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So far Mary Lee Bennett has created 30 blog entries.

Walk This Westhaven Way!

From walking their kids to school to taking a stroll down the street for happy hour with friends, Luke and Evin Krehbiel have found Westhaven’s walkability to be at the core of community life. “We call it forced interaction,” says Luke, "because you’re so close to the neighbors nearby you end up interacting more and [...]

By | 2018-06-04T14:48:24+00:00 June 4th, 2018|News|0 Comments

One Foot In the Town, One Foot In the Country

If you had to pick one, would you side with wide open spaces, including a backyard creek and hiking trails? Or would you go for quick, walkable access to shops and restaurants? Living in Westhaven, Randy Reeves enjoys the best of both worlds. “I always joked that one side of our house is in the [...]

By | 2018-04-18T07:47:16+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

 Increased Density Makes Life More Simple for Sports & Entertainment Marketing Professional

Ron Cook is a Middle Tennessee native who’s spent his entire life just a stone’s throw away from Westhaven. But it wasn’t until he and his wife Peggy downsized from their 4,500-square foot home in Brentwood to a condo one-third the size in Westhaven that he learned just how much can be gained by living [...]

By | 2018-03-14T07:40:04+00:00 March 12th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Westhaven’s Mixed-Use & Diversity Creates a Simpler Life for Professional Artist

When you step into Shari Lacey’s art studio, you’ll immediately notice a certain ease – a comfort that washes through the space, cool and refreshing like the mottled greys, teals, and creamy whites that she expertly cuts into her canvases with a well-used palette knife. Her paintings are slightly abstract, like a dream, nostalgic in [...]

By | 2018-02-15T09:05:33+00:00 February 14th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Westhaven’s Unique Sense of Community

See what The Tennessean has to say about Westhaven's sense of community! Like growing numbers of home buyers, Krehbiel and her husband, Luke, were looking for more than a place to live when they purchased their house. They found a social network where they and their three children can develop friendships and enjoy a sense [...]

By | 2018-01-15T10:12:50+00:00 January 15th, 2018|News|0 Comments


See what the Tennessean has to say about The Urban Juicer! Walk into Urban Juicer in Westhaven and expect to be surprised. Yes, it anchors the quaint, almost antebellum Town Center building at the corner of one of Franklin’s newest small-town streetscapes, but step inside and the mood changes from southern charm to ultra hipster. [...]

By | 2017-08-23T10:05:32+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|News|0 Comments


The second annual Franklin Hot Air Balloon Festival returned to Westhaven on Saturday, July 29th, a reschedule from the rain out of the originally scheduled event in May. This year’s event featured VIP access, a kid’s zone, live music, craft vendors, Nashville area food trucks, all culminating with a hot air balloon glow at dusk [...]

By | 2017-08-23T10:33:40+00:00 August 4th, 2017|News|0 Comments


After years of delays, TDOT released the new three year plan which included the approval to begin the construction of the northwest quadrant of Mack Hatcher Memorial Parkway. Franklin Mayor Ken Moore said Tuesday was a great day for the city. “The northwest quadrant of Mack Hatcher has been our No. 1 priority for a [...]

By | 2017-08-23T10:58:50+00:00 May 10th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Tee Time at the Westhaven Golf Club

Cauthen first developed his love for the game of golf while playing with his father and three brothers growing up in Jefferson City, Tennessee. His passion continued while playing on the Men’s Golf Team at Tennessee Technological University under the tutelage of PGA Professional Bobby Nichols. Chris began his career in 1994 at Richland Country [...]

By | 2017-08-23T12:17:48+00:00 February 10th, 2017|News|0 Comments