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Ascension Saint Thomas to host free health care clinic Sept. 7 with dental, vision services and screenings

As part of its Medical Missions at Home program, Ascension Saint Thomas will host its annual free health care clinic in downtown Nashville on Sept. 7.


Los Toritos opens Midtown location in Nashville

Los Toritos opened Aug. 26 in Midtown at 1302 Division St., Ste. A, Nashville. The eatery, which opened its first location in 2018 in Gallatin, serves tacos, fajitas, quesadillas and other dishes.


Nashville Greek Festival, free medical event at Municipal Auditorium: 5 things to do this weekend in Southwest Nashville, Sept. 6-8

Whether it is an annual festival celebrating Greek culture or a day at the Tennessee State Fair, here is a …



Confederate monument to remain in Centennial Park with added historical context

A Confederate monument will remain at its current location in Centennial Park following the Metro Nashville Parks and Recreation board’s Sept. 3 decision to not move forward with petitioning its removal or relocation.


Tapas restaurant Americano in Midtown closes

Americano, a tapas bar and restaurant located in Midtown at 1720 West End Ave., Ste. 100, Nashville, closed Aug. 24, according to a social media post from the eatery. The restaurant opened in 2015 in the space formerly home to West End Cafe.


Royal Circus in Wedgewood-Houston closes

Home furnishings store Royal Circus at 438 Houston St., Ste. 150, Nashville, closed its doors Aug. 30, according to a social media post from the company.


Biscuit Love owners open pizza restaurant 'Za in Hillsboro Village

‘Za, a pizzeria owned by breakfast eatery Biscuit Love founders Karl and Sarah Worley, opened Sept. 3 at 2005 Belcourt Ave., Nashville, according to a news release.



Nashville Mayor David Briley signs executive order calling to repeal sanctuary cities bill

In an executive order issued Sept. 3, Mayor David Briley has called on state lawmakers to repeal House Bill 2315—more commonly known as the "sanctuary cities" bill—which went into effect earlier this year. The bill prohibits Tennessee cities from adopting sanctuary policies related to immigration.


A guide to: The Tennessee State Fair

For more than 150 years, the Tennessee State Fair has served as a 10-day gathering for agricultural and educational activities. This year’s event, set for Sept. 6-15, is expected to draw more than 100,000 people for contests, food and midway rides.


All early voting locations now open for Sept. 12 runoff election in Davidson County

Early voting is underway for the Sept. 12 runoff election in Davidson County.


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

Your ultimate local guide for the months of August and …



Tennessee Highway Patrol to begin strict enforcement of Hands Free Law starting Labor Day Weekend

The Hands Free Tennessee Law—which prohibits drivers from using their phone while driving—became effective July 1, and many law-enforcement officers have given warnings to drivers caught in violation of the laws during the past two months. However, that grace period is about to end.


Belle Meade appoints members of Historic Zoning Commission to determine guidelines for historic district

The Belle Meade Board of Commissioners met Aug. 27 in a special-called meeting to appoint members to a newly created Historic Zoning Commission, which will help the city determine what a historic conservation overlay, also referred to a historic zoning, could look like in the city.


North Italia now open at the Mall at Green Hills

Italian restaurant chain North Italia opened Aug. 28 at the Mall at Green Hills, 2126 Abbott Martin Road, Nashville, according to a news release.


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 …