To read the list of winners, click Read More below.
Now it's Germantown's turn. Per the city Web site: "Imagine designing a city, complete with a revitalized and energetic center that encompasses things to do, places to shop, and places to live. It's not a computer game; the planning process is becoming a reality in Germantown.
City leaders want citizen input in defining the future of Germantown's central and outlying business districts. They've set September 20 through 26 as a week for resident citizens to offer input and insight on how redevelopment can improve and enhance the city."
The men of the submarine USS Memphis, that is. The sub named after our hometown won quite an honor last week: the Battenberg Cup, given to the ship or submarine selected by the Naval commander as the best in the fleet.
The Memphis just returned from a tour of duty with Operation Iraqi Freedom. To read more, go here.
To read more of this gushing Washington Post profile of Democratic Senatorial candidate Harold Ford, go here.
Besides its change in title, the park will add new amenities a night club, sports bar with national sports events, live entertainment, and special events. The new and improved facility should open by the end of the year. For more go here.
Go to the Les Passees Web site, to find out what kind of items are acceptable.
Deadline for submission is November 1st, with the selection to be announced in February 2007. The play will be produced in Orlando.For more information, go the WPI Web site.
But that hasnt stopped some Memphians from waxing poetic about the malls heyday in the 1980s. Two Web sites dedicated to sharing fond mall memories are loaded with stories to warm the hearts of former mallrats everywhere.
At MallofMemphis.org , read about one mans experience sneaking his under-aged girlfriend into the Chelsea Street Pub to watch the skaters at the Ice Chalet. Another guy gets all dreamy about the old popcorn shops rainbow-colored corn.At this site, you can read about annual pics with Santa and the day Lil Bow Wow was spotted shopping at EB Games.
That means Memphis moves into the record books, folks. Our own 116-year-old, Elizabeth Bolden, is now the oldest woman alive! To honor Bolden, we here at Contemporary Media are giving her a lifetime subscription to Memphis Magazine.
To read more, go here.
As he rode down an elevator with reporters following the brief hearing, Williams said, I wont be a Roscoe Dixon. If I didnt have a defense I wouldnt be going to trial. ...
The shoes, produced by Rices Gametime Athletics, will be available in five styles and colors by the start of preseason in October.
Earlier this year, Rice released the M-Town line of shoes, bright, multi-colored urban-style shoe styles with names like the Mound (orange and white), the Marley (yellow and green), and the Mayor (black and grey).
For more on Gametime Athletics, read the Memphis Flyer story here.
The adult opinion is that of the Washington Post music writer who caught and loved J.T.'s D.C. show at the 9:30 Club. Check it out here. To compare to Flyer music critic Chris Herrington's take on Timberlake's performance last week at the New Daisy, go here.
Spain opens elimination play against Serbia & Montenegro Saturday. Team USA squares off against Australia Sunday. The World Basketball Championships are being broadcast on ESPN2 and NBATV. Check listings for game times, and scope out everythings thats happening at the tournament here.
Thiero played in 28 games over three seasons from 2002-05 but sat out the 2005-06 season with a knee ligament injury. To read more, go here.
Chicago's Simeon High School's Derrick Rose is the Next Big Thing, a point guard who's widely considered the best college prospect in the country. The big news this weekend is that he's narrowed his college options to five. And yes, Memphis is still very much in the mix. Read more here.