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by (RSS) Uncategorized | September 28th, 2010 2:38pm CST | Comments Off on Paddle and Stretch

The Mississippi River is the most distinguishable natural local asset and a defining historic and economic feature of this region. Back in June, I had the opportunity to take a day-long canoe trip down the Mighty Mississippi, courtesy of Quapaw Canoe Company.

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by (RSS) Uncategorized | June 1st, 2010 3:23pm CST | 5 Comments

The official Zombie Wrangler at the corner of Vance and Main repeated: “Undead! Stay off the sidewalk! Stay on the street until after the Green Beetle!” Keeping the undead in line was a bit like herding…zombies. Memphis’ 4th Zombie Massacre had its best turnout this year. Perhaps it’s the forward zombie momentum. Perhaps it was […]

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by (RSS) Uncategorized | May 26th, 2010 2:49pm CST | Comments Off on Standing for Children

Stand for Children, Memphis held its inaugural event on May 15th at the National Civil Rights Museum.

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by (RSS) Uncategorized | May 13th, 2010 5:38pm CST | Comments Off on Jazz Scene a Treasure in Memphis

Memphis jazz is thriving. Dennis Adams is at the helm. Here’s a bit of background as well as current events for the jazz scene in Memphis.

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by (RSS) Parks and Greening | March 1st, 2010 12:45am CST | 22 Comments

A Forbes rebuttal: Mapping the healthy trends in Memphis is also part of the regional story. There’s more going right than meets the eye.

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by (RSS) Uncategorized | January 27th, 2010 12:04am CST | Comments Off on Recent Readings about Sustainability (and Haiti)

Local sustainability efforts and a heartwarming story about a Memphis-Haiti connection.

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by (RSS) Economic Development | December 16th, 2009 8:28pm CST | 6 Comments

Buy here now and pay it forward. For every $100 spent locally, $68 comes back to the community.

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