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East Nashville News: breaking records, Basement East and more

  This week, we’re looking at broken records, an open Basement and neighbors making music, along with lots of other stuff.   On to the latest crop of East Nashville News:   East Siders breaking records with laughs, diapers     Earlier this year, we mentioned the fact that local comics were aiming to break the Guinness... Read More

Dylan, Cash, and the Nashville Cats Exhibit Opens at the Country Music Hall of Fame

Dylan, Cash, and the Nashville Cats Exhibit Opens March 27 at the Country Music Hall of Fame Bob Dylan was recording Highway 61 Revisited in New York when his producer and former Nashvillian, Bob Johnston, encouraged him to give Nashville a try. Charlie McCoy had played guitar on a session of “Desolation Row” and Dylan’s curiosity for Nashville’s talent affirmed his... Read More

Nightvision - Joe Pisapia

Joe Pisapia shares his highly anticipated second solo-album Nightvision with The East Nashvillian. Singer-songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist Joe Pisapia is an accomplished artist in his own right, but Nightvision reaches a place where his musical background and personal experience coexist. The former member of Guster has produced albums ranging from William Tyler... Read More

East Nash News: Our Latest Issue Hits Stands, We Welcome New Businesses and Events, Do615 St. Patrick's Day Guide + more

A rainy week here in town makes a good time to sit back, read a book (or our latest issue) and make some plans. There are plenty exciting Days coming up: St. Patrick's Day, Earth Day, Record Store Day and we've got you covered. Our East Nashville community also welcomes some exciting new businesses and events. Read more below.  Our March - April Issue Hits The... Read More

Q&A with The Local Taco

The Local Taco has finally joined us in East Nashville on Fatherland Street! The Southern string of restaurants takes Tex-Mex classics and introduces them to the homestyle nature of country cuisine. It's not your ordinary 'fusion' restaurant however. The menu is carefully put together with a knowledge and appreciation of spice. The fish tacos are complimented with... Read More

East Nashville News: St. Patty's Day in East Nash, Announcing the flats of Highland Heights, Food for a Cause, Music Venues Renovate and Relocate, + more

This week we reached a 65-degree high and then woke up to snow-covered streets. Though we're still in fits of icepocalypse, spring is around the corner which means it's time to begin thinking about those gardens and some of Nashville's many outdoor festivals. But perhaps more importantly, it's time to be grateful for this movement of seasons and like a changing season,... Read More

Sweet Dreams: The Anniversary of Patsy Cline’s Death

Sweet Dreams: The Anniversary of Patsy Cline’s Death Today, March 5th, marks 52 years since one of country music’s most pivotal artists has left us. Nashville’s muse, Patsy Cline, was on her way back home from a benefit concert in Kansas City with fellow Grand Ole Opry patrons Hawkshaw Hawkins and Cowboy Copas. Though forewarned by dangerous weather conditions, the group... Read More

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

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