East Nashville News: East Nashville Beer Fest, Sarah Martin to run for District 5 Council, renovations at Eastland Kroger, more

Tomorrow is the last day of February! This month has been one long, bitterly cold, childcare-less adventure, with a little snowman building and sledding thrown in. Spring should theoretically be on its way, and will be punctuated by one of our favorite annual events--our very own craft beer festival. Also: the Eastland Kroger will receive some long-overdue renovations. Read all about... Read More

Funeral Director Gale Robinson talks grief, cremation and how East Nashville has changed since 1932

A study in Southern gentility, Gale Robinson strikes me as an Atticus Finch-type, with a slight tweak in choice of profession. By day he presides over Davidson County courts as a judge (as he has for 25 years), and by night he operates the crematorium behind Gallatin Pike’s Phillips-Robinson Funeral Home, in the same spot since 1932. (The original house at 2707 Gallatin Pike still stands,... Read More

East Nashville News: Snow days, a tiny house, the east bank, more

Sledders on Shelby Golf Course, photo credit: Jennifer Murphy How many times this week has someone in the neighborhood told you to "stay warm"? Unless you've been completely holed up and hermit-y, we're willing to bet it's a bunch, which is the beauty of living in the hospitable South, even when the weather is anything but hospitable. While we're on the subject of weather, to stay up to date... Read More

Making pasta with the brothers behind Nicoletto’s Pasta Co.

  When brothers Ryan and Danny Nicoletto lost their “Pops” in 2013, they felt compelled to shift one particular dream off the backburner--and together they started a business that tips a hat toward their Italian heritage. Their Nicoletto's Pasta Co., which they’ve been cooking up since the spring of last year but only recently debuted at the Nashville... Read More

East Nashville News: Easties win Grammys, more Easties win East Nashvillian of the Year, FashionABLE coming, more

Even those of us on the east side aren't immune to the lure of celebrity. In spite of social media announcements this week about The East Nashvillian of the Year awards and a plethora of forthcoming events, what you really cared about was that Steven Tyler ate at The Greenhouse twice and that some of our own brought Grammys home with them to East Nashville. Without further adieu, we'll get to the... Read More

East Nashville wellness coach and author talks detoxing and pregnancy

Rea Frey has long been a (very fit) fixture on the East Nashville wellness scene; the certified personal trainer and conditioning coach, health and wellness expert, and local author of four books, including Power Vegan and most recently Detox Before You're Expecting, out this month, starts her book with a heartfelt dedication: "To my pre-baby vagina: I will always love you."... Read More

East Nashville News: Nicoletto's Pasta Co. opens, East Nash makes Super Bowl, Vinyl Club turns one, more

Ellen here. In for Nicole, who is off baby-girl-having. Big shoes to fill no doubt, but here's my best stab at an East Nashvillian news roundup while the queen herself is away...   Valentine's Day is a whole bunch of commercialized malarkey. You know it, and we know it. But glancing around East Nashville and seeing all the fun and worthwhile Valentine's-themed things going on... Read More

Enter to win a Hatch Show Print poster for your Valentine!

Give your Valentine a hand-inked reminder of your love with a Hatch Show Print "Love You More" poster. Enter to win here. Additional entries if you follow The East Nashvillian on Twitter and/or Instagram. The winner will be announced Friday, Feb. 13, 2015. Happy entering! Read More

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