Bright & Early: A Rose By Any Other Name Edition

Good morning, Nashville. We’re scraping the bottom of the news barrel to bring you your morning update today, so here’s your abbreviated Bright & Early:

  • Yesterday was the ground-breaking ceremony at the new East Bank riverfront “Play Park,” and now Metro is accepting suggestions for what to name the park. Need we say more? Go forth, Nashvillest operatives! [Tennessean]
  • Metro Council approved the 28th Avenue Connector last night, a new road that will connect north Nashville with West End. [City Paper]
  • After a frosty three days, we can expect some 80-degree weather tomorrow, continuing through the weekend. [Nashville WX]
  • Fisk University is celebrating Jubilee Day today, which marks the 139th anniversary of the Fisk Jubilee Singers. [WSMV]
  • The Nashville Symphony is planning to reopen the Schermerhorn Symphony Center in style, announcing that famed violinist Itzhak Perlman is the guest of honor for their New Years Eve grand re-opening. Tickets will be available to the public on Friday, October 15. [Nashville Symphony]

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