The Flyer is now accepting nominations for Best Bartender, Best Server, Best Local Band, and Best Local Singer to be included in the 2013 Best of Memphis ballot.
Click here for nominations.
Nominations will be accepted through July 7th. The Best of Memphis ballot goes online July 10th.
I remember being shocked, when, as a 10-year-old, I heard one of my father's friends casually use the "N-word." My parents had instructed my siblings and me from an early age that that word was wrong and not to be used, ever. "Some people say it," my dad explained later, "but that doesn't make it right. ..."