Read about businesses now open or coming soon from Community Impact Newspaper’s August coverage in Franklin and Brentwood.


Trader Joe's now open in Cool Springs

The grocery store offers specialty snacks, produce, meats, cheeses, frozen items, flowers, pantry items and personal care items.

Skoah Facials to open new location at Harpeth Square in Franklin

The studio, which also operates locations in Canada, Massachusetts and Texas, offers customized facials and plant-based skin care products, such as toners, serums, masks and creams.

Serrato's Steakhouse coming soon to Franklin

The eatery will offer hand-cut Prime steaks, seafood and salads as well as signature cocktails and a wine list.

Blood Assurance opens donation center in Cool Springs

Blood Assurance, a nonprofit provider of blood products to area hospitals, including Williamson Medical Center, opened the county's first brick-and-mortar donation center Aug. 13.

Burlington Coat Factory to open new location in Cool Springs

The shop, which offers clothing, shoes and accessories for men, women and children, is slated to open in October, according to the company's website.

New Starbucks location now open in Franklin

The location is the fifth to open in the Franklin area, according to the company's website.


F8 Well Centers now open in Brentwood

Founded by Dr. Benjamin Galyardt, the center uses the Galyardt Method to offer individualized and comprehensive care promoting optimal health and increased well-being, according to the F8 Well Centers of Nashville Facebook page.

Chuy's now open in Brentwood

The Tex-Mex eatery that originated in Austin has five Nashville metro-area locations with the opening of the Brentwood restaurant.

Spark: An Art Studio to celebrate one year of business in Brentwood

The make-your-own art studio, owned by siblings Lynn Harnen and RJ Chesna, is located in Hill Center Brentwood at 213 Franklin Road, Ste. 110, Brentwood, and features glass, tile pieces and other materials for guests to make their own mosaics.

Wendy Sturges contributed to this report.