Prince’s Hot Chicken

Prince’s Hot Chicken
Yee-Haw Beer
Downtown Nashville

The Original Nashville Hot Chicken Joint, Prince’s Hot Chicken, has now opened a new location downtown Nashville at the Yee-Haw Beer location.

Yee-Haw Beer Nashville TN - 423 6th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203
Yee-Haw Beer Nashville TN – 423 6th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203
Prince's Hot Chicken Nashville Downtown
Prince’s Hot Chicken Nashville Downtown – Yee-Haw Beer

They say hell hath no fury like a woman scorned …

but some folks like a little heat, including Thorton Prince – the father of Nashville’s hot chicken.
Even in the height of the Great Depression, Thorton Prince knew how to have a good time. He enjoyed the nightlife and had a well-earned reputation as being quite the ladies’ man. Of course, one person who was not too thrilled with that reputation was his steady girl.
While we don’t know if Prince came home one night with a faint hint of perfume or a smudge of lipstick on his collar, we do know that after another one of Prince’s nights out, his scorned lover wanted revenge.
And using Prince’s love of fried chicken as bait, she concocted the perfect recipe.

Instead of a lecture the next morning, Prince awoke to the sizzlin’ smell of fried chicken. The trap set, Prince’s jilted lover served up a plate of homemade fried chicken. Without noticing the devilish amount of peppers and spices she had sprinkled on the chicken, Prince dug in. Much to her dismay, Prince didn’t fall over weeping in pain. Nope, he asked for seconds, and, at that moment, the legend was born.

Prince perfected the recipe for Hot Chicken and opened up a restaurant – Prince’s Hot Chicken Shack. Almost 100 years later, a lot has changed in Nashville. But not Prince’s. Thorton Prince’s great niece, Ms. Andre Prince Jeffries, is still serving the legendary dish that Nashvillians crave. In the last few years, the hot chicken trend has caught on like wildfire throughout the South, but Prince’s Hot Chicken is the original and remains the gold standard for hot chicken.

Prince's Hot Chicken Downtown Nashville
Prince’s Hot Chicken Downtown Nashville. Yee-Haw Beer 423 6th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203

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Yee-Haw Beer Nashville TN
Yee-Haw Beer Nashville TN
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It all began in the heart of downtown Johnson City, TN, in early 2015. With plenty of
blood, sweat and tears, a little elbow grease and more than a few beers, the East TN &
Western NC Depot, or Tweetsie Depot, was completely transformed.
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What’s Cookin’ Nashville



Nashville Construction June 2019

June 2019 – There are now 187 major construction projects in the Nashville area. Data shows 70+Active Cranes. What’s Cookin’ Nashville

6-4-19 What's Cookin' Daily Picture Nashville Construction Projects

Crane Watch: The Big Map of Projects

An interactive feature tracking the development frenzy in Davidson County.

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“Some parts of downtown are zoned for high buildings, and some are zoned for mid-rise or low-rise buildings and that’s just appropriate calibration for each neighborhood and what it needs,” Priest said.

Much of the new development is going South of Broadway. The neighborhood known as “SoBro” will look shockingly different in the coming months. There are at least seven new hotels going up in the area around Music City Center, some of them more than 20 stories tall.

“The amount of stuff that’s happened and how fast it’s happened is head-spinning, even for us here, I’d say,” said Adam Sichko with the Nashville Business Journal, which keeps close tabs on new development with Crane Watch. “People very suddenly noticed traffic is getting worse, cost of living is rising and that building that was there and was torn down … now there’s a five or 10 or 15-story building in its place. People are uncomfortable with the pace of change as much as anything.”

Radnor Lake Nashville

Radnor Lake What's Cookin' Nashville
Nashville isn’t just Honky -Tonks. Plan a hike at Nashville’s in city State Park “Radnor Lake” Located in the center of one of Nashville’s most beautiful neighborhoods.

About the Park

Radnor Lake State Park is a 1,368-acre park and is protected as a Class II Natural Area. It is unique due to the abundance of wildlife viewing opportunities, environmental education programs, hiking opportunities and its location in an urban area. The park is day-use only and the more than six miles of trail are strictly used for hiking, photography and wildlife observation. Pets, jogging and bicycles are only allowed on the Otter Creek Road trail. The Lake Trail is accessible to people with all-terrain wheelchairs.

The park is perfect for nature enthusiasts to observe owls, herons and water fowl as well as many species of amphibians, reptiles and mammals such as mink and otter. Hundreds of species of wildflowers, mosses, fungi, ferns and other plants as well as trees, shrubs and vines add to the natural ecological diversity of the area. Several ranger-led programs are planned throughout the year including canoe floats, wildflower walks, astronomy night hikes, nature hikes, programs on snakes, off-trail land acquisition hikes and birds of prey.

Park Office / Visitor Center

1160 Otter Creek Road
Nashville, TN 37220

Thursday – Monday 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM Tuesday and Wednesday Closed *Visitor Center is closed from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM for lunch