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East Nashville News: new cafe/laundry/dessert spot Madeline, broadening Baker empire, more

Lot of the mutterings on the street this week were about a Kid Rock video (but not Kid Rock) on Riverside and bummer times up the road at the now-shuttered Watanabe. Elsewhere, we heard some news about new businesses and potential new businesses, holiday parties and more.   On to this week’s East Nashville News:   Clean plates and clean laundry at new Madeline... Read More

Music City Roots launches free shuttle from/to East Nashville

  Since 2009, the folks behind weekly variety show Music City Roots have been bringing world-class Americana and roots musicians — many of them local — to the stage and to the airwaves to share songs, stories and musical traditions.    This year, the show moved from its longtime home at The Loveless Barn to reroot at Liberty Hall at the Factory at... Read More

East Nashville News: big move for Sawtooth, lots of local accolades and more

  A few things we wanted to shout about before we move into this week’s East Nashville news:   Our new issue is here! In our stands all around town, you’ll see the wonderful ladies behind Fanny’s House of Music smiling back from the cover. Snag one in person, or peruse the stories here on the website.   That new issue also offers a look... Read More

Five Points Pizza shares secrets to great pies

  Today, we know East Nashville’s Five Points Pizza as a perma-busy 5 Points food stop and a three-peating Best of Nashville winner. But when co-owner David Tieman and his partners (wife Tara Ertichek Tieman and friend Tanner Jacobs) built and opened the place in 2011, it looked a lot more like a big question mark.   “I know we had put in a ton of time on... Read More

East Nashville News: priority schools, Food Network faces and more

  This week, we wanted to share one last reminder that the East Nashvillian of the Year nominations deadline is nigh — November 10, to be exact. If you have a business/business owner or citizen that you feel displays all the wonderfulness that an East Nashvillian should, please share your thoughts via email with lisa(at)theeastnashvillian(dot)com.   Voting (by... Read More

East Nashville's Watanabe is closing, and here's why

  Good chance you’ve already heard the disappointing news: After six years in Riverside Village, East Nashville sushi/Asian fusion stop Watanabe is set to close its doors for good as of Sunday, Nov. 16.   Launched initially by busy East Side restaurateur Matt Charette and chef/co-owner Hide Watanabe, the restaurant had a share of growing pains after its... Read More

East Nashville News: neighbors on TV, new biz openings and buildouts, more

  First, quick Halloween tip: This lovely and moist Halloween, kids 10 and under dressed up in their costumes eat for free at Edley's Bar-B-Que. That’s 908 Main St. In case you’d like to build a base for all those fun-sizes.   Aside of Halloween, we’re hard at work on the November/December issue of the magazine — news on street date soon... Read More

Local Fest invites you into East Nashville's Riverwood Mansion

  In centuries past, Inglewood's Riverwood Mansion played host to some of Nashville’s most lavish, see-and-be-seen events, with guest lists that included more than a half-dozen U.S. presidents and more than a few fancy Tennesseans. In more recent years, it’s hosted most-important-days for local and visiting brides and grooms and scores of other kinds of... Read More

East Nashville News: Dino's, Halloween night options, more

  Some civic-duty stuff to think about for starters this week: The State and Federal General Election is coming up Tuesday, Nov. 4, and we’re voting for a mix of jobs and issues, among them the much-talked-about Amendment 1, regarding abortion rights. You can view a sample ballot online, and dig through info from both “No on 1” and “Yes on 1” camps... Read More

East Nashville's Prema shares global artifacts at big fall sale

  There are plenty of places to buy furniture and home decor in Nashville, but there aren’t many places like East Nashville’s Préma, a corner nook in the Porter East development that traffics in “global artifacts, fine art and one-of-a-kind accessories.” More specifically, that means late 19th century Chinese chairs crafted with merchant-class... Read More

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