3 days ago

Updates and Events/Meetings for July 13-22

Today marks the first day of early voting at Howard School (700 2nd Ave S) for several state office primaries and Vice Mayor. I'm supporting current acting Vice Mayor...

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Two D17 items are on the Thurs., July 19 agenda (1 p.m. at MNPS Headquarters, 2601 Bransford Ave). I'm neutral on both:

South Nashville Action People (SNAP) will meet at 6 p.m. at the SNAP Center, 1224 Martin St.

    Updates and Events/Meetings for July 13-22
    Two D17 items are on the Thurs., July 19 agenda (1 p.m. at MNPS Headquarters, 2601 Bransford Ave). I'm neutral on both: An application for a Dogtopia on 8th Ave S. A setback variance on Clayton Ave. If you want to check out the outcomes of recent decisions, you can use the BZA Tracker.
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3 days ago

Early voting begins today: Here's what you need to know

Howard Office Building, Sonny West Auditorium - 700 2nd Avenue South, Nashville 37210

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Belle Meade City Hall - 4705 Harding Pike, Nashville 37205

Bellevue Library - 720 Baugh Road, Nashville 37221

Bordeaux Library - 4000 Clarksville Pike, Nashville 37218

Casa Azafrán Community Center - 2195 Nolensville Pike, Nashville 37211

Edmondson Pike Library - 5501 Edmondson Pike, Nashville 37211

Goodlettsville Community Center - 200 Memorial Drive, Goodlettsville 37072

Green Hills Library - 3701 Benham Avenue, Nashville 37215

Madison Station Fifty Forward - 301 Madison Street, Madison 37115

Southeast Library - 5260 Hickory Hollow Parkway, Antioch 37013

    Early voting begins today: Here's what you need to know
    Davidson County residents will be able to begin casting their votes in the primary election starting Friday. Early voting will be made available through Saturday, July 28. Click here to read more about the races up for contention.
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3 days ago

Early Voting Begins Today in State Primary and County General Elections

Initially, early voters can only cast their ballots at the Howard Office Building at 700 Second Ave. S. On July 19, all early voting locations will open. 

    Early Voting Begins Today in State Primary and County General Elections
    It feels like we've only just stopped tallying votes for the last election, and yet another one is upon us. Early voting begins today for the state primary election, including legislative, gubernatorial, U.S. House and U.S. Senate races. Officially, the county general election is also on Aug.
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4 days ago

Davidson County Early Voting Begins July 13

Early Voting will be available at the Howard Office Building, 700 2nd Avenue South, for the entire Early Voting period, including Tuesday and Thursday evenings and three Saturdays. Ten satellite locations will open on Thursday, July 19 through Saturday, July 28.

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Belle Meade City Hall – 4705 Harding Pike, Nashville 37205

Bellevue Library – 720 Baugh Road, Nashville 37221

Bordeaux Library – 4000 Clarksville Pike, Nashville 37218

Casa Azafrán Community Center – 2195 Nolensville Pike, Nashville 37211

Edmondson Pike Library – 5501 Edmondson Pike, Nashville 37211

Goodlettsville Community Center – 200 Memorial Drive, Goodlettsville 37072

Green Hills Library – 3701 Benham Avenue, Nashville 37215

Madison Station Fifty Forward – 301 Madison Street, Madison 37115

Southeast Library – 5260 Hickory Hollow Parkway, Antioch 37013

...of Tennessee law and funded by Metropolitan Nashville government. The main office is located at 1417 Murfreesboro Pike, Nashville, TN 37217...

    Davidson County Early Voting Begins July 13
    Davidson County voters may cast their ballots for the State Primary and County General, Oak Hill Municipal Election beginning Friday, July 13 through Saturday, July 28. Early Voting will be available at the Howard Office Building, 700 2nd Avenue South, for the entire Early Voting period, including Tuesday and Thursday evenings and three Saturdays.
    http://www.nashville.gov

5 days ago

Things To Know About the August 2, 2018 Election

Early Voting will begin at the Howard Office Building, 700 2nd Avenue S, on Friday, July 13, 2018.

    Things To Know About the August 2, 2018 Election
    You take pride in staying abreast of local issues. You study candidate platforms, attend community meetings and always cast your ballot early before every election. You're an involved citizen, but after all the back-to-back elections, even YOU are confused. We understand, so here's information we hope will clear up your questions: When is the next county-wide election?
    http://www.nashville.gov

5 days ago

Uncle Dave Macon Days and more things to do in Nashville this weekend

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, and has a Tomato Festival on Saturday, where you can celebrate summer’s favorite veggie with heirloom tomato tastings, plus fun games for the kids.

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Hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Ellington Agricultural Center is at 404 Hogan Rd. 

The Jazz on the Cumberland concert series on the riverfront (Nashville Cumberland Park, at 592 S. First St., next to Nissan Stadium), features smooth and traditional jazz on scattered summer Sundays. The San...

...will perform on the indoor/outdoor stage(called JamNasium) on the Nashville City Center Plaza, 511 Union St. Nashville City Center's owner Alliance Partners HSP is the sponsor...

St. Mary's Bookstore's annual Pennies from Heaven sale, where prices really do start at a penny for all kinds of merchandise, is Monday through July 21 at the store at 1909 West End Ave.

...art and crafts supplies, is having a rummage sale through Saturday. The store, located at 2416 Music Valley Drive, is cleaning out three rooms worth of donations. Customers can bring their own bag (any...

    Uncle Dave Macon Days and more things to do in Nashville this weekend
    This weekend is a great combination of family activities, music and a little shopping, too. Not free, but very affordable is the 41st annual Uncle Dave Macon Days festival in Cannonsburg Village in Murfreesboro on Friday and Saturday. Tickets are $10 for adults and children under 12 are free.
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Jul 09

As Shake Shack Prepares for an August Opening, They’re Popping Up at Husk

...as part of a pop-up event on Saturday, July 21. The event at Husk, 37 Rutledge St., will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., but guests can choose between...

...public streets near Husk and at the nearby Nashville Children’s Theater parking lot at 25 Middleton St.

    As Shake Shack Prepares for an August Opening, They're Popping Up at Husk
    If you're driving past the Hill Center in Green Hills, it's almost impossible not to at least sneak a peek on the progress of Nashville's impending first location of the iconic New York chain Shake Shack , or as some people call it "Yankee Hugh Baby's ."
    https://www.nashvillescene.com

Jul 06

Try Shake Shack burgers before Nashville location opens

Where: Husk; 37 Rutledge St.; free parking will be provided on the street near Husk and at the Nashville Children’s Theater parking lot at 25 Middleton St.

Where: Husk; 37 Rutledge St.; free parking will be provided on the street near Husk and at the Nashville Children’s Theater parking lot at 25 Middleton St.

    Try Shake Shack burgers before Nashville location opens
    It's a dream made in culinary heaven: Shake Shack, the growing burger joint with a cult-like following, is partnering with renowned chef Sean Brock to give Nashville diners a taste of what's to come.
    https://www.tennessean.com

Jun 28

How to celebrate Independence Day in Williamson County

Where: 239 Franklin Road, Franklin

    How to celebrate Independence Day in Williamson County
    Gather the kids and don the red, white and blue. It's the Fourth of July and there's so much to do in Williamson County. The Bridge Church is hosting its third annual Food Trucks & Fireworks event at their Spring Hill campus. Bring lawn chairs and blankets and join the fun.
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Jun 27

Your guide to Nashville's craft breweries

505 Lea Ave.

928 5th Ave. S.

809 Ewing Ave.

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101 Van Buren St.

2952 Sidco Drive

2312 Clifton Ave.

1200 Clinton St., # 110

320 E. Trinity Lane

800 44th Ave. N.

701 8th Ave. S.

30 Oldham St.

903 Main St.

1201 Porter Road (East Nashville) or 5012 Centennial Blvd. (The Nations)

1201 Porter Road (East Nashville) or 5012 Centennial Blvd. (The Nations)

7300 Charlotte Pike (HQ) or 1538 Demonbreun St. (Music Row)

7300 Charlotte Pike (HQ) or 1538 Demonbreun St. (Music Row)

5901 California Ave., Suite 105

910 Division St., but a move to Madison is in the works

2008 B Johnson Industrial Blvd. (Nolensville) or 2905 12th Ave. S. (opening summer 2018)

    Your guide to Nashville's craft breweries
    Nashville's craft beer scene has exploded in recent years, and right now there doesn't seem to be any slowdown in sight. With so many places to get a locally brewed beer, we decided to compile a list of Nashville and Nashville-adjacent breweries.
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Jun 21

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Jun 19

Mojo's Tacos at The Factory at Franklin offers classics, tasty twists

Location: The Factory at Franklin (former Saffire space), 230 Franklin Road

    Mojo's Tacos at The Factory at Franklin offers classics, tasty twists
    Name: Mojo's Tacos Location: The Factory at Franklin (former Saffire space), 230 Franklin Road Website: www.mojostacos.com Hours: 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday Expense Ranking: $6-$10 Ambiance: Anyone who was a fan of Saffire, the restaurant that occupied this space for years, will miss the warm, welcoming vibe of the previous tenant.
    https://www.tennessean.com

Jun 15

Where to get fresh Georgia peaches in Nashville, Murfreesboro

7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Frothy Monkey, 125 5th Ave S. Franklin,

8 a.m.-2 p.m. DT McCall, 232 Franklin Road, Franklin

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10 a.m.-3 p.m. The Food Company Restaurant, 2211 Bandywood Drive, Nashville

3:30-7:30 p.m. Bellevue Farmers Market, 684 Colice Jeanne Road, Nashville

8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Trinity Presbyterian Church, 3201 Hillsboro Pike, Nashville

9 a.m.-1 p.m. Cindi Earle Fine Jewelry, 5101 Harding Pike, Nashville

9 a.m.-12:30 Richland Park Farmers' Market, 4711 Charlotte Pike, Nashville

9 a.m.-1 p.m. Imogene + Willie, 2601 12th Avenue South, Nashville

10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Elmington Park, 3531 West End Ave., Nashville

10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sevier Park, 3000 Granny White Pike, Nashville

11 a.m.-4 p.m. Belle Meade Flower Mart, 4503 Harding Pike, Nashville

12-3 p.m. Amqui Station Farmers' Market, 303 Madison St., Madison

    Where to get fresh Georgia peaches in Nashville, Murfreesboro
    The Peach Truck is heading to Middle Tennessee. Since 2012, Stephen and Jessica Rose have been selling fresh, straight-from-the-farm freestone Georgia peaches throughout June, July and August. "When we realized people didn't know what a true Georgia peach fresh off the tree tasted like, we set out to change that.
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Jun 15

6 Brentwood restaurants disciplined for underage alcohol sales

Brick's Cafe & Bistro, 330 Franklin Road

    6 Brentwood restaurants disciplined for underage alcohol sales
    Several Brentwood restaurants are about to pay for an expensive mistake. Half a dozen restaurants in the city were cited for serving alcohol to an underage patron in a February sting conducted by the Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission and the Brentwood Police Department.
    https://www.tennessean.com

Jun 14

Summer NAMM show opens to the public on June 30

...8:30 – 10:30 p.m. at The Listening Room Café’s new location at 618 4th Ave S, during Summer NAMM. This year’s performers include alt-pop singer-songwriter Megan Davies; “The...

    Summer NAMM show opens to the public on June 30 - Nashville PRIDE, Inc.
    A new one-day "festival" of music gear and pro audio products will take place during Summer NAMM in Nashville on Saturday, June 30 at Music City Center. Summer NAMM will host the inaugural Make Music Experience, an all-day, all-access pass for consumer and prosumer audiences who want to demo the latest music and pro audio gear, meet with top manufacturers, and explore career-enhancing education and networking opportunities with the music industry's top insiders.
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Jun 10

3 years after 'Tomato-gate,' there are even fewer women on country radio

Where: The Listening Room Cafe,  618 Fourth Ave. S.

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Where: Analog at Hutton Hotel, 1808 West End Ave.

    3 years after 'Tomato-gate,' there are even fewer women on country radio
    Three years have passed since "Tomato-gate" - an uproar sparked by radio consultant Keith Hill, who compared female country artists to tomatoes in a salad. "If you want to make ratings in country radio, take females out," he said in 2015. "I play great female records ...
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Jun 08

Early voting for the June 28 Council District...

Early voting for the June 28 Council District 1 special runoff election begins today at the Metro Office Building (800 2nd Ave S). Another site at the Bordeaux Library will open later this month. See the full schedule: https://bit.ly/2Lz5mhU [PDF]

    Metro Nashville
    Early voting for the June 28 Council District 1 special runoff election begins today at the Metro Office Building (800 2nd Ave S). Another site at the Bordeaux Library will open later this month....
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Jun 07

Early voting begins tomorrow for Metro Council special election

Early voting will be available at the Davidson County Election Commission satellite office on the fourth floor of the Metro Office Building, 800 Second Ave. S., for the entire voting period, including Tuesday and Thursday evenings and three Saturday.

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A second location at the Bordeaux Library, 4000 Clarksville Pike, will be open beginning Monday, June 18 through Saturday, June 23.

    Early voting begins tomorrow for Metro Council special election
    Early voting for the special June 28 runoff election for Metro Council District 1 will be held Friday, June 8 through Saturday, June 23. Davidson County voters who registered by May 29 and reside in District 1 are eligible to vote in this election.
    http://www.wsmv.com

Jun 07

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Jun 06

Buying a builder’s personal home has its perks

One way to inherit a bit of security is to buy a home from a builder who happens to also live there. In the case of the home at 206 Franklin Road, it has been occupied for the last several years by the vice president of Legend Homes, Andy Ferguson, and his family.

    Buying a builder's personal home has its perks
    Buying a home can be a crazy process full of unknowns. Any home can have issues that are visible, but some even come with issues that you can't see. Questions can arise about the home's wiring, the plumbing, even the framing of the house. Is it solid?
    https://www.tennessean.com

Jun 05

Chopt in Brentwood serves up a delicious chopped salad — and more

Location: 211 Franklin Road, Suite 160, Brentwood

    Chopt in Brentwood serves up a delicious chopped salad - and more
    Name: Chopt Location: 211 Franklin Road, Suite 160, Brentwood Website: www.choptsalad.com Hours: 10:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 10:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Sundays Expense ranking: $6.50-$10.50 Ambiance: This new addition to the Hill Center area in Brentwood offers a fast-casual lunch option with both indoor and patio seating.
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Jun 04

New SoBro cafe sets opening date

...restaurant will be located at the base of the Hampton Inn & Suites hotel building on 308 Fourth Ave. S. Corner Bakery signed a franchise agreement in 2014 with Half Baked LLC, a group that...

    Corner Bakery Cafe to open in Hampton Inn & Suites June 11 - Nashville Business Journal
    Corner Bakery Cafe, a fast-casual restaurant chain, is slated to open its first Tennessee location in Nashville's SoBro neighborhood on Monday, June 11, according to a news release. The restaurant will be located at the base of the Hampton Inn & Suites hotel building on 308 Fourth Ave. S.
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Jun 04

Corner Bakery Cafe opening soon in Nashville's SoBro neighborhood

The cafe will open at 6:30 a.m. June 11 at 308 4th Ave. S. at the Hampton Inn & Suites in SoBro.

    Corner Bakery Cafe opening soon in Nashville's SoBro neighborhood
    Franchise group plans to open 18 Corner Bakery locations throughout Kentucky and Tennessee Starting next week, Nashvillians can get a taste of Corner Bakery Cafe's roasted coffee, paninis and buttermilk pancakes at the popular chain's first outpost in Tennessee. The cafe will open at 6:30 a.m. June 11 at 308 4th Ave.
    https://www.tennessean.com

May 31

Opera on the Mountain highlights arts, theater offerings in Nashville this weekend

June 5 at The Little Brick Theatre at The Factory at Franklin, 230 Franklin Rd., Bldg. 6, Franklin. Performance at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday. Tickets start at $15 (Premium...

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June 2 at Vanderbilt’s Dyer Observatory, 1000 Oman Dr., Brentwood. The evening begins at 6 p.m. Tickets start at $30, available at nashvilleopera.org. • BYOB

...and Joe Mobley. (June 1-3 and 14-16 at Belmont’s Black Box Theater, 1575 Compton Ave., Nashville...

...David Wilkerson and Lucas Beckett.  (June 8-10 and 14-16 at The Barbershop Theater, 4003 Indiana Ave., Nashville...

    Opera on the Mountain highlights arts, theater offerings in Nashville this weekend
    Nashville Opera and Vanderbilt's Dyer Observatory will host the annual "Opera on the Mountain" this weekend - a family-friendly evening of songs and stargazing. Soprano Dee Donasco, Mezzo-Soprano Camille Sherman and Bass-Baritone Brent Hetherington (who joins Nashville Opera's 2018-19 season as a Mary Ragland Emerging Artist) will perform a program of musical theatre and opera hits with Nashville Opera Chorus Master/Accompanist Amy Tate Williams. Be sure to arrive early to set up your picnic.
    https://www.tennessean.com

May 29

Special performance to benefit End Slavery Tennessee

The event is June 5 at the Factory at Franklin’s Little Brick Theatre, 230 Franklin Road. Tickets are available at https://factoryatfranklin.com/venues/the-little-theater/.

    Special performance to benefit End Slavery Tennessee
    The organization, which works with female survivors of human trafficking, will present "The End Slavery Monologues" along with local theatrical company Pipeline-Collective. The program will feature monologues adapted for the stage from human trafficking survivors from the Nashville area.
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May 25

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

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.

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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. 

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...

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."

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!
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