Retail, 1,500-plus residences, hotel planned for Franklin's Berry Farms development plus more Nashville-area news

The third phase of Berry Farms, Chadwell, would include a mixed-use center with retail, office space and residences. (Courtesy Fotolia)
The third phase of Berry Farms, Chadwell, would include a mixed-use center with retail, office space and residences. (Courtesy Fotolia)

The third phase of Berry Farms, Chadwell, would include a mixed-use center with retail, office space and residences. (Courtesy Fotolia)

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Hotel, retail, 1,500-plus residences proposed for next phase of Berry Farms development in Franklin

A new proposal for the Berry Farms development in South Franklin could add more than 1.5 million square feet of office and retail buildings and more than 1,500 new residences to the area.

Mere Bulles looks to make food, atmosphere more accessible in Brentwood

Mere Bulles, located in the historic Maryland Manor in Brentwood, began as a Southern restaurant in downtown Nashville in 1985—before Broadway was filled with the neon lights of honky tonks and bars that can be seen today.



Williamson County mayor extends mask mandate to Aug. 29

Williamson County Mayor Rogers Anderson has renewed the county-wide mandate requiring citizens to wear masks or cloth face coverings in public to last until at least Aug. 29.

United Way to support Imagination Library of Williamson County

United Way of Greater Nashville announced July 28 plans to use a $25,000 grant from the PNC Foundation to support the Imagination Library of Middle Tennessee in Williamson County in partnership with The Dollywood Foundation.

The program will provide one book a month to over 2,000 children in the area ages 0-5 for a year at no cost to their families.

Metro Nashville's ban on 'transpotainment' vehicles now in effect

Following an amended order signed July 30 by Metro Public Health Director Dr. Michael Caldwell, all "transpotainment" vehicles in the city, such as party buses and pedal pubs, are barred from operating from July 31 through at least Aug. 16.

Wendy Sturges and Alex Hosey contributed to this report.