17 hours ago

2 arrested in Franklin after shooting at teen, evading police

Police responded to a call in the 300 block of 9th Ave. N around 1:15 a.m. Thursday morning after a report of shots fired.

    2 arrested in Franklin after shooting at teen, evading police
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - Two people were arrested after police said they shot at a teenager and then evaded police. Police responded to a call in the 300 block of 9th Ave. N around 1:15 a.m. Thursday morning after a report of shots fired.
    http://wkrn.com

40 hours ago

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3 days ago

Overhauling Broadway: Whole Foods, new nightlife to remake Nashville's gateway

...Highwoods Properties, among the city's largest office landlords, has not determined its plans for 1100 Broadway, home to the Tennessean. Asurion tech solutions company will move into two new buildings closer...

...to the Tennessean. Asurion tech solutions company will move into two new buildings closer to Church Street and 11th Avenue North, part of the $50-plus million transaction that closed earlier this month...

    Overhauling Broadway: Whole Foods, new nightlife to remake Nashville's gateway
    CLOSE For decades, those exiting Interstate 40 onto Broadway have been welcomed by car lots, a gas station, a McDonald's and the city's daily newspaper, The Tennessean, as they headed for more refined and more dense areas further downtown or in Midtown. In the next few years, the aesthetics will be markedly different.
    https://www.tennessean.com

5 days ago

10 questions with Union Station Hotel’s new executive chef Jim O’Connor

1001 Broadway, Nashville 

    10 questions with Union Station Hotel's new executive chef Jim O'Connor
    CLOSE Jim O'Connor Executive chef at Carter's Inside Union Station Hotel 1001 Broadway, Nashville www.unionstationhotelnashville.com Executive Chef Jim O'Connor comes to Nashville's Union Station Hotel from his native Long Island in New York, but by way of College Grove, Tenn.
    https://www.tennessean.com

Feb 10

Join us today for our FREE Black History Mont...

Join us today for our FREE Black History Month event "Spiritual Songs- History of African American Music" at Tennessee State University and at 4pm at First Lutheran Church on 113 8th Ave S.

    Andrew Jackson's Hermitage
    Join us today for our FREE Black History Month event "Spiritual Songs- History of African American Music" at Tennessee State University and at 4pm at First Lutheran Church on 113 8th Ave S.
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Feb 06

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Feb 05

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Feb 01

April 28, 1964 | ...

April 28, 1964 | Before demonstrators and police officers clashed in what was known as a “lying-in,” students sealed off downtown Nashville by sitting and lying in the street at the corner of Church Street and 7thAvenue North, in protest of the city’ssegregated policies. Photograph by Vic Cooley, Nashville Banner Archives

    Nashville Public Library
    April 28, 1964 | Before demonstrators and police officers clashed in what was known as a "lying-in," students sealed...
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Jan 28

Ms. Cheap: Black History Month events abound in Nashville

...research, with a discussion following. It takes place in the Library and Archives auditorium at 403 Seventh Ave. N., Free parking is available near the Library and Archives building. The workshop is free, but...

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...site of memory and consciousness." In his lecture at the First Amendment Center at Vanderbilt, 1207 18th Ave. S., Seck will present the history of the Whitney Plantation in the wider context of the...

    Ms. Cheap: Black History Month events abound in Nashville
    CLOSE The February calendar is full of African-American history events, with puppet shows, colorful cultural programs, interesting lectures, rich storytelling, history and genealogy workshops, and lots and lots of music. Most of the events are free, or have a small cost or suggested donation.
    https://www.tennessean.com

Jan 21

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Jan 18

5 things to know about Nashville's Women's March 2.0

The workshops will take place 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at TSU Avon Williams Campus (330 10th Ave. N.) in downtown Nashville. Tickets are $35-$110 and include lunch; students are $10.

    5 things to know about Nashville's Women's March 2.0
    CLOSE Last January, during inauguration weekend, approximately 15,000 people marched through Nashville in solidarity with the hundreds of thousands in Washington, D.C., as part of the first Women's March. A year later, that passion remains. On Saturday, Nashville Women's March 2.0 will take place downtown, coordinated by Power Together TN and a diverse array of organizations that work for justice and equality.
    https://www.tennessean.com

Jan 18

Nashville Women's March elevates activism with unique, new conference to inspire action

To engage that group, Power Together TN came up with an idea of a conference to further educate and engage the community. The workshops will take place 9 a.m.-12:15 p.m. at TSU Avon Williams Campus (330 10th Ave N, Nashville) in downtown Nashville.

    Nashville Women's March elevates activism with unique, new conference to inspire action
    CLOSE Kristin Dillard wore black every day for a week after the 2016 presidential election. She felt a shift toward "fear and negativity and otherness," and she mourned it. "I spent a week in a funk I couldn't shake," she says. But then, at a breakfast fundraiser nearly 10 days later, something changed.
    https://www.tennessean.com

Jan 17

Andrew Jackson's Hermitage added an event.

Join us for an afternoon of music and history with Dr. Naima Johnston-Bush, who will be sharing her program “Spiritual Songs: History of African-American Music.” Dr. Johnston-Bush will explore the history of spiritual music and its evolution as an American art form. Her dynamic voice brings each song alive, tracing the history of this powerful musical expression of faith, the audience is led from the 1600’s to the present, illustrating the impact and influence of African American Spiritual Music in all musical genres today! The event will take place at Tennessee State University in The Avon Williams Center. 330 10th Ave N Nashville, TN 37203

    Spiritual Songs: Music That Built a Nation
    Join us for an afternoon of music and history with Dr. Naima Johnston-Bush, who will be sharing her program "Spiritual Songs: History of African-American...
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Jan 08

The Imploder: Guy who's blowing up LifeWay also took down the Georgia Dome

Where: 10th Avenue North at Commerce Street in downtown Nashville

    The Imploder: Guy who's blowing up LifeWay also took down the Georgia Dome
    CLOSE Steve Pettigrew has taken down high-profile structures all over the world - but he also was a world-class chef Nashville's in good hands: The guy taking down the LifeWay building Saturday morning has done thousands of implosions all over the world.
    http://www.tennessean.com

Jan 08

LifeWay's Draper Tower scheduled for implosion Saturday as Nashville redevelopment continues

A groundbreaking is also scheduled Saturday for a 23-story, 591-room Hyatt Regency hotel planned for 10th and Broadway where the former LifeWay Christian Store once operated, which is part of Nashville Yards.

    LifeWay's Draper Tower scheduled for implosion Saturday as Nashville redevelopment continues
    CLOSE A recognizable piece of Nashville's skyline, LifeWay's Draper Tower, is scheduled to be imploded Saturday as the city's downtown continues to evolve. CLOSE The 12-story building is scheduled to be demolished at 9:30 a.m., according to development representatives. The implosion will include a number of road closures and restricted access around the perimeter of the building for the implosion.
    http://www.tennessean.com

Jan 08

LifeWay implosion: How does the tower's namesake feel?

The redevelopment of the swath of downtown property that runs from Broadway to Church Street and Ninth Avenue up to the Gulch is a part of the ongoing growth of Nashville and representative of the pivots the publishing industry is making in the digital age.

    LifeWay implosion: How does the tower's namesake feel?
    CLOSE The 12-story LifeWay tower emblazoned with massive stone crosses has greeted visitors to downtown Nashville for more than a quarter of a century. On Saturday, orchestrated explosions obliterated it out of the city's skyline for good. CLOSE But the implosion at the former headquarters of the Christian publishing giant does not bother the man the building is named for.
    http://www.tennessean.com

Jan 08

Demolition of LifeWay tower goes 'perfectly'

O'Connell was among those attending a groundbreaking ceremony held around the implosion at Union Station for a 23-story, 591-room Hyatt Regency hotel planned for 10th and Broadway where the former LifeWay Christian Store once operated that is part of Nashville Yards.

    Demolition of LifeWay tower goes 'perfectly'
    CLOSE A prominent piece of Nashville history fell loud and hard Saturday, but the implosion of the LifeWay Draper Tower went as planned. "Everything went 100 percent perfect," said Steve Pettigrew, the man in charge of the implosion. "In downtown urban areas where you have glass and utilities sometimes, a lot of structure there...we just inspected it and everything looks great."
    http://www.tennessean.com

Jan 07

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Jan 05

How is James Draper supposed to feel about blowing up the LifeWay building named after him?

The redevelopment of the swath of downtown property that runs from Broadway to Church Street and Ninth Avenue up to the Gulch is a part of the ongoing growth of Nashville and representative of the pivots the publishing industry is making in the digital age.

    How is James Draper supposed to feel about blowing up the LifeWay building named after him?
    CLOSE The 12-story LifeWay tower emblazoned with massive stone crosses has greeted visitors to downtown Nashville for more than a quarter of a century. On Saturday, orchestrated explosions will obliterate it out of the city's skyline for good. But the impending implosion at the former headquarters of the Christian publishing giant does not bother the man the building is named for.
    http://www.tennessean.com

Jan 03

LifeWay's Draper Tower scheduled for implosion Saturday as Nashville redevelopment continues

A groundbreaking is also scheduled Saturday for a 23-story, 591-room Hyatt Regency hotel planned for 10th and Broadway where the former LifeWay Christian Store once operated, which is part of Nashville Yards.

    LifeWay's Draper Tower scheduled for implosion Saturday as Nashville redevelopment continues
    CLOSE A recognizable piece of Nashville's skyline, LifeWay's Draper Tower, is scheduled to be imploded Saturday as the city's downtown continues to evolve. The 12-story building is scheduled to be demolished at 9:30 a.m., according to development representatives. The implosion will include a number of road closures and restricted access around the perimeter of the building for the implosion.
    http://www.tennessean.com

Dec 22

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