4 days ago

Music City Center buys downtown land for nearly $4M in pursuit of entire city block

The Convention Center Authority's board of directors unanimously voted to buy the 0.45-acre lot at 417 Lafayette Street south of the center, with plans to tap money from the center's reserves to pay for it. The sale is valued at around $196 per square foot.

    Music City Center buys downtown land for nearly $4M in pursuit of entire city block
    The oversight board of Nashville's Music City Center on Thursday approved a $3.85 million acquisition of a nearby empty lot - the second land purchase over the past year as it looks to acquire an entire city block for needs of the convention center.
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Jul 06

Police seek suspect who robbed Lafayette St. market

Police said the suspect walked into Marley’s Market, 141 Lafayette St., at 1 a.m., struck the clerk from behind with a large rock and took cash from the register. The suspect fled on foot.

    Police seek suspect who robbed Lafayette St. market
    Metro Police are looking for the suspect in a robbery at Marley's Market on Lafayette Street.(Photo: Metro Nashville Police Department) Metro Police are looking for the suspect in a robbery at Marley's Market on Lafayette Street.(Photo: Metro Nashville Police Department)
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Jun 18

Revitalized Gateway Arch in St. Louis reopens just in time for July 4

Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch, 315 Chestnut St., St. Louis, Mo., (314) 655-1234, stlouisarch.regency.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html

    Revitalized Gateway Arch in St. Louis reopens just in time for July 4
    I was rattling across a hot, dusty prairie in an overloaded covered wagon, an exciting if somewhat uncomfortable adventure that began in St. Louis and would end somewhere on the western frontier. I spent the long hours on the trail dreaming of the future.
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May 18

Second person arrested for Nashville beating death

Police said Gerold Askew, 52, was arrested on Friday afternoon for his alleged role in the beating death of Alfred Jenkins, 54, who died this week at Vanderbilt University Medical Center after being assaulted on May 2 near the intersection of Lincoln and Lafayette streets.

    Second person arrested for Nashville beating death
    Alfred Jenkins, 54, died from his injuries this week. (Source: Metro Nashville Police Department) Derrick Asbury, 50, is charged with criminal homicide. (Source: Metro Nashville Police Department) Gerold Askew has been charged with criminal homicide in connection with the beating death of Alfred Jenkins. (Source: Metro Nashville Police Department)
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