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So far Mary Lee Bennett has created 31 blog entries.

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

The Urban Juicer is Now Open in Westhaven

The Urban Juicer specializes in fresh, all-natural juices & smoothies, cold press juices, superfoods, and healthy grab and go lunches. The Urban Juicer also offers one and three day juice cleanses. Exclusive to this location are the fresh juice cocktails. Hours of operation are Monday – Friday 7 am – 7 pm, Saturday 7 am – [...]

By | 2017-08-10T20:42:25+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Westhaven Luxury Spec Homes

It’s no surprise that Williamson County’s red-hot economy, 2.7 percent unemployment rate and enviable record of attracting relocating corporate offices are making it easier for almost anyone to find a job. But they are also having an unexpected effect on the way million-dollar homes are bought and sold.  Westhaven’s includes some of the best builders [...]

By | 2017-08-10T20:42:38+00:00 July 28th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Porchfest Draws Local Talent to Neighborly Stages in Westhaven!

By Kerri Bartlett, Assistant Editor kerri@williamsonherald.com The second annual PorchFest will bring grooves to the Westhaven development off Highway 96 in Franklin Saturday, June 15 from 4 to 10 p.m. Neighbors and attendees alike will mosey porch to porch along the streets of Westhaven to hear tunes performed by about 20 area musicians performing on [...]

By | 2018-01-02T09:08:45+00:00 June 1st, 2016|News|0 Comments