Where the Chefs Eat

Local restaurateurs dish on where they dine when away from the stove. Article by Memphis magazine. Read entire story here. [Read entire story]

Thursday update

The Green Beetle will temporarily close beginning next Monday, August 15, to install a new floor and make repairs to their building. They say they have a great contractor, but still, the repairs will take about 4 to 6 [Read entire story]

Tacker’s Shake Shack

Tacker's Shake Shack409 Military RdMarion, AR 72364870-739-3943My oldest monkey, Satchel (age 16), has a girlfriend (!!) who lives in Marion, Arkansas. This means his dad and I have been shuttling him back and forth. [Read entire story]

Levitt Shell Fall 2014 Lineup: 18 Free Concerts

Yes, it's still summer, and there are still a few summer shows left, but the Levitt Shell has just announced its fall concert lineup, which kicks off on September 5. All shows are free (but donations accepted!) and [Read entire story]

2014 Wild Game Dinner, Clark Opera Memphis Center

Opera Memphis’ Annual Wild Game Dinner held at Clark Opera Memphis Center March 1, 2014. Article by Party Pix. Read entire story here. [Read entire story]

Mixer Kicking Off Modern Day Women’s Conference 2014

Young Women Philanthropists host a mixer kicking off its second annual Modern Day Women’s Conference. Article by Party Pix. Read entire story here. [Read entire story]

Author Jane Scott Hodges Book Signing of “Linens: For Every Room and Occasion”

Article by Party Pix. Read entire story here. [Read entire story]

Memphis Fashion Week, March 27-29, 2014

Pictures from the 2014 Memphis Fashion Week, showcasing designers’ spring and summer collections. Article by Party Pix. Read entire story here. [Read entire story]

MBQ: Inside Memphis Business Power Players Reception 2014

Pictures from the 2014 Power Players Reception at Folk's Folly. Article by Party Pix. Read entire story here. [Read entire story]

Book Signing by Jane Scott Hodges, April 15th, 2014

Book Signing by Jane Scott Hodges at Driscoll Design and Decoration. Article by Party Pix. Read entire story here. [Read entire story]

Mary Minifie Portrait Painting Workshop, April 28-May 2, The Hutchison School

Mary Minifie Portrait Painting Workshop at The Hutchison School. Article by Party Pix. Read entire story here. [Read entire story]

A Summons to Memphis 2014

The 2nd annual Summons to Memphis with Mayor Karl Dean of Nashville, Tennessee. Article by Party Pix. Read entire story here. [Read entire story]

Book review: Memphis Barbecue: A Succulent History of Smoke, Sauce, and Soul

My friend and former student Craig David Meek was kind enough to give me a copy of his new book, Memphis Barbecue: A Succulent History of Smoke, Sauce, and Soul, to review prior to a booksigning and tasting event he is [Read entire story]

Wed update #2: Graceland/Elvis’ planes, possible Brewery Untapped news, new club going into former Club Crave, WWE film crew coming to town

For thirty years, guests at Graceland have been able to see two jets that were once owned by Elvis, the Lisa Marie and the Hound Dog II. However, Graceland plans to remove the planes by spring and a lot of people are not [Read entire story]

Riverside Drive closed this evening

If you decide to put on a tube top and come Downtown to Tom Lee Park to watch tonight’s fireworks, you can come to the park but you’ll have to park your car somewhere else. The newly two-lane Riverside Drive [Read entire story]

July 4 update: Another stupid MATA decision, paid family leave, Bardog, Facebook tip for restaurant specials, the #1 fashion blog in Memphis, and more

I slept in a bit this morning, getting up about an hour and 15 minutes later than usual. I got on Facebook and one of my friends on there shared a video with the comment, “I had to delete old and repost PG13 [Read entire story]

July Fourth recap

Yesterday was a demonstration of all that is good and right about life in Downtown Memphis. My friends on the Squeal Street BBQ team were doing a practice cook for Best Memphis Burger Fest on one of their team [Read entire story]

Mon update: Mojito Monday, Memphis Made dinner at Local, trolley meeting, Bon Ton grab & go, and mor

If you like mojitos, today would be a good day to go by Cafe Keough. It’s Mojito Monday there and Jai will be serving hand-crafted mojitos for only $4. Check out the food menu while you’re there – food [Read entire story]