May 10

Controversy forces name change for 'The Sit-In' coffee shop in North Nashville

Bernstein — owner of Bongo Java and Fido — is opening his new place on the ground floor of new apartments at 1821 Jefferson St. He announced the name two months ago to honor the civil rights movement.

    Controversy forces name change for 'The Sit-In' coffee shop in North Nashville
    CLOSE Fido/Bongo Java owner Bob Bernstein comes under fire from activists who say he shouldn't try to profit from the pain of the civil rights protests Nashville coffee king Bob Bernstein plans to change the name of his soon-to-open North Nashville coffee shop The Sit-In after massive backlash broke out on Facebook.
    https://www.tennessean.com

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