• Issue Archive for
  • Jun 11-17, 2009
  • Vol. 1, No. 1059

News

  • Keith McGee Announces Retirement as City CAO: Updated

    Keith McGee, the sometimes controversial CAO of the City of Memphis under Mayor Willie Herenton, has announced his retirement effective July 4, 2009 to “further pursue his pastoral ministry and other consulting interest[s].

    Mayor Herenton issued this brief statement ...

  • Michael Feldman's "Whad'ya Know" Changes Venue

    Due to a power outage at Harding Academy, Michael Feldman's "Whad'ya Know" Memphis appearance is being moved to the Germantown Performing Arts Center. Special guests will include Chris Davis (aka The Pesky Fly) and Vance Lauderdale of "Ask Vance" fame. Show starts at 10. $25 for WKNO members, $35 for nonmembers. Details.
  • MLGW Seeks Customers Without Power

    Six days after Friday’s destructive storm, Memphis Light Gas & Water spokesperson Chris Stanley says there are still 11,000 MLGW customers without power. Stanley says those without power will need to re-report their outage ...
  • 100 MPH on the Mississippi

    On Thursday, plans were unveiled for the Memphis Riverfront International Championship Regatta. The event — July 31st and ends August 3rd, pending approval from the Coast Guard — will feature a race of powerboats capable of reaching 100 mph in five-and-a- half seconds.
  • Square Spared?

    City Council passes resolution requiring approval of any Overton Square demolition.
  • Work Woes

    Study finds evidence of statewide gay, lesbian, and transgender workplace discrimination.
  • Sexual Politics

    Though the city's sexual assault resource center has been transferred to the county, questions remain.
  • Flyer Flashback

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

Real Estate

We Recommend

Music

  • Dream's Life

    Terius "The-Dream" Nash puts a deeper, weirder spin on love-man R&B.
  • MGMT Homecoming

    Last Friday, MGMT guitarist and singer Andrew VanWyngarden was soaking up the Southern California sun after a morning of surfing and contemplating putting the finishing touches on a new album.

Politics

Sports

Theater

We Recommend

Film/TV

Opinion

  • Letter From the Editor

    Live in Memphis long enough (say, two weeks or so) and Mayor Willie Herenton will do something to tick you off or, at least, confound the hell out of you. I've been living in Midtown Memphis since 1993, long enough to have been ticked off and confounded dozens of times ...

Books

Food & Wine

  • That's Coconut

    Embracing the Slow-Boat School of Cooking.

Special Sections

  • Tyson

    Tyson, a documentary about the boxer, opens tomorrow. Read Greg Akers' review here.
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Flyer Flashback

Looking Back at Flyer Story About a "Religious Freedom" Protest in Mississippi.

To celebrate the Flyer's 25th year, we're looking back on stories from past issues.

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