Now that spring has sprung and the weather is in its prime, it’s time to get outside and take advantage of your beautiful spring surroundings and the amazing communities Nashville has to offer. One easy way to do that? Go to farmer’s markets. It just takes one time perusing the booths of local produce, fresh-cut flowers, sought-after baked goods, and friendly faces and we promise you, you will be hooked. And by supporting local vendors, getting to know others in your community and buying fresh local foods, there aren’t many better ways to get a little fresh air.

One of the awesome things about farmer’s markets in Nashville is that they are all over town (we aren’t exaggerating, check out this list) and at different times on different days of the…

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HGTV loves Nashville, and it seems the country can’t get enough Nashville renovations. There are shows dedicated to renovations in just the Nashville area, but even the shows that haven’t originated here still want to take advantage of the trends that have made the Nashville renovation scene so hot and competitive.

Masters of Flip

Kortney and Dave Wilson, Nashville-area home renovation buffs, focus on neglected Nashville homes, transforming them into show-stoppers on their hit HGTV show “Masters of Flip.” Houses featured on the show are typically older, occasionally historic, homes with beautiful bones and architecture that need a lot of love and a keen eye.

Tune in: Mondays at 8 pm central time.

Listed Sisters

Lex and Alana LeBlanc, both…

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When selling your home, time is of the essence. You don’t want it languishing on the market. One of the smartest ways to get your house ready for a quick sale is updating your home’s front exterior to maximize its curb appeal. Take your home from drab to fab with these savvy suggestions we’ve curated to fit a variety of budgets.

Budget-Friendly Ideas with Big-Impact results

  1. Upgrade the Hardware

If your home is still sporting fixtures in contractor brass, it’s imperative that you ditch those gleaming eyesores. Choose a finish that fits your home; brushed nickel is ideal for modern homes, while an oil-rubbed bronze finish is more suited to classic architecture. Even more budget-friendly: you can choose to spray paint fixtures with a sturdy,…

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The days of old-fashioned wallpaper are long since gone. Out with the old, and in the with the new eye-catching wall coverings that are taking on the design world by storm. Bold and simple, 2017’s wallpaper trends are heavily inspired by natural patterns, decadent colors and interesting textures. These wallpaper trends are an easy way to completely overhaul a room with just one simple addition.

Nature Inspired

The design world is currently loving big, oversized nature-inspired patterns. Often in neutral colors, these designs can easily blend with the current decor in a room. Thanks to the oversized patterns and the reminiscent of nature feel, these simple designs can lift the energy of any room. Nature-inspired designs with a tropical twist are…

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May 6 – 7, 13 – 14, 20 – 21, 27 – 28, & 29: Tennessee Renaissance Festival 

Arrington | 10 am – 6 pm
Step  back into 16th Century England as you enjoy castle tours, jousting and birds of prey shows, folk music, dancing, and much more. Also spend some time at the Renaissance Marketplace enjoying specialty food and drinks and browse for jewelry, silks, and swords displayed by over 60 Artisan dealers. Each weekend is themed, so be sure to check their website to plan your perfect outing.

May 5 – 6: Sevier Park Fest

Sevier Park & 12 South Neighborhood
Celebrating and bringing together the 12 South, Hillsboro Village, and Belmont neighborhoods, this two day festival promises a fun weekend for all guests. A ticketed event will take place Friday night…

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Although Middle Tennessee experiences relatively mild winters, there’s something about those first blooms and higher temperatures that truly bring a sense of play and excitement. The world of sunny, outdoor fun is officially open for business!

As most things tend to go in Middle Tennessee, there’s truly something for everyone when it comes to getting your fresh air and blue skies. Here’s a rundown of a few of Parks’ favorite spring options:

Greenways and B-Cycles

With a huge variety of both paved and more rustic trails, Nashville’s Greenway system is an impressive expanse of 190 miles of trails. For those who want to mix it up a little, many of the greenways closer to downtown have B-Cycle stations. These cheap to rent and easy to ride bikes are…

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