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Nashville soft serve shop offers delicious nostalgia

A hand holding an ice cream cone.
Photo: Alison Carmona Rau

At the corner of Greenwood Avenue and Porter Road in East Nashville, entrepreneur Austin Bauman has fashioned a former gas station into a time portal back to your childhood.

  • Inside, there's a combination skateboard shop, toy store and soft serve ice cream stand.
Nate Rau
16 hours ago - News

Council, mayor inch closer to Titans stadium deal

An exterior photo of Nissan Stadium.
Photo: Raymond Boyd/Getty Images

The Titans and Mayor John Cooper's administration are inching closer to a financing plan for a new indoor stadium.

  • But a salient question hangs over the debate: What is the city's financial obligation under the terms of the current lease?
Adam Tamburin
16 hours ago - Sports

NHL Draft, award ceremony heading to Nashville

An exterior photo of Bridgestone Arena.
Photo: Robert Alexander/Getty Images

Nashville nabbed a pair of high-profile events yesterday when the National Hockey League announced the 2023 NHL Awards and draft would both come to Music City next June.

Why it matters: The announcement was further confirmation of Nashville's staying power as a big draw for large events with a national profile.

Adam Tamburin
Aug 18, 2022 - News

Nashville is a housing inventory growth leader

Illustration of an upward pointing arrow made from the top of a house
Illustration: Annelise Capossela/Axios

Nashville's housing inventory is growing faster than almost anywhere else in the country as home sales cool.

  • Music City ranked second in a national review of year-over-year inventory increases, according to the RE/MAX National Housing Report.
Nate Rau
Aug 18, 2022 - Politics

Rep. Jim Cooper weighs in on Trump document search

Illustration of U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper and Donald Trump against a background of file folders and abstract shapes.
Photo illustration: Lindsey Bailey/Axios. Photo: Roni Rekomaa, Brandon Bell/Getty Images

U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper has spent the last two decades in Congress navigating the government's "hardcore" rules for handling classified documents related to the nation's security.

  • "The careless handling of information is negligent and reckless," Cooper tells Axios while reflecting on news that the FBI seized classified and top-secret documents from former President Trump's Florida home.

M.L.Rose expands into Murfreesboro

An illustration showing prospective plans for a new M.L.Rose location.
A rendering of the Murfreesboro M.L.Rose location. Image: courtesy of M.L.Rose

Local burger-and-beer empire M.L.Rose announced Thursday it would expand to Murfreesboro for its fifth location in Middle Tennessee.

Why it matters: We've lost many old favorites as the city continues to grow. But the expanding influence of locally owned options like M.L.Rose is indicative of the culinary might that has come alongside Nashville's population boom.

Adam Tamburin
Aug 17, 2022 - News

Nashville's place on the "heat belt"

Note: Shaded counties are those that will, on average, have 0.5 days or more at or above a 125F° heat index in 2053; Data: First Street Foundation; Map: Axios Visuals

Nashville has been especially sweltering this summer, but a new report found conditions will get progressively worse in the years to come.

  • The study found Music City and some of Middle Tennessee are part of an emerging "extreme heat belt," where the heat index could reach 125°F on at least one day a year by 2053.
Nate Rau
Aug 17, 2022 - Sports

Titans' Byard helps launch pro cycling league

Kevin Byard
Kevin Byard. Photo: Cooper Neill/Getty Images

Titans safety Kevin Byard is one of the NFL stars investing in the new National Cycling League, which was unveiled yesterday.

Driving the news: The NCL will feature professional cyclists racing in closed-circuit courses in cities across the country.