Block party showcases businesses

The unique mix of locally-owned businesses centered around the intersection of Blythe Street and Young Avenue in Cooper-Young are throwing a block party Saturday, June 10. All the participating merchants will have free events in their stores and most will also be offering special sales and discounts. There will also be live music at the gazebo This event is free and open to all ages. Go to blytheandyoung.com for more information and a...

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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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Former lawyer practices judicious planting as manager of midtown nursery
Apr13

Former lawyer practices judicious planting as manager of midtown nursery

By Kim Halyak This is the fourth in several interviews with Memphis landscape designers. We hope these articles inspire you to create beautiful and functional gardens that best meet your family needs. This month’s designer is John Jennings, manager at Urban Earth Garden Center located at 80 Flicker Street and owned by Greg Touliatos. Jennings was kind enough to give all our garden walk hosts gift certificates to Urban Earth. Thank...

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New exhibit goes “Beyond”

On April 7th, Jay Etkin Gallery’s newest exhibit will open with a reception running from 6-9 p.m. The spotlight exhibit “Beyond” will feature works by John Torina, David Nakabayashi, Jan Hankins, Alla Bartoshchuk, Nathan Yoakum, Mickey Bond, Roy Tamboli, Stephanie Brody-Lederman, Keith Rash, and Mary Long. The show will up through May 2nd. Jay Etkin Gallery is located at 942 Cooper and is open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday and by...

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Cooper-Young book store hosts events 

Cooper-Young’s Burke’s Book Store, recently named by Real Simple magaize as the best bookstore in Tennessee, has a busy calendar of activities this month. On April 19th, Burke’s hosts a reading and book signing by Mary Ann Connell at the Memphis Country Club. A noted Mississippi attorney, Connell is the author of “An Unforseen Life: A Memoir.” The event is at 2 p.m. at 600 Goodwyn St. On April 22nd, Burke’s will host a party...

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CY magazine brand expands into middle Tennessee

Publishing in Memphis for just over a year, Focus Magazine, an online and print magazine for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, has announced it is expanding this summer into Middle Tennessee. Focus Middle Tennessee will hit stands June 23rd, with the appropriately titled “Coming Out Issue.” Focus Middle Tennessee is a sister publication of Focus Mid-South, which launched in the fall of 2015. Both...

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