Nashville now takes the crown as the largest city in Tennessee. Recent census statistics have surfaced that now gives Nashville a slight (just under 8,000 residents) advantage over Memphis, one that is projected to continue to increase given the level of growth and immigration to the Nashville area, due in large part to strong job and housing markets. Curious to see how things really panned out, and how Memphis could've been ahead of Nashville in past, I did a little digging. If you go outside of the city limits and consider the broader metropolitan areas, you come up with the following census data....

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row equal_height="yes" content_placement="middle"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text][wp-review id="3550"][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] In Search of a Proper Tea Shop Back when I lived in Illinois, the nearest "big" city was St. Louis. Being one drawn to the energy of the city, along with the myriad of activities it offered, I spent as much time as my schedule and budget would allow up there. Some of my most fond memories are of visiting the many unique restaurants, cafes, bars, and bistros that speak to your eyes, ears, and taste buds with bold, authentic, unique, one-of-a-kind, charismatic voices, many of them bringing an international flavor. Now that I'm in Nashville and so much closer to all that the city has to offer, I'm on an almost daily mission to discover the Nashville counterparts and share the best of the best with you all. This starts with a search for a proper tea shop.In St. Louis, near Tower Grove Park there...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator border_width="2"][rev_slider_vc alias="sobro"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator border_width="2"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row equal_height="yes" content_placement="middle"][vc_column][vc_column_text]SoBro, the bustling, busy, up-and-coming concrete jungle of downtown. Home to Music City Center, The Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Ascend Amphitheater, SoBro is a great place to stay, drink, and eat while visiting the city. Close proximity to Broadway, the rest of Downtown, The Gulch, and Edgehill gives visitors a lot to see and do within a short distance.Venture a little further south of Broadway and you'll find formerly industrial blank canvases like Pie Town and Rutledge Hill undergoing development into dense urban communities on a daily basis. Nearby attractions like the John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge, the great views at Fort Negley, and the exhibits at the Country Music Hall of Fame provide lots to enjoy.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator border_width="2"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row content_placement="middle"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_column_text] SoBro Essentials Browse the custom map, or choose from my list of SoBro Essentials below! To see all SoBro attractions, keep scrolling further to SoBro Posts. [/vc_column_text][vc_tta_accordion c_align="center" c_icon="chevron" active_section="100" collapsible_all="true" el_id="sobroessentials"][vc_tta_section title="See" tab_id="1494909799427-47d92deb-52fa"][vc_column_text] John Seigenthaler Pedestrian...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Getting Around [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=".vc_custom_1489885899188{border-bottom-width: 2px !important;}"][vc_column width="1/2" css=".vc_custom_1489815192559{margin-bottom: 20px !important;}"][vc_empty_space height="30px"][vc_column_text] Metro Nashville Overview [wpgmza id="3"] [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]Getting around Nashville isn't all that difficult. This isn't to teach you how to get around, not primarily anyhow. Unless you're moving here, or staying for more than a week, Nashville is more fun with a friendly Uber / Lyft ride. What helps people the most, in my experience, isn't knowing how to get around, but knowing where things are located, so they can plan what they want to do. Constantly jumping from one end of town to the other because you don't know what is where just makes things more complicated than they need to be. Getting In Nashville is served by Nashville International Airport (or BNA, short for Berry Field Nashville), as well as three major interstate highways that run through and around the city; Interstate 65, 24, and 40. Getting Around Once you're inside, getting around Nashville is fun. It...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1491373694424{margin-bottom: -26px !important;}"][/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="20px"][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1494209434294{margin-right: 60px !important;margin-left: 60px !important;padding-right: 60px !important;padding-left: 60px !important;}"]I moved to Nashville in 2016, with the intent of exploring every square inch of it.I've been longing to plant roots in a big city for a long time. I feel like everyone has a movie that, early on, changes their life - for me it was The Devil Wears Prada. It gave me an insatiable desire to immerse myself in the hustle and bustle. From where I started, Nashville seemed like a logical, fun chapter to write and explore. Here I am, and here are my adventures in Music City! While the rest of my blog tends to follow a typical magazine format, this page is unique, as it's more of a static guide and portal to all things Nashville that I've written about. Explore the neighborhoods and all the pertinent articles individually, watch me explore visually, or...

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