Matt Rogers at Eater Nashville has some good details about the progress being made on Bar Luca just off Gallatin Road in East Nashville, near Barista Parlor. The wine bar and restaurant will be able to house about 50 guests and is scheduled to open its doors in November.
An East Nashville building that has accommodated numerous tenants since the fast-changing area's post-2000 renaissance began has landed a retail store that is seemingly fashion related, according to a Metro Codes Department document.
M&S Associates acquired the property, located at 918 Main St. (see here courtesy of Google Maps), in December 2014.
South Nashville-based MTLC Inc. is handling the rehabbing of the building’s 2,000 square feet to house the retail shop, with the permit valued at $106,000.
The owners of the building’s future business could not be reached for comment.
Catholic Charities of Tennessee’s Sewing Training Academy has opened in East Nashville at 1210 Davidson St.
According to a release, CCofT, Nashville Fashion Alliance and Nashville/Smithville-based Omega Apparel Inc. have collaborated to oversee the academy, which is expected to yield workers for the city’s burgeoning fashion industry.
“I am ready to put the graduates to work,” said Dean Wegner, Omega Apparel president/CEO. “Within five years, this initiative could easily add 1,000 new jobs to the local economy.”
The Frist Foundation, the Memorial Foundation and other benefactors provided start-up funding for the academy.
“The Sewing Training Academy is a wonderful example of a public/private partnership that will prepare Middle Tennesseans for skilled, well-paying jobs supporting the local growing creative economy,” said Bill Sinclair, executive director of Catholic Charities.
The academy will offer three-week courses at beginner, intermediate and advanced levels, with classes to be conducted from 9 a.m. to noon Mondays through Fridays.
Read more here.
(Trishawna Quincy, Sewing Training Academy instructor, addresses students in the new facility.)
The craft beer industry in Nashville is showing not signs of slowing, with the Trinity Lane/Dickerson Pike are slated to get its first microbrewery.
Nashville Business Journal reports, via a Metro permit, East Nashville Brewing Co. is planning to operate from a non-descript warehouse (see here courtesy of Google Maps) located 320 E. Trinity Lane.
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