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Flaming Lips to Perform in Nashville on March 29 in Support of Oczy Mlody Release

The Flaming Lips released Hear It Is in January of 1986. Thirty-one years later, in January 2017, the band released Oczy Mlody, the Lips’ 14th full-length studio album (among many other collaborations and compilations). If you are familiar with the Flaming Lips’ music, good on you! If you have seen them live before, kudos! if […]

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Stop for the Subs, Stay for the Pizza: Sub Stop’s Decades of Tradition Settled in Bright Pink Downtown Murfreesboro Building

In case you have not noticed the bright pink building that sits across from City Hall on Vine Street just off of Broad Street, that is the home of Sub Stop, a long-running downtown Nashville lunch spot which now calls downtown Murfreesboro its home. Sub Stop has become a popular lunch destination for hungry people […]

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Health With Herbs: Ninety9 Uses Plants from Local Twin Creeks Farm to Produce Herbal Remedies

While Republicans and Democrats debate the future of healthcare in the United States and the repeal of the Affordable Care Act, flu season is already in full swing and allergy season is just around the corner. Instead of relying on traditional pharmaceutical means, many Americans are now exploring alternative and natural holistic personal care options […]


Italian Sausage, Swiss Chard and Mushroom Bake

I made this recipe one night this winter and it was exactly what I needed. It was that proverbial “stick-to-your-ribs” kind of food. The kind of dish that engages the trifecta of childhood: cheese, pasta and cheese. But this version is a bit more grown up with the addition of the Swiss chard and wine. […]


Dewdrop Jamboree Variety Show Returns to Patterson Park on March 25

Dewdrop Jamboree’s third season is right around the corner with the first 2017 installment kicking off Saturday, March 25. This season’s first event, hosted by Justin Reed, will showcase several Dewdrop veterans including Teresa Camp, Pat Jackson, Rhonda Tenpenny, Brenda Lynn Allen, Bobby Howard, LB Ferrell and Aaron Vance, as well as newcomers Hank Cawthorne […]


Significant Antique Collection to Hit the Virtual Auction Block

Sims Commercial Realtors and Auctioneers will sell more than 400 pieces of antiques and fine furnishings from the estate of Mrs. Virginia Elam Allman Waite, a prominent longtime resident of both Murfreesboro and Nashville. The collection includes some 150 pieces of antique European and American furniture, more than 150 examples of fine porcelain vases, urns […]

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The Community Pulse: Everybody Drum Some to Hold Next Murfreesboro Rhythm Event on March 22 at Mayday Brewery

Mayday Brewery hosts a community rhythm event beginning at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 22, open to anyone at all who would like to participate in, or observe, a group drumming session. Ross Lester, the rhythmic mastermind behind Everybody Drum Some, will direct the crowd of percussionists at the drumming event, held in late March […]

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Yoga Instructors Gather for All-Day Boro Yoga Fest on March 18, proceeds to Help Promote Yoga in Prisons

Yoga enthusiasts and aspiring beginners can look forward to the Boro Yoga Fest in March, a new festival centered around yoga, community involvement and the encouragement of healthier lifestyles. Scheduled for Saturday, March 18 at the Lane Agri-Park Community Center, the Boro Yoga Fest will host yoga instructors from within the Murfreesboro community to teach […]