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Nestled in the northwest corridor of Nashville, with lush greenery and rolling hills, the Bordeaux community offers a quiet existence just 10 minutes from the hustle of downtown. For decades, the predominantly African American community has been home to many working- and middle-class families, along with pockets of affluent doctors and administrators from the city’s historically black colleges and universities. […]
About an hour east of Nashville, the scenic little town of Granville would love to become widely known as the “Mayberry” of Tennessee.
If you drive a car, odds are you have a rough idea how much gasoline costs. You might even go out of your way to save a few cents per gallon.
Nashville may be known as Music City USA — and, for a few years now, also as the “it city” for tourism — but how did these nicknames begin? And if we’re examining what the city is known for, what are the essentials of hot chicken?
Listen / During the 1950s, checking the weather wasn’t as easy as it is today. But Nashville residents had one unusual option: to look at the city skyline.
Out in the ridges and thick woods of West Nashville rests an epic remnant of Cold War history. But it is largely unknown. It’s massive. Mostly underground. Once considered of the utmost importance to the state, but eventually ravaged by mold and vandals. It’s the defunct fallout shelter where Tennessee’s governors would have gone in […]
If there’s an unexpected place to find a courtyard garden in Nashville, it’s along First Avenue in downtown. Despite the riverfront access, this is a gritty street with the sensibility of an alley — where businesses have packages delivered and where a row of touristy bars keep their smelly trash cans. No one really spends […]
Listen / The crisis at the U.S. southern border has dominated headlines for weeks. But it can be hard to make sense of who exactly immigrates, and why.