Last night, at the presentation of the Francis Mah Travel Grant lecture, daughter Susan Mah gave a Letterman-style top 10 list about the way her architect "dad lived life."
Among them: Wear blue jeans everyday. Family first. Keep it simple. Travel often. And learn about other cultures.
The last two explain a lot about the grant, currently in its 12th year.
The other day I was at the inspection station and after my car passed all the rigorous tests, I was handed the paper that you take with you to the clerk's office.
I was also handed this ...
The City Council last night approved the plan that will give the city sole ownership of the Pyramid and leave the county responsible for the health department.
The city will pay the county a total sum of $8.5 million. The bulk of that money — $5 million — is a one-time payment for the health department. $3.5 million buys the empty, aging arena.
The City Council's executive committee today briefly discussed the Memphis/Shelby county plan that will give the city ownership of the Pyramid before sending the proposal to full council this afternoon.
But before they did, council members Bill Boyd and Wanda Halbert gave each other a seemingly unlikely high-five.
What is that bright yellow thing in the sky?
For the politically minded of you out there, here are some things you might want to know.
Then again, if you're that politically minded, you probably already know about them.
Test yourself after the jump.
In Victorian Village, renters and guides may become one and the same.
The Victorian Village CDC was recently awarded an $18,000 grant for a program to teach rental residents about the neighborhood and then pay them as part-time tour guides.
My favorite part of the National Ornamental Metal Museum — unsurprisingly, if you know me — is the gift shop.
It always has the coolest stuff.