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St. Patrick's Day: When Memphis Turns Green
By: Kelsey Young
With the snow and ice melting away, March quickly approaches, toting along St. Patrick’s Day. Although the holiday finds its origin in the 4th century with St. Patrick bringing Christianity to the pagan Gaelic culture in Ireland, its meaning has morphed and now stands as...
Big City, Even Bigger Dreams: Alexis Grace
By: Isabelle Nelson
Alexis Grace has made it a long way since her days on American Idol. In season 8, Grace was recognized as the petite blonde who wowed the judges and audience with her booming vocals. Advancing to the top 11, Grace was featured on segments such as
Autozone Park in for Massive Renovation
By: Cameron Andrew
Memphis is about to be the home of one of the nicest Minor League Baseball stadiums in the country; the updated AutoZone Park. As the home of the Memphis Redbirds, AutoZone Park is undergoing a multimillion-dollar stadium renovation that will improve...
Greenprint’s Imprint on Memphis
By: Kelsey Young
While driving on East Parkway past Overton Park, it is hard not to notice the bright and colorful conglomerate of bikes atop a steel arch. The arch is the entrance to the pedestrian-bike trail in Overton Park and was recently built about a year ago, further...
Peaceful Places in Memphis: Burke's Book Store
By: Lily Kate Anthony
Outside the midtown storefront of Burke’s Book Store, a building currently dressed in cordiform cutouts and red paper lanterns, displaying the earnest entreaty for Memphians to “Love Books,” my rain boots slip on the varnish of late-February ice.
“Hail, Britannia!” – A
in our Local Corner
Our lovely city of Memphis currently boasts a national treasure on loan from the Denver Museum of Art. The Dixon Gallery and Gardens features an exhibit entitled “Hail, Britannia! Six Centuries of British Art from the Berger Collection,
which is now on display...