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  • Jun 4-10, 2009
  • Vol. 1, No. 1058

News

  • Eating Memphis
  • Eating Memphis

    Why can't every morning start with a nice tall glass of Memphis Mary, the wickedly delicious breakfast cocktail that combines everything you love about a spicy Bloody Mary with the great taste of barbecue sauce?

    Chris Davis ponders Eating Local.

  • Trampoline Pits Were All the Rage!
  • Trampoline Pits Were All the Rage!

    In the early 1960s, a new form of entertainment opened all across the country, and Memphis wasn't immune to this crazy fad. Called "trampoline pits," these were essentially big rubber trampolines stretched over rectangular holes in the ground ...

    Vance Lauderdale has details on another weird chapter in Memphis history.

  • County Commission Offers Resistance to MSARC Transfer, Will Vote on Monday
  • County Commission Offers Resistance to MSARC Transfer, Will Vote on Monday

    City Hall may be okay with the transfer of the functions of the Memphis Sexual Assault Resource Center to the Shelby County Health Department. And Mayors Willie Herenton of Memphis and A C Wharton of Shelby County are certainly on the same page, as they indicated in their Friday press conference announcing the transfer. But not necessarily the Shelby County Commission ...
  • Split Service
  • Split Service

    Commission defers vote to bring the Memphis Sexual Assault Resource Center into the county, clinic opens inside the Memphis Child Advocacy Center.
  • Flyer Flashback
  • Flyer Flashback

    To mark the Flyer's 20th anniversary, we're looking back at stories from our first two decades.

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Politics

  • Malone, Long Making Their Moves
  • Malone, Long Making Their Moves

    Still running by herserlf (at least for the time being) as a candidate for county mayor in 2010, Shelby County chair Deidre Malone was the beneficiary of two fundraising events last weekend ...

Opinion

  • Time for the Knife
  • Time for the Knife

    The City Council has the right — and the duty — to perform some drastic fiscal surgery.
  • Letter From the Editor
  • Letter From the Editor

    A watered-down version of Commissioner Steve Mulroy's proposed antidiscrimination ordinance was passed by the County Commission on Monday but only after several days of public histrionics. Commissioner Wyatt Bunker and six local ministers held a demonstration downtown and trotted out the usual fear-mongering ...

Music

Film/TV

Books

Food & Drink

Sports

  • Q & A: Phil Cannon on the St. Jude Classic
  • Q & A: Phil Cannon on the St. Jude Classic

    When driver meets ball this Thursday at Southwind for the St. Jude Classic, it will mark the 52nd straight year the PGA has made Memphis home for a week. Phil Cannon has been tournament director since the 2000 event. He paused last week just long enough to answer a few questions ...

Special Sections

  • st. jude classic
  • st. jude classic

    Practice rounds for the St. Jude Classic are Monday and Tuesday. Admission is free. For tickets and more info on this year's tournament, go here.
  • curtains
  • curtains

    Theatre Memphis presents a special performance of Curtains, Kander & Ebb’s last musical. The tuneful murder mystery will serve as a fund-raiser for the Community Legal Center, a nonprofit organization. More here.
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