Mayor Karl Dean is persona non grata
among state fair supporters. ... Metro Council member Eric Crafton wants a public referendum
on whether to build a $600 million convention center, saying "I'll trust the common sense of the voter over the [mayor's] administration." ... As a Memphis mayoral forum last night attests, politics in the Bluff City remain crazy as hell
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As if there's aren't enough of them already, here are yet more appalling parents
. ... Speaking of which, Maria Gurrolla and her husband aren't among that atrocious class. The Department of Children's Services returned their newborn
and three other children to the parents yesterday, and the TBI is looking into whether the state agency illegally released to the media sensitive investigative information -- namely the now dismissed claim that the couple may have been trying to sell
their baby. ...
Check out the October issue
of Nashville Retrospect
, the newspaper that, to our great delight, prints decades-old news. ...
Nashville will get another upscale restaurant in Yolo
when it opens this fall in the building that formerly housed Fire of Brazil and Green Hills Grille.Update
: Nashville Post
with news that Tony the G pulled a rehearing for the May Town proposal.