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Nate Rau
2 hours ago - Business

Scoop: New development coming to Donelson

Construction of the new development coming to Donelson.
Construction of the new development coming to Donelson. Photo courtesy of Bill Darsinos

Donelson will welcome a new sports bar, Italian restaurant, and contemporary barbershop as part of a creative retail project expected to open in the coming months.

  • The development is spearheaded by the Darsinos family, who has launched popular local eateries including Greko in East Nashville and Darfons in Donelson.
Nate Rau
2 hours ago - Sports

Lee weighs in on Nashville hosting Super Bowl

Photo: Mark Humphrey/AP

Gov. Bill Lee yesterday told the Rotary Club of Nashville he's open to discussions about hosting the Super Bowl.

  • Responding to a question from a Rotary member, Lee explained, "Getting the Super Bowl to a city like this would require major partnerships and significant investment. That will probably be talked about in the months and years ahead."
Adam Tamburin
2 hours ago - News

Waffle House trial jury selection starting

Police investigating after a 2018 shooting at a Waffle House.
Police investigating the 2018 shooting at a Waffle House. Photo: Mark Humphrey/AP

Attorneys are set today to begin questioning up to 190 potential jurors in the murder trial of Travis Reinking, who is accused of killing four people at a Nashville Waffle House in 2018.

  • The unusually large jury pool reflects the high-profile nature of a case that has been a prominent news story for nearly four years.

Bob Dylan to play The Ryman in March

Bob Dylan on stage grinning and holding a microphone
Photo: Chris Pizzello/AP

Bob Dylan is returning to Nashville in March to play at The Ryman Auditorium.

  • He is the latest in a series of megawatt artists to choose the intimate and historic venue over larger options.
Everett Cook
Jan 24, 2022 - Sports

First-timer's guide to Nissan Stadium

Derrick "King" Henry gets his long awaited pregame introduction Saturday
The King gets his long-awaited pregame intro. Photo: Everett Cook/Axios

๐Ÿ‘‹ Howdy, Everett here. I'm the editor who works with Adam and Nate.

  • I was in town last weekend to celebrate the wedding of two loyal Axios Nashville readers (congrats Sydney and Kevin!) and the timing lined up perfectly for my first visit to Nissan Stadium.
Nate Rau
Jan 24, 2022 - Sports

Titans reach a QB crossroads

Ryan Tannehill stands with his hands in hand warmer on the field Saturday.
Photo: Brett Carlsen/Associated Press

A devastating divisional round loss to the Bengals on Saturday sends the Titans into the offseason with major questions.

  • First and foremost: Will the team look to upgrade at quarterback?
Adam Tamburin
Jan 24, 2022 - Politics

Redistricting legal challenges likely

The Tennessee state capitol building.
The Tennessee state Capitol building. Photo: David Underwood/Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images

A legal challenge could be the last resort for Democrats and activists who want to stop redistricting that would split Nashville among three congressional districts.

  • The new map is expected to secure full approval from the General Assembly as soon as this week.

The Ryman turns 130

An exterior shot of The Ryman.
Photo: Mark Humphrey/AP

The Ryman Auditorium this week kickstarted a year-long celebration of its 130th anniversary.