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Apr 16

Transit/Affordability – April 16 Update

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    Transit/Affordability - April 16 Update
    April 16, 2018 This is my next update about how affordability will interact with transit-oriented development in Nashville. This post is a little (a lot??) wonky - sorry about that. If you need orientation on the issues, it might be helpful to read my two previous posts here and here.
    http://www.mendesfornashville.com

Apr 13

Weekend Round-Up: Nothing This Evil Ever Dies Style

* Far Out Nashville Pre-Show feat. Buzzzard at OutCentral (1709 Church St.)

    Weekend Round-Up: Nothing This Evil Ever Dies Style
    Photo: Gonzo the Great Salutations, Creamsters, and a happy Friday the 13th to ya. We continue our tradition of saluting the highly popular and seemingly never-ending Friday the 13th series of slasher flicks by moving on to 1986's Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives.
    https://www.nashvillescene.com

Apr 12

Transit/Affordability Taskforce Update

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    Transit/Affordability Taskforce Update
    April 11, 2018 About 5 weeks ago, I wrote about the status of Metro implementing the recent Transit & Affordability Taskforce recommendations related to affordable housing. You can read that post here. Since then, on March 20, I sent a letter to the Metro Planning Commission expressing concerns about the pending Donelson Transit Oriented Development legislation.
    http://www.mendesfornashville.com

Apr 05

Rep. John Ray Clemmons added 3 new photos — a...

Honored to represent my alma mater Columbia University today at the Investiture of Fisk University President Kevin D. Rome, Sr., PhD.


Apr 05

Italian Restaurant Tartufo Has Closed Its Doors in Midtown

The revolving restaurant door that is the 1808 Hayes St. property in Midtown appears to once again be in motion, as Italian restaurant Tartufo has closed its doors.

    Italian Restaurant Tartufo Has Closed Its Doors in Midtown
    The revolving restaurant door that is the 1808 Hayes St. property in Midtown appears to once again be in motion, as Italian restaurant Tartufo has closed its doors. No official announcement has been made, but the closure appears to have occurred sometime after March 20, the date of the restaurant's last post to social media.
    https://nashville.eater.com

Apr 05

Light rail vs. buses debated in Nashville transit referendum fight

When then-Nashville Mayor Karl Dean in 2011 proposed buses on dedicated lanes along West End Avenue and Broadway, he argued a streetcar on rail was too expensive and not as flexible.  

    Light rail vs. buses debated in Nashville transit referendum fight
    When then-Nashville Mayor Karl Dean in 2011 proposed buses on dedicated lanes along West End Avenue and Broadway, he argued a streetcar on rail was too expensive and not as flexible. The buses, he argued, would have similar ridership.
    https://www.tennessean.com

Apr 04

On eve of his inauguration, Fisk University's Kevin Rome wants a renewed focus on the school's students

The celebration of Rome will take place at 1 p.m. in the Fisk Memorial Chapel, 1000 17th Avenue N.

    On eve of his inauguration, Fisk University's Kevin Rome wants a renewed focus on the school's students
    CLOSE Growing up, Fisk University President Kevin Rome wanted to be what he saw on television - a lawyer or a judge. "But I didn't really realize what a lawyer did," Rome said. Rome grew up in Columbus, Georgia in a single parent family. He was the first in his family to attend college.
    https://www.tennessean.com

Mar 29

We are so excited about our celebrity guests....

We are so excited about our celebrity guests...but we can't tell you who it is yet! For the next week you have a chance to win tickets to our #GreatFuturesGala if you guess our celebrity mystery guest that should fill the square! For additional details, click the provided link: http://www.bgcmt.org/media/news/great-futures-gala-sweepstakes.3079072 These Official Sweepstakes Rules apply to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee Great Futures Gala sweepstakes. Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee, located at 1704 Charlotte Ave., Suite 200, Nashville, TN 37203 will award one randomly selected winner who guesses the name of our celebrity guest correctly two (2) tickets to the 2018 Great Futures Gala. The official drawing will take place at approximately 5 p.m. CT Friday, April 6, 2018. No purchase necessary. Must be 21 years of age or older to enter. Void where prohibited. Only one entry per person. The sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee will make all decisions on eligibility and its decisions are final. No purchase or request for information is required to enter or to win. Entries must be received by 4 p.m. CT on Friday, April 6, 2018. There will be no substitutions or cash alternatives for prizes. The face value of the prize package is approximately $700.

    These Official Sweepstakes Rules apply to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee Great Futures Gala sweepstakes. Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee, located at 1704 Charlotte Ave., Suite 200, Nashville, TN 37203 will award one randomly selected winner who guesses the name of our celebrity guest correctly two (2) tickets to the 2018 Great Futures Gala.
    http://www.bgcmt.org

Mar 29

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson keynotes Fisk luncheon on April 4

...at 11:30 a.m. in the historic Appleton Room in Jubilee Hall, located at 1000 17th Avenue North, Nashville, TN. Tickets are $45 per person, $450 for a reserved table of ten...

    Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson keynotes Fisk luncheon on April 4 - Nashville PRIDE, Inc.
    On Wednesday, April 4, 2018, Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson, a member of the Fisk University class of 1963, will serve as the keynote speaker at the 2018 Leadership and Politics Luncheon. "Rising to the Occasion in a Challenging Political Climate" will be the topic.
    http://pridepublishinggroup.com

Mar 29

Ms. Cheap's Easter weekend bargains: Art, kites, hikes and more

...the current exhibit at Fisk University's Carl Van Vechten Gallery, on the campus at 1000 17th Ave. N. This is the gallery where the Alfred Stieglitz Collection is on display when it is...

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...provided after for the kiddos! Both races begin and end at the Cohn Learning Center, 4805 Park Ave, and registration is available online at www.richlandcreekrun.com and in person on the morning...

I am happy to report that James Davenport and his father Jimmy Davenport have purchased Fabric Gallery and Decor at 2939 Nolensville Road from longtime owner Kathy Burkhalter. 

...event will be from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday at Napier Community Center, 73 Fairfield Street in Nashville...

    Ms. Cheap's Easter weekend bargains: Art, kites, hikes and more
    There is plenty to do this Easter weekend, and it's not just about church and bunnies and egg hunts. Think art, kites, hikes and more. The "We Shall Overcome: Civil Rights and the Nashville Press, 1957-1968" exhibit opens Friday at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts and will be on display through Oct.
    https://www.tennessean.com

Mar 26

West End Summit sold to Propst Development

The 3.9-acre property, located near the West End and Broadway split, will become a large, mixed-use project that includes office space. Propst plans to release more details in the coming weeks.

    West End Summit sold to Propst Development
    West End Summit, the long dormant site owned by Alex Palmer, has been purchased by Huntsville, Ala.-based Propst Development. The 3.9-acre property, located near the West End and Broadway split, will become a large, mixed-use project that includes office space. Propst plans to release more details in the coming weeks.
    https://www.tennessean.com

Mar 26

The 3.9-acre property, located near the West ...

The 3.9-acre property, located near the West End and Broadway split, will become a large, mixed-use project that includes office space.

    West End Summit sold to Propst Development
    West End Summit, the long dormant site owned by Alex Palmer, has been purchased by Huntsville, Ala.-based Propst Development. The 3.9-acre property, located near the West End and Broadway split, will become a large, mixed-use project that includes office space. Propst plans to release more details in the coming weeks.
    https://www.tennessean.com

Mar 22

Notice: Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennesse...

Notice: Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee intends to apply for the Tennessee Department of Education’s 21st Century Community Learning Center grant application for the following Club sites: Andrew Jackson and Preston Taylor. http://www.bgcmt.org.sitemason.com/public-trust/sm_files/BGCMT%20Notice%20of%20Application%20for%20the%2021st%20CCLC.pdf Our organization will submit the application in April of 2018. Please submit any comments, questions, or waiver of requests to Jennifer Wheeler Buhrman, at jwheeler@bgcmt.org. The application and any waiver of requests will be available for public review and comment after the submission of the grant in the following months at our administrative office which is located at 1704 Charlotte Avenue, Ste. 200, Nashville, TN 37203.


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Mar 16

Franklin spice shop a gateway to international food tour

Aug. 31-Sep. 6: Jamaica Way, 1812 Hayes St.

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June 1: kickoff party 6-9 p.m. at Plaza Mariachi, 3955 Nolensville Pike

June 8-14: Ken’s Sushi, 1108 Murfreesboro Pike

June 15-21: Chateau West, 3408 West End Ave.

June 22-28: House of Kabob, 216 Thompson Lane

July 8-12: Chahan Ale & Masala House, 123 12th Ave. N.

July 13-19: Miss Saigon, 5849 Charlotte Pike

July 20-26: Lucky Bamboo, 5855 Charlotte Pike

July 27-Aug. 2: Anatolia, 48 White Bridge Road

Aug. 3-9: Salsa, 818 Palmer Place

Aug. 24-30: McNamara’s Irish Pub and Restaurant, 2740 Old Lebanon Road

Sep. 7-13: Texas de Brazil, 210 25th Ave. N. #110 

Sep. 21-27: Taj, 3943 Nolensville Road

    Franklin spice shop a gateway to international food tour
    CLOSE As a first generation Indian-American, Franklin businesswoman Renuka Christoph has a passion for spreading the message about the importance of cultural inclusion. Christoph's late father, Rama Bharadwaj, and her mother, Kamlesh Bharadwaj, moved to America from Dehradun, India, in 1970. Throughout her childhood and adolescence, Christoph's father was the director of international students at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.
    https://www.tennessean.com

Mar 15

TriStar Health is at Hutton Hotel.

There's still time to sign up for our Spine Symposium! Register at TriStarHealth.com/SpineSymposium


Mar 14

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Mar 12

Sources: Palmer has deal in place to sell West End Summit site

A breakthrough could be near for the excavated Midtown site where Broadway and West End fork.

    Sources: Nashville developer Alex Palmer has deal in place to sell West End Summit, with JLL's assistance - Nashville Business Journal
    Longtime Nashville real estate developer Alex Palmer has a deal in place to sell his most prized asset: West End Summit, his excavated city block development site in Midtown. According to multiple sources, an out-of-state group is under contract to purchase the 3.9-acre site at 1600 West End Ave., where Broadway and West End fork.
    https://www.bizjournals.com

Mar 11

Fisk University shares pieces from influential Harmon Collection

Where: The Carl Van Vechten Gallery at Fisk University, 1000 17th Ave N.

    Fisk University shares pieces from influential Harmon Collection
    With its extraordinary history and venerable art collection, Fisk University is one of Nashville's greatest treasures.
    https://www.tennessean.com

Mar 08

Analog Is One of the Most Unique Nightlife Venues in Nashville

The multi-level venue, located at 1808 West End Ave., was designed by local outfit Tuck-Hinton Architects, along with Studio 11 Design out of...

    Analog Is One of the Most Unique Nightlife Venues in Nashville
    Blink and you could have easily missed it. In the spring of 2017, news leaked out about a new music venue opening up in the Hutton Hotel , part of a major multi-million dollar renovation of the property that was completed at the end of last year.
    https://nashville.eater.com

Mar 06

“A Toast to Education with a Touch of Jazz” ...

“A Toast to Education with a Touch of Jazz” The Education Equal Opportunity Group (EEOG) is hosting their inaugural “A Toast to Education with a Touch of Jazz” wine tasting event, featuring live jazz music from The Greg Bryant Expansion. The EEOG is also proud to present their newest media partner for 2018: JAZZY 88 FM WFSK. The event is business/cocktail attire and includes wine tasting, live music and heavy Hors D’oeuvres. What: A Toast to Education with a Touch of Jazz Where: Historic Fisk University (The Appleton Room) Address: 1000 17th Ave N Nashville, TN 37208 When: Friday, March 9, 2018 Time: 6:00 PM Tickets: $45 For tickets call (615) 329-8754 OR https://connect.fisk.edu/wfsk-toast


Mar 04

Transit/Affordability Taskforce – 2 Months Later

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    Transit/Affordability Taskforce - 2 Months Later
    March 4, 2018 Transit is about more than trains and buses. It is also about how high-capacity transit corridors will interact with neighbors, residents, and existing small businesses. Last fall, the Mayor appointed a Transit & Affordability Taskforce to address these issues. The taskforce's final report and recommendations came out on January 10, 2018.
    http://www.mendesfornashville.com

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