(Not) Home for the Holidays

Come mid-November, folks are slipping into holiday mode. They're making travel plans, drafting holiday menus and looking forward to some much-needed time off. However, public servants rarely spend holidays at home. They keep the city running so we don't have to. Read about three community members who'll be working on Thanksgiving this year.

Beauty in the Bay

This spacious, stunning French country estate is ready for new owners in the award-winning Rarity Bay community.

November 2018 Around Town

Gastrointestinal Associates Announces Re-Accreditation of the Endoscopy Centers The Endoscopy Center, the Endoscopy Center North and the Endoscopy Center West have each achieved re-accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, according to Gastrointestinal Associates. The three centers are ambulatory surgical centers conveniently located adjacent to Gastrointestinal Associates clinics. During the accreditation process, the centers … Continued

The Tennessean Hotel Opens Pat Summitt Suite to Benefit Goundation

The Tennessean Personal Luxury Hotel officially dedicated the Pat Summitt Suite to honor the iconic coach of the Tennessee Lady Vols and raise funds for the Pat Summitt Foundation. 

Alzheimer’s Tennessee Celebrates Grand Opening of Home & Garden Tour

Alzheimer's Tennessee staff and supporters kicked off its inaugural Home & Garden Tour on Tuesday, Sept. 25, at the newly renovated home of Scott and Hope Davis. The “Southern Nights” Grand Opening Party was themed after the late Glen Campbell’s song and unveiled the transformation of the home on this 14-acre estate.


As November rolls around, we’re anxiously awaiting the approach of Thanksgiving, the holiday season and time spent with our loved ones. The winding down of the year always brings about a time of reflection for us—remembering everything we’ve done or accomplished in months past; looking back on turkey disaster stories, mornings watching the Thanksgiving Day … Continued

The Rules Changed. Should You?

The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act made significant changes to the way itemized deductions are treated on your tax return. Common deductions include mortgage interest, real estate taxes and charitable giving. The IRS gives all taxpayers a basic reduction of income called a standard deduction. The new tax bill roughly doubled the amount of the 2017 standard deduction, thereby making it harder to…

Sweet Poochie Autumn Pies

River Dog Bakery owners Brian and Pam Trainor took their love of dogs to the next level with their first golden retriever, Nicholas, who endured unfortunate allergies to common dog snacks. Unwilling to let Nick go without the treats he deserved, the Trainors created a slew of basic recipes for sugar-free and additive-free pies, cookies and other nibbles suitable for canines.…

Eat, Drink and Be Healthy

Americans gain one to two pounds during the holiday season. Though it doesn’t sound like much, research shows that this weight gain tends to stick and accumulate over the years. However, it can be avoided with mindful eating and moderation.