Margaret Littman

Margaret Littman

Writer. Editor. Reporter. Paddler.

For more than 20 years I've written & edited about startup businesses, finance, Chicago, Nashville, the Natchez Trace, travel, food, dogs, the great outdoors & the music industry.

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Field Guide: Memphis - Nashville Lifestyles

The Bluff City has its year-‘round charms (except, perhaps, the peak of summer heat and humidity). But May is a particularly compelling time to visit, when the Memphis in May International Festival offers live music and barbecue championships all month long. This year, the lure west is even stronger, thanks to the recent opening of Elvis Presley’s Memphis, a $45 million expansion of the Graceland site that has added 40 acres and lots of entertainment options to the King’s complex.

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Exploring the Natchez Trace - Nashville Lifestyles

The scenic Natchez Trace is right in your backyard—
and there’s no time like the present to explore the past.

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A Guide to Nashville Honkytonk - The Virgin Atlantic Blog

A Guide to Nashville Honkytonk - The Virgin Atlant...


'Hot chicken' migrates north from Nashville

Nashville may be famous for country music, but it's also known for a delicacy called “hot chicken.”


Needlework | Arthritis Knitting | Arthritis Crochet

By Margaret Littman. Text Size: BiggerSmaller. print email to a friend. Article; Comments. If arthritis has forced you to put down your needlework, take heart....

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10 Things to do this weekend

By: Margaret Littman December 22, 2010. DANCE. If you're going to be indoors at church or next to the tree for most of the weekend, take this chance to get out ......

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A Luxury Shoemaker's Surprise Family Business

Philip Nappi discovers that his passion of footwear runs in the family....

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Haus of Yarn launches its mobile shop to serve area knitters

If you're a knitter in a suburb or small town in Middle Tennessee, or even a Nashville neighborhood, the recent recession likely hit you hard......

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Blue Moon Rises Again on the Cumberland

When I’m not at my laptop writing, or not at a restaurant eating, I’m on the water paddling. (Seriously. In the interest of full disclosure,......

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10 Things to do this Weekend

By Margaret Littman April 12, 2012. VIEW. It's the season to play ball. Kick it off by catching "BEYOND BASEBALL: THE LIFE OF ROBERTO CLEMENTE," a ......


Avoid These Off-Site Work Party Mistakes

Even when you hold your holiday party off-site, you’re still the host and a successful party relies on your good planning. Here are four mistakes to avoid....

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Mitchell Deli Has New Digs, But the Same Vibe

@mitchelldeliSome of us don’t like change. Once we have a favorite sandwich spot, we don’t want anything to upset the special balance of neighborhood hangout/turkey......

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The Business of Bonnaroo - Nashville Lifestyles

The annual Manchester music festival and its essential economic impact on Middle Tennessee. Written By: Margaret Littman. Photographers: The Tennessean....

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What to Expect From Hotel Room Service Now

Room service options are changing and, in some cases, disappearing altogether. Here's what the changes mean to you....

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College Entrepreneur of 2012: Bryan Silverman

An enterprising young trep capitalizes on a captive audience with toilet paper you can read....