We travel down to south Rutherford County, TN with Tennessee Crossroads to go inside an old grocery store that's gotten a second chance at life - Miller's Grocery has become a restaurant, serving up some good old southern favorites. And if you go there on Friday and Saturday nights, you'll be treated to music. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.
Nowadays, there's a deepening appreciation for old stuff, and that especially holds true for artists and craftsmen. It's called creative re-use, or up-cycling. Tennessee Crossroads introduces us to a place in Hamphsire, TN called Copperhead Creek Carpentry & Studio where old pieces of wood and furniture are re-imagined and made into one of a kind art pieces. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more.
Mount Juliet, TN
Traveling around Tennessee we've met several folks who followed their dream of running an old time country store. Rufus Page not only dreamt it, he built it. What's more, he's surrounding it with his own old-fashioned village. Tennessee Crossroads stop at a vintage venue called the Circle P Ranch, in the outskirts of Mt. Juliet, TN. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.
Have you ever driven passed an old, dilapidated farmhouse and wondered about it's history? About who lived there and the memories made within those walls? Tennessee Crossroads visited an old farm house in Woodbury, TN, that's been given a new lease on life as T-Cakes Bakery & Cafe from the family that's owned it for a century and a half. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.
In semi-celebration of our 25th anniversary, we've been dusting off stories from the Tennessee Crossroads archives to relive, and here's one Al Voecks put together back in 1988. It's all about a family in West Tennessee who gets swept away carrying on a century-old tradition of making old-fashioned brooms. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Hockaday Handmade Brooms.
It’s amazing how many wonderful places there are for enjoying some of the finest pork barbeque in the world right here in Tennessee but, it takes more than just good barbeque to stay in business over the years as Tennessee Crossroads found out when we visited a 40-year-old restaurant filled with family pride. Big John's Bar-B-Q is permanently closed, but you can watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.