10 hours ago

Vanderbilt buys Sportsman’s Grille site in Hillsboro Village

The university finalized a deal for the site at 1601 21st Ave. S. in April, said Southeast Venture broker J.C. Darby, who listed the property for sale for $2 million in January.

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Vanderbilt’s purchase of the site expands its holdings near campus. In 2016, the university paid $13.25 million for nearly an acre at the northeast corner of Broadway and 20th Ave. S.

    Vanderbilt buys Sportsman's Grille site in Hillsboro Village
    The university is still assessing future plans for the property on 21st Avenue South Vanderbilt University has paid $2.35 million for the Hillsboro Village property home to Nashville mainstay Sportsman's Grille. The university finalized a deal for the site at 1601 21st Ave. S. in April, said Southeast Venture broker J.C.
    https://www.tennessean.com

17 hours ago

Ms. Cheap's Guide to Summer 2018: 94 free things to do around Nashville

There are plenty of local galleries, and many have receptions for exhibit openings. They include: Vanderbilt's Fine Arts Gallery in Cohen Memorial Hall, 1220 21st Ave. S., where the exhibit through July 14 is "America Creative: Portraits by Everett Raymond Kinstler."

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The super interactive "spray pad" at Cumberland Park, 592 S. First St., is open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Friday and noon to 6...

The 12th annual Hot Chicken Festival is July 4 at East Park, 700 Woodland St. The rain-or-shine event starts with a parade of fire trucks at 10:30 a.m. You can try free hot chicken samples from numerous local hot chicken establishments. There is live music and kids activities.

Bells Bend Nature Park, at 4187 Old Hickory Blvd., will celebrate its 10th birthday June 9 with a day of hikes and other programs. The park also has a Pioneer Game Day scheduled for 10 a.m. June 16 for ages 6-12 and other programs through the summer. 

The Franklin Farmers Market is open 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays at the back of The Factory at Franklin, 230 Franklin Road. In addition to the produce, it features live music and family events, including a tomato festival on July 14 and a watermelon festival on August 18.

Nashville's 24th annual Movies in the Park will be in Elmington Park, 3531 West End Ave., on Thursdays in June. The schedule includes: June 7, "Coco;" June 14, "Legally Blonde;" and...

The City of Franklin offers outdoor family movies at 8 p.m. at Pinkerton Park, 405 Murfreesboro Road. On June 22, it is "LEGO Ninjago Movie," and on July 13, it's "Descendants 2."

Radnor Lake State Park, 1160 Otter Creek Road, offers ranger-led hikes, birds of prey programs, reptile programs and canoe floats during the summer. The programs are free, but some have a reservation fee. 

...largest inland stone fortification built during the Civil War. There's a visitor center at 1100 Fort Negley Blvd., which offers interpretative exhibits, interactive touch screens, artifact displays and videos about the Civil War...

...on 17th Avenue North across from M.L. King Magnet School. Kirkpatrick Sprayground is at 620 S. Ninth St. in East Nashville. Open 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and...

The band will also play at Harpeth Hills Church of Christ's annual "One Nation Under God" concert at 6:30 p.m. July 1. There will be free ice cream and a professional fireworks display on the church lawn, 1949 Old Hickory Blvd., Brentwood.

This concert series from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays in The Grove at Fontanel, 4241 Whites Creek Pike, runs through June 21.

...living history event is June 23 at the historic Amqui Station and Visitor’s Center, 303 Madison St. The event includes the living history encampment, guest speakers, vendors, exhibits, a Stage Door Canteen...

Goodlettsville has a Music on Main summer concert series with live music, food trucks, and a kids zone from 6:30-8 p.m. at Goodlettsville City Hall, 105 S Main St. The lineup: June 7, Martin Family Circus; June 21, Adam Cunningham from "The Voice;" July 5 South Street Players; and July 19, TBD.

    Ms. Cheap's Guide to Summer 2018: 94 free things to do around Nashville
    If you are looking for free summer fun, my " Ms. Cheap Guide to Summer 2018" is the ticket. My guide features free Middle Tennessee concerts, festivals, movies, family programs, hikes and nature events, ideas for learning new things, plus a list of free places to get wet and cool off in the 14 weeks between Memorial Day and Labor Day!
    https://www.tennessean.com

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38 hours ago

Cathedral of Praise hosts 2018 National Prison Summit on Mass Incarceration

...The next one will be held on Tuesday, May 29, 10 am, at Discipleship Ministries, 1908 Grand Ave., Nashville, Tenn. 37212. That agenda will include a recap of Town Hall Meeting committee discussions...

    Cathedral of Praise hosts 2018 National Prison Summit on Mass Incarceration - Nashville PRIDE, Inc.
    October 25-27 are the official dates for the Strengthening the Black Church 2018 National Prison Summit on Mass Incarceration. 'Save the Date' cards are being sent out. Two informational sessions have already taken place, with more on the horizon. Guests...Read more →
    http://pridepublishinggroup.com

2 days ago

5 burgers to try in Nashville

1805 21st Ave. S.

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2821 Bransford Ave.

507 12th Ave. S.

4816 Charlotte Ave.

404 12th Ave. S.

    5 burgers to try in Nashville
    CLOSE May is National Burger Month. It's also National Salad Month, but I'm going to wait a minute on that to pay homage to the food that I love so much even cartoon versions of it make me hungry. Seriously, when I was little and watched Wimpy eating hamburgers on Popeye cartoons, I always wanted one so badly.
    https://www.tennessean.com

3 days ago

Theater review: Pipeline-Collective explores human connection with 'World Builders'

Where: Belmont Little Theatre (in the heart of Belmont University’s campus, under Hail Hall), 1900 Belmont Blvd., Nashville.

    Theater review: Pipeline-Collective explores human connection with 'World Builders'
    You may think you've seen plenty of twists on the traditional "boy-meets-girl" story. But you'd be hard-pressed to find one more original (or vibrant) than Johnna Adams' "World Builders," now on stage at Pipeline-Collective.
    https://www.tennessean.com

4 days ago

More Music Row Area Buildings Considered For Redevelopment

An open meeting for the local community to discuss the plans will be held Tuesday (May 22), beginning at 6 p.m. at Edgehill United Methodist Church (1502 Edgehill in Nashville).

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...zoned for buildings up to five stories in height. Panattoni previously developed the building at 35 Music Square East which houses the Country Music Association, SESAC, and Panattoni’s Nashville office. The company is...

...SESAC, and Panattoni’s Nashville office. The company is also developing an office building at 1 Music Circle South that will be home to BMG’s new offices...

    More Music Row Area Buildings Considered For Redevelopment
    A recent proposal from developer Panattoni has some in the Nashville music community concerned. The developer is considering five buildings on 16th Avenue, in the heart of Nashville's Music Row area, with plans to demolish the buildings and replace them with a new office building.
    https://musicrow.com

5 days ago

Rep. John Ray Clemmons added 7 new photos — a...

What a great day for the Dragon Parade and the ribbon cutting for the newly refurbished Dragon🐉

    Rep. John Ray Clemmons
    Honorary flag bearers
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May 19

Bobby's Idle Hour and other historic Music Row buildings eyed for redevelopment

A public meeting about the plans is set for 6 p.m. Tuesday at Edgehill United Methodist Church, at 1502 Edgehill Ave.

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Panattoni is currently building a five-story office building at 1 Music Circle South that will be anchored by BMG. Its existing 4-story building at 35 Music Square East is home to the Country Music Association, SESAC and Panattoni's local office. 

Panattoni is currently building a five-story office building at 1 Music Circle South that will be anchored by BMG. Its existing 4-story building at 35 Music Square East is home to the Country Music Association, SESAC and Panattoni's local office. 

    Bobby's Idle Hour and other historic Music Row buildings eyed for redevelopment
    Panattoni Development is eyeing Bobby's Idle Hour bar and four other historic Music Row sites for its third office building on the iconic music-industry strip. A public meeting about the plans is set for 6 p.m. Tuesday at Edgehill United Methodist Church, at 1502 Edgehill Ave.
    https://www.tennessean.com

May 18

How a 5-year-old helped bring Nashville's mystical mosaic dragon back to life

Where: Fannie Mae Dees Park (aka Dragon Park), 2400 Blakemore Ave.

    How a 5-year-old helped bring Nashville's mystical mosaic dragon back to life
    Five-year-old Alex Angus walks gleefully around the historic dragon of Fannie Mae Dees Park. He runs his fingers along the creature's colorful body. His eyes grow big as he sizes up its great arching back. It's been nearly two years since he's played with this mythical beast.
    https://www.tennessean.com

May 18

Where To Find Frozen Treats In Nashville!

1200 Villa Place #113, Nashville

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129 2nd Ave N, Nashville

114 South 11th St, Nashville

2111 Elliston Place, Nashville

966 Woodland St, Nashville

2911 12th avenue south, Nashville

2444 Music Valley Dr, Nashville

    Where To Find Frozen Treats In Nashville!
    With a runny nose and itchy eyes it must mean that spring is here in Nashville! One of the best things about climbing temperatures, is the excuse to eat ALL the frozen treats that you would like. According to Travel + Leisure Nashville is ranked number three for America's Best Cities for Ice Cream...how COOL ...
    https://nashville.citymomsblog.com

May 16

BHN's Annual Wood For The 'Hood party and fun...

BHN's Annual Wood For The 'Hood party and fundraiser is this weekend! Join your neighbors as we raise funds for our neighborhood's tree canopy. The benefactor? YOU! Through this fundraiser, we have planted over 1,000 trees in our neighborhood! See you Saturday, May 19, from 6-9PM at 1727 Linden Ave. Sponsored by Belmont-Hillsboro Neighbors, Inc.

    Belmont-Hillsboro Neighbors
    BHN's Annual Wood For The 'Hood party and fundraiser is this weekend! Join your neighbors as we raise funds for our neighborhood's tree canopy. The benefactor? YOU! Through this fundraiser, we have...
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May 13

Pipeline-Collective presents pair of Nashville premieres, plus new Playground Series

Where: Belmont Little Theatre (in the heart of Belmont University’s campus, under Hail Hall), 1900 Belmont Blvd., Nashville.

    Pipeline-Collective presents pair of Nashville premieres, plus new Playground Series
    What could possibly be better than an evening of imaginative, thought-provoking theater? How about two? That's exactly what audiences can expect as Pipeline-Collective kicks off its third season with a pair of Nashville premieres, presented in repertory - Johnna Adams' "World Builders" and Mac Rogers' "God of Obsidian."
    https://www.tennessean.com

May 11

Hustle for the House

Location: Nashville Ronald McDonald House, 2144 Fairfax Avenue, Nashville, TN, 37212

    Hustle for the House | Nashville Guru
    Event: Hustle for the House 5k & 1-mile fun run Date: Saturday, September 15, 2018 Time: Fun run at 7:30am and 5k at 8:00am. Location: Nashville Ronald McDonald House, 2144 Fairfax Avenue, Nashville, TN, 37212 Price: Early bird prices through September 8, 2018 are $25 for 5k, $15 for one mile and $10 for Fido.
    http://nashvilleguru.com

May 11

From our friends at HWEN: After two years of ...

From our friends at HWEN: After two years of careful restoration, the Dragon Park Dragon is finally back! On May 20, HWEN will hold its annual Dragon Parade ending at the Park and celebrating the Dragon’s Grand Reopening. This work on the community-built sculpture will help weatherproof it for many years. The parade begins at 3 at the Triangle Park at the corner of Blair and Natchez Trace. Once the procession reaches the park, neighbors can enjoy an ice cream social, special children’s activities, and at 4:15, the first of four Dragon Music Sunday concerts. Fundraising for the Dragon continues, and neighbors can contribute at the Save our Dragon Website. https://www.gofundme.com/SaveOurDragon

    Click here to support Save Our Dragon organized by Michelle Fowler
    Whether you grew up playing on it or bring friends and family to marvel at its majestic form, the mosaic dragon sculpture in Fannie Mae Dees Park serves as a beloved touchstone for generations of Nashvillians. We come here to play, run and imagine. We come here to gather, relax and restore.
    https://www.gofundme.com

May 10

Home Tour 2018 Sneak Peek: 1407 Paris

Home Tour 2018 Sneak Peek: 1407 Paris

    Home Tour 2018 Sneak Peek: 1407 Paris
    In today's Sneak Peek of the 12-South Home Tour, please meet Elizabeth and Matthew Burch (and their really cute mini-golden doodle, Finley) of 1407 Paris Avenue The property has been in the family since 1995 but it wasn't until 2016 that the Burch family started their historical renovation project.
    http://12south.org

May 09

Blue Moves dance company explores 'Myths' at Centennial Park

The performance is at 7:30 p.m. Friday. at Bongo After Hours Theatre, 2007 Belmont Ave., Nashville. Tickets are $10, available online or at the door. Visit bongoafterhourstheatre.com for details.

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Screenings are at 10:30 a.m. Saturday and noon May 19 at Regal Cinemas Hollywood 27, 719 Thompson Lane, Nashville. Admission is $15 for non-members, $8 for members, and free with an NFF laminate pass. Visit www.nashvillefilmfestival.org, https://tinyurl.com/y8ypevb9 or www.bigfott.com/duiztak.html.

The show is up through June 3.  Red Arrow Gallery is at 919 Gallatin Ave #4.  Its hours are 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, but is open daily by appointment.  Admission is free. 

...Calm exhibition is on view through Sept. 15.  The Carl Van Vechten Gallery is at 1000 17th Ave. N. on the corner of Dr. D.B. Todd Jr. Blvd. and Jackson Street.  Its hours...

The performance is at 7 p.m. Thursday. at OZ Arts Nashville, 6172 Cockrill Bend Circle. Tickets are $20, $10 for children 12 and under, available at ozartsnashville.org.

    Blue Moves dance company explores 'Myths' at Centennial Park
    Blue Moves Modern Dance Company is back this weekend with a unique multimedia performance titled "Myths: Connecting Universal Experiences." Presented in partnership with Metro Parks Cultural Arts Division, the production explores myths from many cultures, while drawing inspiration from familiar structures at Centennial Park, including the Rose Garden pergola, the Woman's Suffrage Monument and the Parthenon.
    https://www.tennessean.com

May 08

Mayor Briley proposes land sales, outsourcing parking meters to make up $38M in budget

The old Murrell School building at 1450 14th Ave S. in Edgehill. The school was most recently used as a special-needs facility.

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The old Green Hills fire station at 2025 Richard Jones Road.

Property at 3800 Charlotte Avenue that has an old Metro Public Works building.

The Metro Fire Department abandoned the old Green Hills fire station in 2015 to move into a new Station 20 facility at 1626 Harding Place.

    Mayor Briley proposes land sales, outsourcing parking meters to make up $38M in budget
    CLOSE Navigating a budget shortfall in a hot real estate market, Nashville Mayor David Briley's administration is banking on generating $38 million in new revenue by selling three city properties and bringing in a private company to operate Metro's on-street parking services.
    https://www.tennessean.com

May 07

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May 06

Bob Baffert's latest Kentucky Derby win with Justify may be his greatest training feat

In fact, even in this Derby, WinStar owned a piece of Audible and Noble Indy (trained by Todd Pletcher) and owns a horse named Quip, who is a candidate for the Belmont under the tutelage of Rodolphe Brisset. WinStar’s 2016 Belmont winner Creator was trained by Steven Asmussen.

    Bob Baffert's latest Kentucky Derby win with Justify may be his greatest training feat
    CLOSE LOUISVILLE - Around this time every spring, a new crop of 2-year-olds arrives at the Bob Baffert barn in Southern California. In a given year, there may be as many as 30 or 40, nearly all of them regally bred and many of them purchased at auctions in the high six- or seven-figure range by owners who dream of winning the Kentucky Derby.
    https://www.usatoday.com

May 03

The HWEN Plant Swap and Composting Event is S...

The HWEN Plant Swap and Composting Event is Saturday, May 5, 1:30-4:00 pm at 407 Chesterfield Avenue. This year there will be a representative from Metro Public Works with us to share ideas about backyard composting and to raffle away two composters. So, bring the plants you are ready to share, and go home with something new for your garden! You may be leaving with a brand new composter as well.

    Hillsboro West End Neighborhood
    The HWEN Plant Swap and Composting Event is Saturday, May 5, 1:30-4:00 pm at 407 Chesterfield Avenue. This year there will be a representative from Metro Public Works with us to share ideas about...
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May 02

Hillsboro West End Neighborhood is at The Dra...

There's still 5 hours left to give during #BigPayback to Save Our Dragon at Fannie Mae Park!! Give what you can, $10 goes a long way!! Also please share with friends and neighbors. 🐲🐉🐲🐉🐲🐉🐉 Donate here: https://www.thebigpayback.org//SaveOurDragon

    You Can Make A Difference Too
    Help area nonprofits working hard to make Middle Tennessee great by donating on May 2nd. #BigPayback
    https://www.thebigpayback.org

May 01

Ms. Cheap: 9 Free things to do this weekend, plus some super sales

...The workshops are at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the center at 2525 Hillsboro Road. nashvillerosesociety.org...

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...guests bring the creativity. The finished work will be on display at Plaza Art, at 633 Middleton St. nashvilledowntown.com...

This is a reminder that there is a free Pack the Wagon Party from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Tennessee State Museum, 505 Deaderick St., to celebrate the upcoming move into the new museum space this fall. Lots of family friendly fun and it's a last chance to visit the old museum. tnmuseum.org 

Hester & Cook's annual warehouse sale is 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at 2728 Eugenia Ave. You will find discounted products from all of Hester & Cook's fun categories — home decor, paper for the tabletop, and stationery — featuring linens, paper goods, vintage salvage and gift items.

    Ms. Cheap: 9 Free things to do this weekend, plus some super sales
    It's an artsy kind of weekend, with the Tennessee Craft Fair in Centennial Park, the Harding Art Show, and art crawls in Franklin, Wedgewood-Houston and Downtown Nashville. The 47th Annual Spring Tennessee Craft Fair is in Centennial Park on Friday through Sunday, with free admission and more than 200 artists and craft artisans.
    https://www.tennessean.com

Apr 27

Updates and Events/Meetings for April 27-May 5

CASE 2018-137: Richard Fewell, appellant and owner of the property located at 1419 Edgehill Road, requesting Item A appeal, challenging the zoning administrator's denial of a short term rental permit. Applicant operated prior to obtaining the legally required permit.

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We also have an exciting new park on the horizon: Azafrán Park, next to Casa Azafrán. Everyone is invited to the grand opening of Azafrán Park on Friday, May 18th at 10 a.m. at 2187 Nolensville Pike. Neighbors can RSVP here.

Third reading: abandoning an easement at 700 Hamilton Ave.

...the meeting at 1 p.m. at the Sonny West Conference Center, Howard Office Building, 700 2nd Ave S. You can also write to the BZA at bza@nashville.gov, but you must email...

CASE 2017-430: Brian Carter, appellant and Woody Welch, owner of the property located at 414 Woodycrest Avenue, requesting a setback variance from fence requirements in the IR District, to construct a masonry wall along the front of property line.

CASE 2018-047: Grover Collins, appellant and Victoria Fields, owner of the property located at 2225 10th Avenue S, Units 201, 202, 203 and 207, requesting an Item A appeal of the cancellation of four short term rental permits based on SP zoning district restrictions.

CASE 2018-104: Bob Bernstein, appellant and owner of the property located at 952 Clayton Avenue, requesting a variance from sidewalk requirements in the R10 District, to construct an addition and convert the detached garage into a second single family residence.

CASE 2018-116: Ryan Snellen, appellant and owner of the property located at 924 Archer Street, requesting Item A appeal, challenging the zoning administrator's denial of a short term rental permit. Applicant operated prior to obtaining the legally required permit.

CASE 2018-124: Paul Chinetti, appellant and owner of the property located at 1255 1st Avenue South, requesting an Item A appeal, challenging the zoning administrator's denial of a short term rental permit.

CASE 2018-139: McLean Construction, appellant and Affordable Housing Resources, Inc., owner of the property located at 41 N. Hill Street, requesting a variance from sidewalk requirements in the R6 District, to construct a single family residence. 

Seay-Hubbard UMC (1116 1st Ave S) Fish Fry starting at 9 a.m.

    Updates and Events/Meetings for April 27-May 5
    This Saturday is the Rock 'N' Roll Marathon, which means road closures in portions of District 17. You can see our portion of the race in the map below; portions of the following streets will be closed (times in parentheses): 17th Ave S between the roundabout and Magnolia Blvd (5:45-9:30 a.m.)
    http://colbysledge.nationbuilder.com

Apr 26

Village Wines and Virgin Bay Seafood Partner for Tasting Event

...side dish of knowledge. Village Wines is located in Hillsboro Village behind Pancake Pantry at  2006 Belcourt Ave.

    Village Wines and Virgin Bay Seafood Partner for Tasting Event
    I've written in this space a few times about Virgin Bay Seafood , a local family-run operation offering direct dock-to-door Alaskan seafood through a subscription service or retail sales at farmers markets.
    https://www.nashvillescene.com

Apr 26

Hi Neighbors, Just a reminder that the St. J...

Hi Neighbors, Just a reminder that the St. Jude Rock ’n’ Roll Nashville 1/2 and full Marathon runs through our neighborhood Saturday, April 28 with street closures from 6:00 AM - 10:30 AM. Check this handy guide for street closures near you and any destinations you may have on Saturday morning. You can also use your WAZE app for point to point directions around road closures on race day. If you are on the race route, please do not park on the street from Friday evening until after the race on Saturday. Check this link for other Marathon experiences available this weekend. While you are out cheering for the runners Saturday morning, join Belmont-Hillsboro Neighbors, Inc for our annual Marathon Breakfast at Belmont Blvd Bed & Breakfast (2808 Belmont Blvd). Stop by and say hello and have a little breakfast and a cup of Bongo Java coffee. We would love to see you! We will have lots of visitors in our neighborhood this weekend. Let’s all do our part to make sure everyone has a fun and safe Marathon experience. Thanks for all you do for our neighborhood! http://www.runrocknroll.com/nashville/the-races/road-closures/

    Road Closures - Rock 'n' Roll Nashville
    Information about road closures for the St. Jude Rock 'n' Roll Nashville Marathon & 1/2 Marathon and 5k on Saturday, April 28, 2018, for the one mile race on Thursday, April 26, and for KiDS ROCK on Sunday, April 29, follow. All information is subject to change.
    http://www.runrocknroll.com

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