Monday, February 15, 2010

Andy Roddick, Hometown Guy?

Posted on Mon, Feb 15, 2010 at 9:57 AM

Frank Murtaugh says rooting for Andy Roddick at the Regions Morgan Keegan tourney is the natural thing to do.

Sunday, February 14, 2010

Citizens to Preserve Overton Park

Posted on Sun, Feb 14, 2010 at 11:00 AM

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Saturday, February 13, 2010

Memphis Beats Tulsa, 93-86

Posted By on Sat, Feb 13, 2010 at 9:18 PM

The Memphis Tigers continued their domination of Tulsa, winning their 11th straight over the Hurricanes, 93-86. Frank Murtaugh has the story.

Friday, February 12, 2010

Hotties 2010 Party Pics

Posted By on Fri, Feb 12, 2010 at 3:43 PM

To celebrate our 2010 Hotties Issue -- and the beautiful people who graced its pages -- we partied at the Hi-Tone Wednesday night.

Click here to see a slideshow of the party pics ... but if your monitor melts, it's not our fault.

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Cooper-Young Eateries Bounce Back

Posted By on Fri, Feb 12, 2010 at 1:01 PM

Hungry Memphis has the scoop on new restaurant developments in Cooper-Young.

Budget Blues

Posted By on Fri, Feb 12, 2010 at 8:14 AM

John Branston says that with other options closed, we may be facing a new property tax.

Thursday, February 11, 2010

The MPO is Spending Your Money

Posted By on Thu, Feb 11, 2010 at 1:13 PM

What is the Metropolitan Planning Association and how much of our money do they spend? Former Councilman John Vergos has some thoughts.

Classic, Eclectic, Casual Chic

Posted By on Thu, Feb 11, 2010 at 10:48 AM

See it all on the Style Sessions blog.

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

TIgers Top UCF, 76-70

Posted By on Wed, Feb 10, 2010 at 10:24 PM

The Memphis Tigers held off UCF at FedExForum Wednesday night, 76-70. Frank Murtaugh has the story.

Hotties 2010

Posted By on Wed, Feb 10, 2010 at 1:07 PM

Behind the Scenes at the Memphis Flyer Hottie photoshoot at Earnestine & Hazel's.

Hawks Thump Grizzlies, 108-94

Posted By on Wed, Feb 10, 2010 at 8:14 AM

The Grizzlies limp into the All-Star break on a losing streak. Chris Herrington assesses the situation.

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Bianca Knows Best ...

Posted By on Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 1:59 PM

... and helps a ladies' man deal with a jealous girlfriend.

EPA Files Federal Lawsuit Against City of Memphis

Posted By on Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 11:59 AM

Memphis may boast some of the best drinking water in the country, but the city can’t say the same about its surrounding river water.

On Friday, February 5th, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation jointly filed a federal lawsuit seeking damages under the federal Clean Water Act and the state Water Quality Control Act.

After a review of records from Memphis’ wastewater treatment and collection programs, the EPA deemed the city in violation of the Clean Water Act. From January 2005 to September 2009, the city's Maynard C. Stiles Waste Treatment Plant on North Second Street reported 1,170 overflows in which a total of 23 million gallons of raw sewage leaked into city streets, yards, and the Mississippi River and its tributaries. In addition, a sewage line broke in April 2008 and leaked 45 million more gallons of sewage over a 25-day period.

The city’s sanitary sewer system encompasses 3,600 miles of pipe, delivering an average of 150 million gallons of wastewater for treatment each day. The system dates back to the 1870s. Regarding the lawsuit, city attorney Herman Morris said: “In an effort to demonstrate our full cooperation with the EPA, our immediate and urgent steps lie with developing a consent decree to correct the concerns that are raised in the lawsuit.”

For more on the city’s wastewater problems, read Bianca Phillips’ earlier story.

Let the Winter Games Begin ...

Posted By on Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 10:56 AM

Sunday, February 7, 2010

Mel's Edge

Posted on Sun, Feb 7, 2010 at 4:23 PM

In Edge of Darkness, Mel Gibson gets to act the emotions he's drawn to again and again, from Mad Max down to Signs: rage, grief, existential haunt. And, as before, his movie's plot advocates a violent cleansing, a ritual purification bathed in blood. Ain't that America?

Read the rest of the review here.

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