HOTLINE: Thursday, January 16, 2014

HOTLINE: Thursday, January 16, 2014

CREATED Jan 16, 2014

FASHION / TRISCIA STILES / DOTS: Triscia shared how to use your wardrobe to dress down the pounds. There are two Dots locations in the Nashville area: 3460 Dickerson Pike, Nashville, TN 37201, (615) 865-2270 and 801 Industrial Blvd., Smyrna, TN 37167, (615) 220-0309. For more information, visit www.dots.com.

BOOKS / SUE MONK KIDD / AUTHOR: Sue talked about her new book "The Invention of Wings". It is available wherever books are sold. For more information, visit www.suemonkkidd.com. Follow Sue on twitter @suemonkkidd. 

MONEY-SAVING IDEAS / MARY HANCE / MS. CHEAP: Mary talked about free and inexpensive places to take the family swimming during the winter.To get more info on Metro Parks Centennial Sportsplex pools, call 615-862-8480 or visit www.nashville.gov/Parks-and-Recreation/Centennial Sportsplex/Aquatics.aspx. In addition to the Sportsplex pools, there are free indoor pools with open swim times at four Metro Parks regional community centers in Nashville: Hartman Park (615-862-8479), Hadley Park (615-862-8451), East Park (615-862-8448) and Coleman Park (615-862-8445). Williamson County Parks and Recreation has three indoor pools: Franklin Recreation Complex (1120 Hillsboro Road in Franklin), Longview Recreation Center (2909 Commonwealth Drive in Spring Hill), and the Indoor Sports Complex (920 Heritage Way in Brentwood). Murfreesboro also has an indoor pool at Patterson Park Community Center at 521 Mercury Blvd. In Lebanon The Jimmy Floyd Family Center pool is at 511 N. Castle Heights Ave. For more information on the The Gallatin Civic Center pool, go to www.gallatinciviccenter.com/index.html or call 615-451-5911. Also, The YMCA of Middle Tennessee has 16 locations with indoor pools, and the best way to find information about pool hours is to visit the Swim Guide page at www.ymcamidtn.org/swim