The Nashville-area micro-beer community continues to grow, with the opening of Murff’s Craft Brews and Burgers in Brentwood the latest positive development for the local scene.
Owned and operated by the same folks associated with The Corner Pub in Bellevue and Brentwood, Murff’s is located a few blocks west of Franklin Road on Harpeth Drive in the former Phillips Deli space adjacent to Maryland Farms.
Read more here at Post sister publication Nashville Scene.
The opening follows the recent announcement that Knoxville-based craft beer retail store franchise company The Casual Pint is targeting a late-June opening for a shop on Hillsboro Road in Franklin (read here).
The people behind popular 12South restaurant MAFIAoZA’s Pizzeria and Neighborhood Pub have signed a lease to open a 10,000-square-foot location in The Factory at Franklin.
Business partners Michael Dolan, Lars Kopperud and Brett Corrieri expect to open the doors at The Factory at August. Their two-story space will include a renovated roof patio and a downstairs patio facing one of The Factory's courtyards. The restaurant will employ between 40 and 50 people.
“We will stay true to our vision of creating a fun, family oriented, neighborhood atmosphere that offers great Italian food, and we are very excited to partner with the Factory at Franklin on our third location and serve our existing and new customers in Williamson County,” Dolan said in a release.
Dolan, Kopperud and Corrieri also plan to expand their Franklin project to include lunch, Sunday brunch, live music and local delivery service. Check out their press release here.
The Franklin Board of Mayor and Aldermen has given its approval to the development plan for Harpeth Square, the $80 million residential/hotel/retail project slated for the northern edge of downtown Franklin. Jill Cowan at The Tennessean has more info and perspective here on what was a "robust public hearing" Tuesday night.
Knoxville-based craft beer retail store franchise company The Casual Pint is targeting a Hillsboro Road location in Franklin to open at the end of June, Nashville Business Journal reports.
Ken and Kayla Franse will serve as franchisees.
The Williamson County location will be the ninth for the company, which also offer Casual Pint shops in Chattanooga, Farragut and Maryville.
Read more here.
Anderson Benson Insurance & Risk Management has expanded into Williamson County by opening an office on Main Street in downtown Franklin. The outpost will be led by Darla Bousselot, who joined the firm in 2014, and focus on marketing products to wealthy individuals.
“High net-worth individuals and families have extraordinary insurance needs because of the major investments they have made in their property and possessions,” said Darla Bousselot, Anderson Benson partner. “There is a big demand from customers who recognize that risk management is a valuable part of life and to achieve comfort and security means more expert consultation from their insurance agent. That’s what we will provide in expanding our services in Williamson County.”
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