• September 2017
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Becoming Santa: Local St. Nicks Have a Most Wonderful Time

We know the weeks leading up to Christmas are incredibly busy for Santa and Mrs. Claus—and that’s also true for all of Santa’s helpers around the world who don a big red suit and snow-white beard each holiday season. Even when it’s off season, thousands of St. Nicks gather at conventions across the country, including […]

Ride the Rails at Thor’s Trains, Furniture and More

Opening in May of 1986, Thor’s Furniture Store in Murfreesboro is a local gem that is perfect for antique lovers and train enthusiasts. Selling locally made rocking chairs, bookcases and more, as well as an extensive collection of model train sets, this is a one-stop shop for the holidays. Inside of this little shop, guests […]

Murfreesboro’s Card Collecting Conference: Ramada Inn Card Show Now a 30-Year Tradition

Nestled just off of I-24 on Church Street in Murfreesboro sits a small, aging Ramada Inn; many passers-through and even longtime residents of Murfreesboro often overlook the inn at the busy intersection. Though on the first and third Saturday of each month in the meeting room, the small hotel comes alive with a convergence of […]

Aye Mammoth, Beasts Infernal

Aye Mammoth returns with another pummeling release that crams everything the band’s best at into one refined package without suffering a drop in quality from previous releases. Beasts Infernal is the fifth project from the trio of vocalist/guitarist Micah Loyed, drummer Phil Stem and bassist Paul Haggard. It clocks in at around 11 minutes, which […]

2017 Holiday Shop Local Gift Guide and Giveaway

Remember to keep it local this holiday season as you are doing your Christmas shopping. Here, find some gift suggestions from Murfreesboro area retailers and organizations for those on your list; and for a chance to win items or gift cards from each location or merchant mentioned here, visit boropulse.com/win to enter the Pulse’s reader […]

Boro Business Buzz: Outdoor Ice Rink, Xiao’s, Burgerim, Soda Bar, Southern Sunday Coffee and More

Winter is Coming . . . to Fountains at The Gateway The weather outside might not be frightful, but the new outdoor ice skating rink at Fountains at Gateway is certainly delightful. The new rink is the first of its kind in Murfreesboro and will be the site of Winterfest, a series of all-ages events […]

Blue Raiders Heading to Camellia Bowl to Take on Arkansas State on Dec. 16

It turns out Coach Rick Stockstill was right. The bowl selection committees could not bypass Middle Tennessee State this season. For the third season in a row the Blue Raiders are going bowling, this time to the Raycom Media Camellia Bowl to play Arkansas State. It marks the first time in school history Middle has […]

The Jewel Machine, From Infinity to Here

Americana duo The Jewel Machine has quickly established its presence in the local scene with two nice, gently twangy releases in 2017: the spring EP From There to Infinity, and this full-length project, From Infinity to Here. From Infinity to Here shows the band refining its craft and further delivering on the promise shown in […]

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