Neighbor to Neighbor: Derek Hoke

Name: Derek Hoke Job: Musician/Host $2 Tuesdays at 5 Spot Time in Lockeland Springs: 20 years October 2017   Where are you from originally? I was born in Brunswick, GA, but grew up in Florence, SC. A pretty small town about an hour or so from the beach. It’s where I-20 and I-95 intersect. Lots…

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Rosemary-Beauty Queen Update

A proposed restaurant and bar on Forrest Avenue near Five Points has delayed its opening while the project team — largely comprised of movers and shakers in the music and hospitality industries — works through a series of challenges involving Metro approvals. The Rosemary and Beauty Queen initially targeted a fall 2016 opening for what…

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LSNA Treasurer’s Review

This year our financial goal was to increase our spending on grants that would help to educate, enhance safety, build community, and beautify the neighborhood. We gifted a record $6,662 to local projects, an increase of more than $4,000 from the prior year. Due to membership renewals and our 38th Annual Home Tour we continue to be in a strong financial position.

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LSNA Honors Best Holiday Light Displays

The winners of the 2nd annual LSNA Holiday Lights contest have been selected and the competition was tough. For the second straight year, Lockeland’s own version of Clark Griswald won again for the fantastic display at 1623 Woodland St. Thank you to all for the hard work and planning that went into your light displays…

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Retail building and micro-apartments proposed

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…

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Nashville Transit Triathlon set for Saturday

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.

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Community center, literacy program, Divine Arts Cafe awarded grant

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…

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Holster Your Decibel Meters — Ascend Amphitheatre Following Rules

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…

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President’s Corner: Tempting Fate … And Sticky Fingers

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…

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