Today in Memphis, we've got some of the cheapest tickets in the NBA, the first five star burger, imposter Thin Mints and an emergency fundraiser for a local artist.
All of that and so much more more in today's Memphis news update.
Today's photo was snapped by @mphelps311 at the Cannon Center downtown. I'd love to feature your Memphis Instagram photos here. Plese tag them #ilovememphis.
– It seems a little ethically suspect to sell imposter Thin Mints (especially during prime Girl Scout cookie season), but you can find them at two Memphis retailers.
– Good news for those of you flying into or out of Memphis: the rental car companies are moving closer to the airport.
– Tickets to Grizzlies games are among the cheapest in the NBA. Alas, beers at the FedExForum, not so much.
– I thought it might never happen, but it has: Seth from BestMemphisBurger.com has found his first burger worthy of five stars.
– Best headline ever? (Note that this happened in Jonesboro, Arkansas, not Memphis.)
– Memphis tattoo artist Joe Stamp (who works at No Regrets) was in a really bad motorcycle accident early this week. A fund has been set up to help cover expenses for him, his wife and their twins.
– If you've got a bicycle and some free time at 11:30 a.m. tomorrow, the Shelby Forest General Store could use you for a photo shoot for a big publication.
– Lastly, I thought you guys might like to see the signage and menu for a long-defunct Old Summer Rd. restaurant, Jerry Lawler's Slamburgers, where "we sell the food so cheap because the king don't need the money."
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