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A Week of My Veggie Chef

Some months back, My Veggie Chef offered an invite to test-drive their vegan meal-delivery service. And while I'm not vegan, being a modern human adult with all the requisite life-scheduling madness, the idea of enjoying a week of home-made meals while only putting in the work required to heat up a Bertolli had some serious appeal. Not familiar with My Veggie Chef? Here's the gist: You... Read More

The Holidays in East Nashville

Year after year, The Ornaments provide one of our favorite excuses for amping up the holiday spirit in East Nashville. While we wait for news of this year's shows, we'll go ahead and get East-Nashville-holiday-stoked about Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams' returned holiday flavors (whiskey eggnog, y'all) and new holiday gravels (since there are worst ways to get into the holiday... Read More

East Nashville Underground's Jared Corder talks Roxy Revival

Jared and Kristyn Corder know a thing or two about building a buzz around a cultural endeavor -- over a couple of years, the two took East Nashville Underground from a friends-in-a-basement musical shindig to a bustling and much-talked-about seasonal festival, with an explicit focus on and celebration of our neighborhood. (We talked about that in a recent issue.) So it makes sense that... Read More

Eric Brace branches out with folk-opera 'Hangtown Dancehall'

Most of us know East Nashvillian Eric Brace as an Americana singer and songsmith (as a solo artist, part of Last Train Home and a duo partner with fellow Eastsider Peter Cooper) and the head of local label Red Beet Records. Brace is branching out this fall, though, bringing Hangtown Dancehall -- a "Gold Rush Folk-Opera" crafted alongside fellow songwriter and collaborator Karl... Read More

East Nashville news: healing arts, hand-cut fries and 'Rocky Horror'

This week, feeling good and feeling fed, plus music of the rock and classical varieties, and a little Rocky Horror to round it out. The latest installment of East Nashville News: Feelin' Good in the Neighborhood We've had a heap of new restaurant openings around here of late, but from time to time, we get a chance to address our bodies in ways other than putting food in 'em. On... Read More

East Nashville News: books, booze, Go Karts and Tiffany

This week's crop of East Nashville news is fittingly varied, from go karting to whiskey tasting to a pop star's new clothing store. On to it: Celebrate your favorite East Nashvillians Each and every year, the Historic East Nashville Merchants Association gives us an opportunity to shower the ol' love on our favorite East Nashville businesses and people, via the East Nashvillian... Read More

Halloween in East Nashville

Of all the holidays we celebrate, Halloween offers the most explicit excuse/encouragement to get weird. OK, "creative." A neighborhood like ours -- flush with creative people of all stripes -- tends to make particularly good use of that excuse. In the weeks leading up to the big candy-grabbin' day, East Nashville is stocked with fun Halloween events, from the family-friendly to... Read More

East Nashville News: Oktoberfests, foods and more

  We're hard at work on our November/December issue, the official tour guide for the Lockeland Springs "A Celebration of Home" home tour -- and one of our biggest and best-loved issues if the year. (Give Lisa McCauley a shout if you're looking to get an ad in that issue.) Meantime, fun news still abounds around here, including lots of neighborhood stuff to do, new... Read More

Spot's Pet Supply: Coming Soon to East Nashville

Those of us who live with furry friends are plenty familiar with The Dog Spot, the Gallatin Pike pup daycare/boarding/grooming space launched by East Nashvillian/entrepreneur Chad Baker in 2011. It quickly became a fixture in our highly dog-friendly neighborhood, and that warm welcome is part of what's led Baker to build another animal-aimed business: Spot's Pet Supply & Dog Wash,... Read More

East Nashville News: openings, closings, music and more

Welcome to October, friends, and to the first installment of what we expect will be a very-regular feature on the East Nashvillian blog. If you're our Facebook friend, you'll see more by-the-moment East Nashville news, and some of that will be recapped here, along with fresh tidbits. Have news/details you think we should share? Drop us a line. This week, some neighborhood goings and... Read More

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