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Your Neck’s Very Own Summer Olympics: 2016 Barbershop Harmony Society International Convention Coming to Nashville

If channel surfing on the couch after a day’s good work ever ends up settling on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon’s The Ragtime Gals barbershop quartet bit, then it’s understandable that four-part harmony is quite catchy and soothing, if not completely mesmerizing. The Middle Tennessee area is actually well-to-do in the barbershop musical realm, […]


Dining Outdoors: Murfreesboro Restaurants with Patio Seating

When warm weather strikes, there’s nothing more refreshing than dining on the patio. Here’s a list of Murfreesboro restaurants that offer outdoor seating: OFF THE SQUARE: The Alley on Main 223 W. Main St. Enjoy your steaks, seafood, pasta, sandwiches and full bar with homemade desserts in the relaxed, outdoor courtyard at The Alley. B. […]

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Rebirth Restores the DC Universe’s Hope

If you follow comic or pop culture news, you’ll know it’s been a big few weeks for comic books. Captain America was just outed as a Hydra agent, Scooby-Doo and Mystery Gang just got rebooted into the apocalypse and Superman died, again. But the biggest event of them all (with all due respect to Scooby) […]

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Glade City Rounders, IIIrd Tyme Out to Kick Off Uncle Dave Macon Days

It’s almost time for Murfreesboro’s annual old-time music celebration, Uncle Dave Macon Days. This year, local Americana jug band The Glade City Rounders will start things off with a set at Main Street Music, located at 527 W. Main Street, on Thursday, July 7, at 7:15 p.m. The group will be joined at the kick-off […]


Murfreesboro Escape Rooms

It’s a craze that has sprung up in various places in Middle Tennessee and beyond, and it has made people pretty curious. Being locked in a room with an hour to get out sounds a little too close to a horror movie for some, but the novelty business that is the “escape game” is providing […]

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Big Holly: Historic Maney Avenue Home to Host July 9 Anniversary Celebration

The home of Gordon and Sara Bell, known as Big Holly, celebrates its 150th anniversary this year, and the Bells invite the community to an open-house celebration from 3–7 p.m. on Saturday, July 9. The home, located at 718 N. Maney Ave., was constructed in 1866. The Michigan 9th was located on the property during […]

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Smyrna’s Starry Night Art Studio Offering Creative Classes and Camps for All Ages

The Starry Night Art Studio, located at 1450 Sam Davis Road in Smyrna, has created an environment where kids can be creative in their own way. “Creativity is a thought process in gathering, sorting, and thinking things through to produce something meaningful,” says Starry Night owner Robin Kalata. The studio offers after-school camps, birthday events, […]


Some Like it Hot: Deezie’s Brings Hot Chicken Trend to Murfreesboro

Fans of hot chicken, and even fans of fried chicken tenders without the spice, have a home in the ’Boro now that Deezie’s Hot Chicken has come to town. Many self-proclaimed hot chicken experts put Deezie’s on par with Prince’s and Hattie B’s, which is not something to be taken mildly in Tennessee. The restaurant, […]