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Metros to re-charge Batteries for playoffs

It's true most of the 2001 Nashville Metros regulars will be off the pitch Saturday when the team travels to South Carolina for its regular season finale against the Charleston Battery. More


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Urban village project proposed in Sylvan Park

A Hillsboro Village-like development is proposed for Sylvan Park that would include a mix of retail, office and residential units. Property owner Norma Crow wants to build a three-story building including retail, office and residential space at the corner of Murphy Road and 46th Avenue behind Portland Brew coffeehouse. More

Commodores seek to steer through Tide

Early this week, Vanderbilt coach Woody Widenhofer spoke of his team

Purcell appoints new members of charter commission

Mayor Bill Purcell has appointed four new members of the Metro Charter Revision Commission. They include Harlan Dodson, Joseph Sanches, Nancy Vincent and Mariah Wooten. Purcell reappointed Bob Cooper but decided to not ask back Cecil Branstetter, Carole Bucy, Tam Gordon and William Harbison. More

Street confusion prompts 22nd Ave. S. change request

The residents of 22nd Avenue South on the Green Hills side of Interstate 440 have filed an application with Metro

News Briefs

Here are just a few of the headlines in today's News Briefs: Farmers Market holds song contest, Belmont reports exam success rate and Vanderbilt researchers evaluate new vaccine.

Drive-through Starbucks to open in Bellevue


An extraordinary few play on Vandy

I am a Vanderbilt football fan. My father played tight end for the Commodores back in the mid-

Be careful what you wish for; it may come true

When Phil Gramm announced his retirement from the Senate this week, he proclaimed, "The things I came to Washington to do are done." And, in a sense, he's right. Gramm's 23-year career on Capitol Hill has been marked by one simple idea - "starve the government" - and the Bush tax cut that Gramm championed certainly does that. More

Nashville theater groups join to search for home

Local professional theater companies are banding together to find a permanent home in Nashville. The Mockingbird Theatre, Nashville Shakespeare Festival and People's Branch Theatre have begun preliminary talks with other professional theater groups in town to identify strategies for reaching a larger audience as well as finding more space. More

Vanderbilt football needs some big shots in the arm

No one expects Vanderbilt University to be a college football powerhouse. But many in town are perplexed at how inept the school appears in achieving even a modicum of success. More

Sports and specials highlight weekend

As the new season finally approaches, pro football begins its season and the colleges mix intersectional games with conference openers. But there

Fried on the inside


Woody Allen and John Carpenter

The late, distinguished critic Pauline Kael feuded in print for years with film historian and fellow scribe Andrew Sarris over the merits of Sarris

City Picks

Here are just a few of the headlines in today's City Picks: Janet Jackson highlights weekend, Blair boasts night of classical piano by Mark Wait, Monster trucks invade State Fair and Country Music Singing Contest at Farmer's Market. More

Lipscomb posts record enrollment

Enrollment at Lipscomb University has set an all-time record for the institution. A total of 2,662 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate classes, an increase of 107 from the previous record of 2,555, set in 1997, and 117 from last fall's enrollment of 2,545. More

Fest de Ville launches this weekend for month-long tribute to Nashville's artisans

The second annual Fest de Ville, a month-long celebration of the performing and visual arts in the Nashville area, kicks off tonight with the Tennessee Repertory Theatre and Nashville Symphony co-production of Leonard Bernstein's 'West Side Story'. More

Hot dogs, cotton candy and love on the midway

Ann and Gerald Babcock don

Fest de Ville Nashville

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