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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Deed in Hand, CY Restraunteur Eyes Expansion
Mar01

Deed in Hand, CY Restraunteur Eyes Expansion

After almost two decades, changes are in store at Cooper-Young restaurant Tsunami. Restaurant owner, chef, and author Ben Smith recently announced his purchase of the three bay Cooper-Young building located at 928 South Cooper Street that has been home to Tsunami for more than 18 years. Smith bought the property for $625,000 from Jeane E. Umbreit. The purchase portends changes for Tsunami as it closes in on its 20th anniversary. The...

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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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Rehabbed “Queen Anne” Weaves a Modern Thread Through CY Patchwork
Feb15

Rehabbed “Queen Anne” Weaves a Modern Thread Through CY Patchwork

By Sharron Johnson Some people move into a neighborhood strictly because of its housing stock, whether newer or older, more expensive or less. But less quantifiable factors — amenities, style — can play an even larger part for homeowners or renters looking to not just have a home but become a part of a community. Such people become like threads that weave a neighborhood together, giving it its distinctive character. And like a...

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Writer Makes Case for Grahamwood as Great Education Option
Feb15

Writer Makes Case for Grahamwood as Great Education Option

By Dr. D. Jackson Maxwell For those of us with young children, the time is drawing near to make a decision on choosing an elementary school. All children are unique and have their own needs and perform best under different circumstances and classroom environments. That said, parents know their children and must be proactive in selecting the school that best fits their child’s individuality. Parents today are fortunate to have school...

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Volunteer Opportunities Abound With Cooper-Young Association
Feb15

Volunteer Opportunities Abound With Cooper-Young Association

By Kim Halyak By the time you read this, February is here, and you have already dropped most of your heartfelt resolutions for 2017. You’re not alone, about 78 percent of all resolutions are never completed. Most resolutions need daily or weekly commitment, a task too hard for most people to stick with. May I suggest an easy resolution that comes with so many positive benefits you’ll actually look forward to doing it? It requires a...

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