Civil Rights History: Nashville Sit-ins

Greensboro, North Carolina, is often considered as the site of the first sit-ins of the American civil rights movement. But, in truth, activists in Nashville carried out the first “test” sit-ins in late 1959. Read on to learn more about Nashville’s role in peaceful demonstrations in the Civil Rights movement.

The Parthenon in Nashville’s Centennial Park

Centennial Park’s life-size replica of the Greek Parthenon is a monument to the creativity and energy of the New South, and also to Nashville’s distinction as the Athens of the South. Read more about the history of Nashville’s Parthenon and reasons why you should go beyond admiring the exterior and step inside.

Live Music Venues in Nashville

From the historic Ryman Auditorium to the must-see Grand Ole Opry to the Bluebird Cafe (where Nashville’s real music magic happens), there are venues large and small for live music lovers in Nashville. Read on for suggestions on the best venues for all tastes.

Where to Buy Western Wear in Nashville

Follow this guide by expert author Margaret Littman to outfit yourself in some of the best Western designs. From must-have boots to bespoke shirts, the top western wear can be found in Nashville.

Moon Nashville

Nashville resident Margaret Littman gives readers an insider’s look at the capital of the Volunteer State, from the Country Music Hall of Fame to the Civil Rights Room at the Nashville Public Library. Complete with tips on visiting the Parthenon, strolling through the Cheekwood, enjoying the vibrant nightlife, and getting the most of the renowned […]

The Best Memphis Juke Joints

Memphis is a musical mecca, especially when it comes to the blues. Author Margaret Littman details which juke joints to check out, ranging from the legendary Wild Bill’s to the Big S Bar and Grill.

Moon Spotlight Chattanooga & Knoxville

Moon Spotlight Chattanooga & Knoxville is a 76-page compact guide covering the best of these two Tennessee cities, including Lookout Mountain, Cherokee National Forest, and the East Tennessee History Center. Tennessee resident Margaret Littman offers her firsthand advice on must-see attractions, as well as maps with sightseeing highlights, so you can make the most of […]

Moon Spotlight Memphis

Moon Spotlight Memphis is an 80-page compact guide covering the ins and outs of the Home of the Blues. Tennessee resident Margaret Littman offers her firsthand advice on must-see attractions, as well as maps with sightseeing highlights, so you can make the most of your time. This lightweight guide is packed with recommendations on entertainment, […]