St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Cooper Young
Mar09

St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Cooper Young

By Cooper-Young Business Association Join us on Friday, March 17 at 10:30 a.m. to celebrate all things Irish and Memphis in our 2nd Annual St. Patrick’s Day parade.  The parade is co-hosted by the Memphis Irish Society (MIS) and Celtic Crossing Irish Pub. The Memphis Irish Society has had a presence in Memphis for the last 200 years.  They foster education in and celebration of Irish heritage, culture and people.  Currently, there are...

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CYBA Elects New Officers, Board

The Cooper-Young Business Association held their 30th membership election on Tuesday, January 10th, 2017. The meeting was held at Memphis Made Brewing located at 768 South Cooper Street. Forty-six business owners enjoyed three different craft beers as well as some tasty pizza creations by Aldo’s Pizza Midtown. Guest speaker for the event was Shelby County Trustee, David Lenoir. Mr. Lenoir mingled with guests and talked for about 30...

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CY Brewery Extends Hours, Hosts Benefit
Mar01

CY Brewery Extends Hours, Hosts Benefit

Memphis Made Brewing Co.’s tap room in Cooper-Young has been abuzz recently with a high profile award, extended hours, new high gravity brews on tap, and a Peabody school fundraiser coming up. Last month the brewery released Slumber Party, an Imperial Stout clocking in at 9 percent alcohol by volume. This beer will be served in the tap room initially with a limited amount of kegs being released. A Tennessee law went into effect Jan....

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Vintage style maven, foxy dog set up shop in Cooper-Young
Mar01

Vintage style maven, foxy dog set up shop in Cooper-Young

By Aaron James When I was in high school (circa 1980), the space at 2153 Central was a laundromat, replete with a few of those washing machine sized contraptions that passed for video games at the time. For much of the ensuing three decades, the neighborhood mini-mall was a destination for antique lovers near and far. Then, when property owner and long-time Cooper-Young stalwart Charlie Ryan landed renowned anchor tenant Urban...

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Cooper-Young Holiday Shopping Guide
Dec14

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...

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Cooper-Young Record Store Keeps Beat with Music Fans
Dec14

Cooper-Young Record Store Keeps Beat with Music Fans

By Judy Neal Goner Records ties together the past, present, and future of Memphis music. You can browse through rock and soul LPs and 45s that made your parents put on their dancing shoes; find pristine vinyl pressings of hot new bands; and hear about what’s coming up next in the local music scene. Owners Eric Friedl and Zac Ives are both musicians who looked for a way to move their love for music beyond playing in a band. When Ives...

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