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Tue., May 23, 5-6 p.m. @ Collierville Public Library

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Mayor: Memphis Situation Different from New Orleans on Confederate Statues

Mayor: Memphis Situation Different from New Orleans on Confederate Statues

Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland’s administration explained on Facebook Monday that while the mayor supports the removal of Confederate statues from Memphis parks, “our situation differs from New Orleans.”

Shelby Co. Sites Added to Historic Register

Three Shelby County site have been added to the National Register of Historic Places.

Safer Streets Wanted in the City

A couple dozen people rallied in front of City Hall yesterday to show their desire for safer streets in Memphis, as just in the first four months of 2017 fifteen pedestrians were killed in traffic.

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Beyond the Arc Podcast #81: Chandler Parsons, Year One

Beyond the Arc Podcast #81: Chandler Parsons, Year One

This week on the show, Kevin and Phil talk about:

Triathlon Tandem

Shared interests strengthen a marriage.

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Music

Tobin Sprout and Elf Power Down By The River

Tobin Sprout and Elf Power Down By The River

The 1990s lo-fi rock movement had its roots in Memphis and Ohio.

Sarah Simmons and Star & Micey Throw Benefit for Homeless Memphians

Sarah Simmons was born in Birmingham, Alabama, but she says she owes a big debt to the Bluff City.

Listen Up: Harlan

m Harlan Hutton’s songs are like diary entries.

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Politics

Luttrell Praises Press, Hints at Picking Successor

Luttrell Praises Press, Hints at Picking Successor

In remarks to a luncheon of the Rotary Club of Memphis on Tuesday, Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell made a strong statement in defense of the media’s role vis-à-vis the government, and the term-limited official, who is destined to leave office at the end of his current four-year term, indicated that he intends to intervene directly in next year’s Republican primary to determine his successor.

Closing Out the Session in Nashville

The 2017 session of the Tennessee General Assembly, which came to an end last week, was one of the more momentous in recent years, as measured by the triumph of Governor Bill Haslam's "IMPROVE Act," which levies significant gasoline and diesel price increases to begin the long overdue process of rebuilding and renovating the state's thoroughfares.

Reinventing the Wheel

The meetings underway among Shelby County Democrats to rebuild what for the last nine months has been a defunct local party have so far been therapeutic in the most basic way.

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From ping pong to fancy ice cream, Railgarten offers something for everyone

From ping pong to fancy ice cream, Railgarten offers something for everyone

People always say you have to have a lot of money to enjoy New York.

Ghost Gauntlet

I was drinking a brown ale.

Bluefin's New Korean Menu

Bluefin recently added a new Korean menu, and the owner Mr. Woo invited us to check it out. 

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Opinion

Bartender Turns Off TV During Band Set, World Ends

Bartender Turns Off TV During Band Set, World Ends

The world ended Wed, May 17, 2017 when Ima Moran, a part time bartender at Shenanigans, accidentally turned off the TV while attempting to change channels.

Highly Invisible

Did you read this week about the two Australian guys who devised a scheme to enter any facility or event without being checked for identification or asked to pay?

Remembering Irvin Salky: One of a Kind

There will be — indeed, there already have been — major statesmen, captains of industry, stars of stage and screen, inventors, wizards, and saints who come and go in this world without leaving the kind of imprint on their environment and on humankind that Irvin Salky did.

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Music Video Monday: Snowglobe

Music Video Monday: Snowglobe

Today's Music Video Monday has a story to tell.

Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer

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