Almost everyone that lives in Nashville loves it here. It is great city with so much to offer. It seems the rest of the world is falling in love with this great city too. Local musicians continue to gain national recognition, there is a national television with our namesake. Recently the Wall Street journal even did a feature on Nashville. From restaurant and entertainment recommendations to great shopping locales, it had lots of great information that might even be surprising to locals.
Originally published in the Wall Street Journal
It’s easy to arrive in Nashville with firm expectations of country music playing on every corner, streets paved with buttermilk biscuits and stately plantation houses overlooking manicured gardens. If that’s all you’re looking for, the Tennessee capital certainly delivers, but you’d be missing out on all the ways this town has evolved since it was coined “Music City” more than 50 years ago.
Nashville still has nearly three times as many music businesses as Los Angeles, but the establishment of a new creative class that includes non-country stars like Jack White and the Black Keys, as well as an improving local economy, has spurred demand for upscale dining options, one-of-a-kind shopping and buzzy cultural venues.
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