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3 events you can attend in May being held at local businesses

Here are three ways in May you can support local businesses by attending events at their stores.


4 day trip destinations within driving distance of Nashville

Whether you’re an established local or a newly-minted resident, there’s no denying Nashville is a great place to spend a Saturday. While the nearby discoveries seem to be endless, sometimes it just feels nice to skip town, even if for only a few hours. With these four day-trip destinations, all located within an hour of the city limits, you won’t have to worry about reserving a hotel or finding a sitter for Fido — just fill up the gas tank and fire up the GPS.


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Approved Nashville school board budget includes cuts to reading program, employee pay hike

The Metro Nashville Public School Board approved an operating budget Monday for the 2018-19 school year.


Mayor David Briley

Mayor David Briley being sworn in as the eighth mayor of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and …


Tennessee Supreme Court rules on Nashville mayoral special election

The Tennessee Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that Nashville must hold a special election for mayor in May, reversing the Davidson County Election Commission and a lower court’s decision to add the election to the existing August ballot.


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Nashville Public Schools to cut jobs, roll back free lunch program

Nashville public school jobs and district-wide free lunches will be cut amid a $7.5 million budget deficit.


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Sprinkles Cupcakes closes its 12 South location

National dessert chain Sprinkles Cupcakes closed its 12 South location on April 8 after nearly three years in business. Along with its eye-catching pink-and-white storefront, Sprinkles gained popularity with its outdoor Cupcake ATM. Other sweet spots like Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams and Five Daughters Bakery occupy spaces nearby.


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Five Points Pizza

Photo: Pizza from Five Points Pizza …


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Southern seafood cuisine Saltine eyeing opening in Blackstone’s former space

Saltine, a restaurant specializing in Southern seafood cuisine, is eyeing a late-April opening in Blackstone’s former space at 1918 West End Ave.


Hugh Baby's expanding its burger shop to Charlotte Avenue

Less than a year after opening on Charlotte Avenue, Hugh Baby’s is adding a second location at 3001 West End Ave. (the former home of Which Wich).


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Firepot Nomadic Teas opening first brick-and-mortar concept in 12 South

After serving organic teas out of local coffee shops for years, Firepot Nomadic Teas founder Sarah Scarborough will open her first brick-and-mortar concept at 2905 12th Ave S.