Cooper-Young Business Briefs: Mr. & Mrs. Jones host pop-up party

Cooper-Young DIY boutique and teaching studio Mr. & Mrs. Jones (889 S. Cooper St.) is holding a pop-up party 6-9 p.m. on November 6th. The event features work from several local artisans, including bookmaking from the Everbloom Design Collaboration, pottery from Melissa Bridgman, jewelry from Goodegggoods, paintings from Lee Karen Porrera, artistic cakes and pastries from 17Berkshire, and a discussion and book singing from local...

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Cooper-Young Business Briefs: Memphis celebrates anniversary Nov. 7

Memphis Made Brewing (768 Cooper St., 901-207-5343) is marking its second birthday on Saturday, Nov. 7th by celebrating beer’s malty side. Similar to the brewery’s recent “Hopped” party focused on the bitter side of beer, “Malted” will feature several big, malty beers, including Nut ReMix, Junt, Fireside, Drew’s Day Off, and other limited releases. There will be live local music from Tony Manard, Caleb Sweazy and Devil Train...

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Cooper-Young Business Briefs: Polish Bottle collecting toys

The Polish Bottle (1882 Southern Ave. between Barksdale and McLean, 901-272-0920) will be collecting infant toys for LeBonheur Children’s Hospital CVICU (Cardio-Vascular ICU). If you bring an infant toy or stuffed animal between December 1st and December 15th, your manicure will be free with the purchase of any pedicure service. The Polish Bottle does this every year in honor of the owner’s who passed due to a heart defect, and it’s...

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New yoga lounge builds on CY elements

By Jenna Stonecipher Empty chairs huddle in a circle, at the center of an empty studio. It’s the first thing you see when you peer in the window of this recently leased commercial space on Young Avenue. You can sense the collaboration as you look around the room, examining the high ceilings and exposed brick. It’s a blank slate, and that’s exactly what owner Joel Carter was looking for when he selected this location to open up...

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Farmers Market Focus: Tubby Creek Farm
Oct22

Farmers Market Focus: Tubby Creek Farm

Every month we spotlight a vendor from one of the Cooper-Young neighborhood’s two farmers markets. This issue we meet Randy and Jo Alexander of Tubby Creek Farm. Located in Ashland, Mississippi, Tubby Creek Farm is committed to providing superior quality fresh fruits, vegetables, and pasture raised pork, goat, and chicken to our local community through our Community Supported Agriculture program, farmers markets, and chef sales. The...

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Food News: Cooper juice bar opens and more
Oct22

Food News: Cooper juice bar opens and more

I Love Juice Bar opened its doors at 533 Cooper on September 19th, the same day as the Cooper-Young Festival down the street. To fit in with the festivities the grand opening of the area’s newest and most unique eatery featured games of “Juice Pong,” free samples and giveaways, and live music. Located in the spot formerly occupied Inz & Outs, I Love Juice Bar offers fresh-made juices for customers looking for nutritious as well as...

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