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The Block


Story and photos by Wes McIntyre / Contributing Writer and Photographer Local restaurant and music venue The Block hosted its final show on Saturday night before closing its doors due to slow business. Owned by chef Manny Santana and operated by Quinten Thornten, The Block was a relatively new venue that focused on gourmet, grassroots eating, music, …

Ever since the news of Prince’s death broke on Thursday, fans have sought refuge in of the late musician’s large catalog of recordings, performances and his acclaimed films, primarily Purple Rain. Local fans will get their chance to pay tribute to Prince when local restaurant/venue The Block, located at 123 SE Broad St., screens the aforementioned 1984 …

By Jeremy Stinson // Contributing Writer Boro Fondo Festival will be hosting Boro Fondo Blocko Bazaaro: Arts Fair and Flea Market Fundraiser at local restaurant and music venue The Block, starting at 8 a.m. this Saturday. The event is to raise money for the festival so it can remain free and open to all who choose to …

Photos by Olivia Ladd The Block is an innovative restaurant, bar and creative space nestled right in the heart of Murfreesboro. They bring fresh ingredients, faces, ideas, and, most importantly, a focus on community to the table. The Block began in October of 2015. “The restaurant business is something that’s been in my family for …

Story by Jordan Trice // Contributing Writer The Verge is a local punk band consisting of four MTSU students and a mutual friend. Guitarist Nick Lampers, a Cincinnati, Ohio, native, moved to Murfreesboro in October 2014 and started the group soon after. However, Lampers, who met bassist Jake Lunn through Craigslist, says he faced a couple of hardships when first establishing …