Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Seeking Nominations for 2012 Best of Memphis

Posted on Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 2:10 PM

Got a favorite restaurant server who always treats you right? A bartender who knows your poison? A local singer or band whose praises deserve to be sung?

Through July 5th, the Flyer is accepting nominations for Best Server, Best Bartender, Best Local Band, and Best Local Singer to be included on the 2012 Best of Memphis ballot.

Enter your nominations here.

Voting for Best of Memphis begins July 11th.

Another Twist in Schools Saga

Posted on Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 12:21 PM

From City Beat Blog: Shelby County Commissioner Walter Bailey says he and some of his fellow commissioners believe the issue of municipal school districts is ripe for judicial review and that is why they filed a petition in federal court this week.

Grizzlies Draft Preview

Posted on Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 12:21 PM

The Memphis Grizzlies own the #25 pick in tomorrow night's NBA rookie draft. Over at Beyond the Arc, Chris Herrington breaks down all the options — and makes his own endorsement.

Unified Board Meets for Five Hours

Posted By on Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 8:50 AM

John Branston attended the latest marathon meeting of the Unified Shelby County School Board Tuesday night, and lived to write about it.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Flaming Lips on Beale

Posted By on Tue, Jun 26, 2012 at 9:55 PM

The Flaming Lips are kicking off an eight-concerts-in-24-hours concert tour to set a Guinness world record at Handy Park at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. More info here.

Civil Rights Museum Is Getting a Makeover

Posted By on Tue, Jun 26, 2012 at 9:47 PM

Detailed plans for the $27 million overhaul of the National Civil Rights Museum were unveiled in a meeting Tuesday night. Bianca Phillips has the story.

Unemployment Higher in Memphis

Posted By on Tue, Jun 26, 2012 at 7:33 AM

Memphis' unemployment rate is higher than the rest of Tennessee — and the rest of the nation. Louis Goggans reports.

Cupcakes, Cheesecakes, Casseroles ...

Posted By on Tue, Jun 26, 2012 at 7:26 AM

Apparently all foods being sold on Collierville's square must begin with the letter "C." Hannah Sayle compiles the evidence.

Meet the Mayor

Posted By on Tue, Jun 26, 2012 at 7:23 AM

Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell wants to meet you. Bianca Phillips has the story.

Monday, June 25, 2012

Chill Out with Polar Bears

Posted By on Mon, Jun 25, 2012 at 1:58 PM

Yeah, it's 100 degrees in Memphis. May be a good day to go check out To the Arctic at the IMAX theater.

College Football Playoff — It's About Time!

Posted By on Mon, Jun 25, 2012 at 9:41 AM

Frank Murtaugh offers some thoughts about the newly proposed college football playoff system.

Memphis Teens are Sexing It Up.

Posted By on Mon, Jun 25, 2012 at 8:52 AM

A new survey shows that Memphis teens are having more sex with more partners. Hannah Sayle reports.

Sunday, June 24, 2012

The Soul of a City

Posted By on Sun, Jun 24, 2012 at 9:05 PM

The Memphis Brooks Museum presents "The Soul of the City," a collection of African-American art, through September 2nd.

Saturday, June 23, 2012

What Happens in Tuna Stays in Tuna

Posted By on Sat, Jun 23, 2012 at 10:24 PM

The "girls" of Greater Tuna head to Las Vegas, where hilarity ensues. At Circuit Playhouse through July 8.


Posted By on Sat, Jun 23, 2012 at 8:14 AM

Chris Herrington reviews the newest Pixar release, Brave.
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