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The Tennessean

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Past articles by Lizzy:

These high-profile Nashville restaurants closed in 2019

More than two dozen well-known restaurants closed their doors in 2019, including an iconic Music Row bar and a cozy eatery on West End Avenue. → Read More

Top 10 new restaurants and bars of 2019 in Nashville

Diners have dozens of new restaurants to choose from this year, but standouts include a cozy East Nashville eatery and a Lower Broadway bar unlike any other. → Read More

Nashville restaurants: What opened and closed in May

Five restaurants, including an outpost of popular chicken chain Chick-fil-A, debuted in May in Nashville. → Read More

Goldberg brothers close Le Sel restaurant in Midtown

Talented Nashville restaurateurs Benjamin and Max Goldberg have closed their French restaurant Le Sel after a nearly four-year run in Midtown. → Read More

James Bass Sr. of prominent law firm Bass, Berry & Sims dies at 108

James Bass Sr., a fixture in the Nashville legal community and an influential political leader in the state, died Wednesday. He was 108. → Read More

Emmy Squared pizzeria to open next week in Green Hills

New York restaurateurs Matt and Emily Hyland are doubling down on Nashville. → Read More

Here’s how to ditch your luggage while you explore Nashville

There's a new solution for Nashville travelers stuck lugging their suitcases around while waiting for their flight or their check-in time at an Airbnb. → Read More

Beer business brews up billions in economic impact for Tennessee, study finds

The Beer Serves America report found America’s beer industry contributed billions last year to the Tennessee economy and supported nearly thousands of jobs. → Read More

When's that Whole Foods going to open? A look at what's next in Nashville's grocery store wars

Grocery stores in Nashville are attempting to meet the city's pent-up demand for new, convenient options with a host of new locations popping up around town. → Read More

Frank Sinatra-themed bar coming to Printers Alley

One of Lower Broadway’s most successful real estate moguls has big plans for Printers Alley. → Read More

Chick-fil-A to open next week in Melrose

Calling all Chick-fil-A lovers: Only one more week until you can get your Chick-n-Minis fix on 8th Avenue South. → Read More

Nashville's grocery wars intensify with new stores on the way. Here's where they're going.

Grocery stores big and small are expanding, remodeling and building new locations as they battle for a market share in booming Nashville. → Read More

Downtown Antique Mall to close after 29 years

The Downtown Antique Mall will close at the end of the month after 29 years of delighting shoppers in search of unusual and vintage items. → Read More

Nashville restaurants: What opened and closed in April

April was a busy month in Nashville's dining scene, with a few high-profile openings and even more closures. APRIL OPENINGS Downtown Sporting Club Max and Benjamin Goldberg opened their new Downtown Sporting Club, a venue unlike anything else on Lower Broadway. The four-story building now houses chef-driven restaurants, a Crema coffee bar, ax throwing lanes, boutique hotel rooms, a rooftop… → Read More

NFL to plant 40 trees at two North Nashville schools

The trees will be planted in partnership with Root Nashville at John Early Museum Magnet and Hull Jackson Montessori. → Read More

Downtown Sporting Club is unlike anything else on Lower Broadway. Here’s why.

With no live music, 20 hotel rooms, a chef-driven restaurant and ax throwing, Downtown Sporting Club is an out-of-the-box addition to Lower Broadway. → Read More

Nashville power outage affects nearly 10,000 NES customers Monday

Nearly 10,000 Nashville homes and businesses were without power in an area south of Nashville on Monday → Read More

All-day breakfast eatery Ruby Sunshine coming to Hillsboro Village

The high-profile Hillsboro Village building once home to Provence Breads & Café has a new restaurant tenant. → Read More

Emmy Squared to open pizzeria in Table 3 Restaurant space in Green Hills

The Brooklyn-based restaurant with an outpost in the Gulch plans to take over the Table 3 Restaurant space at 3821 Green Hills Village Drive in Green Hills. → Read More

Bearded Iris Brewing, Barista Parlor headed to Charlotte Avenue

Two of Nashville's most popular outposts for beer and coffee are coming to the west side. → Read More