Mortimer's is definitely a classic. It shares a history and several menu items with the Little Tea Shop and the old Knickerbocker, a longtime Memphis institution that closed in 1986.
My beans too! So, April still got beans from her plants despite the bug damage? I planted my seeds rather late and have lots of growth, but no beans...and I have identical bug damage to April's.
While Alex Chilton certainly had great influence on "In the Street," the song was penned by Chris Bell.
Thanks for a great article that went beyond the cliche Big Star story. I read the same thing every single time I read about the band and Chris Bell. You told us something new. (Now, let's see more!)
Too bad Whalum refused answer the question about his church and the gay-bashing that took place there. Just goes to prove that the stories were true!
Everyone's glad to see Just for Lunch return, but if it serves traditional luncheon staples like pimento cheese, tuna, and chicken salad sandwiches, why in the world would they open in the same small building as La Baguette? Why would the mall's rental company allow them to do so? Sure, competition's great, but this is no different to Wal-mart and Target building adjacent to each other on G'town Pkwy. Everyone's out to make a buck. Horrendous.
What is it with the sports arenas? What Willie needs to concentrate on is poverty and crime, our city's two biggest problems. I'll support a plan for a new stadium as soon as I can exit my car in my driveway or a shopping center parking lot without feeling I'm about to be robbed. Get your priorities straight, Willie.
By Joe Boone
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