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A Congregation’s Sense of Place

October 16, 2019 Margot Payne 0

Cover photo by Fred Toma. NEIGHBORHOOD BOARD Idlewild’s Expansion Affirms Commitment to Community, Once Again By Margot Payne Midtown, Before Midtown When you think of Idlewild Presbyterian Church, you may first picture the grand Gothic […]

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Six Degrees of Frayser

September 26, 2019 Kelly King Howe 0

NEIGHBORHOOD STORIES By Kelly King Howe It’s just another Friday night. The football game is over, and the real fun has just begun. Frayser Boulevard is one long line of cars, starting at Wendy’s and […]

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Swooning Over Squeaky Floors

September 26, 2019 Candace Echols 0

NEIGHBORHOOD STORIES By Candace Echols It was the smell of root beer brewing in the basement.  Or at least that’s what they told her.   My grandmother was young and she can still remember Central […]

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The Heartbeat of a Neighborhood

September 26, 2019 Ken Billett 0

A Fixture of Poplar Ridge Farms NEIGHBORHOOD STORIES By Ken Billett Paul Drake watched our neighborhood like a hawk. Either from his living room window or from an old folding chair in the carport, not […]

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Yes Folks, Fall Is Coming

September 26, 2019 Candace Echols 0

NEIGHBORHOOD BOARD By Candace Echols Soon, very soon, a morning is going to come and it will bring with it something delightful. We will all wake up and before our eyes open to the world, […]

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September 25, 2019 Mark Scott 0

NEIGHBORHOOD STORIES By Mark Scott Whenever I hear Chris Daughtry’s song “Home” it brings up conflicted emotions within me. Emotions of place. Both lost and found.  Lost, like the year I took down those blue […]

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Beale Street: Home of the Blues

September 20, 2019 Tiara Campbell 2

Beale Street: Home of the Blues NEIGHBORHOOD BOARD Today’s neon district was once home to a thriving Memphis neighborhood By Tiara Campbell Beale Street is the Home of the Blues. It says so on the […]

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Soaring Past Dogwood Drive

July 27, 2019 Ron Buck 0

By Ron Buck Stuart slipped into the mineral room and switched on the black light’s ultraviolet rays. The jagged, translucent, crystalline forms in the display instantly glowed in their bright neon and cool pastel colors. Chip flew down […]

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