Neighbor to Neighbor Name: John Barrett Years in neighborhood: 8 years Profession: “Jack of all trades” songwriter, woodworker, beekeeper, potter, furniture repairman Tell us about your “East Nashville Now!” podcast. After about 70 weeks of podcasting about Bitcoin, it only seemed natural to me to start a podcast that would be relevant to what…

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A great  time was had by all at the LSNA booth during this year’s Tomato Festival. The LSNA was happy to meet many of our neighbors and many others that would like to be our neighbors. So many great things going on in the neighborhood. And for the first time we handed out free tomatoes…

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Grant recipient holds community meetings on affordable housing This spring, the neighborhood board voted to give $650 grants to three organizations. We will profile each of the grant recipients in coming issues of The Fountain.  The first organization featured is the Tennessee Alliance for Progress.  This article was submitted by Nell Levine. To state the…

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Neighbor to Neighbor Name: Tim Walker Years in neighborhood: 16 1/2 Profession: Metro Historical Commission Executive Director Briefly describe your role with the Historical Commission. I oversee the work of both the Metro Historical Commission (MHC) and the Metro Historic Zoning Commission (MHZC). The MHC is a municipal historic preservation agency working to document history,…

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Adjust slider above to see pics LEFT:This photograph of 1628 Fatherland Street was uncovered recently in the LSNA archives. The photo appears to date to the 1980s and shows the one-story commercial building at the corner of 17th Street and Fatherland Street as partially boarded up and marred by graffiti. The single occupied commercial unit…

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The neighborhood board voted this month to give $650 grants to three organizations. Since 2013, the Lockeland Springs Neighborhood Association has supported local projects that educate, enhance safety, build community, and beautify the neighborhood. Tennessee Alliance for Progress The alliance works on affordable housing issues and will use its grant money to promote local educational…

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  Nashville Fire Department station 14 on Holly St. celebrated its 100th anniversary in Oct. 2014. Station 14 went into service Oct. 1, 1914 as the J.B. Richardson Engine Company No. 14, named after a prominent local businessman. Located at 1600 Holly St., it was the first station built in Nashville designed solely for motorized…

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