• Issue Archive for
  • Sep 24-30, 2009
  • Vol. 1, No. 1074

Art

News

  • The Big Lebowski Wins Indie Memphis Latenight Movie Contest

    Voting has closed on the Indie Memphis Latenight Movie Contest, and the winner is The Big Lebowski. The Coen brothers' cult comedy — a shaggy riff on the private detective genre with Jeff Bridges' aging hippie "Dude" caught in a case of mistaken identity — will be shown on the big screen at the Levitt Shell in Overton Park on Friday, October 9th as part of an Indie Memphis program that will start with Elvis Presley's famous 1968 "comeback" television special. For more info, see Sing All Kinds.
  • Gibbons Files "Ouster" Petition Against City Attorney Elbert Jefferson

    Shelby County District Attorney Bill Gibbons announced Tuesday that the D.A.’s office filed in Criminal Court a petition for ouster against Memphis City Attorney Elbert Jefferson. The petition alleges that Jefferson “knowingly or willfully” committed misconduct in office or neglected to perform duties by expending city funds “for purposes other than lawful municipal purposes ... '

  • Rock-a-bye Baby

    Local and national efforts help Shelby County improve its infant mortality rate.
  • Fair Use

    The Mid-South Fair hosts events in DeSoto County and Memphis simultaneously.
  • Flyer Flashback

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

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  • Letter From the Editor

    Earlier this week, I stopped in to pick up a take-out order at a popular Vietnamese restaurant in Midtown. The place was packed, every table full. The urgent, high sing-song tones of the waitstaff shouting into the kitchen made it clear they were slammed — deep in the cilantro — and that I would be there awhile ...

Books

Food & Wine

  • Food Fight

    "Renegade Lunch Lady" partners with Whole Foods to revolutionize school lunches.
  • Shop Talk

    Las Delicias and Big Daddy's set up shop at Park and Getwell.

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