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Tomato Art Fest

5-Points East Nashville  |  August 11th & 12th |  tomatoartfest.com/

The Tomato Art Fest was founded by Meg and Bret MacFadyen, owners of East Nashville’s Art and Invention Gallery. In 2004, the gallery hosted an art show celebrating the tomato in late summer, and planned a few neighborhood events to promote the show. The Tomato Art Fest proved so popular that it immediately turned into an annual, signature event for the hip, urban neighborhood of East Nashville.

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Annual Music City Hot Chicken Festival

East Park   |   July 4th  |    hot-chicken.com

Created in 2007, the annual Music City Hot Chicken Festival brings together the local community and visitors to celebrate the uniquely-Nashville dish, Hot Chicken.

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By |July 1st, 2017|East Nashville News & Events, Nashville Neighborhood Events|Comments Off on Annual Music City Hot Chicken Festival

Hotel Air BTB proposed for East Nashville

The Tennessean is reporting that local business owner Bobby Bubis is proposing to open a 21-room hotel on the corner of Main Street and McFerrin in East Nashville.  Rooms will be marketed through short-term rental site Air BnB.  Project will be presented to Metro Development and Housing Agency’s design review agency in February.  For more details read the full article @ The Tennessean.

By |January 19th, 2017|Developments, East Nashville News & Events|Comments Off on Hotel Air BTB proposed for East Nashville

Grassy Knoll Movie Nights

3rd Sundays,  April – October    |    event website

Grassy Knoll Movie nights are held on the third Sunday of each month (April – October) in the side yard of Bongo Java East.  Movies start at sundown.   The feature film for the evening of May 15th will be Caddyshack.

 

By |May 15th, 2016|East Nashville News & Events, Nashville Neighborhood Events|Comments Off on Grassy Knoll Movie Nights

East Nashville mixed-use project begins

Two East Nashville-based developers are targeting a spring 2017 completion for a mixed-use building to be located on Woodland Street.   March Egerton and Dan Heller are teaming on the project, with the building recently named The Wabash. To be located at 901 Woodland St., the building will replace, in large part, an existing structure and will feature office, retail and restaurant space

read entire article @ Nashville Post

By |May 8th, 2016|Developments, East Nashville News & Events|Comments Off on East Nashville mixed-use project begins

Music City Marathon

Nashville, TN   |   last  Saturday of April  |   website

Every year in the end of April the Music City Marathon Runs through Nashville.  Tens of thousands of runners start in Centennial Park running through Nashville neighborhoods finishing in LP Field.      read more ›  race course >

Belle Meade Winery may expand to historic East Nashville property

from Nashville Business Journal

An East Nashville property currently under contract to local investors and developers could wind up housing operations of the Belle Meade Winery.  The Tennessean reports that Ed Cooper and John Rochford are under contract to buy 3.23 acres at the corner of Meridian and Cleveland streets, including the Ray of Hope Community Church at 901 Meridian St.

read entire article @ Nashville Business Journal

By |February 16th, 2016|Developments, East Nashville News & Events|Comments Off on Belle Meade Winery may expand to historic East Nashville property

Infill heats up in quiet Shelby Hills neighborhood

from the Tennessean

Not many neighborhoods have a 336-acre city park, a 960-acre nature preserve, two public golf courses and a river in their backyard, not to mention a location close to downtown Nashville and some of the city’s most popular restaurants and bars.

entire article @ the Tennessean

By |December 29th, 2015|Developments, East Nashville News & Events|Comments Off on Infill heats up in quiet Shelby Hills neighborhood

Burger Up to open East Nashville location

from Nashville Post

Nashville-based Community Hospitality announced today it plans to open in summer 2016 a Burger Up in the East Nashville building last home to The Turnip Truck.  The soon-to-be updated building will be part of H.G. Hill Realty Co.’s Hill Center Five Points development to front Woodland Street within the 900 block.

entire article @ Nashville Post

By |December 23rd, 2015|Developments, East Nashville News & Events, Nashville Neighborhood News|Comments Off on Burger Up to open East Nashville location

Two Nashville Neighborhoods Seek Large Overlays

from Nashville Public Radio

In the coming months, debate about development in Nashville will be stirred up by two Nashville neighborhoods that want to protect their historic character. If approved, parts of Inglewood and the Waverly-Belmont area would get neighborhood overlays that govern homebuilding.

read entire article @ Nashville Public Radio

By |December 1st, 2015|12South News & Events, Developments, East Nashville News & Events, Nashville Neighborhood News|Comments Off on Two Nashville Neighborhoods Seek Large Overlays