Reason to Love Memphis No. 50: Summer Avenue

November 9, 2011 1:51 pm26 comments
Reason to Love Memphis No. 50: Summer Avenue

I could wax nostaligic about how Summer Ave. is one of those great American streets. But I’m not going to do that.

Instead, here’s a list of all of the reasons to love Summer Ave.

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Reasons to Love Memphis No. 49: Our Accents

October 18, 2011 12:07 pm12 comments
Reasons to Love Memphis No. 49: Our Accents

The Memphis accent is a beautiful thing. Here’s why:

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Reason to Love Memphis #48: AutoZone Park

June 21, 2011 10:25 am0 comments
Reason to Love Memphis #48: AutoZone Park

You guys know we have the nicest minor league ballpark in the country, right?

It’s true – Baseball America named downtown’s AutoZone Park the 2009 “Ballpark of the Year”. The stadium is home to the Memphis Redbirds, a AAA feeder league for the St. Louis Cardinals. And barbecue nachos – incredibly tasty barbecue nachos.

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Reasons to Love Memphis #47: Heart. Grit. Grind.

April 26, 2011 11:14 am4 comments
Reasons to Love Memphis #47: Heart. Grit. Grind.

Great stadiums have great nicknames. The Florida Gators have “The Swamp”. Wrigley Field is “The Friendly Confines”. And, as of this Spring, the FedExForum is “The Grindhouse”.

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Reasons to Love Memphis #46: The New Things Next to the Old Thing

April 11, 2011 11:32 am2 comments
Reasons to Love Memphis #46: The New Things Next to the Old Thing

It’s normal that a business might want to open a second location. It’s normal that maybe that second location would offer something slightly different. And in Memphis, it’s normal that that second location would be opened right across the street from the original location.

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