On a small island in the middle of Centennial Park’s Lake Watauga stand five towers of beehives. One of our listeners spotted the hard-to-reach hives and inquired about the bees: Who cares for them? What happens to the honey? Do other parks have hives? Who’s in charge? The Nashville Area Beekeeper’s Association, or NABA, is […]
Curious Nashville: Woodbine asks, are Whitsett Road and Whitsitt Elementary named after the same person?
When it comes to the name spelling of this prominent Nashville family, there’s a mix of evidence for Whitsitt and Whitsett.
What is the future of Middle Tennessee’s trash?
What will we do when we reach capacity at the Middle Point landfill in Rutherford County, where Nashville and Middle Tennessee’s trash goes?
Curious Nashville: In search of a ‘space capsule’ in rural Hickman County
On a dirt road in rural Hickman County there’s a piece of wreckage that purports to be a NASA space capsule. What is it really?
Podcast: Help WNXP solve a mystery involving Bob Dylan, John Cale, and Edie Sedgwick
This time it’s a “reverse” Curious Nashville — instead of answering one of your questions, we’re looking to Nashville Public Radio listeners to help solve a musical mystery.
Curious Nashville: How a question about one little cement marker leads us to the tale of one gigantic monument
Alongside some Tennessee roads, you might notice knee-high cement markers — usually quite weathered — that have this inscription: “H’Y. R.W.”
Curious Nashville: Stay back 100 feet? Here’s the truth about dump truck liability on Tennessee roads.
You’re driving behind a dump truck — gripping the steering wheel tight and trying to keep back. What happens if a pesky piece of gravel damages your windshield?
Curious Nashville: Graves, lawn pranks, and other answers about the Tennessee State Capitol
The state capitol draws a lot of interest, provides public tours, and has prompted several questions to Curious Nashville.