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Shelby bridge project to take two more years

The completion date for the Shelby Street pedestrian bridge has been moved back one year from the original target finish, with Ray Bell Construction Company having begun the final phase of the renovation project two weeks ago, according to project officials. More

Hermitage center receives funding for parking lot lights

According to Larry Cockerham, planning superintendent for the Parks and Recreation Department, the lights should be up and operating in three weeks. Cockerham said with the continuing effort to add features to the development, the process has been somewhat slow. More

'Fear Factor' ends its first run

This week begins with the final installment of what has become the most critically lampooned television show in recent memory. The only people who like Fear Factor are the same folks who enjoy Survivor, Temptation Island, and Big Brother; large chunks of the audience. More

Chef's choice

Simple food tastes best. Head chef and co-owner of 6

Grants will give the tools but will the tools educate?

Today, educators and parents are discovering computers have a role in learning, but we

To dream the impossible dream

TRANSFORMATIONS - ...music is a daily part of my job here at The City Paper. I still continue to pursue higher musical achievements, but the fact that I never let go of the ultimate dream makes the daily routine seem that much more satisfying. That same approach I took to my musical dreams is something I

Director Steven Spielberg

Preacher's got the power to empower

Mt. Zion preacher tells it like it is. Just ten years ago, Mt. Zion Baptist Church in North Nashville, was having trouble filling its pews on Sunday mornings. Then along came a spiritual Pied Piper. More

Weekly Reminder

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City Picks

Here are the headlines in today's City Picks: Kroger sponsors dietician Q & A, Cameron Michaels signs 'Arena' and 12 @ 12 highlights pop songwriters. More

Cheekwood begins search for new museum director

The last few weeks have brought major management shifts at Cheekwood Museum and Botanical Gardens in Belle Meade and with the search for a new museum director more changes are to be expected soon. More

Redistricting plan may reflect area revitalization

The continuing gentrification of the Belmont-Hillsboro/12 South area might be reflected in the Metro Planning Department

Finding fashion in wee wardrobes

I've always loved drawing old-fashioned children's clothing. You can really pile on the detail -- just the way people used to do when they sewed clothes by hand for their little ones. More

Death Notices

News Briefs

Here are the headlines in today's News Briefs: Boys & Girls Club hosts first KidsDay, Painting stresses YW center's message, Library celebrates summer reading program and Bluegrass performers in weekend benefit. More

Travelers learn lots about themselves in foreign lands

I learned a lot about Italy, about America and about me these last three weeks, a lot besides the comfort of loud elevator bells. All foreign travel changes you in some way. More

Investigation of Turner complete

Mayor receives report on police chief's alleged airport misconduct More

Frist Center and MTA launch the Arts Trolley

The Frist Center for the Visual Arts, 919 Broadway, has teamed with the Metro Transit Authority [MTA] to provide the Art Trolley, which will carry residents and visitors to nine different art centers in the city.

Developers work to extend Harpeth River Greenway

Several Bellevue developers are working together with the Greenway division of the Metro Parks and Recreation Department to help expand the Harpeth River Greenway project. More

Citizens recommend high voltage line route

Proposed route would require removal of trees; replacement trees will bring overall improvement