Cooper-Young Holiday Shopping Guide

The oldest bookstore in Memphis, Burke’s Books (936 S. Cooper) has a wide selection of new and used books, including lots of local interest titles. Pictured here are several new regional interest books: The Whistler by John Grisham (SIGNED), $28.95; Theodore Boone: The Scandal by John Grisham (SIGNED), $17.99; Robert Walker by Corey Mesler (SIGNED), $17.99; After the Jump by Geoff Calkins (SIGNED), $19.99; Elmwood Cemetery by Kimberly McCollum & Willy Bearden, $21.99; 100 Things to do in Memphis Before You Die (2nd edition) by Samantha Crespo, $16; My Memphis 2017 Calendar by Martha Kelly, $18.

Burke’s is open Monday-Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Thursday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; and Sunday 11 a.m. to 6: p.m. For mroe information, call 901-278-7484, email, or visit


Opened in 2013, Cooper-Young’s Halford Loudspeakers, (2160 Young Ave.) specializes in vintagephonoweb stereo equipment sales and repair and also manufactures its own line of high end speakers. Halford Loudspeakers also stocks over a dozen varieties of European made turntables with prices ranging from $199 to over $1000.

The picture is of the Pro-Ject RPM1 turntable which is available in Gloss Red, White & Black for $499.


Cooper-Young resident Tammy Jo O’Neal has been trained in Swedish Massage Therapy, Myofascial Release Techniques, Manual Lymph Drainage, Foot Reflexology, Prenatal/Postpartum Maternity Massage, Infant Massage Instruction, and currently specializes in the Trager® Approach: a psycho-physical integration, mind/body connection and movement education with posture awareness. O’Neal has recently teamed with Scott Lebovitz of InBalance Fitness in a wellness program designed to help gym members build a better relationship with themselves and the way they are using their bodies. Sessions typically last 90 minuts. Out calls to Midtown, downtown, and East Memphis inside the I-240 loop are available.

For more information, call 901-337-2867 or viit

Author: LampLighter

The voice of Cooper-Young, a vibrant, diverse neighborhood to live, work and play, in the heart of Midtown Memphis, Tennessee.

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