Thursday, June 28, 2012

Introducing the 1st Hot Chicken Parade!


To kick off the 2012 Hot Chicken Festival, we've decided to add what we hope will become another Nashville tradition - the Hot Chicken Parade!

  1. The parade will start at 10:30 AM on Woodland Street, near the Turnip Truck.
  2. Leading the parade will be the creative genuis behind the Hot Chicken Festival, former Mayor Bill Purcell, in his antique fire truck.
  3. The parade will head down Woodland Street towards downtown, make a left at the Community Center on S.6th St, then left on Russell Street into East Park.
  4. Following behind the mayor will be the famous Half Brass Band, jazzing up the crowds lining Woodland St.
  5. Somewhere in the mix will be the old Yazoo 1956 Ford F100 with the Queen of the Hot Chicken Festival flinging commemorative Hot Chicken beads to the throngs.  (OK, it might just be Neil, but that will be OK too)
  6. There will be a couple more antique fire trucks and quite possibly a notable Nashvillian performing her fire twirling routine (and quite possibly not)
So unless you are one of the hardcore 500 who camped out in line to get free hot chicken samples, why not join us along Woodland Street for the first ever Hot Chicken Parade!  Grab some beads, grab some hot bird, and grab some brews!  See you there!

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Bicycles and beer just seem to go together.  Whether you just use your bike to commute to work occasionally, or are a hardcore mountain biker, enjoying a handcrafted beer at the end of the ride makes it all worth it.  But finding trails off the beaten path can be a challenge for urban dwellers.  Luckily there is a fine group of Tennesseans working to improve our selection of off-road bike trails.  Join our friends from SORBA Mid TN this Friday night at Land Rover of Nashville for a night of hot munchies, great music, and fine craft beer sampling, all to support SORBA's mission of creating new bike trails in middle Tennessee.  A donation of $35 gets you in for the event, and what's more - a $10 raffle ticket might be your chance to win a Lynsky Pro 29 SL Titanium frame (worth, like, $3 grand)