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Dave Says: Should I get a fancy new car?

Should I just get over being self-conscious about the fact that fancy doctors’ cars surround my car every day in the parking lot? More

Nashville at Law: Feds crack down on local accused of Ponzi scheme

Creating Places: Nashville’s built environment – at its best

After about 175 “Creating Places” columns — and countless uses of “gem,” “eyesore,” “hideous,” “jewel,” “dignified,” “unsightly” and “handsome” to describe Nashville’s built fabric — it’s time to conclude this affair. We’ll do so with one man’s look at the city’s manmade highlights. More

Marketplace: A grocery for Lower Broad?

The owner of Boot Country has bought the Lower Broadway building housing the business for $1.3 million. More

More apartments on tap for Germantown

Last week, Core Development won approval from the Metro Historic Zoning Commission for a Germantown apartment development that will further flesh out that neighborhood’s mixed-use renaissance. More

Bricks and Mortar

Add-on at Antioch school More marble New lid for supplier More

Jobless rate dips

Tennessee’s unemployment clocked out August at 6.6 percent, down 0.2 percentage points from July’s number, which has been revised down a tick. August 2007’s jobless rate was 4.7 percent. More

Taking stock: Pinnacle economist says market ready to bounce 30%

Mac Johnston, Pinnacle Financial Partners’ economist, says the stock market is poised to rally big time as investment pros put to work money now on the sidelines or in bonds yielding next to nothing. More

Millions missing, SouthEast Waffles CEO under scrutiny

Jim Shaub lives a world away from the fry-cooks, servers and others among the 2,100 hourly employees of Nashville-based SouthEast Waffles LLC. More

Zeitlin consolidating Williamson offices

Zeitlin & Co. Realtors will merge its Brentwood and Franklin offices into a new Cool Springs base in the Meridian development off Carothers Parkway. More

VUMC inks deal with Preds

Vanderbilt University Medical Center has reached an agreement to become the official health care provider to the Nashville Predators More

Taking stock: Locals take a lickin'

Market woes on the national scale to a really tough day for more than a dozen local stocks. In all, 11 Nashville-area companies saw their shares fall at least 4 percent. More

VW-inspired trade mission on tap

Gov. Phil Bredesen announced yesterday that a delegation of Tennessee government, community and business leaders will travel to Germany in October to meet with officials of Volkswagen AG and the automaker's supplier community. More

Hermitage apartments fetch $36M

A Richmond, Va.-real estate investment trust has paid $36 million for the Canyon Ridge Apartments in Hermitage. More

PR trade mag names Nashville woman as 'one to watch'

Margie Maddux Newman, a principal at Hall Strategies, has been named one of the country's top "15 to Watch" in 2008 by PR News. Newman, 28, is the only Tennessean on the list. More

America Service CEO resigns

America Service Group Chairman and CEO Michael Catalano will step down from those positions Jan. 1. Catalano, who also will resign from America Service's board at that time, has been CEO of the Brentwood-based prison healthcare provider since 1998 and chairman since 2000. More

Taking stock: LP falls 14 percent on RBC change of mind

A month after raising his rating on Louisiana-Pacific, RBC Capital Markets analyst Paul Quinn yesterday morning reversed course while maintaining his price target on the beaten-down stock. More

Nashville at law: Constitutional rights?

Our weekly wrap of local civil litigation features a divorce litigant suing a retiring judge, a jury deciding a defamation case and a broker suing for fees from a health care merger More

Turbo trades

On one level, Nashville’s investment firms operate in a rarefied environment of very wealthy clients and highly nuanced investment strategies. But in the end, they make trades just like mere mortals. We combed regulatory filings to find a few noteworthy moves by local firms. More

On Music Row: Valory takes Emerson Drive in tow

Emerson Drive has become the latest artist to join the Valory Music Co. family. The band’s manager, Gerry Leiske, made the announcement during the recent Canadian County Music Week event in Winnipeg, Manitoba. More