- Metro Schools is pushing for a $46.4 million increase in budget for the next fiscal year, which would cover increased salaries for teachers, among other things.
- Nashville-based Griffin Technology has opened their first retail store smack dab across the street from the London Olympic Stadium.
- The CMT Music Awards were last night, and here is a list of winners, if you’re into that sort of thing.
- Do you have unpaid court fines? Better pay up before you lose your license!
- Do not send money to people on Craigslist before they hand over the goods. Seriously, people.
- We are pretty dang excited that Brentwood creperie and coffee shop The Perch is planning to open a second location in Green Hills, conveniently within walking distance of the Nashvillest HQ.
- Safe travels to all of our friends heading to Bonnaroo! If you’re staying in town this weekend, be sure to check out the list of road closures so you can spend more time drinking and playing bingo, and less time stuck in traffic.
- Bits & pieces: Murfreesboro’s City Cafe has reopened … Belmont University will offer a degree in motion pictures beginning fall 2013 … This guy has 70 chickens and 3 dozen roosters in his backyard … Nice weather we’ve been having this week, eh? … CJ2K says he is working hard for the money … Tennesseans would like to telecommute, please and thank you … Is stealing from funeral homes A Thing?
Photo by Haider Nakkash.