Check out August coverage of Franklin and Brentwood businesses

Owner Gigi Butler will open Pies by Gigi in Brentwood on Aug. 31. (Courtesy Pies by Gigi)
Owner Gigi Butler will open Pies by Gigi in Brentwood on Aug. 31. (Courtesy Pies by Gigi)

Owner Gigi Butler will open Pies by Gigi in Brentwood on Aug. 31. (Courtesy Pies by Gigi)

Read select business and dining news from August reporting in Franklin and Brentwood.

Brentwood

Pies by Gigi to open Aug. 31 in Brentwood

Owner Gigi Butler will open Pies by Gigi on Aug. 31 at 330 Franklin Road, Ste. 906D, Brentwood, according to an announcement from the company.

Take a peek inside the newly opened Scissors & Scotch in Brentwood


Kevin Pataluna opened men's barbershop Scissors & Scotch on Aug. 15 in Hill Center Brentwood at 205 Franklin Road, Ste. 120, Brentwood.

Spark: An Art Studio coming soon to Brentwood

Spark: An Art Studio is slated to host a grand opening Aug. 29 at 213 Franklin Road, Ste. 110, Brentwood.

According to owner Lynn Harnen, Spark is a make-your-own art studio where customers can create glass and tile mosaics from stencils provided by the studio.

Mere Bulles looks to make food, atmosphere more accessible in Brentwood

Mere Bulles, located in the historic Maryland Manor in Brentwood, began as a Southern restaurant in downtown Nashville in 1985—before Broadway was filled with the neon lights of honky tonks and bars that can be seen today.

Franklin

Pinnacle Dermatology to host grand opening for new location in Cool Springs


Pinnacle Dermatology will host a grand opening celebration Sept. 9 for its newest location at 125 Cool Springs Blvd., Ste. 210, Franklin.

Westhaven Conservatory to open in Franklin

Westhaven Conservatory, a new music school, will open in January 2021 at 1008 Westhaven Blvd., Ste. 101, Franklin.

Salon Social now open in Cool Springs

Salon Social opened in June at 1728 Galleria Blvd., Ste. 100, Franklin.

The salon offers haircutting, styling and hair treatments with state-of-the-art equipment for men, women and children.

Hollie Ray Boutique to relocate inside CoolSprings Galleria

Hollie Ray Boutique opened a pop-up shop in July inside the CoolSprings Galleria at 1800 Galleria Blvd., Ste. 1490, Franklin, while it relocates its shop from Ste. 2130 to a new, permanent location inside the mall, according to a social media post from the boutique.

Vida Flo to open IV hydration clinic in Franklin

Local owners Parker Turner, Dr. Howard Aubert, Adam Will and Michael Haley announced this summer they will open the newest location of Vida Flo on Aug. 15 at 1201 Liberty Pike, Ste. 102-B, Franklin.

The hydration clinic will offer intravenous fluids and nutrients, such as vitamins, antioxidants and medications.

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams now open in Cool Springs

A new brick-and-mortar location of Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams is now open in McEwen Northside at 4031 Aspen Grove Drive, Franklin.

Wendy Sturges and Alex Hosey Contributed to this report.



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Williamson County Schools on track to vaccinate 2,500 employees

The district has already administered 1,000 COVID-19 vaccines through its own clinic, according to WCS.

Tennessee will move to Phase 1C of its vaccine plan March 8. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
Tennessee to move to Phase 1C of vaccination plan March 8

The move comes less than two weeks after the opening of Phase 1B.

See how COVID-19 has impacted Williamson County in recent weeks. (Community Impact staff)
Williamson County active COVID-19 case count reaches 5-month low; officials urge continued mask wearing

The number of active coronavirus cases in Williamson County has dropped to 515 as of March 1, according to the Tennessee Department of Health. 

Following a recent decline in active COVID-19 cases, officials with Williamson County announced Feb. 26 that it will allow its mask mandate to expire Feb. 27 at midnight.  (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Williamson County will allow mask mandate to expire Feb. 27

Following a recent decline in active COVID-19 cases, officials with Williamson County announced Feb. 26 that it will allow its mask mandate to expire Feb. 27 at midnight.

Perry's Steakhouse & Grille opened its first Tennessee location Feb. 25 in Cool Springs. (Courtesy Perry's Steakhouse & Grille)
Perry's Steakhouse & Grille open in Cool Springs; Burger Dandy launches in Franklin and more news from February

Read the latest business and community news from the past month from Franklin and Brentwood.

Trader Joe's has existing locations in Green Hills and near Belle Meade. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Trader Joe's coming to Cool Springs; COVID-19 cases falling in Williamson County and more top Nashville news

Read the most popular news from the past week from the Franklin-Brentwood area.

See daily COVID-19 data updates from Williamson County. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Active COVID-19 cases in Williamson County have dropped by more than 50% since start of February

The county has not seen case numbers at that level since October, before a surge in new cases around the holiday season, according to Tennessee Department of Health data.

Perry's Steakhouse & Grille opened its first Tennessee location Feb. 25 in Cool Springs. (Courtesy Perry's Steakhouse & Grille)
Perry's Steakhouse & Grille now open in Cool Springs

This is the first Tennessee location for the company. 

Trader Joe's has existing locations in Green Hills and near Belle Meade. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
CONFIRMED: Trader Joe's plans for Cool Springs location 'sometime this year'

An official with Trader Joe's said the company is in the very early process of opening a store in Cool Springs.

Trader Joe's has existing locations in Green Hills and near Belle Meade. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Franklin approves application for Trader Joe's in Cool Springs

Franklin is one step closer to having its first Trader Joe's location following approval from the city to sell wine in the area.

The city of Brentwood approved a $249,419 contract for final design services for Fire Station No. 5 during its Feb. 22 meeting. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
Brentwood approves contract for new fire station

Plans are moving forward for a new fire station on Split Log Road.

Trader Joe's has existing locations in Green Hills and near Belle Meade. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Trader Joe's in Cool Springs? Grocer files application to do business in Franklin

The specialty grocery store has filed paperwork to sell wine at a location on Cool Springs Boulevard.