- So, apparently the word “pedal tavern” is trademarked, and we are supposed to stop using it unless referring to Nashville Pedal Tavern LLC’s … uh, bicycled-powered-vehicles-to-go”woo”-on. A downtown competitor has been sued for using the phrase.
- For those keeping score, “City Heights” is your next made-up neighborhood name that they really, really want you to think is real.
- The Sheraton Hotel downtown (the one that looks like it has a UFO on it) recently completed a $35 million renovation.
- A man known by police to scam motorists by pretending to be broken down on the side of the road is at it again.
- Nashville International Airport will be adding a direct flight to London, sources tell The Tennessean.
- Hopefully by the time the London flights start, the airport won’t still be soaking passenger bags with sewage. Blergh.
- The Nashville Predators released their new “Away” jersey Sunday night (at an odd hour of 11 p.m.) and we hope you are a fan of
- The Goodlettsville team representing Tennessee at the Little League Southeast Regional Tournament is off to a great start, winning both of their match-ups so far.
- The Nashville Scene went down Broadway so you don’t have to in order to study the city’s many bachelorette parties in the natural habitat.
- In case you ever wanted to know what it was like to be in one of those party groups, somebody found an itinerary.
- The namesake owner of Bill Martin Foods in East Nashville has died at the age of 96. He had spent 26 years in the US Army before running the Woodland St grocery store for more than half a century.
- Environmentalists won a court case against the Tennessee Valley Authority in an effort to protect the Cumberland River from contamination by waste coal ash in Gallatin.
- Today’s the first full day of class for Metro’s nearly 88,000 students. John Overton High School, however, will not be ready until Wednesday.
- State Rep. Craig Fitzhugh joined an already crowded race to be Tennessee’s next governor. Republicans Speaker Beth Harwell, Bill Lee, Randy Boyd, State Sen. Mae Beavers, Kay White, U.S. Rep. Dianne Black, and Democrat Mayor Karl Dean have already declared.
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