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Nashville has the country's 'best music scene' according to Rolling Stone
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From The Department of National Publications Crushing on Nashville — a department in which Nylon Magazine previously filed an entry — comes some noteworthy news for us locals: In its April 28 issue (on newsstands now), Rolling Stone bestows Nashville with the honor of "Best Music Scene." You have to pay to read the content online, but Cream reader Larry Mell Morgan was kind enough to scan Nashville's entry in RS's dead-tree edition for us. More

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Nashville wants to be greenest southeast city
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Plans are in the works to keep 22,000 acres of Nashville's land open for parks and greenways for years to come. The city rolled out a plan recently with an ambitious goal: to make Nashville the greenest city in the Southeast. The plan calls for adding 6,000 acres of parkland by 2035. More

New Hilton-brand hotel opening in Nashville
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A new Hilton-brand hotel is set to open its doors at 1800 Division Street in Nashville by May of next year. The 66,000-square-foot Home2 Suites will include 119 rooms over seven stories, according to Lizabeth Theiss, director of business development with J.E. Crain & Son, which will break ground on the project next month. Currently, 20 Home2 Suites are under construction or breaking ground across the United States. Only two are currently open. More

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Hank Williams film makes debut in Nashville
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Making a movie isn't easy, especially when you're working on a period piece with a tight budget and the star of the film must portray a musical legend. Such is the case with The Last Ride, which made its world debut recently at the Nashville Film Festival. The film focuses on the curious final days of Hank Williams, played by Henry Thomas, and his friendship with the young man hired to drive him across the country, played by Jesse James. Despite the challenges, The Last Ride has already garnered some distinguished kudos. More

Tennessee's tax system ranked 17th for small biz, entrepreneurs
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A new ranking of states on their tax-friendliness to small businesses and entrepreneurs ranks Tennessee in the middle of the pack at No. 17. Oakton, Va.-based Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council ranked states on the overall costs of their tax systems by looking at 18 different measurements, including property taxes, inheritances taxes and unemployment. More

Have you ever booked a hotel room using a mobile app?
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Before we start declaring mobile booking apps to be all the rage for 2011, we want to get a better idea of just how many of you are booking hotel rooms through your phone. Certainly, with the advent of apps like HotelTonight, Expedia and the new Top Secret Hotels option from Travelocity, as well as hotels' own iPhone and Blackberry apps, the opportunities for mobile booking are greater than ever before. We will probably even see many more new mobile booking roll-outs as the year goes on. More

Using mobile technology to improve the airport experience
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Three traveler pain points crop up perennially at airports — service disruptions, long check-in lines and baggage issues — and airlines and airports can't seem to find a workable solution. Good news: a new report by Amadeus and Travel Technology Consulting called "Navigating the Airport of Tomorrow" says help is on the way and it's coming in the form of mobile technology. More

US hotels clamp down on towel thieves via hidden security tags
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It is a problem that has long plagued hotels of all star ratings — the guest who likes that fluffy bath towel to such an extent that they decide to take it home with them. It is also a crime that is difficult to detect until it is too late — with the light-fingered individual simply concealing the towel in their luggage, and checking out. More
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