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Photo by Eric Goodwin / Assistant News Editor Not many 18-year-olds have the bragging rights English songwriter Declan McKenna has. He played Glastonbury this summer, having won the festival’s Emerging Talent Competition the previous year. He played at BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge, and his hit single “Brazil” reached number 16 on Billboard’s alternative songs …

Photo by Lauren Frances / Submitted Story by Kristen Brothers / Contributing Writer It’s the age of Pinterest-perfect weddings and breathtaking bridal bouquets; the only problem is, sometimes those wedding boards are far from realistic. However, that could changing here in Middle Tennessee, as former MTSU student Lauren Frances has got your flowers covered. Frances …

Photo by Steve Barnum / Reporter As you walk up to the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, it’s easy to find yourself feeling anxious, or maybe even a little intimidated, by the Stripped Classical architecture style of the building. Sure, it stands out from those around it in the way that it offers a …

Photo by Steve Barnum / Reporter Mayday Brewery celebrated its fifth annual Folk ‘N Art Festival Saturday, and people came out to enjoy live music, buy local art and drink craft beer. The Murfreesboro heat couldn’t even keep the locals from gathering at Mayday to shop the various pop-up tents scattering the front of the …

Photos by Meredith White / Contributing Writer Bell Buckle, Tennessee is known for its small-town charisma and Southern Charm Boutique, a standout venue offering specialty tea parties, fits right in the quirky town. In a fun-loving attempt to satisfy fairy lovers, the boutique hosted a Woodland Fairy Tea Party Saturday. Located smack-dab in the middle …

Photos and story by Krystal Loritts / Contributing Writer Contributions by Tayhlor Stephenson / Lifestyles Editor and Brinley Hineman / Editor-in-Chief  The days of sipping coffee with your best feline friend are here, and it’s all thanks to Mewsic Kitty Cafe, a pop-up shop aspiring to become a permanent fixture in Nashville within the next year. From …