Top 5: the top stories of 2021

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Time flies when you’re having fun, Nashville. This year, we sent a total of 221 newsletters and posted 560+ times on social media with the goal of keeping our community informed, activated + engaged.

So before we celebrate the beginning of a new year, we wanted to look back on the top NASHtoday stories from 2021 + give a huge thank you to our readers and members of the community that made this year so spectacular. 

1️⃣ Franklin’s FirstBank Amphitheater’s inaugural concert lineup | May 25, 2021

Nashville gave the area’s newest amphitheater — which is a reclaimed rock quarry — some major love. Some of the biggest shows included Greta Van Fleet, Lady A, and Jonas Brothers.

2️⃣ 40+ things to do in Nashville, TN | Nov. 17, 2021

Whether you were entertaining out-of-town guests or spending the day exploring the city solo, we stepped in to help. This guide includes a range of indoor and outdoor activities, dining options, and even places to stay.

3️⃣ Fall for these 9 Airbnbs within driving distance of Nashville | Oct. 5, 2021

We could all use a weekend getaway. Check out 9 of the most unique Airbnbs within driving distance — from a wooded retreat by the water to a cozy 1960s cabin with a zipline.

4️⃣ 9 celebrity-owned businesses in Nashville, TN | Sept. 29, 2021

Nashvillians are no strangers to the array of celeb-owned bars on Broadway, but did you know there are restaurants, boutiques, and even a nonprofit in town that are owned by someone famous? 

5️⃣ 13 new restaurants to try at Assembly Food Hall | May 20, 2021

The largest food hall in the country rounded out its lineup with 13 new eateries in its South Hall, including The Pharmacy, Velvet Taco, Hōru Sushi Kitchen, and Prince’s Hot Chicken

And that’s a wrap. Happy New Year, Nashville. 🎉