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

Perry's Steakhouse & Grille now open in Cool Springs

The newest tenant to open at McEwen Northside, Perry's Steakhouse, opened Feb. 25 at 5028 Aspen Grove Drive, Franklin.

CONFIRMED: Trader Joe's plans for Cool Springs location 'sometime this year'

Following approval from the city of Franklin for a certificate of compliance to sell wine, an official with Trader Joe's has confirmed the grocery store is eyeing a location in Cool Springs.

The Merrystem in Franklin aims to bring small joys to 2021

While 2020 may not have been an ideal time to start a business, The Merrystem owner Lauren Bourgeois said there has never been a greater need for a shop that helps add comfort in times of hardship.

Mafiaoza's in Franklin prepares to welcome diners back

Mafiaoza’s was opened in Franklin in 2016 by founders Michael Dolan and Lars Kopperland, who opened the eatery’s first location in 12 South in 2003. Both were big on family time and were fans of New York-style pizza, and so the name “Mafiaoza’s”—with “mafia” for “family” and “za” for “pizza”—was coined.

'Virtual restaurant' Burger Dandy launches in Franklin

Burger Dandy, a delivery and to-go-only business, launched Feb. 10 from the kitchen of Americana Taphouse in downtown Franklin.

Bloom & Branch Organic Spa debuts in Cool Springs following rebranding

Cool Springs business Milk & Honey Facial and Wax Parlor has rebranded as Bloom & Branch Organic Spa effective Feb. 1.

OVME to open March 1 in Cool Springs

Medical aesthetics studio Ovme will open in Cool Springs on March 1 at 1556 W. McEwen Drive, Ste. 112, Franklin.

North Italia to open location at McEwen Northside in Cool Springs

Italian eatery North Italia will open a new location at McEwen Northside, located at McEwen and Aspen Grove drives in Cool Springs.

Condado Tacos to open new location at McEwen Northside

Ohio-based taco chain Condado Tacos will open its second Greater Nashville location later this year at McEwen Northside in Cool Springs.

Wendy Sturges contributed to this report.