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Twenty From The Teens: Top Albums Of The Decade, 2010-2019

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Your Quarantine Reading List, Part Two

Memphis Gaydar

TN Legislators Advance Bill Targeting Transgender Athletes

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Music Video Week: Aktion Kat!

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COVID-19 Positivity Rate Jumps Over 10 Percent

Letter From The Editor

Green Dad Meets Iggy Poo

Food & Wine

Comeback Beer: Sampling Ghost River’s Zippin Pippin

Food & Wine

Cooking & Crooning: Nick and Lena Black’s Facebook Show

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Pass the Kimbap: Salt|Soy’s Virtual Cocktail Dinner

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COVID-19 Coverage

COVID-19 Positivity Rate Jumps Over 10 Percent

COVID-19 Positivity Rate Jumps Over 10 Percent

The Shelby County Health Department reported 50 new cases of coronavirus here Wednesday, May 27th, bringing the total from 4,531 to 4,581.

Health Department Says Memphis Had ‘Successful’ Memorial Day Weekend

Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) officials believe Memphis had a “successful” Memorial Day weekend in terms of curbing the spread of COVID-19, but won’t be certain for another two weeks.

COVID-19 Cases Rise by 127, One New Death

The Shelby County Health Department reported 127 new cases of coronavirus here Tuesday, May 26th, bringing the total from 4,404 to 4,531.

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News

Pink Palace, Lichterman Nature Center to Reopen Next Week With New Protocols

Pink Palace, Lichterman Nature Center to Reopen Next Week With New Protocols

The Pink Palace Museum and Lichterman Nature Center will be reopening for members only beginning Tuesday, June 2nd, and for the general public the following week.

TN Legislators Advance Bill Targeting Transgender Athletes

A Tennessee House subcommittee advanced a bill Tuesday, May 27th, that aims to exclude school-aged transgender athletes from participating on teams matching their chosen gender.

COVID-19 Positivity Rate Jumps Over 10 Percent

The Shelby County Health Department reported 50 new cases of coronavirus here Wednesday, May 27th, bringing the total from 4,531 to 4,581.

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Sports

Professor Baseball

Professor Baseball

For 12 years now, Curt Hart has had the best teaching gig in town.

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Music

Twenty From The Teens: Top Albums Of The Decade, 2010-2019

Twenty From The Teens: Top Albums Of The Decade, 2010-2019

"One thing I'm doing more of during shelter-in-place is listening to great local records that I hadn't had a chance to catch up on."

Local Luminaries Lend Talent To New Push For COVID-19 Relief

When the age of quarantine began, we wrote about the many initiatives to raise money for musicians caught over a barrel with the collapse of paying gigs and other work.

The Flow: Live-Streamed Music Events This Week, May 21-27

The floodgates have been thrown open, and music will be inundating the internet this Memorial Day Weekend, including some impressive festivals.

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Politics

The Virus and the Vote

The Virus and the Vote

Tennessee gets a passing grade for its medical prep but problems with jails and voting land it in court this week.

Numbed by the Numbers: County Commission Struggles to Agree on Budget

Separate attempts to produce a budget for Shelby County failed to produce anything resembling a consensus on a marathon meeting day of the County Commission on Monday.

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Food & Drink

Comeback Beer: Sampling Ghost River’s Zippin Pippin

Comeback Beer: Sampling Ghost River’s Zippin Pippin

The beard is coming in a slightly different shade than I remember.

Cooking & Crooning: Nick and Lena Black’s Facebook Show

Nick Black and his wife, Lena, are cutting up in the kitchen.

Magnolia & May Restaurant Will Open May 26th

Magnolia & May will make its debut with takeout food only on May 26th.

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Opinion

Green Dad Meets Iggy Poo

Green Dad Meets Iggy Poo

The little girl stands shyly in front of her beaming parents.

Viewpoint: Our Jail is a Petri Dish for Covid-19.

Pretrial detention should not and must not be a death sentence.

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Film/TV

Music Video Week: Aktion Kat!

Music Video Week: Aktion Kat!

Welcome to Music Video Week!

Is What We Do In The Shadows the Funniest Show on TV?

One of the most quietly influential films of the last 30 years is Man Bites Dog.

Music Video Monday (on Tuesday): Doter Sweetly

Music Video Monday is on Tuesday, because Memorial Day.

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TN Legislators Advance Bill Targeting Transgender Athletes

CL Mullins: Typical overreaction by cultural warriors on both sides (if we are to assume there are only two sides)

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COVID-19 Positivity Rate Jumps Over 10 Percent

John Anthony: NO, the positivity rate is 6.09% (Do the math 50/821 = .0609) »

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Music Video Week: Aktion Kat!

Ed Wilder: Yes! An Aktion Hero for this age!
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