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Metropolitan momentum
The Tennessean    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Mayor Karl Dean writes: "I had the pleasure of joining Dolly Parton on the stage of the Grand Ole Opry recently when she and Gaylord announced a new snow and water park would be opening near the Opryland hotel. I visited the Music City Center site as preparations were being made to put the last steel beam in place, and our new convention center is on schedule to open in 2013." More



Ground transportation company unveils downtown green headquarters
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Grand Avenue announced its new downtown Nashville headquarters is now fully operational — with the ground transportation company set to meet the multiple vehicular needs of locals and visitors seeking to get from point A to point B in a fast-changing Nashville. More

Johnny Cash museum planned for downtown Nashville
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A longtime friend of Johnny Cash plans to open a downtown Nashville museum dedicated to the iconic "man in black." The museum, planned for a former warehouse, will feature parts of Cash's former home in Hendersonville. It also will include memorabilia from the personal collection of William "Bill" W. Miller Jr., a Cash biographer who is behind the effort, and items endowed by the Cash family. More

Experience the Nashville Symphony's 2012-2013 season
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Performing more than 140 concerts annually, the Nashville Symphony will bring size and substance to its upcoming 2012-2013 season, beginning with a performance of Mahler's larger-than-life "Eighth Symphony." World-class guest artists performing throughout the season, include Edgar Meyer, Joshua Bell, Boyz II Men, Charlie Haden, Esperanza Spalding and Yo-Yo Ma. More

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Nashville rolls out the green roof on new convention center
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VideoBriefA meadow is taking shape high atop the Music City Center-to-be. Unseen by passers-by below, workers have been squirting soil through fat hoses onto layers of protective and water-wicking materials. Next, they roll out coconut fiber mats on which plants are already growing. The point of the green roof is to avoid urban storm-water runoff that occurs when a building covers up the ground. More

Nashville No. 29 in private-sector job growth
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A new analysis of private-sector job growth in the 100 largest U.S. cities ranks Nashville in the top third for 2011. According to an analysis of federal data by On Numbers, a Nashville Business Journal affiliate, Nashville added 9,200 jobs in the private sector in 2011, No. 29 in the country. More

Unexpected tax collections help Music City Center project
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VideoBriefHigher than expected tourism tax revenue for Nashville is helping keep the Music City Center project on budget. "For the last 18 months, or so, the collections have been running consistently above the projections," according to Rich Riebling, Metro's finance director. More



Music lovers pursue technologies to return to high fidelity
The Tennessean via USA Today    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Recording engineer Pat McMakin approaches his work with an almost obsessive pursuit of the perfect sound. Even a millimeter misdirection of a microphone or a minor adjustment in bass can mean the difference between a good recording and an inferior one to his ears. By the time a recording makes its way to fans via iTunes or over Internet radio, it possesses a fraction of the total sound information captured in the studio. But now, in Nashville, a handful of Music Row businesses are beginning to invest in new products and technologies to increase the fidelity of music at every stage of the recording and listening process. More

Nashville resort gardener tends to 50,000 plants
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Hollis Malone's garden is gigantic and enjoyed by many. Malone is in charge of maintaining 50,000 tropical plants, rare international blooms and Southern species at the sprawling Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center. His garden covers nine acres of lavish landscape inside soaring, glistening glass atriums at the resort, which bills itself as the largest nongaming hotel facility in the continental U.S. There are literally hundreds of species. More
   
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