15 hours ago

Updates and Events/Meetings for May 25-June 2

The four-way stop at Martin St. and Merritt Ave has been installed! 

A community meeting regarding the creation of a Museum of Contemporary Art will be held at the SNAP Center (1224 Martin St) from 6 to 8 p.m.

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New Hope Baptist Church has partnered with Corner to Corner to launch a neighborhood market from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 1303 Hawkins St.

    Updates and Events/Meetings for May 25-June 2
    There continue to be a lot of District 17-related BZA cases; if you want to check out the outcomes of any of them, you can use the BZA Tracker. New Hope Baptist Church has partnered with Corner to Corner to launch a neighborhood market from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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2 days ago

Inebriated Shakespeare down for the count, with just 3 shows left

The exhibition is up through June 30 and an opening reception will take place 5-8 p.m. June 2, during the First Saturday Arts & Music crawl at Wedgewood-Houston.  The gallery is at 516 Hagan St. Its hours are 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free.

...is up through July 6 and will be on display concurrently at Converge, located at 1224 Martin St. on the second floor of the SNAP building, and at Extension 1, their new satellite...

...SNAP building, and at Extension 1, their new satellite space located one block away at 1260 Martin St.  Normal hours of each space are by appointment and admission is free...

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Performances are at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Darkhorse Theater, 4610 Charlotte Ave., in Nashville. Tickets are $25, available at https://kbpresentsdelshores.brownpapertickets.com.

The performance is at 7:30 p.m. May 31 at TPAC’s James K. Polk Theater, 505 Deaderick St., in Nashville. Tickets start at $50, available at tpac.org or by calling 615-782-4040.

The Frist Art Museum is at 919 Broadway.  Its hours are 10 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. Monday-Wednesday; 10 a.m...

    Inebriated Shakespeare down for the count, with just 3 shows left
    If you like your theater with a little twist, Wildcard Productions' Inebriated Shakespeare has just the ticket. But time is running out, with just three performances remaining for the season - "A Midsummer Night's Dream" on Friday at New Heights Brewing Company and June 9 at Mercy Lounge, and "Much Ado About Nothing" on June 2 at Twin Kegs II.
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May 18

Updates and Events/Meetings for May 18-26

The effort to obtain a four-way stop at Martin St. and Merritt Ave was successful! The stop signs should be installed within the next few weeks. Thank you to everyone who wrote in support and/or attended the Traffic and Parking Commission meeting!

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

    Updates and Events/Meetings for May 18-26
    Remember that early voting for the mayor's race runs through Saturday at all early voting sites, with Election Day on Thursday, May 24. I am supporting Mayor David Briley in this race, as I believe his steady leadership will help bring needed stability to Metro at a critical time.
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May 15

The Metro Legal Department Needs to Do Some Housecleaning

...the Greer Stadium portion of the park because, “The Greer Stadium property is located at 534 Chestnut Street (Map/Parcel No. 10502043400) and was acquired from MDHA in the 1970s as part of...

    The Metro Legal Department Needs to Do Some Housecleaning
    My mom was a public-school teacher for her whole career. I graduated from public schools. I believe that one of the most basic and important tasks our government has is to educate our children, and I have for years made fun of people who flee to Williamson County the second they have kids.
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May 11

Updates and Events/Updates for May 11-19

I'm also working on getting a four-way stop at Martin St. and Merritt Ave. If you want a 4-way stop, please email me in support at colby.sledge@nashville.gov and/or attend the Traffic and Parking Commission meeting on Monday, May 14 at 3 p.m. at the Lentz Health Center, 2500 Charlotte Ave.

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I'm also working on getting a four-way stop at Martin St. and Merritt Ave. If you want a 4-way stop, please email me in support at colby.sledge@nashville.gov and/or attend the Traffic and Parking Commission meeting on Monday, May 14 at 3 p.m. at the Lentz Health Center, 2500 Charlotte Ave.

    Updates and Events/Updates for May 11-19
    Early voting for the mayor's race has expanded today to all early voting sites, so go vote! Our next District 17 Second Saturday meeting is tomorrow, Saturday, May 12 at 8:30 a.m. in the President's Dining Hall in the Jernigan Student Center at Trevecca Nazarene University, 333 Murfreesboro Pike.
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May 04

Updates and Events/Meetings for May 4-11

CASE 2018-177: Kristen Newton, appellant and Tusk Brothers, owner of the property located at 413 Houston Street, requesting requesting a variances from sidewalk requirements and from wall/fence height in the CS District, for renovations to an existing building.

CASE 2018-183: Justin Crandall, appellant and Clearwater Properties, LLC, owner of the property located at 455 Humphreys Street, requesting variances from sidewalk, parking and side buffer requirements in the MUL District, to construct a new apartment complex with four units

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...anything on the agenda, the meeting is at 1 p.m. at the MNPS Boardroom, 2601 Bransford Ave. You can also write to the BZA at bza@nashville.gov, but you must email...

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 2018-156: Nokomis Brown, appellant and owner of the property located at 1011 W. Grove Street, requesting an Item A appeal, challenging the zoning administrator's denial of a short term rental permit.

CASE 2018-172: Emily Johns, appellant and Aspen Development, owner of the property located at 917 and 919 South Street, requesting a variance from sidewalk requirements in the R6 District, to construct two single family residences.

Mayor Briley will hold a Town Hall Meeting at Coleman Park Community Center (384 Thompson Ln) from 6:30-8 p.m.

    Updates and Events/Meetings for May 4-11
    Another eventful and historic week in Nashville is behind us. As you well know, the transit referendum failed to pass, and by a wide margin. This is particularly disappointing to District 17, which voted to support the transit plan. But we will go back to work and continue to seek solutions to a transportation problem that is not going away.
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Apr 27

Updates and Events/Meetings for April 27-May 5

Third reading: abandoning an easement at 700 Hamilton Ave.

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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.

...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 2018-137: 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.

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.)
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Apr 25

Nashville aerial dance company explores what it means to FALL

Performances are at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at abrasiveMedia, 438 Houston St., #257, Nashville. Tickets are $20, available at www.brownpapertickets.com.

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The show is up through May 28.  The Frist Art Museum is at 919 Broadway.  Its hours are 10 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. Monday-Wednesday; 10 a.m...

The piece runs April 27-May 12 at Lakewood Theatre Company, 2211 Old Hickory Blvd., in Old Hickory. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2:30 p.m. Sundays. A special Thursday performance also is planned for 7:30 p.m. May 10. Tickets $12-$15, available at ticketsnashville.com.

The show is up through June 2.  Cumberland Gallery is at 4107 Hillsboro Circle.  Its hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Admission is free.  

The show is up through May 10.  Elephant Gallery is at 1411 Buchanan St.  Its hours are noon-6 p.m. Friday and Saturday.  Admission is free.

    Nashville aerial dance company explores what it means to FALL
    Nashville's contemporary and aerial dance company FALL is back with a site-responsive performance in its home studio at abrasiveMedia called "FALL. Stand. Learn. Fly." Joined by special guest Suspended Gravity, the performance explores "all of the different interpretations of what it means to fall ...
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Apr 20

Updates and Events/Meetings for April 20-28

South Nashville Action People is meeting at the SNAP Center (1224 Martin St) at 9 a.m. to clean up until noon. Afterward, the group will gather at Falcon Coffee Bar (509 Houston St).

Trimble Action Group will start at 8 a.m. at Johnson School (1200 2nd Ave S)

Quarterly Chestnut Hill Neighborhood Watch meeting will be from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Safe Haven (1234 3rd Ave S).

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John Wesley UMC (901 Benton Ave) will start their cleanup at 8:30 a.m.

Woodycrest neighbors will open the community garden (2028 Hutton Dr) at 10 a.m. to sow flowers and plant bushes.

    Updates and Events/Meetings for April 20-28
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Apr 18

Celebrate Earth Day, Shakespeare's birthday and more in Nashville this week

The show is up through April 28.  Zeitgeist is at 516 Hagan St. #100.  Its hours are 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.  Admission is free.

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The performance is at 7:30 p.m. Monday at The Belcourt Theatre, 2102 Belcourt Ave., Nashville. Tickets are $20, available at www.meganmurphychambers.com/fun.html

Festivities run noon-3 p.m. Monday on Vanderbilt University's library lawn, 419 21st Ave., S. (Parking is available in the Wesley Place Garage across from the library.) Visit nashvilleshakes.org for details.

The piece runs April 20-28 at Sparkworks Union, 935 E. Trinity Lane, Nashville. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Friday-Tuesday and Thursday-Saturday. Tickets are $15, available at www.eventbrite.com.

    Celebrate Earth Day, Shakespeare's birthday and more in Nashville this week
    To celebrate Earth Day this weekend, Friends of Warner Parks presents "Honor the Earth," an exhibition of landscape paintings by The Chestnut Group of plein air painters for the land, a nonprofit dedicated to land conservation and art education.
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Apr 13

Updates and Events/Meetings for April 13-21

First, our D17 Second Saturday meeting is at 8:30 a.m. at the SNAP Center (1224 Martin St). Breakfast is provided, so please join us!

WeHome Day will be from 1-4 p.m. at Track One (1211 4th Ave S.). Wedgewood-Houston, Chestnut Hill and Napier neighbors will be getting together with local artists and Metro Planning to celebrate the neighborhoods, meet the podcast hosts and guests and enjoy time together.

Only one D17 bill on Tuesday's agenda: abandoning an easement at 700 Hamilton Ave.

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The Edgehill Annual Spring Health Fair is going on today from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Gernert Studio Apartments, 1101 Edgehill Ave.

    Updates and Events/Meetings for April 13-21
    Only one D17 bill on Tuesday's agenda: abandoning an easement at 700 Hamilton Ave. The Edgehill Annual Spring Health Fair is going on today from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Gernert Studio Apartments, 1101 Edgehill Ave. Several events, including D17 Second Saturday at SNAP Center (see above).
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Apr 11

Celebrate local artists with Nashville's first Art Gallery Day

The exhibition is up through April 28. Coop is at 507 Hagan St. Its hours are 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and by appointment.  Admission is free.

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The show is up through May 6.  Red Arrow Gallery is at 919 Gallatin Ave #4.  It is open daily, but please call ahead. Admission is free.

The event runs noon-4 p.m. Sunday at the Martin Center for Nashville Ballet, 3630 Redmon St., in Nashville. Tickets are $12-$18, available at nashvilleballet.com or 615-782-4040.

The piece runs Friday through April 28 at Street Theatre Company, 6727 Charlotte Pike, in Nashville. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, with one “pay-what...

    Celebrate local artists with Nashville's first Art Gallery Day
    On Saturday, the Nashville Gallery Association (NGA) presents the first annual Art Gallery Day, a family-friendly, all-day celebration of Nashville's visual art world and the many art galleries that help it thrive.
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Apr 09

Chattanooga artist Astri Snodgrass demonstrates differences between reality and images

Where:  507 Hagan St.

    Chattanooga artist Astri Snodgrass demonstrates differences between reality and images
    Give Chattanooga artist Astri Snodgrass a sheet of paper or a roll of masking tape and she'll turn it into something completely unrecognizable, poetic and gorgeous. In "A Pearl, a Fossil, or a Scar," her latest show at Channel to Channel, Snodgrass presents a series of "paper-rubbing drawings" - monochromatic, illusive works that possess both the solidity of stone and the softness of textile.
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Apr 06

The 5 best places to get French fries in Nashville

438 Houston St., Suite 160.

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123 12th Ave N.

2901 12th Ave S. and 970 Woodland St.

2901 12th Ave S. and 970 Woodland St.

4816 Charlotte Ave.

1000 Riverside Dr.

    The 5 best places to get French fries in Nashville
    CLOSE Our taste-testers skipped national chains, but one fast-food restaurant still snuck onto our list Sure, the burger usually is the star of the show, but when the plate hits the table, don't you grab for a french fry first? Me too. So what are Nashville's best fries?
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Mar 30

Americano Coffee Lounge Is Coming to Wedgewood-Houston This Summer

The new venture, located in the Houston Station complex at 434 Houston St., will set up shop virtually across the street from Falcon Coffee, a much anticipated new coffeehouse and community hub at 509 Houston St. that’s expected to open any day now.

    Americano Coffee Lounge Is Coming to Wedgewood-Houston This Summer
    After a coffee drought over the past few years, the Wedgewood-Houston neighborhood will soon be home to not one but two coffee shops, as Americano Coffee Lounge is gearing up to open this summer.
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Mar 28

Megan Hilty performs 'Broadway & Beyond' with Nashville Symphony

The exhibition is up through Saturday.  Dane Carder Studio is at 438 Houston St.  Its hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and by appointment.  Admission is free.

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The exhibition is up through May 27.  Cheekwood is at 1200 Forrest Park Drive. Its hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday.  Admission is $20; $18...

    Megan Hilty performs 'Broadway & Beyond' with Nashville Symphony
    Megan Hilty first dazzled audiences as Glinda in "Wicked" and has since been seen in NBC's "Smash" and Bravo's "Girlfriend's Guide to Divorce." Now, the Nashville Symphony welcomes this vibrant star of stage and screen to the Schermerhorn for an evening of "Broadway showstoppers and classics from the Great American Songbook."
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