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Carnival Memphis 2018

HIP HIP HOORAY! The 87th Anniversary year of Carnival Memphis was another great success,raising money for the community and having fun doing so. Led by the organization’s first female President, Ginger Collier. King Jim Taylor and Queen Ellen Horn presided over a Royal Court consisting of thirty Princesses, including Ladies of the Realm from as far away as Chicago, IL. …

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Local Grilling Inspirations

As May comes to a close, we wanted to share some of our favorite festival pieces from Indigo, Threads, and Peepers. With so many outdoor events happening around Memphis in May, we focused on easy, breezy, statement pieces. We love what we found and we think you will to! What are some of your go to pieces for festival ware? …

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Toward Justice

An inaugural event will be held in Memphis, May 1-31, and while it is a month-long event, the impression will last a lifetime. “Toward Justice: A City-Wide Upstanders’ Project,” presented by the Memphis Jewish Community Center (MJCC), is a free event open to the community that will be held at the MJCC and is the first of its kind. Toward …

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Inspired Shopping

When shopping for a “happy” to celebrate a friend, choosing the ideal gift for a special occasion, or finding a unique keepsake to welcome a newborn, locals know More Than Words is the place to find just the right thing. This month marks 20 years of providing unique gifts; and for shop owner Lee Ann McGhee, it is a passion …

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Praying for Change

April 1 ushers in the 2018 Eastertide season, along with numerous 50th anniversary events marking the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on April 4th. As our city reflects on this spiritual time and remembers the tumultuous events of the 1960s, a new book by Carter Dalton Lyon shares the story of activists who took a stand for inclusion …