find Hot Sauce Nashville online, at local farmers markets, and shops like Made in TN. | Photo by NASHtoday

Sauces + jams

Hot Sauce Nashville
The small batch hot sauce company’s flagship product is Hot Garlic, but you’ll also spot ginger, peach, and other flavors around town.

The Nashville Jam Company
In the early days, this artisanal jam company started out at local farmers markets. Now, its jams and jellies are sold at retailers nationwide and can be enjoyed at its Berry Hill cafe.

My Sauce Lab
It’s all about the balance between heat and flavor at this company founded by three friends. Pro tip: Bookmark these recipes for each hot sauce offering.

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Sip on kombucha flavors like citrus, ginger, cucumber melon, and blueberry jasmine. | Photo via Walker Brothers

Drinks

Walker Brothers
Brothers Sam and Luke Walker founded this craft kombucha brand in 2018. The company’s hard and non-alcoholic offerings are brewed right here in Music City.

High Garden Tea
Find High Garden’s herbal tea blends at 70+ restaurants across Tennessee.
 
Asked
 
How important is it to you to purchase products that are made locally?

A. It is very important to me
B. It is somewhat important to me
C. I am indifferent
D. Other
     
     
    Events
     
    Tuesday, Nov. 14
    • “The Office” Trivia | Tuesday, Nov. 14 | 7 p.m. | Von Elrod’s, 1004 4th Ave. N. | Free | “Oh my God, it’s happening! Everyone stay calm!” — test your knowledge of “The Office” at this themed trivia night.
    • Nashville Predators vs. Anaheim Ducks | Tuesday, Nov. 14 | 7 p.m. | Bridgestone Arena, 501 Broadway | $43+ | Watch the Preds take home ice on Agriculture Night — tickets purchased through the theme package include a Preds hat and access to a pregame agricultural learning panel.
    Wednesday, Nov. 15
    • New Moon Hike and Cider Spiked | Wednesday, Nov. 15 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Warner Park Nature Center, 7311 Hwy. 100 | Free | Not even a sliver of moon will be visible as you hike the park at night, then warm up by a campfire with spiked cider and snacks — registration required.
    Thursday, Nov. 16
    • Artist’s Perspective: Derek Fordjour | Thursday, Nov. 16 | 12-1 p.m. | Frist Art Museum, 919 Broadway | Free | Join Derek Fordjour for this talk exploring his artistic practice and work featured in “Multiplicity: Blackness in Contemporary American Collage.”
    • Kris Allen | Thursday, Nov. 16 | 7:30 p.m. | AB, 2111 Belcourt Ave. #10 | $25 | The singer, songwriter, and Season 8 winner of “American Idol” performs an acoustic show.
    Friday, Nov. 17
    Saturday, Nov. 18
    • Santa’s Arrival Holiday Kick-Off Party | Saturday, Nov. 18 | 9-10 a.m. | The Mall at Green Hills, 2126 Abbott Martin Rd. | Free | Visit the mall’s Main Atrium on the Lower Level for games, crafts, snacks, music, and jolly good fun for the whole family.
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    News Notes
     
    Opening
    • Cherries, a restaurant inspired by the era of “rock ‘n’ roll, fast cars, and fuzzy dice,” opens Friday, Nov. 17 in East Nashville at 839 Dickerson Pk. The concept by Amaranth Hospitality will serve cheeseburgers, wood-fired skewers, chargrilled oysters, and more. Here’s a sneak peek.
    Real Estate
    • A West Nashville home featured in the series “Nashville” and that has hosted Adele and Ed Sheeran goes to auction without reserve on Friday, Nov. 17. The home, which was previously listed for $22.5 million, features a resort-style pool and a 3,000-bottle wine cellar. Step inside.
    Concert
    • Bridgestone Arena announced a slew of upcoming concerts: Drake’s rescheduled dates (Wednesday, Feb. 7-Thursday, Feb. 8) with special guest J. Cole; Pantera with Lamb of God (Friday, Feb. 9); and Earth, Wind & Fire + Chicago (Tuesday, Aug. 20).
    Show
    • In other Bridgestone Arena news, comedian Tom Segura is coming to Nashville on Friday, April 12 as part of the 2024 Nashville Comedy Festival. Tickets go on sale Friday, Nov. 17 at 10 a.m. Additional festival acts will be announced soon.
    Drink
    • TailGate Brewery Hendersonville plans to open an expanded taproom on Friday, Nov. 17, complete with 30 beers on draft and a 10-barrel lagerhaus. The current taproom and patio will then close for a few weeks for construction. Stay tuned for the complete renovation.
    Pets
    • Tennessee’s first Scenthound has opened in Mt. Juliet — 650 South Mt. Juliet Rd. The dog grooming franchise is locally operated and focuses on five core areas of maintenance: skin, coat, ears, nails, and teeth.
     
     
    Transit
     
    Reduction junction, what’s your function?
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    Funding will go toward projects aimed at reducing carbon emissions. | Photo by Charley Pangus via Unsplash
    Did you know that as of 2021, 28% of greenhouse gas emissions in the US come from transportation?

    Yeah, we know… kind of a bummer, and maybe not the news you want to start your morning with. So let’s get to the good stuff: The Carbon Reduction Program, an effort to reduce transportation emissions through local and statewide projects that are federally funded.

    What is the Carbon Reduction Program?

    In an effort to reduce transportation emissions across the US, the Carbon Reduction Program was created in 2021 to distribute $6.4 billion in formula funding over a five-year period.

    What’s driving the news?

    By tomorrow, Nov. 15, states and designated metropolitan planning organizations are tasked with unveiling their strategies to reduce emissions through the program.

    They’ll also need to disclose which projects will be funded by the program — whether that be installing protected bike lanes in one city, creating a new bus rapid transit system in another, or a different project that helps reduce carbon emissions.

    Our question for you while we await funding news: How would you like to see this grant used in Nashville? Let us know below.
     
    Asked
     
    What kind(s) of projects in Nashville would you like to see funded by the Carbon Reduction Program?

    A. Public transportation
    B. Pedestrian-friendly roads and facilities
    C. Fuel alternatives
    D. Traffic management/road diet projects
       
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