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Franklin developer Rick English has luxury homes in the works for area west of Leiper’s Fork

IMAGE: A rendering of the entrance to the estates. By BROOKE WANSER After purchasing land in Leiper’s Fork earlier this year, a Franklin developer is ready to move ahead with his luxury home project as soon as he receives the final go-ahead from Williamson County. Developer Rick English of Boston English Properties, LLC, has plans

By | 2018-08-16T15:28:55+00:00 August 16th, 2018|Categories: BW-News, Featured, Franklin, Leipers Fork|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Franklin developer Rick English has luxury homes in the works for area west of Leiper’s Fork

Home Page Media Group celebrated first Wine Down Wednesday this month, plans for second in the works

PHOTO: Guests gathered at the Ladd Park clubhouse on August 1 to hear more about Home Page Media.//Ali Foley On Wednesday, August 1, the Home Page Media Group hosted the first-ever Wine Down Wednesday event at the Ladd Park Clubhouse. “The purpose of the event was to reach our Franklin neighbors, let them know we

By | 2018-08-15T19:07:16+00:00 August 15th, 2018|Categories: Business, Community, Events, Franklin|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Home Page Media Group celebrated first Wine Down Wednesday this month, plans for second in the works

Franklin votes to extend ‘grace period’ while penning new food truck ordinance

PHOTO: The line for the Grilled Cheeserie food truck, which will soon open in a store front on Main Street, was predictably long. /Brooke Wanser By BROOKE WANSER During a Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting Tuesday night, city officials voted to extend a grace period to food trucks operating within municipal limits until they

By | 2018-08-15T02:32:40+00:00 August 15th, 2018|Categories: BW-News, Featured, More News|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Franklin votes to extend ‘grace period’ while penning new food truck ordinance

Nashville contractor R.C. Mathews tops off Harpeth Square hotel, parking garage

PHOTO: Harpeth Square developer Rod Heller, left and Walker Mathews, right, celebrate the completion of the highest level of the parking garage on Monday, August 13, 2018./Brooke Wanser By BROOKE WANSER On Monday afternoon, around 200 construction workers, engineers and architects gathered inside the Harpeth Square parking garage for a catered meal from Moe’s to

By | 2018-08-14T02:25:17+00:00 August 14th, 2018|Categories: BW-News, BW-Real-Estate, Featured, Franklin, More News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Nashville contractor R.C. Mathews tops off Harpeth Square hotel, parking garage

Breaking moos: Two new Chick-Fil-As coming to Franklin

PHOTO: The Thoroughbred Square Chick-fil-A was packed on Cow Appreciation Day earlier this summer. / Brooke Wanser By BROOKE WANSER Chick-fil-A will headline a list of new restaurants to open in the Berry Farms development of Franklin, along with another location in a now-vacant Rite Aid on Murfreesboro Road/Highway 96. The Highway 96 location will

By | 2018-08-14T18:35:42+00:00 August 14th, 2018|Categories: Business, BW-News, Featured, Food + Drink, Franklin, More News|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Breaking moos: Two new Chick-Fil-As coming to Franklin

Gubernatorial candidates will talk tech, innovation at entrepreneurship festival Aug. 30

Tennessee gubernatorial Republican nominee Bill Lee and Democratic nominee Karl Dean will participate in technology and innovation fireside chats at 36|86 Entrepreneurship Festival, the Southeast’s premier event for founders, investors and startup ecosystem builders on Aug. 30  in Nashville. Lee and Dean became Tennessee gubernatorial nominees for their respective parties following the state’s primary election

By | 2018-08-13T19:45:08+00:00 August 13th, 2018|Categories: BW-News, BW-Tech, Election 2018, Franklin, More News|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Gubernatorial candidates will talk tech, innovation at entrepreneurship festival Aug. 30

Main Street construction progressing with East Main, Harpeth Square developments

PHOTO: A car drives by the 99 East Main Street development site on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. The historic Lillie Mills grain elevators rise from the background. / Brooke Wanser By BROOKE WANSER The view of downtown Franklin's northern gateway has shifted rapidly during the past few months. Earlier this year, cranes went up at

By | 2018-08-13T01:52:10+00:00 August 13th, 2018|Categories: BW-News, BW-Real-Estate, Featured|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Main Street construction progressing with East Main, Harpeth Square developments

Construction has begun on Arlington West Main luxury condominiums

PHOTO: Demolition of old apartment buildings at 725 West Main Street were underway on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. / Brooke Wanser By BROOKE WANSER On a Friday afternoon, Doris Daniels and her husband sit on the porch of their house on West Main Street, watching construction across the road. Demolition began last week on ten

By | 2018-08-13T10:16:07+00:00 August 13th, 2018|Categories: BW-News, Franklin, More News|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Construction has begun on Arlington West Main luxury condominiums

Beloved Milwaukee Bucks mascot makes a new home in Williamson County at Soar Adventure Tower

PHOTO: SOAR Adventure Tower owner Kevin Vanderkolk swings on the monkey bars at his Franklin ropes course on Wednesday, August 8, 2018. / Photo by Brooke Wanser By BROOKE WANSER Just south of the Murfreesboro Road exit on I-65, drivers may notice people clambering up ropes and swinging across bars atop SOAR Adventure Tower, which

By | 2018-08-09T03:32:00+00:00 August 9th, 2018|Categories: BW-News, Featured, More News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Beloved Milwaukee Bucks mascot makes a new home in Williamson County at Soar Adventure Tower

Number of Tennessee farmer’s markets triples, Williamson County no exception

PHOTO: Franklin residents line up for Ellie's Doughnuts at the Berry Farms Farmer's Market in June of 2018./Brooke Wanser By BROOKE WANSER From 2000 to 2014, the number of farmer’s markets listed on the Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s website tripled, from fewer than 50 to 154. Now, 168 markets are listed on the website, Pick

By | 2018-08-07T17:45:13+00:00 August 7th, 2018|Categories: BW-News, Food + Drink, Franklin, Health & Fitness, Healthy Living, More News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Number of Tennessee farmer’s markets triples, Williamson County no exception