9 hours ago

Police arrest Poor People's Campaign protesters who tried to block downtown intersection

Metro Nashville police arrested about 20 protesters at the intersection of Fifth and Gay streets in downtown Nashville on Monday afternoon.

    Police arrest Poor People's Campaign protesters who tried to block downtown intersection
    CLOSE Metro Nashville police arrested about 20 protesters at the intersection of Fifth and Gay streets in downtown Nashville on Monday afternoon. The protesters were participating in the second week of the Poor People's Campaign, a national call for moral revival that builds on the work of the civil rights-era initiative with the same name.
    https://www.tennessean.com

6 days ago

Dabble Studio to host painting class fundraiser for NAMI Davidson County

Dabble Studio is at 330 Harrison St.

    Dabble Studio to host painting class fundraiser for NAMI Davidson County
    Dabble Studio, a Germantown neighborhood outfit that combines food with art, is hosting a self-styled "FUNdraiser" to benefit the National Alliance on Mental Illness Davidson County. All proceeds from the painting class, titled "Put Your HeART Into It," will benefit NAMI Davidson County in recognition of May as Mental Health Awareness Month.
    https://www.tennessean.com

May 05

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Apr 30

Critics decry cost, process in $25M plan to house homeless in downtown Nashville

...center" and permanent transitional-housing facility near Public Square Park, on his parking lot at 301 James Robertson Boulevard. It would be financed with general-obligation bonds allocated for affordable-housing development last year...

    Critics decry cost, process in $25M plan to house homeless in downtown Nashville
    Low-income housing developers and advocates blasted a new plan from Mayor David Briley's administration to pay a private developer $25 million to build a 100-unit apartment complex for people living on the streets. The deal would allow Tony Giarratana, developer of the 505, Cumberland on Church and other residential towers, to build a commercial steel-and-glass high-rise on Church Street Park, a longtime refuge for homeless people.
    https://www.tennessean.com

Apr 27

Let’s Stop Giving Rich People Sweet Deals for Our Parks

...on a distinctively shaped property that Giarratana Nashville-affiliated entity JRP Partners LLC owns at 301 James Robertson Parkway...

    Let's Stop Giving Rich People Sweet Deals for Our Parks
    Photo: Mark Hollingsworth Over at the Nashville Post earlier this week, William Williams reported that Tony Giarratana wants to trade the city. If we give him the park in front of the library, he'll give us a weird shaped building full of affordable apartments.
    https://www.nashvillescene.com

Apr 25

Housing, 'service center' for homeless planned in downtown Nashville

A homeless "services center" topped with about 100 affordable-housing units envisioned for homeless people will be constructed where a Giarratana-owned parking lot now stands at 301 James Robertson Parkway

    Housing, 'service center' for homeless planned in downtown Nashville
    CLOSE Mayor David Briley's administartion on Wednesday revealed a new plan to alleviate downtown Nashville's growing homeless population, in partnership with luxury housing developer Tony Giarratana. A homeless "services center" topped with about 100 affordable-housing units envisioned for homeless people will be constructed where a Giarratana-owned parking lot now stands at 301 James Robertson Parkway.
    https://www.tennessean.com

Apr 24

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Apr 05

Ronnie Wood visits Nashville's Rolling Stones exhibit

"Exhibitionism: The Rolling Stones Exhibit" is open now and runs through June 30 at the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum, 401 Gay St.

    Ronnie Wood visits Nashville's Rolling Stones exhibit
    CLOSE There are hundreds of rare artifacts from the Rolling Stones' career on display at the band's "Exhibitionism" exhibit at Nashville's Musician's Hall of Fame and Museum. And for one night, you could also find another priceless piece of the Stones: Ronnie Wood.
    https://www.tennessean.com

Mar 29

Mar 26

Where to find all of the Rolling Stones tongues in Nashville

It's a no-brainer that the future home of "Exhibitionism" would have one of the tongues on display. You'll find it right in front of the museum entrance (401 Gay St.).

    Where to find all of the Rolling Stones tongues in Nashville
    CLOSE The Rolling Stones "Exhibitionism" exhibit opens in Nashville on Thursday, but the legendary rock band has made its presence known in Music City for weeks. Five statues of the band's iconic "tongue and lips" logo were placed in locations around Music City earlier this month.
    https://www.tennessean.com

Mar 25

Mick Jagger says Nashville is 'a good fit' for Rolling Stones exhibit

"Exhibition: The Rolling Stones Exhibit" opens Thursday, March 29, and runs through June 30 at the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum, 401 Gay St.

    Mick Jagger says Nashville is 'a good fit' for Rolling Stones exhibit
    When Mick Jagger visits Nashville, chances are he's on tour. But the rock icon has also spent some time in Music City as a tourist. The Rolling Stones played their last concert here at Nissan Stadium in 2015 - a June night that Jagger tells The Tennessean was one "of the hottest gigs I think I've ever played."
    https://www.tennessean.com

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