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Deal Dash: Cool Springs development adds restaurant spaces; Vanderbilt children’s hospital expansion nears completion

Meridian Cool Springs is adding two new restaurant buildings and a public green space to the mixed-use district. Construction has begun on two restaurant spaces: a 1,400-square-foot space and a 4,700-square-foot building which will be connected by nearly 5,000 square feet of interactive outdoor space. “This formal open space will allow us to stage live music, movies, and other events …

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Meridian Cool Springs Evolution Advances with Two Restaurant Buildings, Interactive Outdoor Space Now Under Construction

The 60-acre Meridian Cool Springs development that helped establish Cool Springs as a destination district nearly 15 years ago is continuing its evolution with the addition of two new restaurant buildings and an amenity-rich, public green space near its entrance. Site construction began in late September at the property on Carothers Parkway, and is anticipated to be complete by late …

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Fusion Academy finds an ideal fit in Franklin for its brand of education

To get a full idea of what a Fusion Academy would look like in Franklin, Elizabeth Mills traveled to Alpharetta, Georgia. That’s where one of the small, specialized private schools had been open for some time, and Mills wanted an up-close and in-person look and feel of a campus and its staff and students, and just to soak up the …

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GraceWorks’ annual Turkey Trot sets record for number of runners

The weather was perfect for running on Thanksgiving morning with temperatures in the mid-40s and climbing Thursday.  Now in its 23rd year, the Turkey Trot benefiting GraceWorks Ministries has become a family holiday event, and this year drew more than 3,000 runners. The event includes a 10K, 5K and a 1K Turkey Chase for ages 9 and younger. The 10K …

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Meritage Homes cuts ribbon in Cool Springs

Meritage Homes recently opened a modern and upscale office at the Meridian Cool Springs development in Franklin.  The leadership team and staff celebrated a ribbon cutting with members of Williamson, Inc. last week.  The new office space was intentionally designed to facilitate an atmosphere of higher-level performance for the team as it strives to deliver an exceptional experience to customers.   …

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Turkey Trot early bird registration open

Discounted early bird prices for the 2023 Turkey Trot benefiting GraceWorks are now available. Early bird registration runs through Aug. 31 for the 23rd annual Thanksgiving morning 10K, 5K and 1K Turkey Chase Nov. 24. Registration is available at www.turkeytrotfranklin.raceroster.com. Early bird prices are $15 for the 1K Turkey Chase for ages 9 and younger, $40 for the 5K and $45 for the …

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Woodhouse Spa opens again in Franklin

Woodhouse Spa opened the doors to its new facility in Franklin Tuesday, marking the first location in Tennessee for owner Kim Powell and her team.  The ribbon-cutting event was held in conjunction with Williamson, Inc.  It’s the second time Woodhouse Spa has opened a location at the Meridian Cool Springs development. The former Woodhouse Day Spa there was rebranded as …

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Clean Juice Cool Springs hopes to fill gap in organic, ‘fast-casual’ dining

Clean Juice Cool Springs opened its doors in the Meridian Cool Springs development with a celebratory ribbon cutting on April 7 along with Williamson, Inc. Clean Juice offers 100% USDA-certified organic smoothies, juices, acai bowls, sandwiches, salads, wraps and more. The business fills the gap for people looking for a meal that is an organic “fast-casual,” said owner Maylissa Ballance. …

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A New Clean Juice Spot Opens in Cool Springs

Clean Juice is now open in Cool Springs. Meridian Cool Springs shared on social media, “@cleanjuicecoolsprings is NOW open at @meridiancoolsprings . Make sure to swing by to check out the new spot and try their organic açaí bowls, cold-pressed juices, smoothies, new greens and grains Greenoa™ Bowls and their other healthy foods.” The juice spot is open in the former Grabba Green …

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Clean Juice now open in Meridian Cool Springs

Clean Juice, a USDA-certified and 100% organic juice bar, opened March 26 at 2000 Meridian Blvd., Ste. 120, Franklin, according to owner Maylissa Ballance. In addition to organic cold-pressed juice, the store sells smoothies, wellness shots, green salads, sandwiches and wraps, and other healthy fare, according to its website. Ballance said she was drawn to open the location because Clean …