- We apologize, but this photo from the Nashville Zoo simply had to appear on our front page.
- Mayor Dean unveiled the first in a series of charitable parking meters downtown this morning, which is basically a way to donate change to the homeless without giving directly to panhandlers. The first meter is sponsored by Southwest and located in front of the Bridgestone Arena. [WPLN]
- Many students at Fisk University are none to pleased with the state’s proposed plan to take their Georgia O’Keefe collection and show it off at the Frist until they can afford to take care of it themselves. They’re holding a prayer vigil tonight at the Fisk Memorial Chapel. [WTVF]
- Some folks threw together a new website that tells you which restaurants and bars in Nashville allow guns and which don’t, called Gun Free Dining Tennessee. [Tennessean]
- A payday lender on Gallatin Road is suing the Metro Council for rezoning the area to exclude title loan, payday loan and quick cash businesses. [In Session]
- Mayor Dean wants to turn at least part of the State Fairgrounds into a park. The rest is up in the air. [WSMV]
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