More at Mary Cashiola's In the Bluff blog.
And at a Leadership Academy event last week, Shelby County mayor A C Wharton was no exception. Only, in his analogy, the area wasn't flying high: "Our government is, as I see it, the ice on the wings on our plane to success," he said ... More of Mary Cashiola's In the Bluff column here.
Nonetheless, we have 16 Memphians who are one step closer to the Flyer Four.
More at Vance Lauderdale's blog.
Read Chris Davis' review of Playhouse on the Square's offbeat presentation of Romeo & Juliet.
Memphis Madness continues ... and our bracket -- in which we had Justin Timberlake and A C Wharton meeting in the Championships -- is broken.
Start by catching a performance by the legendary Dance Theatre of Harlem Ensemble at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts tonight. The group celebrates their 40th anniversary with beautiful ballet choreography....
In Round Two, there was an upset or two ...
According to various reports, an armed, young male wearing dark clothing robbed the Trust One Bank on White Station by cutting a hole through the roof and lowering himself into the building before employees arrived. It's not known at this time ...
Read the punchline and more in Chris Davis' Fly on the Wall.
Read the rest of John Branston's City Beat.