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Revisions of Overton Gateway Plan Revealed

Revisions of Overton Gateway Plan Revealed

After receiving much criticism of the proposed Overton Gateway, the developers altered their designs for the five-story apartment building and townhouses that would line seven acres near Sam Cooper at East Parkway.

State Outsourcing Contract Signed Early, Seen As 'Betrayal of Public Trust'

State officials have already signed a controversial contract to outsource work in state-owned facilities, a move some watching the issue called a "betrayal of public trust" as the signing came days before it was even supposed to be presented.

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Game 5: Spurs 116, Grizzlies 103: Home Cooking

Game 5: Spurs 116, Grizzlies 103: Home Cooking

The home team hasn’t lost a game in this series yet.

Beyond the Arc Podcast #78: Take That For Grizzlies/Spurs Data

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

Softball Sisters

I’m a Softball Dad.

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Don Lifted Is In Control

Don Lifted Is In Control

I'm searching for Don Lifted's East Memphis crib, but I'm not sure which house on the crowded street is his.

Eric Krasno Band live at Minglewood Hall

Eric Krasno, the guitarist and founding member of Soulive and Lettuce, is bringing his new band to Minglewood Hall on April 26th supporting Gov’t Mule, and it may be a case of the opener alone being worth the price of admission.

Vinyl Heaven: It's Record Store Day

April 22nd may be the busiest Saturday this spring for Memphis music lovers and vinyl hounds.

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GOP’s Lee Puts His Hat In

GOP’s Lee Puts His Hat In

Shelby County got a look on Tuesday at Franklin businessman Bill Lee, who formally announced his run for the 2018 governor's race over the weekend and embarked on what he called a "95-county, 95-day RV tour" of the state.

Vouchers Bill Dead for 2017 Legislative Session

Rep. Brooks, Kelsey's co-sponsor, takes it off notice until next year; without elaborating, cites "particular wording" requiring change.

Schedule for Local Democrats' Reorganization Efforts

Local party, decertified last August, will begin its reorganization via a series of "community forums," the first of which will take place this weekend.

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Grownup Drinks

Grownup Drinks

As I've "grown up" career-wise, I've had to do quite a bit of on-the-job drinking.

Now Open Downtown: The Vault and Lisa's Lunchbox

Say you want to grab a nice meal and glass of wine, and your boyfriend wants to watch the game.

Flying Saucer Downtown Reopening May 4

The Flying Saucer downtown is reopening May 4th and big changes are in store.

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Opinion

When Local News Isn't Local: A "Guns & Bunnies" Slideshow

When Local News Isn't Local: A "Guns & Bunnies" Slideshow

The Memphis Flyer's "Guns & Bunnies" issue measuring violence and fluff in TV news is on stands (and online) now.

Checking Your Privilege

"Check your privilege."

Stop Saying That!

Since spring is the time for renewal and new beginnings, the occasion is ripe for the annual list of words and phrases that I just can't stand hearing anymore.

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The Lost City of Z

The Lost City of Z

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Slapstick shoot-em-up rises to the level of art film

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This Music Video Monday, there's a new sheriff in town.

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Guns & Bunnies: What's Really on the News in Memphis?

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No New Taxes in Mayor's New Budget

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Revisions of Overton Gateway Plan Revealed

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