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  1. Gift Guide: Non-Terrible Presents for Humans Who Like FoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Nashville Scene

    You might call the food fans you know "foodies," but I hate that word and refuse to use it, so instead of calling this installment of this gift guide "Gifts for Foodies," I instead present: Non-Terrible Presents for Food-Loving People Who Like Eating Food So Much They Might Also Want to Make It, Wear It, Play With It and Basically Celebrate It in as Many Ways as Possible. A subscription to Lucky Peach magazine from Lucky Peach, $28 Lucky Peach is one of the best food-focused magazines to ever exist.

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  2. The Sweet Spot: Bang Candy's Bark in the DarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Nashville Scene

    The Sweet Spot is a weekly Bites feature where sugar addict Megan Seling reviews some of the best, worst and weirdest sweet treats sold here in Nashville. It appears on Tuesdays.

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  3. Congratulations, Nashville, You Didn't Watch the American Country Countdown Awards EitherRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Nashville Scene

    The American Country Countdown Awards were so bad I couldn't even hate-watch them. I lasted about 45 seconds before flipping back to the moderately bad Monday Night Football game on ESPN.

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  4. Local Food Activist Publishes Feeding MemphisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Nashville Scene

    We've written a few times before about Michael Gregory and his efforts to help provide food security to local communities through his Urban Agrarian organization . Now Gregory has turned his good works to the west with the publication of a new book of profiles and recipes from some of the Bluff City's best restaurants titled Feeding Memphis .

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  5. Barbic on the ASD: 'We Plan to Grow Our Presence Here'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Nashville Scene

    Over at Tennessee Education Report, there's an interesting Q&A with Chris Barbic , the head of the Achievement School District that just took over Neely's Bend Middle School and will install charter operator LEAD to run it. The ASD's presence is much larger in Memphis than it is in Nashville.

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  6. Gift Guide: Non-Terrible Presents That Cost $15 or LessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Nashville Scene

    Sorry, dudes, this ain't Goop. I don't have tons of money and I'm not about to recommend you buy a $550 Travel Backgammon Set or a $4,739 juice machine .

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  7. The 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Nashville and a Bit of a MysteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Nashville Scene

    Though it would be months before the Civil War officially ended, it practically ended 150 years ago this very day - December 16th - just south of town. Nina Cardona has a great and thorough write-up about the battle over at WPLN .

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  8. DJ Hodor's Rave of Thrones Brings Nerds and Norms Together at AnthemRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Nashville Scene

    On screen, he's the least significant sliver of television's current largest ensemble cast, protector of a disabled, psychic prince and a hulking simpleton who communicates only through speaking his own name - "Hodor." Outside of the Seven Kingdoms of the HBO series Game of Thrones , Kristian Nairn is a nearly 7-foot-tall, EDM-spinning Irishman who's stopped through Nashville more than once in his 10-plus years on the DJ circuit and amassed an impressive list of remixes before he was TV famous.

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  9. Biltmore Winery Introduces Vanderbilt Reserve WinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Nashville Scene

    My first experience with Biltmore wines was a few years ago when my husband's parents brought back a gift of Biltmore Cabernet Sauvignon after a holiday trip to the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, N.C. Biltmore's relationship with wine goes back a hundred years, but the on-site winemaking began in earnest in the 1970s, and the estate bottled its first wines in 1984. Since those first wines , the estate has expanded its selection quite a bit and now sources its grapes not just from its own land, but from other regions as well .

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  10. Wild West Comedy Festival Returns in April With Lewis Black, Joel McHale, Kevin Smith and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Nashville Scene

    Earlier this year, Nashville hosted the first annual Wild West Comedy Festival - a Vince Vaughn-backed showcase that brought comedians like Aziz Ansari, Bill Burr, Aisha Tyler and Mitch Hurwitz for a week's worth of shows spread across venues in town. For comedy nerds, it was paradise - and it's coming back in 2015.

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  11. Give the Gift of Culinary Travel With the Charleston Wine & Food FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Nashville Scene

    Dang, but we food enthusiasts can be a tough bunch to shop for sometimes. If it's a kitchen gadget, odds are we already have it.

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  12. Elvis Presley Backup Singer Millie Kirkham Dead at 91Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Nashville Scene

    According to Facebook posts by local musicians the likes of Bill Lloyd and Garth Shaw, in addition to a number of Elvis Presley fan sites, session singer and Nashville native Millie Kirkham, whose sky-hi iconic soprano helped define Elvis Presley's "Blue Christmas" and a number of other classic '50s, '60s and '70s recordings, has died. Kirkham reportedly passed away in Nashville on Sunday after suffering a stroke last week.

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  13. Eric Garner Protest Stops Traffic, Onlookers From Broadway to GulchRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Nashville Scene

    Protesters and police engaged in peaceful but tense standoff last night, as an organized march wound from Metro Nashville Police headquarters downtown to Lower Broadway and up to the Gulch. Part of a series of nationwide protests, the march protested the decision last week by a Staten Island grand jury not to indict Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the death of Eric Garner - a decision that triggered national outrage after video footage showed the 43-year-old Garner being mashed to the pavement by police who suspected he was selling loose cigarettes.

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  14. ASD Wants Neely's Bend, Citing Parents and Challenge of English Language LearnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Nashville Scene

    Citing a warmer reception from parents and sensing an opportunity to take on the challenge of teaching English Language Learners, the state announced late Friday it plans to take custody of Neely's Bend Middle School starting with fifth grade next school fall. The announcement, which the state Achievement School District made public at 5 p.m., ends months of speculation over what area school the state would take over as MNPS struggles to turn around more than a dozen other schools ranked among the lowest performing statewide.

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  15. The Battle of Nashville: Commemorating the 150th AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Nashville Scene

    On Saturday, Dec. 13, the city will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Nashville. There are events all over town - free or paid - which you can learn about in detail over at the Battle of Nashville Preservation Society site .

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  16. King Bitch, Western Medication, Concord America and Gunther Doug Party Late at Elberta MansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Nashville Scene

    Thursday night's frigid conditions were nary enough to detract showgoers from paying a visit to the Elberta Mansion, the venerable South Nashville house venue that's been throwing shows for several years now. The Spin arrived shortly after the first act, a last-minute addition to the bill from Saratosa, Fla., called Teach Me Equals.

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  17. Go Ga-Ga for Goo Goos at the New Downtown StoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Nashville Scene

    If you weren't already about to go into holiday-induced sugar coma, be forewarned, next week is going to be a doozy. A 4-ounce doozy, to be specific.

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  18. Front of the Book: Bill Freeman, Bitters, the Budget and BonersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Nashville Scene

    Steven Hale talks to Bill Freeman about his deadline for entering the mayoral race - Dec. 19 - and confirms that he tried to clear the field earlier this year. For months now, however, behind the scenes Freeman has been running a shadow campaign of sorts - assembling staff, polling the public and making moves that some interpret as efforts to alter the 2015 landscape and clear a path for himself to the mayor's office.

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  19. Weekend Round-up: Christmas Sweater Style StyleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Nashville Scene

    Not only is it currently ugly Christmas sweater season, today actually happens to officially be Ugly Christmas Sweater Day . So, express your personality by wearing something idiotic! Plenty of shows! Tonight, you've got Tony Bennett with the Nashville Symphony at the Schermerhorn; Rave of Thrones feat.

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  20. Food Trucks Unite for Festive Toy Drive on Dec. 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Nashville Scene

    'Tis the season when a number of folks in the foodservice business offer patrons a little something extra to help out worthy causes. Food drives for Second Harvest are particularly popular as well as toy drives for various organizations that seek to help needy kids have a merry Christmas.

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