A sizable redevelopment is being considered for the 1400 block of Fatherland Street, potentially bringing commercial space, single-family homes, and micro-apartments to one of the neighborhood’s most unusual geographic areas. The project would involve five properties, including several small homes that currently occupy “The Cut” — the land depression that’s bordered by 14th ,15th, and…Read More
From sidewalks to greenways to buses, all modes of transportation eventually connect to form a complete trip. And as it so happens, all of Nashville’s most important master-plans for the greenest and cleanest modes are due for a major update this year.
To help the city make the best possible plans around our future mobility needs, we need to hear from you: Mayor Megan Barry invites you to Nashville’s Transit Triathlon on Saturday, August 27 from 11am-1pm.
Join the Mayor in riding the bus, walking, and biking your way to East Park at 600 Woodland Street. There, you can enjoy free food, family activities, and giveaways while providing input on Metro’s mobility plans: nMotion (transit), WalkNBike(sidewalks & bikeways) and Plan to Play (parks & greenways) on a giant map of Nashville.Read More
The Lockeland Springs Neighborhood Association board has voted to give $5,400 in grants to four local non-profits. Since 2013, the Lockeland Springs Neighborhood Association has supported local projects that educate, enhance safety, build community, and beautify the neighborhood. Shelby Community Center The Shelby Community Center will receive $2,400 toward purchasing two moveable, height-adjustable basketball…Read More
Sound travels in bizarre ways. That’s one of the official findings as part of the ongoing monitoring of sound levels emanating from Ascend Amphitheatre. In an exclusive interview with The Fountain, Councilman Brett Withers says the venue has thus far complied with an agreement to limit decibel readings at the ampitheatre’s property line to no…Read More
President’s Corner: Tempting Fate … And Sticky Fingers by Hans Schmidt, LSNA President I have lived in Lockeland Springs for several years now, so I guess it was bound to happen eventually: my bike was stolen from my back porch. This, of course, was not the first time I’ve experienced a theft. The first time…Read More
We need your help! Please take our neighborhood survey. Recently, the LSNA Board of Directors participated in our annual planning meeting. The purpose of these extended sessions (generally on Saturday mornings, no less) are twofold: (1) to have a sort of year-in-review—a look back at the accomplishments, events, activities, expenditures and finances of the LSNA…Read More
Life, Death and Community in Lockeland Springs by Mark Gordon On January 25, my 52 year-old brother Paul was stricken by cardiogenic shock, a life-threatening condition in which the heart can no longer provide blood and oxygen to the body unassisted. Paul had long suffered from myocarditis, a chronic condition caused by a viral infection…Read More
Grant recipient: East Nashville Little League Last spring, the neighborhood board voted to give $650 grants to three organizations (see details on how to apply on page 4). The final organization featured in the newsletter is East Nashville Little League. This article was submitted by Brett Vargason. East Nashville Little League’s focus is to provide…Read More
Five New Signs Mark Historic Neighborhood By Annie Neal, LSNA board member I hope that if you are reading this article, you have seen the new Lockeland Springs signs that have been placed at 5 major entryways into the neighbor-hood. The LSNA Board really hopes that you love them as much as we do. This neighborhood is…Read More
The Metropolitan Historical Commission Foundation and partners will host the 2016 Old House Fair on Saturday, March 5, 2016, 9am-3pm, at the Sevier Park Community Center, 3021 Lealand Avenue. The Old House Fair is a FREE day-long festival showcasing new ideas, practical advice, innovative materials, and quality services for homeowners to learn more about sustainable…Read More