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Free Silver Nashville
Olivia Rhee / WPLN

Nestled in the Haynes-Trinity area of Nashville is Free Silver Road. Though it appears to be one simple street, North Nashvillians often tell stories about the old Free Silver, which is said to have been a large neighborhood with a rich history.

Meribah Knight / WPLN

A couple years back Tiffany Hancock, a devoted vegan, had a crisis of conviction. It was over a doughnut.  

Chas Sisk / WPLN

Before he was an international superstar, Jimi Hendrix spent a year on Nashville's Jefferson Street. It's a chapter in Hendrix's musical life that many biographers gloss over. In our latest episode of Curious Nashville, we explain why he came here — and what it says today about the city's most prominent African-American neighborhood.

Jefferson Street Nashville Every Place Counts
U.S. Department of Transportation

North Nashville’s Jefferson Street got a blitz of attention this week when urban planning experts came to town to help residents envision a revitalized future for the corridor. That task, though, is complicated by its past.