May News + Rooftops

While April’s numbers are strong, the tight inventory is still creating a lot of tension in the market. New construction sales are still outpacing resale homes. Davidson county stats are here. Williamson county stats are here.

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Remember when Broadway was the only place to get a rooftop cocktail, surrounded by bachelorette parties (aka Woo Girls) and conventioneers? Nowadays, those looking to catch a sip with a view have multiple choices.

Pro tip: Always check the DJ schedule before you go. If you are wanting conversation, you won’t get it when the DJ is spinning. (I’m looking at you L.A. Jackson) Usually they don’t start until after sunset on weeknights, but weekends can get started much earlier.

Bobby’s Rooftop Lounge – In the brand new Bobby Hotel; it’s got a 1956 bus up there!

L.A. Jackson – Top of the Thompson Hotel in the Gulch.

Rare Bird – Deco darling Noelle Hotel has this newest spot.(second photo)

L27 – One of the city’s first off Broadway has just undergone extensive renovations. Westin Hotel downtown. (top photo)

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Spring means berries, and what better way to showcase them than a pavlova? I’ll be cranking out some “mini pavs” for the annual cricket match, so if you want to try one, come out to the game!

Image from Natasha’s Kitchen

 

Until next time!

 

Collyn

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