New concert series has community focus
May02

New concert series has community focus

Memphis Made Brewing has started a concert series to support local musicians and benefit community organizations. Each month, the brewery, located in the Cooper-Young area, will host a local band with profits going toward a local non-profit organization. “We’re very focused on making Memphis a better place and this is a small way to do that while enjoying local beer and music,” said Andy Ashby, co-founder of Memphis Made. The first...

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Cooper-Young Pup Crawl  benefits Humane Society
May02

Cooper-Young Pup Crawl  benefits Humane Society

The Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County will benefit from the Cooper-Young Pup Crawl on Thursday, May 11th, from 6-9 p.m. The Cooper-Young Pup Crawl is hosted by the Cooper-Young Business Association and presented by top sponsors Memphis Animal Clinic and Memphis Veterinary Specialists. Twelve Cooper-Young restaurants and bars will offer special canine-themed drinks during the Pup Crawl, and they will donate 10 percent of...

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Giveaway marks Compost Fairy expansion

Over the past year, the Compost Fairy has accepted hundreds of pounds of compostable food scraps at the weekly Cooper-Young Farmers’ Market. Now they’re excited to expand these efforts and work towards even more positive, sustainable practices throughout Cooper-Young. In celebration of this expansion, the Compost Fairy is giving away free, ready-to-use compost on Saturday, May 6th, at their CY Farmers’ Market location at First Congo....

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Landmarks update: voting process explained

Many of the questions surrounding the proposed landmarks status in Cooper-Young continue to revolve around the process required to achieve this status. In order to attain landmarks status with the Memphis Landmarks Commission several steps have to be accomplished. Currently, several members of the neighborhood are hosting public meetings and receiving feedback on proposed guidelines in order to create a document that represents the...

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Board members form base of CYCA

Aside from the hard work contributed by our Executive Director, Kristen Schebler, all of the work done by the Cooper-Young Community Association (CYCA) is thanks to your neighbors who volunteer their time throughout the year. Because of your tremendous support and our terrific volunteer base in Cooper-Young, the CYCA, its projects, and responsibilities have grown tremendously over the years. The overall management of the organization...

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