By JOHN McBRYDE Two more tenants are scheduled to open for business in the 231 Public Square building in downtown Franklin, one as soon as next week. Mizzouri, a full-service global research firm, will move in to its new space on Monday, according to Brian Schiedemeyer, president of Heartland Partners, the group redeveloping the building.
ABOVE: The long line at the Grilled Cheeserie food truck at the Eat the Street festival in Franklin last spring attests to the cuisine's popularity. / File photo By JOHN McBRYDE Work has been under way for some time on the new downtown Franklin location of the Grilled Cheeserie restaurant, with an opening expected later
VisitFranklin CEO speaks to travel business, the charm of Franklin and a couple of things Williamson County still needs
By JOHN McBRYDE Ellie Westman Chin has spent her entire career in the travel industry, and in July she will mark five years as the person overseeing the efforts to ensure tourist and convention travelers are still coming to Williamson County. Indeed they are, as visitor spending in the county now exceeds $427 million annually,
Justin Foster brings 16 years of related experience to his new job as general manager for The Harpeth Hotel. // Photo submitted By JOHN McBRYDE The company that manages the hotel portion of the Harpeth Square project in downtown Franklin has hired a general manager to oversee the boutique hotel's progress toward its expected completion
ABOVE: E|SPACES President Jon Pirtle stands in one of the new location's several places that afford a view of downtown Franklin. // JOHN MCBRYDE By JOHN MCBRYDE Within the exposed beams, the bare drywall and the carpenters dust that are still part of the 231 Public Square project in downtown Franklin, there is something of
ABOVE: The Pawfect Puppy on Jordan Road closed earlier this year when the city began to discuss the puppy and kitten law. // JOHN MCBRYDE By JOHN MCBRYDE Between two completely opposed viewpoints on the matter, the Franklin Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted 5-3 Tuesday night to effectively ban the retail sales of
ABOVE: Franklin artist Ed James stands alongside his booth at Dickens of a Christmas. // JOHN MCBRYDE By JOHN MCBRYDE Situated as he was at the far eastern end of Dickens of a Christmas over the weekend, Franklin artist Ed James wasn’t seeing a tremendous amount of traffic for his booth promoting his Think Big