Nashville

Here Are the Cities With the Best Shot of Seeing the Eclipse

NASA has crunched the numbers on probable cloud cover and revealed the best places to watch the August 21 cosmic spectacle.

The Wisdom of Garbage

Researchers are digging into heaps of discarded food to uncover clues about why we throw so much of it away—and how cities can cut the waste.

Nashville's Fight for Music Row

With rampant development threatening the historic district, Music City is stepping up with a plan to preserve it.

The Secret to Nashville's Music Economy

Dissecting the rise of an activist, inclusive, place-based artistic community.

How Nashville Hopes to Close the Digital Divide

Local leaders want the benefits of new fiber Internet service to extend as far as possible.

Nashville's Revised BRT Isn't Actually BRT at All

Without dedicated center lanes, the Amp project needs a new title.

Inside Nashville's Oddly Ugly Bus-Rapid Transit Debate

In Music City, it's the rich vs. the working class vs. the tourists.

The Most Revealing Broadband Adoption Maps We've Ever Seen

In the era of Google Fiber, there's more reason than ever to confront America's digital divide.

The Narrow Geography of the Grammy Awards

Half of the nods for this year's biggest awards went to artists living in L.A., New York, or Nashville.

What's the Most Surprising Thing You've Learned About Being a Mayor?

On becoming a waste management and parking policy expert.

Where Can You Go in Your City to Take a Break From Being Mayor?

Getting away from the job when you're always on the job.

What Do People Tend to Get Wrong About Your City?

Mayors address their worst cultural stereotypes.

Who Runs Your Twitter Feed?

When it comes to social media at the municipal level, not everyone is a Cory Booker.

Some Corporate Sponsorship of Public Amenities Just Makes Sense

The Nashville city council is betting residents will happily use free dog-poop bags printed with a company logo. They're right.

The Unsteady Rise of Minority Civil Servants

Where public payrolls still don't reflect the local population.

Thanks, Taylor Swift: Nashville Has America's Most Robust Music Economy

How Nashville's music industry really lives up to the hype.

Mapping the 'Demand' Side of Prostitution

The geography of modern "john" shaming.

The Surreal Evolution of Nashville in Pop Culture, From Altman to ABC

The new series may be cheesy, but it reflects some very real changes to the city it depicts.

Where Your Sofa Is High-Demand Real Estate

New York City and San Francisco are the most "requested" destinations on CouchSurfing.org.