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The Tennessean

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Past articles by Getahn:

Business stories to watch in 2018

How to manage the city's growth will be at the heart of many debates in 2018, as development groups and corporations continue to invest in the Middle Tennessee region. → Read More

Biggest Nashville business stories of 2017

The year included a new soccer team announcement, a hockey championship series, a new international flight and many debates over the Nashville growth. → Read More

Inspired by Wynwood Walls, Aerial Development’s West Trinity Lane project to feature artist housing, murals

A spring 2018 groundbreaking is now targeted for the 22-acre North Lights development on West Trinity Lane, which developer Aerial Development Group said is designed to be a sanctuary that inspires art and innovation. → Read More

First look: M.L. Rose opens Saturday near the Gulch

The 4,750-square-foot location occupies ground-floor space at 11th and Nelson Merry Street inside hospital chain HCA's 1100 Charlotte at Capitol View building. → Read More

Investor Frank May doubles down on Madison real estate with shopping center purchase

Owner of Madison Bowling site pays $1.9M for Coarsey Center, where tenants include Jackson Hewitt Tax Service, China Wok restaurant and ice cream shop La Michoacana Deluxe. → Read More

Tennessee's first Shoney's razed, new grocery and furniture stores coming to Madison

Tentatively named Garden Fresh Market in former Aldi space to include small restaurant, furniture store to replace Sticks N Stuff at Madison Square, whose owner plans for a mixed-use project. → Read More

Can Madison become Nashville's next Green Hills?

As investors buy sites and developers draw up projects including one that would transform the Madison Square Shopping Center into the mixed-use Madison Town Center, the lagging area north of downtown is considered poised for a makeover. → Read More

Hotelier pays $1.95M for Lafayette Street site in bet on Napier-Sudekum redevelopment

Sanjay D. Patel bought 76 Lafayette St. for future development after paying Buy Wholesale Inc. $1.23 million for 1.26 acres a block away at 25 Lincoln St. → Read More

TGI Fridays closes Franklin location after 18 years

Closing leaves casual dining chain with three area locations at Nashville's Opry Mills Mall, in Madison and in Murfreesboro. → Read More

Wedgewood-Houston sites near Corsair Distillery sold for $2.26M

The sellers include a local investment group, which posted a 24 percent gain on a building at 1300 Martin St. once eyed for an adaptive reuse project. → Read More

Gaylord Opryland's owner plans offices, housing and retail for 130 acres in Donelson

Ryman Hospitality picked a developer for a massive mixed-use project across Briley Parkway from Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center. → Read More

Bank robbery reported at Fifth Third branch in Antioch

Metro Police confirmed that a call came in at 10:49 a.m. regarding the incident at 1311 Bell Road near Blue Hole Road. → Read More

Hotels leave the light on for immigrants, as Tennessee hospitality industry shows

Immigrants and others find hotels a path to move up, even with some discrimination. → Read More

505 sculpture unveiled, a view inside downtown Nashville's tallest residential tower

The 8-foot tall and 15-foot wide sculpture is the latest addition to downtown's Avenue of the Arts. → Read More

Inside look: Mexican taco and cocktail restaurant Nada targets January opening in Midtown

Nada Nashville at Aertson Midtown building near Vanderbilt will be the fourth location under that Mexican-inspired concept from Chef David Falk's Cincinnati-based Boca Restaurant Group. → Read More

Nashville revisiting West Trinity Lane area's land use policy has skeptics

Neighbors and other stakeholders want connectivity, sidewalks, restaurants and a grocery store, but fear gentrification that displaces lower-income residents. → Read More

35-story residential, retail building planned near SoBro roundabout

Architect seeks design and step-back modifications to Downtown Code requirements for project planned off of Lea Avenue and Palmer Place. → Read More

40-story, $350M SoBro high-rise project shrinks, gets new co-investor

Design changes including dropping 265-unit apartment tower comes as Los Angeles-based AECOM Capital is now co-general partner in project planned for Market Street Apartments site. → Read More

East Nashville blow-up doll deemed not obscene, no strike

Metro Board of Zoning Appeals overturned city zoning administrator's determination that doll was obscene, separately approves parking variance for Graduate Nashville hotel planned on West End Avenue. → Read More

Downtown merchants outcry delays key vote that affects Nashville House of Blues plans

Metro Historic Zoning Commission plans to seek more input from business owners before taking up proposed revisions to design guidelines for the Broadway, Second Avenue and Downtown historic districts. → Read More