CY neighbors feast to raise money for mural

By Andy Ashby Food and art combined on Jan. 27, as the Cooper-Young Community Association organized a Moveable Feast to raise money for a mural on McLean Boulevard. The event had 40 participants going from house to house throughout the neighborhood, trying various foods. Two groups of 20 people each went to houses serving appetizers, and then to houses serving entrees. Both groups converged at Stone Soup CafÈ for coffee and desert....

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New CY Dining Options
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New CY Dining Options

By David Royer It’s February, when the LampLighter brings readers its annual Cooper-Young business guide, and despite a chilly national economy, things seem to be warming up around here. If a word could sum up the state of business in Cooper-Young lately, it might be: delicious. Thirteen new businesses opened their doors in CY in 2011 and another three opened or are ready to open in the first two months of 2012. Local businesses...

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Humane Society holiday fundraisers

By Katie Pemberton What do Annie, holiday ornaments, and Zumba have in common? They’re all ways to support the Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County this holiday season! First up, take in a show at Playhouse on the Square! Now through Dec. 23, Annie will be showing at Playhouse at 66 S. Cooper St., and guess who plays Sandy the dog? One of the Humane Society’s very own residents – Hester. Just 10 months ago Hester was living...

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A night of great food and fun for the McLean Mural Project

By Andy Ashby This January, the Cooper-Young Community Association is organizing an event to raise money for a planned mural on McLean Boulevard. Stone Soup Café and four Cooper-Young homeowners are hosting a “Moveable Feast” on Friday, January 27, 2012 starting at 6pm. This will consist of two groups of 20 people each enjoying a three-course meal at three different stops. For each group, the first house will serve salads and...

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DECEMBER MEMBERSHIP SPONSORS

By Renée Massey I can think of several reasons why you or I might want to pick up a meal or a nice appetizer on our way home any time of the year – a friend just had a baby and could use a break from daily chores like cooking, a neighbor is ill and could use some help with dinners, or an acquaintance is having a potluck. In every case, we might want to help or participate, but we’re busy! During the chaos of the holiday season, that...

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