Mission BBQ Comes To Nashville

If you love barbecue and America as much as I do, then you might want to read this article!

13301312_875871935858166_7615170036805069543_oThere’s a new BBQ restaurant that just recently opened outside of Opry Mills Mall in Nashville, Tennessee. Mission BBQ is a family-friendly, homestyle restaurant with great BBQ and other American fare. But what’s best about the chain of restaurants, which first opened its doors on September 11, 2011, is that it strives to give back to the community of military and first-responders, not only through the food it serves, but through fund-raisers, service projects and other events.

When you first walk in the restaurant, you’re immediately taken by the patriotic atmosphere and decor;

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American Idol And Its Impact on Country Music

Two Words – American Idol. This music reality competition show has been in our homes, on our television screens, on Wednesday and Thursday nights for the past fifteen years. If you’ve been a loyal watcher, like I have been through the years, I’m sure you experienced the same rollercoaster of emotions, when we said a final, bittersweet goodbye to the show last month, on April 7th.

While we’re all still trying to figure out what Ryan Seacrest’s “For Now” comment at the end of the show meant… I thought it would be fun to take a trip down memory lane and explore the impact that American Idol has had on country music, and revisit the 7 wonderful country artists who owe their careers to the show, its producers, and of course the countless fans who faithfully cast their votes.

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