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Downtown Franklin’s 231 Public Square continues adding tenants

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.

By | 2019-02-15T20:13:55+00:00 February 15th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News, Featured|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Downtown Franklin’s 231 Public Square continues adding tenants

Grilled Cheeserie expected to open this spring on Main Street in downtown Franklin

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

By | 2019-02-02T03:08:04+00:00 February 2nd, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News, Community, Featured, Food + Drink, More News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Grilled Cheeserie expected to open this spring on Main Street in downtown Franklin

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,

By | 2019-01-24T20:56:23+00:00 January 25th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News, WillCo Arts|Tags: , , |Comments Off on VisitFranklin CEO speaks to travel business, the charm of Franklin and a couple of things Williamson County still needs

Harpeth Hotel names a longtime hospitality professional as general manager

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

By | 2019-01-14T04:54:17+00:00 January 14th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News, More News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Harpeth Hotel names a longtime hospitality professional as general manager

With construcution all around, new E|SPACES office is oasis in 231 Public Square

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

By | 2018-12-20T19:47:53+00:00 December 20th, 2018|Categories: Business, BW-News, Featured|Comments Off on With construcution all around, new E|SPACES office is oasis in 231 Public Square

Franklin puts finishing touch on ordinance banning retail sales of dogs and cats

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

By | 2018-12-12T20:07:31+00:00 December 12th, 2018|Categories: Featured|Comments Off on Franklin puts finishing touch on ordinance banning retail sales of dogs and cats

Franklin artist creates in many ways, but has main focus on community

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

By | 2018-12-10T03:36:29+00:00 December 10th, 2018|Categories: BW-News, Community, Featured|Comments Off on Franklin artist creates in many ways, but has main focus on community