Metro Council Candidate says calling black women apes is ‘just humor’; businesses better without women

A candidate for Metro Council says it’s a ‘joke’ to call black women ‘apes’; women are only able to vote because ‘white men in power allowed it’; and has strong feelings on how women should dress and what jobs they can hold…
He hid this views to ‘friends only’ on his social media, but we’ve opened them up for the entire city. Meet Dan Meredith:

Details: Mayor Briley’s plan to outsource parking spaces & permits to a private company for $30 mil upfront

DETAILS: Mayor David Briley reveals plan to turn over management of Nashville’s parking spaces to a private company for $30 cash million up front, increase fines by 227%, extend enforcement times to 10 p.m., add Sunday enforcement, increase meter rates, and eliminate free parking for clean energy vehicles.

‘Cultural Incompetence’ – says Mayoral Candidate about Mayor Briley’s decision to remove cherry blossom trees for NFL Draft

State Representative John Ray Clemmons, who is Running to be the next Mayor of Nashville, said Saturday the decision by Mayor Briley’s administration to allow the removal and destruction of over 21 cherry blossom trees to accommodate the NFL Draft event in downtown Nashville displayed ‘cultural incompetence.’

NFL to pay Metro $10K to cut down 21 cherry blossom trees for NFL Draft, says tree group

According to the Nashville Tree Taskforce, the donors of the beautiful cherry blossom trees on 1st Avenue at Riverfront Park downtown were notified Friday 21 of the trees would be removed in exchange for $10,000, due to a deal between Metro Nashville & the NFL, which is hosting the draft at the location in late April.

Pilgrimage Festival Co-Founder Kevin Griffin’s Divorce: Affairs, Drugs, Money & the Festival

Of the many interesting findings, in a 61-page final divorce decree, was the information revealed about the finances of the company that presents The Pilgrimage Festival, Pilgrimage Presents, LLC. The judge found Pilgrimage Presents, LLC has ‘no value’, citing “Pilgrimage Presents, LLC, had a shareholder equity of negative $1,885,855, as of December 31, 2017, and a substantially greater amount as of December 31st, 2018, due to the loss experienced in 2018.

Nashville firefighters peddling rainbow ‘Nashville Fire’ t-shirts at gay bar while on-duty this weekend

What appeared to be on-duty Nashville Fire Department Firefighters, in uniform and carrying radios, showed up to at least one Nashville gay bar this weekend, selling rainbow themed ‘Nashville Fire’ t-shirts to the gay men in the bar, or as one patron called it on his social media “selling water in a desert.”

Nashville school labels ‘white only’ & ‘black only’ water fountains & doors for Black History Month

Parents and students are concerned that a Black History display in the hallways of Pearl-Cohn High School may have went too far for their comfort. As part of a project, students labeled doors as ‘colored entrance’ and ‘white entrance’, and nearby water fountains as ‘black only’ and ‘white only’.

Car club says I-24 shutdown was protest over lack of meeting space – wants meeting with Mayor

#HighwayShutdown: We now know WHY a local car club shut down I-24 Saturday night. They’re upset about being pushed out of meeting space for car clubs, and want the city, to do something about it. The Night Goonz car club says the protest was to get the attention of Mayor David Briley – their full statement inside.