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GREEN HILLS: Exploring Nashville's Neighborhoods

In the Green Hills neighborhood if Nashville, you can be certain to eat well, shop well, and live well. While Hillsboro road may get congested on the regular, it provides easy access to some of the best shopping in the area, dynamite restaurants, and a variety of different homes to match the grandeur and wonder of the rest of the area.

       When dining in the Green Hills area, a stop at the Bluebird Café is a must, especially if you can catch a “writers in the round” session. This is the place to be heard in Nashville, and it’s not uncommon to spot a celebrity singer or songwriter while being entertained by up and comers in the industry.  You won’t want to miss the experience of F Scott’s Jazzbar either. Boasting a total of over 300 wines to try, there is live music six times a week and the menu changes seasonally. A fun date night could be had at the Firefly Grill, a unique smaller restaurant with a delicious menu that has as much character as the crowded walls of the restaurant.

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@BluebirdCafeTN instagram

            In the heart of Green Hills you will find the premiere of all of the midSouth shopping.  The Mall at Green Hills is an upscale establishment anchored by Nordstrom’s and Macys with specialty brand of Tiffany and Co, Louis Vuitton, David Yurman, Tory Burch, and the like.  Walking along the upper and lower levels, you will also find over a dozen retailers unique to Tennessee.  Billy Reid, a CFDA winning designer, has a shop that shows of luxurious men and women’s clothing, as well as the ability to tailor custom needs.

@mallatgreenhills Restoration Hardware is officially open!

@mallatgreenhills Restoration Hardware is officially open!

            Closer to the center of town, you will find mainly townhomes and condos, but as you travel down the back roads, the elegance abounds.  Within a walking distance, you can find larger Tudor style homes next to stone cottage inspirations surrounded by large mature trees.  Touching the Belle Meade side of town and encompassing Lipscomb University, the trendy and affluent amenities are seen on every corner.  From spas to gyms, salons to all of the top doctors and dentists in the area, down to Parnassus Books, where well-read clerks can help you find a great read.  Every imaginable grocer including Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, and Kroger are easily accessible.

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@parnassusbooks instragram

            Most residents here have learned short cuts to avoid the retail traffic, and future homeowners shouldn’t pass this area up because there is little to no depreciation value on the homes.  The good life can certainly be found in the Green Hills!