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Beale Street Bucks Gets Heated Debate

Beale Street Bucks Gets Heated Debate

Supporters and opponents of the Beale Street Bucks program hashed it out (and sometimes raked it over the coals as a conspiracy for profit) in a Memphis City Council committee meeting Tuesday before a vote that could end the program.

Garner Recovery Fund Surpasses Goal in One Day

More than 130 people raised more than $5,000 in one day to help a Memphis man pay for medical and other expenses related to his intervention in a fiery suicide at a local bar.

'Sun Records' Pitched to Amazon, CW

Producers of “Sun Records” are pitching the show to Amazon and the CW network after CMT decided not to pick up a second season of the Memphis-set, Memphis-shot show.

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Lord Stanley Comes to Tennessee

Lord Stanley Comes to Tennessee

Hockey will never stick in Nashville.

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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Food & Drink

On the Scene at Barbecue Fest

On the Scene at Barbecue Fest

Another Barbecue Fest is the books, folks.

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.

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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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Film/TV

Twin Peaks and American Gods Bring Surrealism To TV

Twin Peaks and American Gods Bring Surrealism To TV

Last Sunday night may have been the weirdest night in the history of American television.

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

Richard Gere gets in way over his head in this Israeli-American production

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