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Feedback Wanted on City Council's Proposal to Allow Open Alcohol on Main

Feedback Wanted on City Council's Proposal to Allow Open Alcohol on Main

Open plastic containers of alcohol could soon be allowed on Main, but before that happens, the Downtown Memphis Commission (DMC), along with the South Main Association (SMA) wants feedback on the city's proposal.

Just City Launches New Group

Just City, the Memphis-based criminal justice reform advocacy group, has helped launch another standalone group…in Nashville.

MLGW Chief Defends Rate Increases

Memphis Light, Gas, & Water (MLGW) CEO Jerry Collins took to YouTube Wednesday to defend the proposed utility rate increases now before the Memphis City Council and explained why he thinks they are necessary.

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Sports

Tigers 67, Albany 58

Tigers 67, Albany 58

Eight games into his first season with the Tigers, it was easy to forget that Kareem Brewton was a juco All-America last season.

Heat 107, Grizzlies 82: One Thought

Last night's game between the Grizzlies and Heat was a close one until the fourth quarter, when things really got out of hand.

1997-2017: Twenty Years of Memphis Sports

December is a month for reflection.

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Music

Europa My Mirror: Quintron’s Tales From the Road

Europa My Mirror: Quintron’s Tales From the Road

Quintron, arguably the best one-name performer since Prince or Cher, is no stranger to Memphis.

Rock Against Racism Rises Again

For those who came of age in the first blush of punk rock, before it was codified into a “sound,” the movement known as “Rock Against Racism” was a clarion call of the new aesthetic.

The Hold Steady's New Single and "Massive Nights" in Brooklyn

“Thanks for listenin', thanks for understandin'/Can't you see I'm feeling so abandoned,” sings Craig Finn on the newly-released single from the Hold Steady, “Entitlement Crew” b/w “Snake in the Shower.” Recorded this November in Brooklyn, NY, with producer Josh Kaufman, it's the first new music from the band in nearly four years, and the first studio recording to feature longtime keyboard player Franz Nicolay since 2008's Stay Positive. 

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Politics

Harold Ford Jr. Latest Figure Cited for Sexual Harassment

Harold Ford Jr. Latest Figure Cited for Sexual Harassment

Former Memphis congressman, once considered a good bet for higher office and of late still prominent on the national political scene, loses executive position at Wall St. firm of Morgan Stanley in wake of woman's accusations, which he denies.

Bredesen Enters U.S. Senate Race

The former Governor, last Democrat to win a major statewide race in Tennessee, brings name recognition and the likelihood of serious support into a political arena dominated since his tenure by Republicans,

Busting Some Moves

Democrats work the suburbs; Tate withdraws from ALEC; County Commission hires Allan Wade to combat Luttrell suit.

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Food & Drink

Give Booze. It’s Always the Right Size

Give Booze. It’s Always the Right Size

I haven't had a drop of alcohol in a week.

A trio of businesses designed with your diet in mind

Christina Bognet was an MIT grad working long hours in a consulting job.

Spaghetti Warehouse Auction

All that cool stuff at Spaghetti Warehouse could be yours.

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Opinion

Protect Net Neutrality

Protect Net Neutrality

The free flow of information is critical not only to facilitate our commerce, but to ensure that our democracy thrives.

Band Pictures of Olde: Goods, Bads & Fuglies Part One

Crazy Town takes top honors in round one.

Pyramid Dreams: Plans for a 'Mid that Never Made

As the Flyer prepares to move offices I've been going through a lot of old band photos, pulling out as many Memphis and Memphis-related images as I can identify, keeping a basic set of interesting stuff and disposing of at least 25 of the newspaper's accumulated 30-lbs of Cowboy Mouth promo photos.

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Music Video Monday: Letterman Jacket

Music Video Monday: Letterman Jacket

Today's Music Video Monday is a message from outer space!

The Disaster Artist

James Franco’s hilarious love letter to the worst film ever.

Music Video Monday: Kingpin Skinny Pimp

Music Video Monday is in throwback mode.

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