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My Favorite Piece

May 27, 2015

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STORIES FROM THE OTHER SIDE OF THE PORTRAIT BY: CLARE SHELBURNE Nestled in the middle of Overton Park is the Brooks Museum of Art, a well-known staple to most in the Memphis community. However, there are a few voices from within the Brooks Museum that are not heard as often as others. The Staff at […]

Ripe From the Farm to You: Eating Local and Eating Fresh

May 27, 2015

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BY: LILY KATE ANTHONY The Memphis Farmers Market When: Saturdays, April through October, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., “rain or shine.” Where: Central Station (S. Front Street at GE Patterson in the Historic South Main District), Downtown Memphis. In a covered pavilion just north of the Central Train Station, the Memphis Farmers Market–currently reveling in […]

In Memory

May 27, 2015

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BY: AUDREY PETIT-TRIGG  “We comfort ourselves by reliving memories of protection. Something closed must retain our memories, while leaving them their original value as images.” Gaston Bachelard, The Poetics of Space, Beacon Press, Boston, 1994. The idea was to write about the haunts of Memphis. There we were, sitting in the booths of one of […]

A Glimpse: A Week in the Life of a Midtowner

April 28, 2015

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By: Mary Crowell I came to Memphis an uninformed East Tennessean, associating Memphis with BBQ, basketball, and little else. As I’ve explored more, I’ve discovered pieces of the soul of this captivating city. Here’s a sampling of a week in my life as a Midtowner, a collection of moments: Memphian storytellers gathered to share their […]

Peaceful Places in Memphis: The Peabody Rooftop as the Sun Sets at 7:16 PM

April 28, 2015

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By: Lily Kate Anthony In a city of over 600,000, known for its sound and certainly not its silence, I often thought that I needed to escape to find peace. Only recently did I realize that I did not have to go so far after all. I pause at the marble-topped bar in the lobby […]

GrowMemphis

April 28, 2015

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By: Mary Grace Stoneking Memphis is a beautiful city packed with parks, restaurants, and places of repose.  But for all that it brings to the table, the city ranks as number one in the nation for hunger, a prize that no metropolitan area hopes to claim as their own.  For the bluff city, this fact […]

Shades of Memphis: A Color Tour Through the Bluff City Cornflower Bluf

March 27, 2015

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By Clare Shelburne I came across these gentle giants while battling the unfamiliar Memphis ice as I headed downtown on my weekly Bluff City Coffee excursion. As I drove down North Parkway, I saw some blue peeking through the frost of the late afternoon. Curious, I turned onto a side street, hopped out of my […]