Tennessee Promise Saturday occurs every June and is open to all community members – not just program participants.

TDEC announces 40 percent increase in TNPromise volunteers in state parks over the weekend

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) this week announced more than 800 high school students fulfilled their “Tennessee Promise” community service requirements at…

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Beat the Summer Heat

The heat of summer is upon us – faces are sun-kissed and electricity bills are at an all-time high. Cranking the AC seems like the only way to survive these…

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New Metro Council Committee is tasked with learning more about Nashville residents

Nashville Vice Mayor David Briley recently created a Metro Council Transparency Commit- tee to improve “inclusion and transparency” in the Council’s legislative process.” In order to learn more about possible…

Alloy condo project just off Nolensville Road near the Nashville Fairgrounds.

Building project that is “stackable” goes up near Fairgrounds

Amid Nashville’s rising construction costs, a shortage of labor and a backlog at Metro Codes, Nashville’s first modular constructed condo project gets underway. The first delivery of modules has arrived…

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Bridgestone arena now ranked alongside Madison Square Garden and other well-known venues

  Bridgestone Arena ranks fifth in the United States and 19th in the world for concert ticket sales, according to international trade publication Pollstar’s Mid-Year Ticket Sales report. Pollstar announced…

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How to know whether or not you live on a “complete street”

In efforts to make 51st Avenue more commuter-friendly, community organizers last week added a two-way turn lane, on-street parking, dedicated bike lanes and lowered speed limits. Multi-model transportation activist and…

While the number of curbside recycling bins in Nashville's Urban Services District rises, the amount of collected recyclables remains consistent.     - photo by David Smith

Nashville adds more green recycling bins as collection amounts plateau

What efforts are needed to get more residents involved in recycling? Possibly options other than adding more green recycling carts around the city. According to Metro Public Works, curbside recycling…

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Like it or not, Trump is changing things in the world

Last week on his way to the G-20 Summit of world leaders in Germany, President Trump first landed in Poland where he arguably delivered his most powerful and defining speech…

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Nashville creative co-op highlights shared work spaces, seeks members

Nashville-based, creative venture, Story Forge, puts shared work spaces in the spotlight this July after opening a facility at 20 Rundle Avenue, offering shared studio space and flexible pathways to…

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Woodmont Park, Davidson Rd Sidewalks and Public Safety

Woodmont Park: Green Hills Rotary recently held their summer picnic at Wood- mont Park located at 812 Estes Road. Chairman Sharon Pakis’ invitation read, “Nothing says Summer like a good…