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Re: “Farewell, Albert Pujols?

Lovely article - one of the best things I've recently read, and by far the most useful. Has anyone ever wondered how to fill out forms online? I have, and found a simple service. Just look at the service Its pretty easy to use. I think you can get a free trial if you ask for it.

Posted by aiko bosworth on 05/24/2016 at 1:09 AM

Re: “A Peek at Zaka Bowl

HOORAY!!!! GO CABIGAO FAMILY! This is very good news for everybody who eats, especially if they have looked into how it gets to the table and what it does for our bodies :) So looking forward to coming to your new place!

Posted by Amy Burcham on 05/23/2016 at 11:21 PM

Re: “Gay Memphis Police Officer Sues the City for Discrimination

The LGBTQ liaison needs a liaison.

Posted by Long Duck Dong on 05/23/2016 at 3:17 PM

Re: “Guess Where I'm Eating Contest 102

acre restaurant, its soo good

Posted by robert30 on 05/23/2016 at 2:35 PM

Re: “Plan Would Transform Overton Park Greensward into “Hippy Hollow” Exhibit and “Punching Zoo”

Is everybody in Cordova named LaDouche? Sorta' like Kim in Korea? Or Nguyen in Vietnam?

Posted by NellieStarbuck on 05/23/2016 at 1:51 PM

Re: “Animal Advocacy Groups Approve of New Shelter Director

Oh thank goodness, this sounds like a dream. Finally, a person in place that can actually do the job.

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by about time on 05/23/2016 at 12:27 PM

Re: “The Angry Birds Movie

Wise choice.

Posted by Chris McCoy on 05/23/2016 at 11:39 AM

Re: “Redbirds Report Increased Attendance at AZP

The Redbirds have to have the highest tickets sold/actually show up percentage in the PCL. When I'm at AZP and the crowd is listed at 4,000, it actually appears to be 4,000 and not 7 or 8k like other minor league teams announce. 4k is a great weeknight crowd. As for comparing a playoff crowd to a Saturday crowd, well, it's the minor leagues. I've heard numerous GM's say they would prefer not to make the playoffs because it's pretty much impossible to drum up much support on a day or two notice. Plus a minor league game is really the experience and not the game itself. Nobody really leaves upset if the Redbirds lose. AZP continues to provide an incredible game experience for fans and families. 16 years later the park still feels brand new.
Craig Unger (the GM) is still new to this area. He's getting a good feel for the market. He's learning. However I feel he could even further improve the gate by advertising, either with this paper or the CA. Many people still have no idea when the games are or what the promotions are. The Redbirds pretty much exclusively use the 'free' stuff, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. I just don't think that reaches very far compared to good ole print advertising and is not nearly as effective. Finally, the Redbirds need to stop the Saturday night bag searches upon entering. This is a minor league team. A bag of Dollar Tree peanuts isn't going to change the bottom line. I've seen more 'ill will' and bad pr created by these 'gestapoish' searches. They need to stop. Most major league teams will let you bring in small food items.

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Posted by Midtown Mark on 05/23/2016 at 11:07 AM

Re: “A Peek at Zaka Bowl

This will be a great addition to the dining scene in Memphis, and that area of town. D.C. has a wealth of wonderful vegetarian and vegan restaurants. Can't wait for Zaka to open!

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Posted by MemphisTigers on 05/23/2016 at 10:56 AM

Re: “Coliseum to Open for Public Inspection

Aside from the cultural & historical relevance of The MSC, there is a viable market for a 10k seat indoor arena in the Memphis market for both private and public events. The "First Right of Refusal" Clause with The Grizzlies is dated and will be irrelevant in a few years. Its a largely misunderstood clause with many loopholes in it regarding other local venues hosting events. This issue is not all about nostalgia. Its about bringing jobs and money BACK to a city that desperately needs both.

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Posted by Scott Schaeffer on 05/23/2016 at 9:31 AM

Re: “The Angry Birds Movie

Will not see.

Posted by Peejay Juggles on 05/22/2016 at 8:18 PM

Re: “Coliseum to Open for Public Inspection

Wrestling needs to come back to The Coliseum! It's Memphis history and would be a shame and horrible business move not to. The demographic and demand is there as many small independent shows have been running on and off in Memphis since The Coliseums' closing has shown us. So do what is best for business and public demand. Bring wrestling back to Memphis.

5 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Michael Long on 05/22/2016 at 3:42 PM

Re: “Redneck Bar-B-Q Express, Competing at Barbecue Contest Since 1978

Notice how I'm holding that tree up.

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Posted by jaboerl on 05/22/2016 at 2:56 PM

Re: “Two-Minute Warning

From the new draft of rules "you shall not make personal, slanderous, impertinent, or profane remarks to any member of council, staff, or public"... um sorry, I guess Memphis City Council has never heard of the 1st Amendment. They should always be willing to hear what actual citizens of our city are honestly thinking. Even if they feel like they have to yell or call out someone in particular. "First they take away your speech..." what will they do next?

- Cal

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Posted by feelthebern on 05/22/2016 at 2:18 PM

Re: “Memphis in May Introduces 901Fest to Replace Sunset Symphony

What about the airshow? Cant that be kept in the program?

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Posted by Lee Mauney on 05/22/2016 at 11:22 AM

Re: “Strickland Names New Memphis Animal Services Director

Heartbreaking job. Good luck.

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Posted by CL Mullins on 05/21/2016 at 10:54 PM

Re: “Gay Memphis Police Officer Sues the City for Discrimination

Tax dollars shouldn't support discrimination and ignorance. Maybe you should just leave, if you think this behavior is acceptable.

1 like, 3 dislikes
Posted by Jencendiary on 05/21/2016 at 1:21 PM

Re: “Coliseum to Open for Public Inspection

The Pyramid was an expensive joke..

5 likes, 4 dislikes
Posted by Sharon Scudder on 05/21/2016 at 11:44 AM

Re: “Coliseum to Open for Public Inspection

The MSC is not the unconscious center of the universe, just asking folks to consider the alternatives and keep an open mind.

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Posted by TBD on 05/21/2016 at 10:47 AM

Re: “Strickland Names New Memphis Animal Services Director

Impressive and appropriate credentials. Hopefully, this type of hiring, i.e., that based on proven experience and skills, will continue under the new administration. Even better would be a thorough housecleaning of all the overpaid, unnecessary and/or unskilled cronies left over from prior mayors' administrations. Maybe Memphis could again form an independent Park Commission (which Herenton destroyed so he could control more city functions and hand out more patronage jobs).

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Posted by ALJ2 on 05/21/2016 at 8:19 AM


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