Guy Fieri's Flavortown Kitchen launches virtually; Pies by Gigi rebrands and more top Nashville-area news

Guy Fieri's Flavortown Kitchen offers food delivery in the Franklin area. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Guy Fieri's Flavortown Kitchen offers food delivery in the Franklin area. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Guy Fieri's Flavortown Kitchen offers food delivery in the Franklin area. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

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Guy Fieri's Flavortown Kitchen launches delivery-only service from Cool Springs

Joining a number of virtual locations in the U.S., Guy Fieri's Flavortown Kitchen launched a virtual kitchen operating from Cool Springs in February.

What to know about registering for Phase 1C of the COVID-19 vaccine in Williamson County

Phase 1C of Tennessee's COVID-19 Vaccination Plan opened March 8, making an estimated 1.1 million people statewide now eligible for the vaccine, according to the Tennessee Department of Health.



Pies by Gigi rebrands Brentwood shop

Owner Gigi Butler announced March 9 her Brentwood shop, Pies by Gigi, has rebranded to become Gigi's Kitchen. The bakery and cafe, located at 330 Franklin Road, Ste. 906D, Brentwood, will now also operate as a restaurant, according to an announcement from the business.

SpringHill Suites opens in Cool Springs and launches new bar and eatery, The Library

SpringHill Suites opened in mid-February at 5011 Aspen Grove Drive, Franklin. The new hotel, part of the mixed-use center McEwen Northside, features business and fitness centers, meeting rooms, a pool and The Library, an on-site bar and restaurant that offers wine, beer, small plates and handcrafted cocktails.

New CEO takes over at Williamson Medical Center

Following the retirement of longtime leader Donald Webb, a new CEO has started work at the Williamson Medical Center.

WMC CEO Phil Mazzuca began work with the hospital effective March 8, according to the WMC.

Wendy Sturges contributed to this report.



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Officials and members of Legieza's family attended a ceremony June 18 to name a portion of Franklin Road in his honor. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
Brentwood renames portion of Franklin Road in honor of fallen police officer

One year after his death, the city of Brentwood paid tribute to police officer Destin Legieza by renaming a portion of Franklin Road in his honor.

Community members and city officials held a ceremony for the new street names June 18. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
Franklin unveils two street names for Black leaders

Signs for ANC Williams Way and Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue have been placed along the former 3rd Avenue extension near Bicentennial Park.

Developers have announced the next phase of mixed-use center McEwen Northside. (Courtesy McEwen Northside, Northwood Ravin)
Developers announce next phase of McEwen Northside; Juneteenth events on tap and more top news from Franklin, Brentwood

Read the top business and community news from the past week from the Franklin and Brentwood areas.

Juneteenth marks the day on June 19, 1865, when Union soldiers landed at Galveston and reported that the Civil War was over and slavery had ended. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Juneteenth in Williamson County: Community groups to host events, place historic marker June 19

Juneteenth marks the date in 1865 when the news of the Emancipation Proclamation reached enslaved people in Galveston, Texas.

The Puffy Muffin offers both savory and sweet breakfast options, including French Toast ($12) served with berries and bacon, sausage or ham. (Photos courtesy The Puffy Muffin)
The Puffy Muffin carries 35-year legacy, family recipes in Brentwood

Before The Puffy Muffin found its home inside a large bakery and dining room in Brentwood, it began in the kitchen of Lynda Stone, an avid at-home baker who enjoyed making sourdough bread for friends and family.

Each sauna uses infrared technology.(Courtesy Pure Sweat + Float Studio)
Pure Sweat + Float Studio brings infrared, floatation therapy to Williamson County

The studio offers saunas featuring full-spectrum infrared technology as well as individual floatation pools.

Penn Station East Coast Subs opened in early June. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
Penn Station East Coast Subs now open in Franklin

This is the first Franklin location for the company.

Developers have announced the next phase of mixed-use center McEwen Northside. (Courtesy McEwen Northside, Northwood Ravin)
Developers announce next phase of McEwen Northside in Cool Springs

The next phase of McEwen Northside is expected to be complete in late 2022.

Onyx & Alabaster opened a coffee lounge in downtown Franklin in late May. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
Onyx & Alabaster relocates shop, opens coffee lounge in Franklin

The design studio and home market also operates a coffee lounge in Franklin's Public Square.

The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County has announced multiple historic sites in need of preservation. (Courtesy The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County)
Heritage Foundation of Williamson County announces list of 6 historic sites at risk

The foundation has identified several sites in danger of development or deterioration.

Tours will take place throughout downtown Franklin. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
Franklin Walking Tours launches; deadline nears for Brentwood's best ash tree contest and more top area news

Read the top business and community news from the Franklin and Brentwood areas.