Pie Town

A few years ago, a South Nashville neighborhood began a rebranding effort named for its delicious shape formed by the borders of 8th Avenue, Lafayette Street, and Interstate 40. And if Google Maps is any indication, I would say the campaign was indeed successful. Type "Pie Town Nashville" today and you will see the undeniable pie-shaped image containing such cool Nashville businesses as Third Man Records, Tennessee Brew Works, Hot Diggity Dogs, and City Winery. This used to be known as a pretty seedy part of town, and it remains rough around the edges. There are still remnants of that gritty, urban feel. But as local artist and owner of Isle of Printing Bryce McCloud states in a 2014 Fox 17 interview, "It's a place that it's okay to be a little crusty on the edges, but sweet in the middle. It's Pie Town." 

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