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It's that time of the month again! We are excited to announce January's LoLo gifts! There are so many unique, wonderful, local businesses in Middle Tennessee and it's time to celebrate them this month!

LoLo, Locals Supporting Locals, is an amazing program for your Parks REALTOR® to give to you! Each month, a completely free, new gift comes to your cell phone for you to enjoy. The gifts are selected by county and are only for local businesses, no nationwide chains!

LoLo helps remind us to shop local and support our friends and neighbors! Here are January's gifts to you!

Franklin Juice Company

Davidson & Williamson County

Since its inception in 2014, Franklin Juice Company has been resolute in its commitment to sourcing the highest

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For most pet owners, nothing is more essential than the health and wellbeing of our beloved furry friends, which is why we turn to locally-owned pet supply shops. While big-box stores often stock their shelves with foods packed with fillers and preservatives, many pet owners have realized that these offerings do not support lifelong wellness. As a result, pets live shorter lives, rack up expensive vet bills, and don’t enjoy the years they have to the fullest.

At each of the outstanding shops listed below, you’ll find curated selections of brands that put your pet’s nutritional needs first, ensuring that your pet will have the best opportunity to live a long, healthy life. As a bonus, you’ll be supporting people who live in your community rather

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It's that time of the month again! We are excited to announce December's LoLo gifts! There are so many unique, wonderful, local businesses in Middle Tennessee and it's time to celebrate them this month!

LoLo, Locals Supporting Locals, is an amazing program for your Parks REALTOR® to give to you! Each month, a completely free, new gift comes to your cell phone for you to enjoy. The gifts are selected by county and are only for local businesses, no nationwide chains!

LoLo helps remind us to shop local and support our friends and neighbors! Here are December's gifts to you!

Triple Crown Bakery

Williamson County

Located in Historic Downtown Franklin, Triple Crown Bakery is a local favorite when it comes to baked goods! With a warm

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In this difficult time of distance and separation, few things are as rewarding as finding a meaningful way to give back. As Tennesseans, we have a historic legacy of cooperative volunteerism to uphold; they don’t call us The Volunteer State for nothing! Having had the privilege of meeting and working with thousands of you through the years, we are confident the same bravery and warmth of heart runs through your veins as boldly as it did in those of our ancestors in 1812, 1846, and again during the conflict at the Alamo. 

Beyond the altruistic motivations that usually lead us to help others, volunteering has been empirically proven to give us a boost to both our mental and physical wellbeing! If you’re feeling down, lonely, or even simply bored, we

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Coffee drinkers, gather ‘round! We think you’ll agree that virtually nothing compares to a fresh, piping hot mug of coffee on a cold winter morning, and these local roasters and coffee shops are the best in Middle Tennessee. The shops featured here are all independently-owned, ensuring that your earnings continue to circulate locally here in your community. Supporting small businesses is more important now than at any other time, so we encourage you to pop on your mask and pick up a beverage and a delicious bite to eat at any one of the following delightful locations.

Brass Horn Coffee Roasters
Murfreesboro, TN
brasshorncoffee.com

Owned and operated by two local gentlemen, this spacious, high-end specialty coffee shop is famous for delivering

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It's that time of the month again! We are excited to announce November's LoLo gifts! There are so many unique, wonderful, local businesses in Middle Tennessee and it's time to celebrate them this month!

LoLo, Locals Supporting Locals, is an amazing program for your Parks REALTOR® to give to you! Each month, a completely free, new gift comes to your cell phone for you to enjoy. The gifts are selected by county and are only for local businesses, no nationwide chains!

LoLo helps remind us to shop local and support our friends and neighbors! Here are November's gifts to you!

Franklin Mercantile Deli

Williamson County

A local staple and tourist favorite, the Franklin Mercantile Deli has been owned and operated by Graeme and Corrie Asch

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As you plan some adventures to close out 2020, you probably need to keep an eye on your budget as we near the holiday season. Fortunately, Middle Tennessee is filled with frugal ways to entertain children, and a great many of them are fun for the whole family!

Today, we’ve lined up Parks’ top picks for Affordable Family Trips. Did we include your favorite? Let us know in the comments below.

Adventure Science Center
Nashville, TN
adventuresci.org

Rain or shine, Nashville’s Adventure Science Center is an outstanding educational destination for families with young children. Let your mind run wild at this ASTC Member museum designed to give kids and adults a place to interact with science in a personal, multi-sensory way. Explore a working

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It's that time of the month again! We are excited to announce October's LoLo gifts! There are so many unique, wonderful, local businesses in Middle Tennessee and it's time to celebrate them this month!

LoLo, Locals Supporting Locals, is an amazing program for your Parks REALTOR® to give to you! Each month, a completely free, new gift comes to your cell phone for you to enjoy. The gifts are selected by county and are only for local businesses, no nationwide chains!

LoLo helps remind us to shop local and support our friends and neighbors! Here are July's gifts to you!

Chill Spot

Williamson County

The Chill Spot is a must-visit for anyone in Williamson County! They serve healthy and refreshing wrap sandwiches, salads, Bubble Tea, and

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Real estate sales are primarily a localized market. That's why you wouldn't ask a Dallas real estate agent for assistance in purchasing a duplex in St. Louis. Likewise, you wouldn't ask a San Diego mechanic to winterize your Denver car or a Tallahassee-based educator what he thinks about the public school system in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

While it's true that a professional's industry knowledge will extend nationally, their expertise is specific to the local market they serve. The same goes for mortgage professionals. Here are more reasons to choose a local mortgage professional's expertise over a faceless, impersonal "rocket" one. 

The Neighborhoods We Serve Are Our Neighborhoods

Each neighborhood has a particular flavor that makes it

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Autumn has returned to Tennessee, and with it, a cape of riotous crimson and gold hues is rippling down the Great Smokies to the valley floors. Despite the hurdles the pandemic continues to raise, we’re proud to say that our local farmers have nevertheless been hard at work preparing beautiful corn mazes for children and adults alike to conquer.

Today, we’re sharing our picks for the Best Corn Mazes in Tennessee, from petite to mega-massive! If a homegrown challenge is just your speed, then don your pumpkin-patch boots, grab a sweater, and high-tail it over to a maze in your neck of the woods.

Please note: Due to current social distancing requirements, each farm has established new rules to keep each group of guests a safe distance from other patrons.

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