Sandy Mazza, The Tennessean

Sandy Mazza

The Tennessean

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Recent articles by Sandy:

Nashville budget crunch: Housing agency says it can save $11M by refinancing loans

The savings comes as Nashville leaders work to stabilize the city budget amid a $41 million deficit. → Read More

Celebrated chef Sean Brock will head Grand Hyatt restaurant downtown

Sean Brock, the chef and restaurateur who brought Husk to Nashville, will develop an American and continental restaurant for the Grand Hyatt hotel. → Read More

Amtrak pitches new Memphis-to-Chicago, other Tennessee lines to state legislators

Amtrak hopes to get new federal funding to expand lines in the fast-growing Southeast region, especially Tennessee. → Read More

Nashville officer exonerated of assault charges in bar fight

Officer Myriah Iles will be returned to active duty. → Read More

Police seeking public's help in finding New Year's Day hit-and-run driver

Police released a 27-second video of the incident that occurred at 2:50 a.m. on Jan. 1. → Read More

Two men charged with reckless homicide in Hendersonville officer death

Two men charged with reckless homicide in Hendersonville officer death → Read More

Country Music Hall of Fame announced record-setting year for visitors

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum drew tourists from around the world in 2019. → Read More

Hotel complex planned for old Yazoo brewery site in the Gulch

Two hotel brands will be built at the former Division Street home of Yazoo Brewing Company, which has since relocated. → Read More

After nearly 50 years, the Macy's in Goodlettsville is closing for good

Macy's to close Goodlettsville location amid declining profits → Read More

New designs presented for Nashville Yards, the city's biggest development

Nashville Yards will be a new 17-acre downtown district with shops, restaurants, entertainment venues, apartments, offices and hotels. → Read More

Amazon bought another Nashville warehouse: Could it be for a grocery store?

The building on 12 acres sold for $22.8 million, according to Davidson County property records. → Read More

Fontanel makeover: Artistic resort planned for former Barbara Mandrell estate

The new owners of Fontanel, Barbara Mandrell's former Nashville home, plan to transform it into a resort with 150 small cabins and a "makers village." → Read More

Affordable housing advocates demand Mayor Cooper restore $5 million to Barnes Housing Trust Fund

Protesters called on Mayor John Cooper Tuesday night to reinstate the $5 million he slashed from Metro's affordable housing development fund to help close a budget gap → Read More

Thanksgiving Day runners hit Nashville streets to benefit the homeless

About 7,000 people flooded the streets of Belle Meade early Thanksgiving morning for a 5-mile run → Read More

Downtown developer Tony Giarratana closes on YMCA building, plans new residential tower

Developer Tony Giarratana finalized the purchase of 900 Church on Monday and released renderings of plans for his latest tower. → Read More

Former Nashville Mayor Bill Purcell may return to Metro affairs as affordable housing advisor

Mayor John Cooper tapped former Mayor Bill Purcell to join Metro's housing authority commission → Read More

Tennessee's economy is strong but prepare for a slowdown, experts say

Finance experts warned Tennessee budget leaders to prepare for a slowdown in the economy after a record-setting decade of growth. → Read More

First look: Grand Hyatt at Nashville Yards

The 591-room hotel will feature an outdoor patio, pool deck, fitness areas, ground-level restaurants, and a variety of meeting and conference rooms. → Read More

Asurion lays off hundreds of workers in global workforce reduction

Asurion laid off hundreds of employees worldwide Thursday. The insurance and tech support company is building a new $288M headquarters in Nashville. → Read More

Nashville's public housing redevelopment faces new delays as financing streams dry up

Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency announced a new delay for completion of East Nashville's Cayce Place redevelopment. → Read More