Monday, February 28, 2011

Grading the Tiger Freshmen

Posted By on Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 9:04 AM

Frank Murtaugh takes a look at the five Memphis Tiger freshmen and gives them their mid-term grades.

Jack Helps a Couple of Young Folks ...

Posted By on Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 7:53 AM

Jack Waggon gets questions from a couple of young people ... and he sets them straight.

Sunday, February 27, 2011

Grizzlies Thump Kings, 120-92

Posted By on Sun, Feb 27, 2011 at 9:42 AM

The Memphis Grizzlies celebrated Shane Battier's return with a resounding win over the hapless Sacramento Kings Saturday night. Chris Herrington has a report and analysis.

Saturday, February 26, 2011

UTEP Routs Memphis, 74-47

Posted By on Sat, Feb 26, 2011 at 5:39 PM

Memphis suffered its worst loss since 1998, losing to UTEP by 27 points in El Paso, Saturday. Frank Murtaugh has the story.

CVS Opponents Stage a Final Demonstration

Posted By on Sat, Feb 26, 2011 at 11:40 AM

Saturday morning, demonstrators against the demolition of Union Avenue United Methodist Church gave it one last shot. Lindsay Jones was there.

Friday, February 25, 2011

Is the Schools Merger Worth It?

Posted By on Fri, Feb 25, 2011 at 5:37 PM

John Branston has some thoughts on the pros and cons of the proposed merger of Memphis and Shelby County schools.

A Taste of Germany in Collierville

Posted By on Fri, Feb 25, 2011 at 10:43 AM

Home-style German cooking in Collierville and Sweetgrass' Ryan Trimm are covered in this week's Flyer food column.

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Battier's Back. What Does it Mean?

Posted By on Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 5:15 PM

Chris Herrington breaks down the big trade that brought Shane Battier back to Memphis at Beyond the Arc.

Oscar Predictions: Best Leads

Posted By on Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 11:14 AM

Flickophiles Herrington and Akers have been battling it out with Oscars predictions this week. Today, it's lead performers.

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Change Comes from the Bottom Up

Posted By on Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 7:15 AM

In his editor's note, Bruce VanWyngarden argues that all mass rallies are not created equal.

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Wednesday, February 23, 2011

How Do the Memphis Biz Incentives Compare?

Posted By on Wed, Feb 23, 2011 at 2:19 PM

John Branston took Mayor Wharton up on his invitation to "read" about what other cities are doing to lure big business. The numbers tell a story.

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Tigers Beat Cougars, 69-58

Posted By on Wed, Feb 23, 2011 at 8:42 AM

Memphis rebounded from a loss to lowly Rice with a solid home win over Houston Tuesday night. Frank Murtaugh has the story.

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Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Memphis Enters Electric Vehicle Project

Posted By on Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 9:08 PM

On Tuesday, representatives from San Francisco-based ECOtality North America hosted a partner forum at The Peabody to welcome the Bluff City into a five-state embrace of electric vehicles and charging stations called “The EV Project.”

Lindsay Jones has a report.

Wharton on Biz Incentives: "Read"

Posted By on Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 12:50 PM

At a press conference Tuesday morning, Mayor AC Wharton urged critics of the city's corporate tax incentives to read and learn what the rest of the world is doing. John Branston reports.

"Ignite Memphis 2"

Posted By on Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 12:12 PM

Wednesday night, the Memphis Leadership Academy is presenting "Ignite Memphis 2" at CBU. Sixteen Memphians will be making quirky presentations using 20 slides in 5 minutes each, on topics ranging from reindeer to opera to video games to the Wolf River.

Additional info, including a lineup of presenters and topics can be found here.

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