Tennessee faces more reluctance to take the COVID vaccine than just about any state in the country, judging by the state’s comparatively low COVID vaccination rates. But even the surveys don’t allow for people to explain the nuance of their hang-ups. So WPLN asked listeners to put their most complicated concerns into words. A handful […]
More than half of Tennesseans are still hesitant to get the COVID-19 vaccine, according to state-based surveying conducted this month by the Tennessee Department of Health. But the “why” is often more complicated than a multiple-choice survey can handle.
Have you noticed stick figures printed in downtown Nashville crosswalks? Curious Nashville finds there’s an anonymous artist who makes them.
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.
Updated Wednesday, Jan. 13. Tennessee has published an interactive map with links to signup pages for each county, which have changed since this post was originally published. The map also shows which phase of distribution each county is in.
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.
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 […]
Early voting in Tennessee starts Wednesday, and voters heading to the polls might notice some people inside the voting room watching. This is not abnormal — and they are not random people. In fact, these “poll watchers” have an established role under Tennessee law.