Narrow Search

Comment Archives: Stories: Last 7 Days

Re: “Zoo President Calls Strickland Proposal 'Disappointing,' Wants 'Status Quo'

I love how Chuck Brady is so indignant about the zoo being responsible for funding its own parking needs. It's called responsibility chuck. Quit holding your hand out and accept that.

47 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Jeff Bennett on 07/01/2016 at 4:00 PM

Re: “Zoo President Calls Strickland Proposal 'Disappointing,' Wants 'Status Quo'

The Memphis Zoo pays Brady $250,000 year base salary for this kind of boorish behavior?

41 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Sidewinder on 07/01/2016 at 3:59 PM

Re: “Strickland Proposal Ends Greensward Parking

I think its reasonable, however, the first time I get directed to park in the lot off East Parkway and wait for a bus to take me to the entrance will be the last time I take my family to the zoo.

0 likes, 10 dislikes
Posted by Firefox on 07/01/2016 at 3:56 PM

Re: “Zoo President Calls Strickland Proposal 'Disappointing,' Wants 'Status Quo'

Please. No one is walking a mile. There is still parking in the community, on north parkway, and in the reconfigured zoo lot. The general services area will rarely be used for the zoo. Brady needs to suck it up and roll with this plan.

46 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Erica Jancelewicz on 07/01/2016 at 3:54 PM

Re: “Zoo President Calls Strickland Proposal 'Disappointing,' Wants 'Status Quo'

Come on yall. The zoo brings so much money to Memphis. So what if they use a little grassy area that isn't being used any how? Any time i have been to the park and there were not cars in that area it WAS NOT BEING USED! People do not go that far down any how so why not use it for something useful? There needs to be more parking in that area period. We can't ever get a spot to enjoy the park or Levitt Shell.

5 likes, 113 dislikes
Posted by Summer Hillman on 07/01/2016 at 3:51 PM

Re: “Zoo President Calls Strickland Proposal 'Disappointing,' Wants 'Status Quo'

And Brady is not even a Memphian. He has no interest in the community. It would be in everyone's best interest if he would just go away.

54 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Greg Russell on 07/01/2016 at 3:49 PM

Re: “Zoo President Calls Strickland Proposal 'Disappointing,' Wants 'Status Quo'

Please please please fire this man.

74 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by Stacey Greenberg on 07/01/2016 at 3:44 PM

Re: “Zoo President Calls Strickland Proposal 'Disappointing,' Wants 'Status Quo'

Brady needs to check his ego at the door. Or resign. His statement is ridiculous. He wants to destroy the integrity of the old forest by running trams through it even though a shuttle from the GS area would take no more than 2 extra minutes. Brady himself has been the problem all along. The zoo would do much better with fresh blood. He should leave for the good of the zoo and Overton Park.

70 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by Greg Russell on 07/01/2016 at 3:41 PM

Re: “Zoo President Calls Strickland Proposal 'Disappointing,' Wants 'Status Quo'

What is absolutely clear is that this action represents a no-confidence vote regarding the leadership skills of Brady. Brady has done nothing except stonewall any solution to the parking and traffic problems created by the lack of forward-looking planning by the leaders of the Zoo. Brady should be dismissed immediately and replaced with a competent director. It is far past time for leadership at the Zoo which welcomes public participation in the planning and operation of the Zoo. Brady must go.

73 likes, 3 dislikes
Posted by Enrico Dagastino on 07/01/2016 at 3:40 PM

Re: “Strickland Proposal Ends Greensward Parking

let the moaning from the usual suspects begin in 3, 2, 1...

2 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Long Duck Dong on 07/01/2016 at 3:40 PM

Re: “Zoo President Calls Strickland Proposal 'Disappointing,' Wants 'Status Quo'

He needs to go. No other business in this city would have been allowed to expand they way they have without providing adequate parking.

64 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by Breckrider on 07/01/2016 at 3:40 PM

Re: “Read Trump's Letter Soliciting Campaign Donations from Non-U.S. Citizens

Dang ol make America irate, again, Charlotte.

Posted by Katherine Greenwood on 07/01/2016 at 3:34 PM

Re: “Zoo President Calls Strickland Proposal 'Disappointing,' Wants 'Status Quo'

Funny how he could just whip up how much this will supposedly cost the zoo so quickly. His claim on the shuttles doesn't ring true, either, as they didn't make what anyone would call a good faith effort at the shuttle solution.

64 likes, 4 dislikes
Posted by B on 07/01/2016 at 3:28 PM

Re: “Reports: Chandler Parsons agrees to four-year max deal with Grizzlies

Other than Durrant, I think Parson is the best the Griz could do to fill their SF position. Parsons' size and scoring ability make him a superior fit for the Griz compared to Batum.

However, I do wonder what the Griz are going to do with Zbo. If the Griz want to move to a modern offense, they can't continue to start him alongside Gasol, especially with a scorer like Parsons in the mix. Moving him and the one year left on his contract seems like a big possibility. Of course, before that happens, if it does, it would be nice to know whether Brandan Wright will ever play again.

So far, it's been a good off-season for the Griz.

4 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Iggy on 07/01/2016 at 3:22 PM

Re: “Strickland Proposal Ends Greensward Parking

Well, these -words- look pretty promising. Mayor Strickland is, frankly, amazing. I really have to hand it to him, because I didn't think he'd be able to do it. What a leader!

Let's see if all parties actually do what they are supposed to do though...

8 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by OakTree on 07/01/2016 at 3:09 PM

Re: “Strickland Proposal Ends Greensward Parking

Ok...I will be the first to admit that I didn't think he was going to step up and make the park supporters and the zoo board compromise...I was wrong. Win for the zoo. Win for the park. Win for the city. Good job Mr. Mayor.

25 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by JustZero on 07/01/2016 at 2:13 PM

Re: “Willie Earl Bates

Thank you Tim on a very kind as well as enlightening narrative of Mr. Bates. You really told a warm and human story of a man so human in his endeavors. And Mr. Bates's generosity that was I suspect, unknown to many. All I knew about the Four Way Restaurant was what I saw featured on the Travel Channel. I hope to visit the Four Way and feast on the catfish, in my next trip to Memphis. That place is almost sacred ground and should be a contender for placement on the National Historic Register.

Posted by Paul Scates on 07/01/2016 at 1:58 PM

Re: “Q & A with Scott Brockman

http://wreg.com/2016/06/30/disabled-st-jude-patient-sues-airport-and-tsa-after-bloody-scuffle-with-airport-police/
Take a good look Scott this is on you punk.

0 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Rorschach Justice on 07/01/2016 at 1:26 PM

Re: “Judge Gives Aretha Franklin House One More Month

Tommy is right. Ms. Franklin is loaded, and has expressed interest in saving this collection of firewood, tinder, and powder post beetles.

Posted by Long Duck Dong on 07/01/2016 at 1:03 PM

Re: “Bar Report: On the Regular

excellent article...right up to the part about the chemo bad adjustment. wholly unnecessary.

Posted by Long Duck Dong on 07/01/2016 at 12:52 PM

ADVERTISEMENT

© 1996-2016

Contemporary Media
460 Tennessee Street, 2nd Floor | Memphis, TN 38103
Visit our other sites: Memphis Magazine | Memphis Parent | Inside Memphis Business
Powered by Foundation