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Midtown Store to Re-Open Under Safety Conditions

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Rizzo's Closing (temporarily) for Repairs

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U of M to Open Tech Research Facilities

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UPDATE: Water Rights Hearing Postponed Until May

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Is It Time To Crank Up The Tank?

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America Divided: Whose History

Wed., Jan. 16, 7 p.m. @ Memphis Brooks Museum of Art

A screening of this documentary about racism in Tennessee.

Jazz-A-Fire

Last Sunday of every month, 4-7 p.m. @ Brinson's

Performances and bring your own instrument to join.

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EXTENDED Q&A: City’s Bikeway and Pedestrian Program Manager Nick Oyler

EXTENDED Q&A: City’s Bikeway and Pedestrian Program Manager Nick Oyler

There are a slew of bike and pedestrian projects on deck for Memphis in 2019.

Midtown Store to Re-Open Under Safety Conditions

A Midtown convenience store was allowed to reopen Tuesday after its owner agreed to a long list of new safety improvements for the store, including hiring a security guard.

U of M to Open Tech Research Facilities

As a way to strengthen its role as a researched-based driver of economic development, the University of Memphis announced Tuesday the opening of a CommiTech Research Park.

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Sports

Is It Time To Crank Up The Tank?

Is It Time To Crank Up The Tank?

This time last year, I created a hashtag on Twitter that would serve as a coping mechanism for fans who were left to deal with the doom and gloom of that losing season.

Isaac Bruce: Hall of Famer

Isaac Bruce was born at the perfect time.

Tigers 83, Tulane 79

The Tigers withstood a late run by Tulane in a near-empty Devlin Fieldhouse Sunday to secure their second straight win and sixth in seven games.

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Music

The Sore Losers: A Monstrous Mash-Up Rises From The Grave

The Sore Losers: A Monstrous Mash-Up Rises From The Grave

One of the highlights of last year's Gonerfest 15 was the screening of director Mike McCarthy's The Sore Losers at Studio on the Square.

New African-American Art Space Opens in Orange Mound

Last Saturday, an unprecedented assembly of African-American artists gathered in Orange Mound.

Love in the Ruins: Tav Falco's Cabaret of Daggers

The first track of Tav Falco's latest platter, Cabaret of Daggers (Org Music), opens with his stark, isolated voice intoning the song's guitar/bass motif, until at last the band falls in behind him.

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Politics

Works in Progress

Works in Progress

"Nine days!

Caught in the Act...

...as he surely meant to be, was 9th District Congressman Steve Cohen, who once again (as he always seems to do for affairs of state in the House chamber) had an aisle seat when California Rep. Nancy Pelosi came down the aisle last week to be sworn in as Speaker.

Myron Lowery for City Council (Again)?

After Rep. Cohen and County Mayor Harris dis the current Council, the former Councilman teases the idea of a return at the annual New Year’s prayer breakfast, presided over this year by son Mickell, a County Commissioner.

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Food & Drink

Rizzo's Closing (temporarily) for Repairs

Rizzo's Closing (temporarily) for Repairs

Rizzo's on South Main will close for about a month for repairs.

Making carrot and coriander soup.

Last year at about this time, I sat down with a stack of seed catalogs, a warm beverage, and a pantry full of dreams.

Fresh Start: A New Year Means New Drinks

hile I've heard that "Dry January" is a trend for many people who might have rung in the new year a bit too heartily, and I do know a few friends who abstain from alcohol for a month to recalibrate their drinking habits, I've never been one to "just say no." I am devoting a bit of time this month to contemplate my own reasons to drink — of course they're emotional, as well as physical — and, as I do every new year, recalibrate my consumption.

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Opinion

200 and Counting: Thoughts on Memphis’ Bicentennial

200 and Counting: Thoughts on Memphis’ Bicentennial

When I found out 2019 was Memphis' bicentennial year, I expected a nonstop party.

Local 24 Quietly Deletes Controversial Tweet

WATN, Local 24, had an interesting way of framing news about Cyntoia Brown's commuted life sentence.

Rude and Crude

Some Republicans are still clutching their pearls over a remark made last week by newly elected Michigan Representative Rashida Tlaib.

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Film/TV

Street Ball: Memphis and Manhattan filmmakers team up to premiere independent film Out of Bounds.

Street Ball: Memphis and Manhattan filmmakers team up to premiere independent film Out of Bounds.

There’s nothing quite so easy to identify with as a rock-and-a-hard-place situation.

Music Video Monday: Bleu Levees

Today's Music Video Monday is just cruisin' Rapper Bleu Levees makes his MVM debut with "Michael".

Sonic Youth's Daydream Nation "Cinematic Mixtape" Coming to Crosstown Arts Theater

In October, 1988, a message arrived from another sonic universe.

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'Pork Report' Targets ServiceMaster, County Commission, Megasite

Lacy Lacey: I am beginning to think the West Tennessee/ Memphis megasite has turned into a slush fund for some friends of »

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America Divided: Whose History? at the Brooks

Bakerspond: There were thousands of Memphians and Southerners who enlisted to fight for the Union right here in Memphis, after the »

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America Divided: Whose History? at the Brooks

Gary Moore: #TakeEmDown is a feature documentary based on the local and national movement to pull Confederate statues from public spaces. It »

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Dress for Success Memphis presents The Little Black Dress Event

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