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East Nashville News: Tomato Art Fest, 'Nashville' in East Nashville, more

  Funny thing about the Tomato Art Fest: Spending a day gorging on tomato-related foods in the summer sun, we all get just a little redder and rounder. With all due respect to Andy Williams, it’s the most wonderful time of the year, at least around these streets. And it’s here. So we’ll share a few last-minute Tomato Fest tidbits in this week’s news... Read More

The winners of our first-ever Tomato Tale contest

  To get in the Tomato Art Fest spirit, we teamed up with Nashville writers’ collective The Porch on a Tomato Tale contest — readers and friends submitted 10-word, tomato-themed stories via Twitter, and The Porch’s Susannah Felts chose her favorites of the bunch.    The carrot (or tomato, as it were) held in front of said contributors: dinner... Read More

East Nashville News: Antica, Edgefield, Tomato fest facts and more

  This week’s East Nashville News roundup is particularly stocked with things to do in the coming weeks. Seems fitting enough, what with it being summer, when people tend to do stuff.   Also, news on some business comings and goings and a detailed expose on our rockness.    On to it:   East Nashville Rocks, says Ann Powers on... Read More

Sushi tips from Watanabe's Steve Beckman

  Wasn’t all that long ago that East Nashville was something of a sushi desert. These days, though, we have some great options serving sushi newbies and diehards alike, with more on the way.   Although Riverside Village’s Watanabe isn’t exclusively a sushi stop (they serve ramen, bibimbap and lots of other fine Asian fare), they’re a favorite... Read More

East Nashville News: new and moving businesses, a music-movie screening, more

  Lots of new and changing spaces in East Nashville this week, plus job and entertainment offerings and a chance to flex your salsa-making skills.   On to it:   East Greenway Park breaking ground this fall   One of the most talked-about East Nashville additions this week: East Greenway Park, a new development of 62 single-family homes on 10... Read More

East Nashville News: Tomato Art Fest contest, new yoga space, more

  This week, we’re starting off our East Nashville news roundup with a bit of our own news: a contest with a top-notch prize, celebrating the upcoming Tomato Art Fest. (Related, our new Tomato Art Fest issue is on the streets and online — give it a look!)   Elsewhere, new businesses, established businesses doing fun stuff and more. On to... Read More

East Nashville's Chocolate F/X: from special effects to confections

  Many of us got our first taste of Chocolate F/X at the 2014 Yum!East festival — along with a huge cross section of East Nashville food purveyors, CFX was on hand sharing creations and meeting new neighbors, just as finishing touches were being put on their new space at the Shoppes on Fatherland.   Fast-forward a month and change, and Chocolate F/X’s... Read More

East Nashville news: grand openings at Thrive and Nancybgoods, new vape shop, more

  Biggest neighborhood news this week was probably the search for the owners of that lost catfish (hope you found your momma, lil fish), but a few other things did cross our paths/inboxes.   Here’s this week’s East Nashville news roundup:   1100 Fatherland shops celebrate grand opening   We’ve seen a lot of new faces at the... Read More

East Nashville’s Treehouse: funky flair and fresh fare

  Co-owners Matt Spicher and Corey Ladd and executive chef Todd Alan Martin launched East Nashville’s Treehouse restaurant about eight months ago, with the intent of filling a neighborhood need.   “(Martin) was at Lockeland Table for a long time, and when he would get off work, he would not have anywhere to go eat — at least on the East Side,... Read More

East Nashville News: Celebrating the 4th, helping Martha O'Bryan help neighbors, more

  Since this week’s news roundup falls around our country’s annual celebration of independence, figured it made sense to kick off with some opportunities to raise a glass without crossing the river, as there are many. Beyond, we’ve got some other stuff to share, including… well, other parties.   On to the latest crop of East Nashville... Read More

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