Taste of Hope
  • May 2014
  • Pulse Jukebox
  • CSA
Smoopys3 (Custom)

Bike of the Month – Duck Derby Dynasty

Smoopy’s Vintage Bicycles custom-built and painted this 1971 Western Flyer “Derby Dynasty.” The custom chopper muscle bike was given away at the 2014 Duck Derby benefiting the Child Advocacy Centers of Cannon and Rutherford counties. For more information on Smoopy’s custom bikes, call (615) 410-3928, visit smoopysbicycles.com or like Smoopy’s on Facebook. Smoopy’s Vintage Bicycles […]


High School Musical Continues at Center for the Arts Through Aug. 31

Based on the 2006 Disney channel movie of the same name, High School Musical has come to the Murfreesboro Center for the Arts. Another musical I had never seen, it is differentiated from the others in that I actively avoided seeing it. I grew up watching a lot of Disney movies, even Disney Channel movies […]

2012 Town Wide Yard Sale

Wartrace Annual Town-Wide Yard Sale Going on Aug. 22–23

An annual tradition in late August for Middle Tennessee pickers and yard sale fans is the town-wide yard sale held in the historic town of Wartrace, Tenn. Wartrace is encouraging out-of-town dealers and local residents to scour their garages and attics for items to offer the hundreds of visitors who attend the event each year. Buyers […]


3 Brothers to Host Bitcoin Workshop

Bitcoin is a phenomenon taking the world by storm. However, most people either don’t know what it is or understand it. Some have heard that the software-based online method of payment may even be “dangerous.” This is far from the truth. Rob Fortney, the owner of Three Brothers Craft Brewhouse is the first business to […]


MTSU Course Explores The Anthropology of Tattooing

Professor Aaron Deter-Wolf will be teaching a course, The Anthropology of Tattooing, at MTSU this fall. The course is offered as an upper-level Topics in Anthropology class through the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, but when the course was taught for the first time in fall of 2012, a variety of students enrolled including visual […]


Whatever Floats Your Boat: Wartrace Outfit Offers Fun River Trips for All, Various Boats and Float Lengths

There’s still plenty of time this summer for outdoor fun in the sun, and if a leisurely trip down the river is what floats your boat, take a little drive through the Tennessee hills to Wartrace and set up a trip on the water with the area’s premere river-floating company. Float-A-Boat offers canoe, kayak, tube, […]

Hayden Combs

Artist Spotlight: Tattoo Artist, Hayden Combs

Hayden Combs is another one of Murfreesboro’s many talented tattoo artists. He works at Absolute Ink, 1403 Greenland Dr. “I’d like to let people know about finding a good artist and investing in good work by experienced artists through shops, not kitchens.” What made you decide to become a tattoo artist? Combs: Growing up, I seemed […]


August Gardening

The summer days may be getting shorter but the gardens are producing and active with life. With planning, your garden can continue through the fall. Fall Vegetable Planting Now is the time to plant the fall crops. As the average first frost occurs on Oct. 15, any plants with a 60-day maturity rate should be […]