The Memphis Area Association of Realtors have named Brian Pitre's My Memphis Home the winner of its "Your Memphis: Take One" YouTube contest.
Read more about the contest after the jump
"That's just looking out the front window," Boyd says. "There are another four within a block of here."
But, under a new ordinance, title lenders won't be allowed to cluster in a neighborhood ... Read the rest.
Topping the list is Arizona, with a $3.1 billion budget gap. Coming in second is California, with a 30.6 billion budget gap (I think the ranking is done by the percentage gap of the total budget, not the actual dollars of the budget deficit) ...
More at Mary Cashiola's In the Bluff blog.
Memphians have longed used Google for finding information, images, and maps. Now, through a collaboration between MATA and Google Transit, they can use it to find local bus routes.
Memphis Regional Chamber of Commerce president John Moore predicted a somewhat positive local economic outlook today at a Center City Commission board meeting.
"I feel confident going into '09 ..."
The calendar features more than 50 pictures of the Palin family, including the rifle-packin'-mama pic shown here. To order, go here.
Phil Bredesen, eat your heart out!
If you've had it up to here with "Jingle Bells" and "Rudolph the Rednosed Reindeer," you may want to consider added some class to your Christmas tune repertoire. At their annual "Classical Christmas" performance, the Memphis Symphony Orchestra will perform holiday songs by Handel, Fauré, and Respighi. The performance begins at 8 p.m. tonight at First Congregational Church.
Tried of bringing that same old batch of gingerbread people to the holiday potluck? Sample new cookies and swap recipes with other home bakers at ...
Somebody had to think this up sooner or later. Invitees to Memphis state Representative Karen Camper's forthcoming January 8 fund-raiser (in the King's birthday week) are advised that it is an "Elvis Night In" affair -- apparently meaning that it takes place in cyberspace, since no location is mentioned. Or, as she puts it in the emailed invitation: You get to participate in this fund-raiser by "staying at home and enjoying Elvis (her bolds)." You can take the jump at "read more" for her suggestions as to how to do that. And, oh yes, there's a "Return to Sender" RSVP e-mail address included.
I'm getting sick and am not going to get a post-game report together tonight. (Check back sometime mid-morning.) But I did want to register my disgust with all the bandwagon Laker fans in the crowd tonight and pass along a great bit of locker-room banter on that subject ...
Instead legendary coach Larry Brown brings his 8-18 Charlotte Bobcats team to town. Tip-off is 7 p.m. Check out Chris Herrington's Grizzlies blog, Beyond the Arc, for a game preview and check back for reports during and after the game.
I've been dating the same guy off and on for six years now, but he's hardly ever home since his job requires him to be on the road for weeks at a time.
I love my boyfriend, but last week I suddenly caught myself daydreaming about a guy who's couch-surfing at a friend's house ...
Of course, some of my friends are people I've never met. Some of my friends are actually my family. And some of my closest friends aren't my friends at all.
Such is the nature of Facebook ... Read the rest of Mary Cashiola's In the Bluff column.