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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Reasons to Love Memphis #45: The People Watching

February 22, 2011 4:40 pm3 comments
Reasons to Love Memphis #45: The People Watching

I’ll admit it – I’m a people watcher and eavesdropper. Chalk it up to my journalistic background and the fact that I don’t have cable. Having spent the last week in New York, I can say that they may have more people to watch, but what Memphis lacks in quantity, we make up for in quality.

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Reasons to Love Memphis #44: The Peculiar Charm of Hot 107

January 12, 2011 12:52 pm2 comments
Reasons to Love Memphis #44: The Peculiar Charm of Hot 107

Don’t tell WEVL, but lately, the radio in my car has been tuned to my other favorite Memphis station, Hot 107.1.

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10 Reasons to be Thankful for Memphis (2010 Edition)

November 24, 2010 12:04 pm25 comments
10 Reasons to be Thankful for Memphis (2010 Edition)

Tomorrow, as you sit down with your family or friends over a huge turkey (or Tofurkey) dinner, take a second to be thankful for living in Memphis. I know I will.

If you’re stuck for reasons why you should be thankful for Memphis, here are 10 good ones:

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