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I-440 bridge over I-65 in Nashville to close Sept. 20-23 for widening project

As part of ongoing construction on I-440 in Nashville , the I-440 bridge over I-65 will close the weekend of Sept. 20-23 for a widening project, the Tennessee Department of Transportation announced Friday, Aug. 9.


TDOT: New traffic shifts to begin on I-440 in Nashville Aug. 12

Drivers on I-440, one of Nashville’s main arteries connecting I-40 west with I-65 and I-24 south, will see new traffic shifts beginning Monday, Aug. 12, as the $152.9 million reconstruction project reaches the second phase, the Tennessee Department of Transportation announced Friday, Aug. 9.


BACK TO SCHOOL: What safety regulations should drivers follow in school zones?

The 2019-20 school year began for local schools in August, and motorists will notice school zones in effect and school buses on the road.



Tex-Mex eatery Superica now open in The Gulch in Nashville

Tex-Mex restaurant Superica opened a 5,800-square-foot location Aug. 5 at 601 Overton St., Nashville. The …


Have a book signed by Ben Folds, watch classic films at The Belcourt Theatre: 4 things to do this weekend in Southwest Nashville, Aug. 9-11

There are several things to do in Southwest Nashville this weekend, as well as an annual festival that's …


Metro Nashville Police Department West Precinct to host monthly community meetings starting Aug. 13

Beginning Tuesday, Aug. 13, the MNPD West Precinct will host monthly community meetings at 5500 Charlotte Pike, Nashville, to discuss crime trends and other concerns with residents who live in West Meade, parts of Green Hills and other West Nashville neighborhoods.


Historical marker in Green Hills honors founder of Nashville's first African American Girl Scout troop

The Metro Nashville Historical Commission, District 34 Council Member Angie Henderson and Troop 1347 of the Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee unveiled a historical marker July 23 in honor of Josephine Groves Holloway, founder of Nashville’s first Girl Scout troop for African American girls.



IMPACT ROUND-UP: See which 6 stores and restaurants are now open or coming soon to the Mall at Green Hills

Following the June opening of a new retail wing inside the Mall at Green Hills, located at 2126 Abbott Martin Road, new shops and restaurants continue to open inside the shopping center.


North Italia to open in late August in Green Hills

Italian restaurant chain North Italia will open Wednesday, Aug. 28, at the Mall at Green Hills, 2126 Abbott Martin Road, Nashville, according to a news release. The menu will feature a selection of handmade pasta, pizza and other entrees such as grilled artichoke, short rib radiatori and more.


RESULTS ROUND-UP: See Southwest Nashville results from the Aug. 1 election

Nashville voters have cast their ballots for mayor, vice mayor, several council seats and two amendments to the Metro Nashville charter. Take a look at the results so far below.









Magpies to celebrate 5-year anniversary in Belle Meade

Children's clothing and gift store Magpies is celebrating five years of business Saturday, Aug. 3, with an anniversary celebration in Belle Meade at 6019 Highway 100, Nashville. The anniversary event will feature activities such as giveaways, refreshments, a noon book reading event and more.


Back to school: Important dates to know for Southwest Nashville public, private schools

Metro Nashville Public Schools students return to classes Monday, Aug. 5, with students enrolled in private schools returning throughout August. Here are a few additional dates to know, including fall break, spring break, the last day of school and other important dates.


Free People to open in The Mall at Green Hills on Aug. 1

Women's clothing and accessories retailer Free People will open in its new location inside The Mall at Green Hills, 2126 Abbott Martin Road, Nashville, on Aug. 1, according to a social media post from the mall. The shop's new location is on the upper level of the mall near Dillard's. This is the store's only Nashville-area location. www.freepeople.com


Jewelry retailer David Yurman now open in Green Hills

Jewelry boutique David Yurman opened a 2,079-square-foot space July 20 inside the Mall at Green Hills, 2126 …



Frothy Monkey celebrates 15 years at 12 South location

Frothy Monkey celebrated 15 years of business July 28 at its original 12 South location at 2509 12th Ave. S., Nashville. The coffeeshop and eatery offers a selection of hand-crafted coffee drinks made from locally roasted beans as well as breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner menus. Frothy Monkey also has locations in Franklin, The Nations and downtown. 615-600-4756. www.frothymonkey.com


Father Ryan High School names new dean of students

Joseph Crumby will serve as Father Ryan High School's newest dean of students, according to a July 26 announcement from the school. Prior to accepting the new post, Crumby served as assistant principal of LaVergne High School and was also a 1995 graduate of Father Ryan.


Parson's Chicken and Fish now open in Wedgewood-Houston

Chicago-based eatery Parson’s Chicken and Fish opened Wednesday, Aug. 7, at 425 Chestnut St., Nashville, according to a public relations representative for the company.


Margaritaville Hotel Nashville to open in South Broadway later this year

Margaritaville Hotel Nashville, a 12-story hotel inspired by singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffet, is expected to open in December at 425 Fifth Ave. S., Nashville, according to a news release.