Reason to Love Memphis No. 51: Tony Allen’s Twitter Account

November 30, 2011 11:33 am6 comments
Reason to Love Memphis No. 51: Tony Allen’s Twitter Account

Friends, the NBA lockout is over. In celebration, I’ve collected video of Memphians reading some of Grizzlies’ player Tony Allen’s greatest tweets from the past few months:

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Reason to Love Memphis No. 50: Summer Avenue

November 9, 2011 1:51 pm28 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 am5 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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