2 days ago

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)
    http://www.wsmv.com

May 05

May 2018 Food & Drink Happenings ~ Nashville

609 Lafayette St

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116 3rd Ave S

1006 Fatherland St

    May 2018 Food & Drink Happenings ~ Nashville
    Tuesday, May 8th 6 - 9 pm The Thompson Hotel 401 11th Ave S Nashville, TN Cost: $150/person - but see below for discount code!! Purchase ticketshere . I'm a little behind getting out my picks for this month's food events, but hopefully you all still have some room on your calendar to fit in a few of these!
    http://www.eat-drink-smile.com

Apr 29

Patio season: 5 fresh places to dine alfresco in Nashville

609 Lafayette St.

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118 Seventh Ave. N.

311 Jefferson St.

4816 Charlotte Ave.

400 Broadway

    Patio season: 5 fresh places to dine alfresco in Nashville
    CLOSE Let me be brutally honest here: I'm really more of an indoor cat. I know I should enjoy nature more than I do, and I will *never* say no to a trip to the beach, but once the mercury goes much past 75, I pretty much start whining.
    https://www.tennessean.com

Apr 27

Updates and Events/Meetings for April 27-May 5

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 2018-139: 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.

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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.

Third reading: abandoning an easement at 700 Hamilton Ave.

...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 2018-137: 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.

    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.)
    http://colbysledge.nationbuilder.com

Mar 31

Updates and Events/Meetings for March 31-April 7

...for WeHome Day on Saturday, April 14 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...

An appeal for an owner-occupied short-term rental permit at 18 Claiborne St. I've spoken with the owner and am supporting this request, as she has taken all the necessary steps to turn in her paperwork, including neighbor input/notifications.

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District 17 is about to have a lot of cases coming up in front of the Board of Zoning Appeals, which meets Thursday at 1 p.m. at Howard Office Building (700 2nd Ave S.). You can see the agenda here. The three D17 items on April 5 are as follows:

An appeal for a short-term rental permit at 836 Glen Ave. I've received probably a dozen emails against this permit, and a couple in favor. At this point, I don't like the direction this is headed. I'd say if you feel strongly on this one, try to make the meeting.

An appeal to not re-do the sidewalk at 1009 Caldwell Ave. If the applicant pays into the in-lieu-of fund, I'm OK with it.

    Updates and Events/Meetings for March 31-April 7
    The holiday weekend has my schedule all messed up, but maybe that's a good thing every now and then. I hope you're enjoying a peaceful, restful weekend with family and friends. I'm enjoying getting caught up on WeHome podcasts in preparation for WeHome Day on Saturday, April 14 from 1-4 p.m.
    http://colbysledge.nationbuilder.com

Mar 29

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

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

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...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...

...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. 

    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

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