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Grand Ole Opry House at 40: Its 16 Best Moments

by Susan Barnes. Posted Mar 14th 2014 01:29 PM
Grand Ole Opry House celebrates its 40th anniversary this weekend.
Grand Ole Opry House

Nashville's Grand Ole Opry House, home of the weekly Grand Ole Opry concert series, kicks off its 40th anniversary celebration this weekend. The festivities will continue throughout the year and into the next one, leading up to the 90th anniversary of the concert series itself on Nov. 28, 2015.
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Nashville Spring Break Crawl: Things to Do Beyond the Grand Ole Opry

by Erin Murray. Posted Feb 28th 2014 08:00 PM
Cheekwood Nashville
The tulip displays at Cheekwood in Bloom feature more than 100,000 flowers. Photo: Cheekwood
A sure sign of spring in Nashville is the arrival of short skirts and cowboy boots at the honky tonks of Lower Broadway. Pack your appreciation for good tunes and come on down for spring break in the heart of Tennessee.
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Bank of America's Free Museums Deal Returns

by Elizabeth Brady. Posted Jan 26th 2011 10:15 AM
Museum of Fine Arts Boston

Tony Rinaldo , Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Bank of America's "Museums on Us" program will be returning for a 14th season this year, allowing B of A and Merrill Lynch debit and credit cardholders free admission for themselves (after presenting their card) to 150 arts and cultural institutions around the United States. The promotion kicks off the weekend of February 5, and is effective on the first full weekend of every month in 2011.
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Safe and Dangerous Places in Nashville

by Shellie Braeuner. Posted Oct 5th 2010 09:38 PM
Areas to Avoid Nashville

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In many ways, Nashville is a great big, small town. The city welcomes and protects its visitors like few others. Just like any other city, however, there are safe areas to visit, and there are areas to avoid in Nashville.
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Nashville Slang

by Katie Arvidson. Posted Aug 31st 2010 02:00 PM
Nashville Slang

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In Nashville, slang is prevalent, and much of the local lingo heard around Music City is synonymous with general southern phrases. Nashville visitors, particularly those from the North, might want to read up on the local lingo before taking a trip – to many northerners, southern slang sounds like a language all its own.
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