Owner Tony Urbanek will open Tony's Eat & Drink, a new bar and restaurant in Cool Springs, at 1000 Meridian Blvd., Franklin. The bar is expected to open Oct. 31 and will feature beer and signature cocktails as well as burgers, loaded hot dogs, chicken wings and salads. Tony's Eat & Drink will also feature live music, bar trivia, karaoke and DJs on weekends, according to Urbanek. www.tonyseatanddrink.com
A Houston native and graduate of St. Edward's University in Austin, Wendy Sturges has worked as a community journalist covering local government, health care, business and development since 2011. She has worked with Community Impact since 2015 as a reporter and editor and moved to Tennessee in 2019.