What They Said 

Comments from memphisflyer.com

About "Beale Street Landing's Colorful Topper" and the controversy over a rendering of the landing's brightly hued future sign:

"This monstrosity of ugliness should be redesigned as a pigeon coop. Then we could attach messages to the birds' legs and let the world know how stunningly uncreative the RDC is." — Phlo

About Bruce VanWyngarden's "Letter from the Editor" and the emails from readers claiming Obama wasn't born in America:

"The Founders were 'birthers.' That is why the requirement is in the U.S. Constitution. If we violate it, we get a leader who will possibly not have 100 percent loyalty to these United States. Most presidents are self-serving for the most part anyway." — CHG

About "The New Paradigm," the Flyer cover story on how local officials can't control high Delta airfares:

"There you have it — every one of our political and business leaders has the same story: 'There's nothing I can do but hope Southwest comes in, but they won't because our market is crap.' How about a comprehensive business plan for Memphis and Shelby County?" — Cville

About "Stretch of Madison Avenue Downtown to Open by Fall" after a building partially collapsed last year:

"Madison Avenue was once a pleasant street on which to travel. That was before Herenton ruined it with his ghost trolley to nowhere. I have yet to see a single passenger on it." — Chris in Midtown

Comment of the Week

About "The New Paradigm":

"Either Mark Norris is kidding about 'taking care' of lowering gas prices or this is just another example of his world-class hubris. He had as much to do with lowering gas prices as he did with killing Osama bin Laden."

— M Awesomeberg

Comments (4)

Showing 1-4 of 4

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-4 of 4

Add a comment

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
    • Ending the Epidemic

      Health experts meet in Memphis to discuss ending the H.I.V. epidemic.
    • Walkin’ on Water

      New (and like new) paths take you to the river.

Blogs

Beyond the Arc

Grizzlies 111, Warriors 101: Five Thoughts

Fly On The Wall Blog

A Post About Gluten Free Strippers and Effing Traffic

Music Blog

A Week's Tribute to Jimmie Lunceford

News Blog

MATA Proposes to End Ikea Route, Alter Others

Beyond the Arc

Beyond the Arc Podcast #84: The Dillon Brooks Era

Tiger Blue

#25 Memphis 42, Houston 38

Music Blog

Butthole Surfers and Bad Seeds Salute the Man in Black

Music Blog

Soulsville USA Festival Lights Up McLemore Ave.

ADVERTISEMENT

More by Flyer Readers

  • What They Said...

    Letters and comments from Flyer readers ... Memphis Zoo and the Greensward, and Donald Trump.
    • Mar 10, 2016
  • What They Said...

    about that CBHS gay student, Foote Homes, Lesley Young's NOLA, and Obama and ISIS
    • Oct 8, 2015
  • What They Said... (July 23, 2015)

    Letters and comments from Flyer readers ... Nathan Bedford Forrest, Civil War history, and gun rights.
    • Jul 23, 2015
  • More »

Readers also liked…

ADVERTISEMENT
© 1996-2017

Contemporary Media
460 Tennessee Street, 2nd Floor | Memphis, TN 38103
Visit our other sites: Memphis Magazine | Memphis Parent | Inside Memphis Business
Powered by Foundation