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Mayday Brewery Ozzy Nelson

Photo by Meagan White // Staff Photographer In the far end of an old warehouse on Old Salem Road resides an artsy chaos of fresh suds and live music. Opening the door to Mayday Brewery reveals to you a wacky black-and-white painted path that leads you past art-smattered walls and large windows looking into the …

Frequenters of the downtown Murfreesboro square are most likely familiar with Mars’ frozen treats and gourmet popcorn. The shop puts a spin on the two classics, offering creative blends of flavors depending upon what the owners are in the mood for, according to Dave and Gina Stansberry, the owners. “It’s essentially whatever I’m in the mood or …

Baggarly current work

Photo of “Coupled” by Michael Baggarly, provided by Michael Baggarly “Just head towards the loud music.” That’s how associate art professor Michael Baggarly tells people to find him in  Todd Hall’s enormous sculpture studio. Alone in the shop lined with large work tables, tools, heavy machinery and unfinished pieces of art, Baggarly sits at a computer …

Lori Kissinger Very Special Arts

Photo submitted by Lori Kissinger A young man with severe autism can barely speak in conversation, yet he takes the stage confidently to sing along with Josh Turner at the Grand Ole Opry. A dance group comprised of students with Down syndrome performs at an MTSU football game. Mentally disabled students teach their peers with …

Secret Santa is an anonymous gift exchange between members of a group or organization that’s popular among many different age groups. “The coolest thing about Secret Santa to me is just the surprise aspect and the fact that the giver knows who their giving to, but you don’t know who you’re going to receive from,” …

Story by Simone Collins // Contributor It’s that time of the year again as Murfreesboro gears up for its sixth annual Borodash set for Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26, at 8 a.m. The four-mile fundraising run will take place through the historic streets of downtown Murfreesboro. Runners, walkers and their families will see real-time results on their cell phones and finish line video. …