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Today's Takeout Pick: Phat Bites

Nashville Scene

Date: 5/26/2020 12:04:00 PM

Go paddleboard on Percy Priest Lake, drive home to the East Side through Donelson and stop at Phat Bites for the Hummus Envy — a sampler from a seemingly endless section of hummus choices, served with

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Fishing from the bank: Lots of good places in Middle Tennessee


Date: 5/25/2020 2:40:00 PM

You know you don’t need a $50,000 bass boat to do a little fishing. just pick out a good spot along the shoreline and cast a line. Or check out some of the great fishing piers built by the

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As restrictions ease, Nashvillians flock to Percy Priest to enjoy Memorial Day sunshine


Date: 5/25/2020 12:32:00 PM

Although Nashville saw a number of boaters and fisherman out on Percy Priest Lake today, enjoying their Memorial Day, it was nothing like what was seen in Missouri

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Some say people properly social distanced on the lake

News Channel 5 Nashville

Date: 5/24/2020 2:28:00 PM

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — People feel social distancing guidelines were followed at a recreation area at Percy Priest Lake. People flocked to Hamilton Creek Recreation area on Sunday as some

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Ms. Cheap's Guide to Summer 2020: Yes, there are still things to do!

The Tennessean (Nashville) on

Date: 5/22/2020 3:00:43 AM

Many events in the Nashville area are canceled because of the coronavirus outbreak, but there are still plenty things to do Summer 2020 on a budget

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• River: Stones River
• Length: 213 Miles
• Surface Area: 14,200 Acres
• Volume: 202,000 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 892 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 29 Feet
Percy Priest Lake is a reservoir in north central Tennessee. It is formed by J. Percy Priest Dam, located about 10 miles east of downtown Nashville. The lake and dam are named for Congressman Percy Priest.The dam project was first authorized by an act of Congress approved on July 2, 1958. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project was completed in 1967.

The Natural Resource Management Office maintains three campgrounds, eleven day-use/picnic areas, and twelve boat launching ramps. There are also six marinas located on the lake.
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