Read the latest business and community news thus far in September from the Franklin area.

Burlington Coat Factory, Serrato's Steakhouse and more: 5 businesses, restaurants coming soon to Franklin

A number of new businesses are set to open in Franklin in the coming months.

Pasta & Cream features fresh ingredients, unique recipes

Since 2014, Felour and Eric Shanklin have owned and operated Pasta & Cream on Murfreesboro Road in Franklin, steadily building from a family business to a go-to for unique pasta dishes with fresh ingredients.


Wine & Design Franklin serves as creative space for parties, events

In 2017, owner Niccole Jackson opened Franklin’s first location of Wine & Design. The business allows individuals to come in by themselves or with a group to learn more about painting in a fun environment, she said.

CTGrace now open in Franklin

CTGrace, a family-owned women’s clothing boutique, opened Sept. 10 at 122 E. Main St., Franklin. The store is stocked with fashion’s latest brand-name clothing and accessories, according to the store’s Facebook page.


The Lash Lounge now open in Franklin

The eyelash salon specializes in lash extensions, lash lifts, brow and lash tinting, and brow threading.

Bakehouse Wine & Spirits now open in Franklin

The shop, an extension of Franklin Bakehouse, offers specialty bottles of wine, bourbons, whiskeys and more.


Beth Marshall and Wendy Sturges contributed to this report.