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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 …

Nashville Mayor John Cooper creates government transparency task force

Mayor John Cooper created a task force responsible for reviewing city practices on ethics and government transparency, according to an Oct. 22 news release.

Fabletics now open at The Mall at Green Hills in Nashville

Fabletics, an activewear shop co-founded by Kate Hudson, opened Oct. 19 inside The Mall at Green Hills, 2126 …

Mayor John Cooper says cold weather shelters will open this winter in Nashville

Metro Nashville's emergency cold weather shelters will open this winter, Mayor John Cooper announced Oct. 17.

Rare cars, handmade goods and fall festivals: 4 things to do this weekend in Southwest Nashville, Oct. 18-20

Now that fall weather has taken over Middle Tennessee, check out outdoor festivals, a production of "Babe" …

The Dogwood now open in Midtown in Nashville

The Dogwood opened Oct. 17 in Midtown at 1907 Division St., Nashville, according to a social media post from the company. The two-story bar and restaurant features indoor and outdoor seating in the space formerly home to Soulshine Pizza Factory. The Dogwood is operated by Austin, Texas-based company Carmack Concepts and has locations in Austin and Houston. www.facebook.com/thedogwoodnashville

Clothing boutique Vici sets November opening date in Nashville

California-based clothing boutique Vici, stylized as VICI, is opening Nov. 8 at Capitol View in downtown Nashville’s North Gulch area, 1030 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Nashville, according to a social media post from the company.

Metro Nashville Council considers raising parking fines

Parking meter fines in Nashville could see a hike by the end of the year.

Metro Nashville to test tornado sirens Oct. 15

The Office of Emergency Management will test Metro Nashville's tornado siren system Tuesday, Oct. 15.

Nashville Mayor John Cooper rescinds executive order relating to sanctuary cities

Metro Nashville Mayor John Cooper announced Oct. 14 he has rescinded Executive Order 11, which was issued by his predecessor, former Mayor David Briley, earlier this year.