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Re: “Chris Phillips benefit, Kosher BBQ, VOX Awards and more!

Thank you to Michael Donahue and the Flyer for spreading the word about the #ChrisCrosswalk and bringing awareness to our cities unfortunate pedestrian safety issue.

Posted by laurihailephillips on 11/07/2017 at 7:53 PM

Re: “Spaghetti Warehouse Closing

This is very sad. I was there in October 2017 I loved the chili! Is there a way I could get the recipe for it?

Posted by Linda Filegar-Twiford on 11/07/2017 at 6:21 PM

Re: “Elvis Presley's Mystery Train (Station)

So, I realize this is a REALLY old thread but I'll take the shot anyway. I've been searching for my maternal grandfather for years. He never knew my mother (she was in foster homes and later adopted, then back in homes). She spent her entire life looking for him until she died in 2013. I've picked up the search. His name was Fred Preston Marshall and I know that he owned a barber shop which, I just learned today, was named Town and Country on Poplar. I'm sure he is long dead now as he would be 103 but I'm looking for ANYONE who may have known him. I most especially would like to find a photograph (Obituary maybe? - no luck on that search). Would be endlessly grateful for any crumbs.

Posted by Laura Hunter Quagliaroli on 11/07/2017 at 5:42 PM

Re: “Spaghetti Warehouse Closing

Good riddance to a bad restaurant that hung on far too long. Sympathies to the employees, who I hope will all find better jobs very soon. Here's hoping the property will attract a new tenant or buyer capable of transforming the establishment into a civic asset worthy of the property's somewhat enviable location.

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Posted by Strait Shooter on 11/07/2017 at 3:30 PM

Re: “Spaghetti Warehouse Closing

The spagetti was a very special place when I was a kid. One of the only places where my family would go downtown in the 90s and since I loved downtown, and bread, I loved it. My grandparents who are now long gone, had the whole family for a few of their wedding anniversary there. I loved the then unusual quirky decor, I loved the garlic butter, I loved the giant jawbreakers for sale. It may not be the best food you can get in town for the money anymore, but it meant a lot to me Ill be going have one last meal there this week, or at least before they close. Spin street, spagetti warehouse, the fairgrounds, the coliseum, the pyramid an ugly bait shop, Peabody place, the long gone liberty land, etc etc. ugh. Sad week for memphis nostalgia, unfortunately not really a new thing for us. At least the trolleys are coming back and crosstown was revitalized.

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Posted by Alisha Wallheimer on 11/07/2017 at 11:54 AM

Re: “City Unveils $160M Fairgrounds Redevelopment Plan

The City and Mayor have once again run roughshod over the input and desires of citizens, neighbors and stakeholders and are in the process of handing over a huge piece of land in the city center to greedy developers. The neighbors from Orange Mound to South Memphis to Midtown to East Memphis have spoken loudly at the sham public input meetings about the need for a community space to serve the underserved youth of Memphis. And yet, the Mayor has once again shown lack of leadership in proposing retail stores in the age of online shopping and Youth Sports for those who can afford to travel across the country to elite tournaments, ignoring the needs of children just blocks down the street where poverty and crime define lives. Throwing a bone of the repurposing of Melrose High School won't assuage this travesty, Mayor. Follow the money and the developers, folks. The fix has been in on this for ten years, since the first Fair Ground proposal. There was a huge public outcry at the meeting against this unproven, one-trick-pony, unsustainable plan. Think, Mud Island fiasco.

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Posted by MemphisTigers on 11/07/2017 at 10:06 AM

Re: “The Top 15 Memphis Tigers of All Time

What about Baskerville Holmes??

Posted by Michael Gilbreath on 11/06/2017 at 9:02 PM

Re: “Spaghetti Warehouse Closing

This is very sad...
Husband and I love coming down there to eat..
Can't believe they are closing down.

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Posted by Tricia Mentgen Wallace on 11/06/2017 at 7:23 PM

Re: “Spaghetti Warehouse Closing

Very sad news. I work downtown and this was my favorite place to have lunch for the past 22 years. My coworker and I have plans to be there as many times as possible before they close the doors for good. We will truly muss it!

9 likes, 4 dislikes
Posted by Jacqueline Pruitt Farwell on 11/06/2017 at 6:13 PM

Re: “Spaghetti Warehouse Closing

i cant believe they are close they were the best place to celebrate birthdays anniversary family gatherings and much more sad to see them close they always had the best food and the out most respect for anyone who walked through the doors

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Posted by ray ray on 11/06/2017 at 5:50 PM

Re: “Spaghetti Warehouse Closing

well chef Boyardee stock will be falling along with Stouffers.....I mean that place hasn't turned out a good meal in 25 years.

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Posted by Casey Sullivan on 11/06/2017 at 4:32 PM

Re: “Spaghetti Warehouse Closing

"" LOL

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Posted by Rob Robertson on 11/06/2017 at 3:20 PM

Re: “Gonzo Auteur John Pickle's "Return of the Flesh Eating Film Reels" Brings Classic Special Effects to Indie Memphis

It is way, way down on the list of gotta learn. Way way down.

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Posted by crackoamerican on 11/05/2017 at 8:00 AM

Re: “Gonzo Auteur John Pickle's "Return of the Flesh Eating Film Reels" Brings Classic Special Effects to Indie Memphis

When will people learn to spell that movie right? Its; SUSPIRIA with an I. The metal band from Norway however is spelled; SUSPERIA with an E

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Posted by Pål Mathiesen on 11/05/2017 at 7:36 AM

Re: “Memphis Animal Shelter Sees All-Time High Save Rate in October

Our YTD euthanasia numbers are down in every category: most significantly in the space category, but also in medical, behavior (this category has decreased the least), and owner-requested euthanasia.

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Posted by Katie Barratt on 11/03/2017 at 8:59 PM

Re: “Memphis Animal Shelter Sees All-Time High Save Rate in October

Is there a corresponding increase and the number of animals put down due to sickness or behavior?

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Posted by CL Mullins on 11/03/2017 at 7:27 PM

Re: “New Study to Focus on Downtown Parking

Will the City then mothball it like they did the OPC Overton Park parking study?

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Posted by MemphisTigers on 11/03/2017 at 4:17 PM

Re: “Memphis Animal Shelter Sees All-Time High Save Rate in October

Thanks for helping get the word out about our new adoption promotion! Just to clarify, the Facebook album is just of dogs that are already spayed and neutered, so there are actually way more dogs that fit into the $29 for 29s promotion than in the album.

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Posted by Katie Barratt on 11/03/2017 at 12:10 PM

Re: “Making Art Work

If you want to make Overton Park work, send Chuck Brady and the Memphis Zoo packing. The zoo through its board member egos and arrogance has poisoned the ambience of Overton Park, permanently destroyed parts of the old growth forest, and endangered our children with the Greensward parking insanity. The people of Memphis deserve better than a carnival of caged animals displayed for profit.

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Posted by Sidewinder on 11/03/2017 at 10:34 AM

Re: “Finding Tobey Goes Deep Into Mid South Skate Culture at Indie Memphis

I changed it. Thank you.

1 like, 1 dislike
Posted by Chris McCoy on 11/03/2017 at 10:22 AM

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