Recent Crossroads Clips

Flat Creek Community Center on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Flat Creek Community Center

Shelbyville, TN

May 10, 2007

Flat Creek is barely a dot on the Tennessee road map. It's 7 miles South of Shelbyville, TN in Bedford County. It actually doesn't even have a traffic light. As Tennessee Crossroads discovered on the 1st Saturday of each month it's a hot spot for old fashioned entertainment and eating. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Flat Creek Community Center.

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Bro's Revisited on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Bro’s Revisited

Nashville, TN

May 10, 2007

Joe Elmore returns to Bro's Cajun Restaurant, Music City's first "real deal" Cajun restaurant.

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Whitestone Country Inn on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Whitestone Country Inn

Kingston, TN

April 19, 2007

Like many of the country inns we visited, it was not only a dream home but a work in progress. Tennessee Crossroads made a return visit to the Whitestone Inn in Kingston, TN to see how the dream has remarkably unfolded for its proud owners. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.

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Melanie Guion - Shoe Artist on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Melanie Guion – Shoe Artist

Nashville, TN

April 12, 2007

Hurricane Katrina caused hundreds of people to flee New Orleans, LA and the gulf coast. Many of those displaced settled in Tennessee. One woman who fled the storm decided Nashville would be a wonderful place to continue her artwork. Tennessee Crossroads shows us this artist is starting over in Music City with her husband, her son and her shoes. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Melanie Guion - Shoe Artist.

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Sgt. Alvin C. York Historic Area on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Sgt. Alvin C. York Historic Area

Pall Mall, TN

April 05, 2007

Tennessee Crossroads visits the home of Tennessee war hero Sgt. Alvin C. York, a WWI most decorated soldier to which he lived from 1920 until his death in 1964. All items are original, all belonged to Sgt. York, including his grist mill and gravesite. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about the Sgt. Alvin C. York Historic Area in Pall Mall, TN.

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Kem Alexander - Concrete Artist on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Kem Alexander – Concrete Artist

Chattanooga, TN

April 05, 2007

It's hard to imagine a piece of highway, a concrete slab, as a beautiful piece of artwork. But one Chattanooga, TN woman has taken the rough and coarse cement and made some very uncommon concrete. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Kem Alexander - Concrete Artist.

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5 Chef's Restaurant on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

5 Chef’s Restaurant

Portland, TN

April 05, 2007

We're all about supporting the interesting features and fine points of small towns in Tennessee. Towns like Portland in Middle Tennessee. If you go there, you might want to visit 5 Chefs restaurant for lunch. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about 5 Chef's Restaurant.

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Knoxville Weekend on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Knoxville Weekend

Knoxville, TN

March 29, 2007

Tennessee Crossroads' Joe Elmore discovers there's plenty to see and do on this urban weekend getaway to East Tennessee. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about the Knoxville Weekend.

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Bea's Restaurant on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Bea’s Restaurant

Chattanooga, TN

March 29, 2007

If you've ever had trouble figuring out how to get conversations started at the dinner tablethen you'l have no problem at Bea's Restaurant in Chattanooga, TN since you almost have to speak to the people at your table if you're going to get your fill. As Tennessee Crossroads found out, when you go to Bea's it's helpful to have brushed up on you "Lazy Susan Operators Manual." Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.

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Old Hickory Arts Center on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Old Hickory Arts Center

Old Hickory, TN

March 29, 2007

Tennessee Crossroads finds an old school house in Old Hickory, TN that was built to educate African-American youngsters. After its heyday as a learning center, and an amazing renovation, it eventually became a center for aspiring and accomplished artists. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Old Hickory Arts Center.

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Artistic Judge on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Artistic Judge

McMinnville, TN

February 22, 2007

Becoming an artist doesn't necessarily mean you have to invest in expensive supplies or even art lessons. Charles Haston began painting at the tender age of 55, with brushes from Walmart, and never looked back. Tennessee Crossroads traveled to McMinville, TN to meet the man known there as "The Artistic Judge".

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Papa Boudreaux's on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Papa Boudreaux’s

Santa Fe, TN

February 08, 2007

Mardi Gras is coming up, but any time is a great time to celebrate the culinary traditions of Louisiana. Tennessee Crossroads' Susan Watson discovered a great place to do just that out near Fly, Tennessee. It may seem like an unlikely place to open a Cajun restaurant, but as Susan found out, the bayou is not the only place to "have big fun."

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