Photo and story by Tayhlor Stephenson / Lifestyles Editor It’s not like Murfreesboro needed another burger joint, but that’s exactly what we got last Saturday when Burger Republic officially opened for business. But hey, nobody’s complaining. Since dining at Burger Republic’s original location in Nolensville, I’ve been anxiously awaiting the Murfreesboro opening, which follows openings …

Graphic by Abigail Potter / MTSU Sidelines  It was a little past 9 o’clock on a September Monday night. The sky was painted coal-black and the temperature staggered at 70 degrees, and I was seeking an adrenaline rush. As I neared the gravel-filled curve to Dyer Street — a Rockvale Road just minutes outside of …

Photo by Tayhlor Stephenson / Lifestyles Editor  It was a hot September day, and it felt as though the blazing sun was aiming its rays right at me. Live music filled the Franklin air at the Park at Harlinsdale, and food trucks lined up awaiting exhausted customers — like me — looking to fuel up. …

Photo by Tayhlor Stephenson / Lifestyles Editor Still on a high from day one of the Pilgrimage Music and Cultural Festival —  complete with performances from Justin Timberlake, Walk The Moon, Colony House, Nikki Lane, The Shadowboxers and more — guests flooded The Park at Harlinsdale in Franklin, hoping to be just as mesmerized as …

Photo and story by Tayhlor Stephenson / Lifestyles Editor It was 90-something degrees outside, and the sun cast a smoldering hot spell on Franklin’s The Park at Harlinsdale. Regardless, several thousand festival-goers trekked the 230-acre farm to catch live performances from a full lineup of artists at Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival 2017. Music is …

Photos by Shade Narramore / Contributing Photographer Story by Altima Sisavad / Contributing Writer Murfreesboro’s historic Oaklands Mansion took “Throwback Thursday” to another level with their 2017 Autumn in the Oaks Educational Field Day. The field day educated children about life in the 1800s. There were many students, teachers and parents learning all things 1800s, …