12:06 PM Nov 4, 2019 CST

Mayor John Cooper diverts Gulch-SoBro bridge funding to transportation, public works projects

Mayor John Cooper announced that nearly $18 million previously dedicated to a pedestrian bridge connection The Gulch and South Broadway will instead fund neighborhood infrastructure projects.


16-Bit Bar + Arcade, Pins Mechanical Co. now open in The Gulch

Entertainment venues 16-Bit Bar + Arcade and Pins Mechanical Co. opened Oct. 25 in The Gulch.


Abercrombie and Fitch, Abercrombie Kids now open at The Mall at Green Hills

Abercrombie and Fitch and Abercrombie Kids are now open at The Mall at Green Hills in Nashville.



4 things to know about daylight saving time ending this Sunday, Nov. 3

Daylight saving time ends early Sunday morning, Nov. 3, meaning clocks fall back an hour, giving residents an extra hour of sleep.


12 road closures to keep in mind on Halloween in Southwest Nashville

There will be several road closures in place Oct. 31 throughout South Nashville for trick-or-treating and neighborhood events.


Nashville Mayor John Cooper calls for lower speed limits on neighborhood streets citywide

In an effort to reduce crash rates and improve walkability in the city, Nashville Mayor John Cooper has called for the city to reduce driving speeds throughout neighborhoods.


Lonnie Young’s Children’s Shoes offers custom fittings, family atmosphere

Husband and wife Randy and Susan Coffman purchased Lonnie Young’s Children’s Shoes in Green Hills from its original owner in 1984. Since then, the couple said they have watched the customers they knew as children grow up and return with their own families to buy new shoes.



Metro Nashville Public Works announces new phase of traffic-calming projects south of I-440

Residents in neighborhoods throughout Davidson County were asked in July to submit applications for areas in the city that would benefit from traffic-calming projects and techniques, including lowering speed limits and adding accommodations for pedestrians and other nondrivers, according to Metro Nashville Public Works.


First Tennessee Bank rebrands as First Horizon Bank

First Tennessee Bank changed its name to First Horizon Bank on Oct. 25 to align with its parent company, First Horizon National Corp., according to a news release.


How it works: What is REAL ID?

Beginning in October 2020, new identification standards intended to increase U.S. security will go into effect.


Calypso Cafe serves Caribbean-inspired dishes

Since 1989, Calypso Cafe owners Allison and Phil Brooks have been serving up Caribbean-inspired dishes for meat-eaters and vegetarians alike.



Metro Nashville project targets city’s neighborhood conservation districts

For residents who live in neighborhood conservation zoning overlays, a type of zoning established in 1985 to maintain character in Nashville’s historic neighborhoods, proposed changes to the current guidelines could affect how property owners can tackle certain projects.


New mayor to shift focus, revenue from downtown Nashville

During election season, Mayor John Cooper pledged his loyalty to Nashville’s neighborhoods by promising that if he were elected, residents would benefit from downtown’s booming economy.



Coffee With Impact: JT McCormick went from a horrific upbringing to being a CEO

Severe neglect, sexual abuse, violence, poverty: JT McCormick readily and publicly discusses these defining aspects of his upbringing. Told in shocking detail, it quickly becomes evident for those who attend his speeches that the stories of his childhood are necessary to elucidate how he emerged from it all to become what he describes as a success story.



To-do list: 6 events to check out in Southwest Nashville

Soak up fall with these events in Southwest Nashville. …


Neighborhood notes: Community updates from 7 Nashville neighborhoods

Check out some updates from various neighborhood in Southwest Nashville. Have an update to share about your …


Pet parades, museum tours and more: 4 things to do this weekend in Southwest Nashville, Oct. 24-27

For those who are looking for something to do this weekend, check out these four events happening in …




Ask the editor: How can I have my restaurant featured in Community Impact Newspaper?

We hear a lot from readers about how much they enjoy our dining features on local places to grab a bite in Southwest Nashville. With the city quickly becoming a food destination, there is no shortage of local eateries to discover and enjoy.


Pumpkins and parades: 7 Halloween events to check out in the Greater Nashville area

It's the last weekend before Halloween, and if you're looking to get the most use possible out of your …


5 upcoming weekend ramp closures on I-440 in Nashville

As part of the  ongoing project to widen I-440 in Nashville, several weekend ramp closures are scheduled throughout the corridor, according to the Tennessee Department of Transportation.


Ashley Homestore opens new Nashville store in Berry Hill

Ashley Homestore opened Oct. 21 in Berry Hill at 719 Thompson Lane, Ste. 1, Nashville. The company offers …