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Friday, September 14, 2018

Trader Joe's Opens West Nashville Location in Germantown

Posted By on Fri, Sep 14, 2018 at 1:56 PM

It's no mistake that the bags handed out on opening day at the new Trader Joe's say "Nashville," and "Music City." After all, it's a new day for Germantown — Trader Joe's has arrived. And while the city will remain in Shelby County, the addition of Trader Joe's to a market that already included Whole Foods and Sprouts, means the Memphis suburb can officially describe itself as being Westest Nashville.
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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Wikipedia edit trolls the Tennessee House of Representatives

Posted By on Wed, Apr 18, 2018 at 2:40 PM

Klandy Holt
  • Klandy Holt
It's not hard to troll ol' Klandy Holt and a Tennessee legislature that can't quite bring itself to denounce white supremacy, but can always rise to the occasion of punishing a majority African-American city for removing the public statue of a slave trader, Grand Wizard, and Confederate general. How can it be so richly satisfying?

Hats off to the author of this edit. Though Wikipedia has removed your fine work, let it always be remembered. 
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Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Commercial Appeal: Best Place to Work in Memphis is Nashville

Newspaper honors Memphis businesses by giving them plaques with pictures of Nashville.

Posted By on Tue, Dec 5, 2017 at 2:22 PM

It's nice to see the Commercial Appeal honoring Memphis' best workplaces. Like Bartlett City Schools which, according to this Facebook post, were ranked second in the “Top 10 Large Business Workplaces” category. But wouldn't it be even nicer if the plaques had a picture of the Memphis skyline on them, instead of Nashville?
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Local journalism. Can't beat it.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Nashville Changes Fred Douglass Park to Frederick Douglass Park. Finally.

Posted By on Thu, Mar 23, 2017 at 2:51 PM

When it comes to honoring African-American heroes, Memphis has had its own awkward moments as witnessed by text on the original Tom Lee monument erected in 1954. But this is next level stuff. Key bit from The Tennessean:

"On Wednesday, families and children, city officials and the mayor joined descendants of Frederick Douglass in the grassy park bottom where the famed abolitionist visited more than a century ago.

Together they unveiled the new sign that rectified a mistake that for many years left the park with the wrong name — Fred Douglas Park."

Douglass is, as noted by President D.J. Trump, an, "example of somebody who's done an amazing job and is being recognized more and more."



Fred
  • Fred

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Really, Today Show? Graceland? In Nashville?

Posted By on Thu, Oct 27, 2016 at 12:27 PM

First, they came for our STAX logo. Then, this happened...
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