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  • Through Hard Work and Community, a Haunting Way to Egg Us On – Lily Hansen

    As I sit here punching out the words for this article, I feel my eyes periodically drift to the left of my keyboard. Next to me, faces from Lily’s book peer out from the page to stare right through me. I feel haunted, and at the same time, oddly reassured. Once you see it, it’s…

  • To Raise the Dead, Just Add Whiskey – Charlie Nelson

    Straight, twisted, tall, short, simple, and intricate bottles, filled warm and brown, stack and line the walls. Walk into any bar or liquor store today, and this is what you’re bound to see–a grand assortment of new whiskeys and bourbons on the shelves. The so-called Whiskey Renaissance is here, and everyone, from industry giants like…

  • The Young Politician’s Got People In Mind – Colby Sledge

    “It’s good to be Nashville right now.” Two years later, Karl Dean’s words still ring true: Nashville’s economy remains strong, real estate is hot, and the list of good eats in this town runs longer than the lunch line at Arnold’s. But anyone who’s been here knows it’s not the entertainment, or the the food,…

  • A Nashville Blog About People In a Chair

    Yesterday, as I was sitting at the stoplight of 12th and Wedgewood, the driver next to me caught my eye. Young. About 25. He was huddled over in his seat, hands cupped around his mouth. Was he okay? Was he throwing up? It took a few seconds, the subtle sway of body rhythm–hands opening and…