Letter to Cooper-Young: Garden Walk invites participation

Dear Cooper-Young Residents, The Cooper Young Garden Club would like to personally invite you and your family to participate in our 2nd annual Cooper-Young Garden Walk. Our neighborhood garden tour happens May 20th-21st. Garden tours are 9 a.m.-3 p.m. daily with garden speakers from 3-4:30 p.m.  Get your two-day pass tickets by May 5th for $15 or $20 after May 5th. Order online at https://cygardenwalk.eventsmart.com or pick-up at CYCA...

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Tsunami Market Returns to Bring Farmers Food Stuffs to Cooper-Young
Dec14

Tsunami Market Returns to Bring Farmers Food Stuffs to Cooper-Young

Cooper-Young’s other farmers’ market returns this month. The Tsunami Winter Farmers Market will kick off its season December 17th in its traditional home in the north side parking lot of Cooper-Young fine dining restaurant Tsunami. A staple since at least 2010, the Tsunami Winter Farmers Market began as a place for vendors from the Memphis Farmers Market downtown to set up shop during the off season. The Tsunami market’s hours are 8...

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Tips help make life around festival run smoothly
Sep01

Tips help make life around festival run smoothly

Tips help make life around festival run smoothly The Cooper Young Festival is organized each year by our friends at the Cooper Young Business Association. This is one of the biggest neighborhood events for the entire year, so it’s always wise to be prepared and keep some things in mind to help residents deal with the influx of visitors: 1. The festival runs on Saturday, September 19th from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. The whole event is free and...

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COOPER-YOUNG MONTHLY CALENDAR

A rundown of regular meetings and events in Cooper-Young: Sundays • Bike shop open to members. Weekly. 2-6 p.m. Revolutions, 1000 S. Cooper. • Women’s Bike Chat. Third Sundays. 2 p.m. Revolutions, 1000 S. Cooper. Mondays • Yoga. $5. Bring mat. Weekly. 7 p.m. 1st Congo Sanctuary, 1000 S. Cooper. • Perpetual Transition. Safe, confidential transgender support and social group. Weekly. 7 p.m. Memphis Gay and Lesbian Community Center, 892...

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Burke’s Books host regional poets

Cooper-Young’s Burke’s Book Store is hosting readings and book singing events for two esteemed poets this month. On June 9th, Richard Lyons will read from and sign his new book, Un Poco Loco (Iris Press, $15). Lyons has taught literature and creative writing for more than two decades at Mississippi State University. His other collections include These Modern Nights, Hours of the Cardinal, and Fleur Carnivore. He lives in the Mid-South...

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Suggested itinerary for the Cooper-Young Garden Walk
May19

Suggested itinerary for the Cooper-Young Garden Walk

To fully experience everything offered that day, we present a rough, suggested itinerary: 8 a.m.: Come early and have coffee or breakfast at Stone Soup Cafe 8 a.m.-1 p.m.: Visit both neighborhood farmers’ markets (the Cooper-Young Community Farmers’ Market at First Congo church and the Tsunami Farmers Market (the north side lot of that restaurant). 8 a.m.-until: Day of walk tickets go on sale, $15 at the gazebo. This is also where...

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