Local Musicians Face Off In Final Round Of Competition To Win A One-Year, Rent-Free Stay At The SoBro

SoBro Stars

On Saturday, musicians Jay Filson, Katie Ray, and Parker and Kelly Bradway will compete to be named “The SoBro Star” and win a yearlong, rent-free stay at The SoBro, Nashville’s tallest rental apartment high-rise. The “American Idol”-style final round is the culmination of a month long search for the “The SoBro Star” as part of Magellan Development’s artist-in-residence program. Dozens of … [Read more...]

Nashville SC Names Gary Smith As First Head Coach


Nashville SC has landed an MLS Cup-winning head coach in Gary Smith, who will take the helm of the professional club as it prepares for its inaugural season in the United Soccer League in 2018. “It’s not every day that a club has the opportunity to land a coach with Gary’s talent, pedigree and experience,” said Nashville SC CEO Court Jeske. “He can take the reins more than a year before our … [Read more...]

The Hermitage Launches New Programming For Jackson’s 250th Birthday

Trump Visit Hermitage

To commemorate the 250th birthday of the People’s President, the Andrew Jackson Foundation will launch a 12-month series of programs on his birthday, Wednesday, March 15, with the premiere of the new film “Jackson” about the seventh president’s life. The centerpiece of a weeklong series of events and programs will be the Presidential Wreath-Laying Ceremony at Jackson’s tomb at 11 a.m. March 15 at … [Read more...]

Mayor Barry Challenges Local Restaurants to Reduce Food Waste

Food Waste Initiative

Mayor Megan Barry is challenging local restaurants to reduce the amount of food wasted in their kitchens by participating in The Mayor’s Food Saver Challenge for restaurants – a joint project with the Natural Resources Defense Council’s Nashville Food Waste Initiative. Mayor Barry is the first mayor in the Southeast to issue such a challenge. The Challenge was launched at the James Beard … [Read more...]

StyleBlueprint Named Emerging Media Leader in International Media Awards

StyleBlueprint Award

StyleBlueprint, a Nashville-based digital media company, has been named a Leader in Emerging Media by the Summit International Awards, an organization dedicated to recognizing innovative work in the marketing communications industry. StyleBlueprint was named a winner in the “B2C App (Business-to-Consumer)” category for its approach to connecting consumers with local businesses in a meaningful, … [Read more...]

Share Our “View From 30”


There are two ways to gain perspective: Experience and Altitude. MP&F has both. Join us in 2017 as we celebrate our 30th anniversary by sharing the View From 30. “Nobody cares about your anniversary.”           - Anonymous MP&F Pessimist That pessimistic, but true, statement was one of the shiniest of the gold nuggets to come out of our initial planning sessions for MP&F’s … [Read more...]

Progressive® Insurance Nashville Boat & Sportshow® Anchors at the Music City Center Jan. 19–22

Nashville Boat Show

The Progressive® Insurance Nashville Boat & Sportshow®, Tennessee’s premier boating event, is bringing a taste of summer to Nashville’s Music City Center with four days of nautical fun Jan. 19–22, 2017. This year’s show has over 90,000 square feet of boats, accessories, educational opportunities and fun for all ages and experience levels! View and board hundreds of boats from the region’s … [Read more...]

MP&F has two named to annual NBJ Power 100


MP&F Public Relations has, not one, but two people named to the prestigious Nashville Business Journal Power 100 list this year. Partner Katy Varney and Account Supervisor and Metro Councilman Colby Sledge were named to the Power 100, now in its second year. Varney also made the 2015 list. The NBJ looked at Nashvillians who have the biggest impact in the business community by wielding … [Read more...]

Networking Event Connects Young Professionals, City Leaders

Stars Meet a Mentor

Award-winning nonprofit STARS is bringing together Nashville’s brightest young minds and most successful leaders for an evening of connection and philanthropy at its second annual Meet a Mentor event. Hosted by the organization’s associate board committee and co-chaired by Allison Jacob and Colton Mulligan, the event will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 19, at Studio 615 (72 Broadmoor Drive) from 6 … [Read more...]

U.S. Marine Corps Prepares To Storm Nashville

Marine Week Nashville Schedule

The full schedule for Marine Week Nashville was released today at a news conference with Mayor Megan Barry at Public Square, adjacent to the Metro Courthouse. The event’s theme of “Community, Country and Corps” will offer more than 80 free, public events across the city Sept. 7–11. The opening ceremony, which is also being held at Public Square, will kick the week off on Wednesday, Sept. 7, at 6 … [Read more...]