Back Alley Diner – The photos that prompted a 75 Health Inspection Score *UPDATED*

We recently received some photos that seem to have prompted an inspection by the Health Department for Back Alley Diner, located at 217 Arcade Alley, a frequent place that we visit when on that side of the river in downtown. An inspection on 04/20/17 resulted in a critical score of 75, and a follow-up score of 96 on 04/28/17, after they had time and notice to correct the Critical Violations. The question remains of just how long conditions have been this bad at Back Alley Diner (B.A.D.) – whose motto…

Charlie Bob’s – Closing April 30

As we previously reported in¬†Goodbye Charlie Bob’s, it was only a matter of time, and that time has come. April 30th will be the last operating day for Charlie Bob’s, as announced today on their social media. As we previously reported: Three days before Christmas, the Chas Hawkins Co, Inc. quietly put one of it’s most expensive listings on the market, to date – the property that Historic Charlie Bob’s is currently leasing. That’s right, the property that houses Charlie Bob’s is now officially on the market – but it’s…

Justin Bieber on a Month Long Alcohol Break – Plays Jenga at Dino’s Instead!

After his concert last night downtown, the Justin Bieber crossed the river to our side of town, and decided to play some Jenga at our favortie (now former?) dive bar – Dino’s! According to locals, he was offered shots of liquor but declined, saying he was taking a month long break from alcohol. Other party favors were apparently not on the list of things he was taking a break from. Here’s some shots of the Biebs from last night – who also trekked to Melrose Billiards on Franklin Pk, but…

Goodbye Charlie Bob’s ?

Three days before Christmas, the Chas Hawkins Co, Inc. quietly put one of it’s most expensive listings on the market, to date – the property that Historic Charlie Bob’s is currently leasing. That’s right, the property that houses Charlie Bob’s is now officially on the market – but it’s not being listed as just an investment deal for someone else to profit from – like everything else in Nashville it’s listed as a ‘re-development’ meaning a level it off and build it up deal. touting great downtown view from the…