A combination of local fundraising and a state grant will bring some attention and care to historic concrete structures in Nashville’s Centennial Park.
A former president of Tennessee State University is being laid to rest Monday. Dr. Fred Humphries is credited as a key figure in the effort to prevent the state’s only historically black public university from being dissolved.
A stop on the Trail of Tears and a church important to both the Black and white community in Wilson County are among the recipients of this year’s Historic Preservation Fund grants.
Curious Nashville presents an encore telling of the story of Tennessee’s defunct nuclear fallout shelter — this time through shadow puppets performing live on stage.
Architect Alan Hayes was driving home from his Brentwood office when he noticed something lighting up the downtown skyline. “It was probably the fall, and the daylight saving time had happened, and all you see is this bright flashing … lights that look like movement on the skyline. It’s the only thing out there. Everything […]
One Nashville bank, however, has a storied history that’s cherished across North Nashville. Nestled near Meharry Medical College, and a stone’s throw from Fisk University and Tennessee State University, is the storied Citizens Savings Bank and Trust.
To combat our feelings of isolation and everyday repetitiveness, Curious Nashville is bringing back four short stories that deliver surprises about things we might otherwise overlook.
Nashville artist Wayne Brezinka has a long track record of making portraits and art for magazine covers, often summing up a lifetime or a complex idea in one, detailed image. He’s making a portrait of this year using contributions from the community, and his work suggests the more accurate picture of 2020 is centuries old: the Biblical character of Job.
Once protests against police brutality and systemic racism started this summer, Black Nashville native and WPLN’s Metro reporter Ambriehl Crutchfield decided to pass the mic to other residents to hear their stories about white supremacy and resistance.
There was a day when Curious Nashville listener Kymberly Horth voted at Belle Meade City Hall and then drove through Berry Hill. It made her wonder about those places, and how they relate to Davidson County: Why do Berry Hill and Belle Meade have their own police departments? Are there any other special services these […]