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  • Ask a Park Interpreter July 25
    FAMILY TRIP: Ask a Park Interpreter July 25
    Need another family trip idea? Head over to Murfreesboro to find yourself a diamond. For the price of park admission- $7/adult and $4/6-12 years- you can question a park interpreter about diamond collecting and other park possibilities. At 3pm in...
  • Field Artillery
    Stones River National Battlefield: 150 years after the battle... (Photos)
    Stones River National Battlefield has been having some great presentations, firearms and artillery demonstrations all week commemorating the 150th anniversary of the battle there that lasted for three days beginning December 31, 1862 and ending...
  • 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Murfreesboro (Stones River) Tennessee
    150th Anniversary of the Battle of Murfreesboro (Stones River) Tennessee
    From December 31, 1862, to January 2, 1863 Confederate and Union armies clashed in the once peaceful fields of nearby Murfreesboro Tennessee in the Battle of Murfreesboro (also called the Battle of Stones River). This was one of the bloodiest and...
  • John Boehner Holds Press Briefing At Capital
    Murfreesboro residents fight against the fiscal cliff
    The fiscal cliff still looms in the near future while the talks over preventing the American economy are still at a standstill and the middle class is beginning to take a stand.According to the article athttp://www.dnj.com, yesterday a group of...
  • New Yazoo Brew
    Brand New Yazoo Brew
    Yazoo celebrated their 9th Anniversary this past weekend and to honor the occasion they sold Bell’s Bend Preservation Ale.What makes this beer unique is the fact that it uses hops that were grown right here in Tennessee at the Sulphur Creek...
  • Fresh Hops
    Fresh Hops Update
    In my last article I talked about the fresh hops that have hit the Nashville area recently. This past weekend I tried Blackstone’s Wet-Hop IPA.This beer had a good hop profile and was a very well-balanced beer. I was really impressed how...
  • Fresh Hops
    Fresh Hops in Nashville
    Everyone is looking for the new brewery or new thing in the beer world. But we cannot forget about the breweries that have been here. So on that note Blackstone Restaurant and Brewery is putting out a new beer.This beer uses a new technique, but...
  • Deadlifting Crossfit-style
    Top 11 Reasons to Deadlift in your Cross-training Program
    Let’s be honest. To much of the athletic world, deadlifts are the Rodney Dangerfield of bar movements.They are unglamorous. They aren’t particularly dramatic to the untrained eye. They seem rather brutish and utilitarian.Perhaps worst...
  • The rumors are true:  Crossfit is addictive!
    Top 11 things a Crossfit virgin should know
    So you've got a buddy at work who began doing some crazy fitness fad called "Crossfit" last year, and now, it's all he can talk about. He keeps encouraging you to give it a try and swears you'll enjoy it. "You'll be...
  • A Brewery
    Christmas in July - Afternoon session
    There are still tickets for the afternoon session of the Music City Brewer’s Festival. The event is Saturday the 28th at the downtown quad of the Hilton Hotel across the street from the Country Music Hall of Fame.The night session for this...
  • A Brewery Picture
    Christmas in July
    We are just about 10 days out from the best summer event for beer drinkers. The Music City Brewer’s Festival is back for its 11th year.As always we will have some the mainstay breweries such as: Sam Adams, Sierra Nevada, Blue Moon and Abita....
  • Cannon
    This week in the Civil War: Nathan Bedford Forrest takes Murfreesboro, Tennessee
    Week of July 8 - 14, 1862One hundred fifty years ago this week, Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest captured a Union garrison at Murfreesboro, Tennessee.On July 13, 1862, Forrest launched a surprise attack against some 900 Union soldiers,...
  • Blackstone Brewery
    The Local Brewery Tour - Part 4
    The last stop on this brewery tour was Blackstone Restaurant and Brewery. The brewery had two new seasonals on tap and the old reliable. I have to say the beer has a great freshness again and all the brews were quite a treat.Admittedly, the porter...
  • Blackstone Brewery
    Big News from Blackstone Brewery
    As you may have seen Blackstone Brewery is back on tap around town. But that is not all that is new with the brewery. As you know Dave Miller is back brewing with Blackstone and he has brought his friends along with him.Dave Miller helped to start...
  • Blackstone Brewery
    Bottles and taps for Blackstone Brewery
    Reviewing all the taps in a bar to discover what is new is one of my favorite hobbies (they do not call me the Princess of Hops for nothing). Well, while scanning the tap handles recently I noticed that Nashville’s own Blackstone Brewery is...