Within the last week, Regions Bank proudly announced in a press release that it is the largest bank in Tennessee, with 300 branches, 15.5 percent of the market, and $16 billion in deposit. A few days later, First Tennessee Bank, countered that boast with one of its own: It is the largest bank in Memphis with 36 percent of the market, compared to 15 percent for Regions.
Do the banks know something that customers don't?...
When it comes to promoting its brand, Memphis has been criticized for being something of a one-note town.
But Memphian John Kirkscey has an idea to change that. "Memphis is the arts Mecca of the South," Kirkscey says. "We need to start celebrating our present culture, not just our past."
I think my friend might be an alcoholic. He always seems depressed or down when he's sober. But he cheers up when he starts sipping his whiskey cocktails each night.
Some particularly hard times fell on him recently, and the drinking got worse. ...
Apparently, plenty of other customers have been anticipating the latest culinary partnership between vegetarian chef Bastet Ivery and Creole chef Gary Williams, formerly of Java, Juice and Jazz...
As is apparent, Im still having keyboard issues, so this will be an apostrophe and quotation-mark free night. I will have a new computer before the next game, so this problem will not carry over into the regular season.
As always, I'll pop in here as seems warranted and will respond to any comments that show up ... Chris Herrington live blogs the Griz here.
Chris Herrington has a full report at Beyond the Arc.