Wednesday, June 22, 2011

City Council Passes Operating Budget

Posted on Wed, Jun 22, 2011 at 8:08 AM

After a six-and-a-half hour meeting Tuesday, the City Council passed a $661 million operating budget for the coming fiscal year.

Details at City Beat blog.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Ace Atkins to Sign Latest Novel

Posted By on Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 4:53 PM

Ace Atkins will sign his latest Mississippi murder novel at the Booksellers of Laurelwood Tuesday.

Remember Donley's?

Posted on Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 4:09 PM

From Vance Lauderdale, the history of Donley's "Memphis' Finest Drive-in."

Rooting for Fulham

Posted on Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 12:07 PM

Paul Gerald on how he chose to back the Fulham club.

Blogger Receives Warning Letter Regarding Animal Shelter

Posted on Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 7:31 AM

The writer of the pet-related YesBiscuit blog says she received a warning letter from the city attorney. Her offense? Starting a fund to provide medical care for some of the animals rescued from Memphis Animal Services.

Read more at 901.

Food for Thought

Posted on Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 7:18 AM

A visit to Acre and more at Hungry Memphis.

Monday, June 20, 2011


Posted on Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 1:06 PM

hris Davis on turning abandoned buildings into theaters and turning landmarks into landmark productions.

PETA Proposes Garbage Truck Ad

Posted By on Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 1:00 PM

The animal rights organization offered to pay Memphis' sanitation department for pro-vegan advertising space on garbage trucks. Bianca Phillips has the story.

Shuffling the Cards

Posted on Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 10:16 AM

Frank Murtaugh explains how injured St. Louis Cardinals players may effect the Redbirds' season. Image of Brandon Dickson by Allison Rhoades.

Sunday, June 19, 2011

New Kids on the Block are Back

Posted By on Sun, Jun 19, 2011 at 9:14 PM

New Kids on the Block are coming back for another run around the block. At FedeExForum Monday.

Saturday, June 18, 2011

Slider Inn?

Posted By on Sat, Jun 18, 2011 at 8:41 PM

Double entendre or not, the Slider Inn is coming to Cooper and Peabody in Midtown. Hannah Sayle has the story.

He Doesn't Dig the Macho

Posted By on Sat, Jun 18, 2011 at 8:37 PM

Jack Waggon helps a guy who's tired of his workplace's stereotypical male culture.

Twelve is Not Enough

Posted By on Sat, Jun 18, 2011 at 8:42 AM

John Branston says Barbara Swearengen Ware's prolonged absence from the City Council is a big problem.

Friday, June 17, 2011

The Bo-Keys at Levitt Shell

Posted By on Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 1:07 PM

Memphis' funky favorites, the Bo-Keys, celebrate a new album release by playing at the Levitt Shell Saturday. Chris Herrington has details and a video.

A Plan to End Homelessness

Posted By on Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 8:12 AM

Mayor AC Wharton's plan to end homelessness in Memphis is getting off to a slow start. Louis Goggans reports.
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