3:08 PM Aug 28, 2019 CDT

TDOT: No lane closures over Labor Day weekend

No lane closures will be in effect this Labor Day weekend on state highways, according to the Tennessee Department of Transportation.


Crate and Barrel to open in September in Green Hills

Home furnishings store Crate and Barrel is expected to open Sept. 19 at 2126 Abbott Martin Road, Ste. E101 and Ste. E201, Nashville, according to the company's website .


Luxie Lash Lounge to open last weekend in August in Green Hills

Luxie Lash Lounge—a salon offering eyelash extensions, microblading and other services—will open Aug. 31 in Green Hills at 4004 Hillsboro Pike, Ste. 155R, Nashville, according to a company post on social media. The shop will host a grand opening event at noon the same day. www.luxielashlounge.com



Nashville Yards developer partners with Susan G. Komen

Southwest Value Partners, the real estate investment company building the 17-acre Nashville Yards development in downtown Nashville, announced Monday, Aug. 26, it has partnered with breast cancer organization Susan G. Komen to expand the nonprofit’s downtown presence.


Vui’s Kitchen in Berry Hill serves fast-casual Vietnamese fare

After John and Vui Hunt founded the first I Love Juice Bar location in 2013, a franchise with more than 40 U.S. locations, Vui said she wanted to go back to her roots and open a Vietnamese restaurant.


Metro Nashville school, city officials work toward solutions to fund public schools

With more financial responsibility to fund Metro Nashville Public Schools, Mayor David Briley, Metro Nashville Council members and the MNPS board of education have all expressed their commitment to increasing teacher pay, but they have clashed on how to approach the issue.




Amazon Books, Goop, and more: 5 new businesses and restarants coming to Southwest Nashville

A number of big-name retailers have recently announced plans to open in the Southwest Nashville area in the …


Go to a food truck festival in Green Hills, attend Brooks & Dunn panel: 4 things to do this weekend in Southwest Nashville, Aug. 23-24

From an inaugural food truck festival in Green Hills to a family-friendly event at Belmont University, here …


Belle Meade approves Historic Zoning Commission, takes steps to create overlay zoning

City officials in Belle Meade are taking steps to maintain the community’s character, as Nashville’s urban sprawl continues to introduce new styles of homes into the local real estate market.


Neighborhood notes: Community updates from 4 Southwest Nashville neighborhoods

Have an update to share about your neighborhood? Send us an email at swnnews@communityimpact.com …



Metro Nashville Council votes down electric scooter ban

Electric scooters will remain in Nashville following the Metro Nashville Council’s rejection of an outright ban at the Aug. 20 meeting.


Tacos with a Twist to open in late August in Nashville

Tacos with a Twist, a fast-casual Tex-Mex restaurant with a full bar, will host its grand opening Aug. 26 at 810 Gale Lane Ste. 104, Nashville, according to the eatery's Facebook page.


Go to a goat yoga and wine pairing, dance at Centennial Park: 4 things to do this weekend in Southwest Nashville, Aug. 16-18

It is shaping up to be a sunny weekend in Nashville, according to the National Weather Service. Get out of …


Amazon Books to open first Tennessee location at Mall at Green Hills in Nashville

Amazon is opening a retail location inside the Mall at Green Hills, 2126 Abbott Martin Road, Ste. 213, Nashville, according to an Amazon spokesperson.



Coco's Italian Market now open at the Mall at Green Hills in Nashville

Coco's Italian Market opened a kiosk Aug. 14 on the lower level of the Mall at Green Hills, 2126 Abbott …


Vanderbilt to sell alcohol at football games beginning with 2019 season

Alcohol will be available for purchase at Vanderbilt football games beginning with the 2019 season, the university's athletics department announced Wednesday, Aug. 14.


Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop to open Nashville location

Goop, a lifestyle brand founded by Gwyneth Paltrow, is expected to open a brick-and-mortar store in 12 South at 2707 12th Ave. S., Nashville, according to a permit issued by Metro Nashville. The permit, which shows Brentwood-based company Shaub Construction in charge of the build out, was issued Monday, Aug. 12.




Bare Naked Bagel to close in Hillsboro Village

Bare Naked Bagel, located at 2123 Belcourt Ave., Nashville announced Aug. 14 it will close its doors after five years in business, according to a social media post from the company. The eatery, which opened a brick-and-mortar location in August 2018 after operating a food truck, offered bagels, sandwiches, sides and coffee. An exact closing date has not been announced. www.barenakedbagel.com


Franklin Road Academy opens new student life center

Franklin Road Academy hosted a dedication ceremony Sunday, Aug. 11, for its new student life center on campus at 4700 Franklin Road, Nashville. The Weicker Center for Student Life is named in honor of former coach and teacher George Weicker, who died in 2016 after more than three decades at FRA.


South Corridor Study to wrap up this fall; community input still needed

An ongoing study to examine three north-south corridors in Williamson, Davidson and Maury counties is underway, and officials are in need of public input concerning what traffic solutions might work along the I-65 corridor.


Future downtown Nashville food hall reveals name, new restaurants

A 100,000-square-foot food hall slated for Fifth and Broadway, a mixed-use retail and entertainment hub under construction in downtown Nashville, now has an official name and newly announced tenants, The Food Hall Co. announced Monday, Aug. 12.