Neighborhood Corner

A Decades-Long Gift From Central Gardens

December 15, 2017 Mark Fleischer 0

Last December the Central Gardens communications committee sat down to discuss how they might honor the upcoming 2017 year, which would mark the 50th anniversary of Central Gardens as a neighborhood association. And, full disclosure, […]

Neighborhood Corner

The Neighborhood Corner Store

December 7, 2017 Mark Fleischer 0

“The corner store has a mythic place in our view of American cities. Mythic because, in most cities, they exist only in our minds.” So says the Strong Towns blog. When we think of the […]

Tributes

He Lived A Great Story

October 25, 2017 Mark Fleischer 0

Eric Paul Janssen. Nov 6, 1972 – Oct 16, 2017 Time-wise I didn’t know Eric Janssen very long. But how long you knew Eric didn’t matter, because for a guy like him, time was all relative. […]

Op-Ed Corner

District Should Vote For Protection

August 24, 2017 Mark Fleischer 0

Guest Editorial by Mark Fleischer, Guest Columnist Thursday evening, the Cooper-Young Community Association will conduct a neighborhood vote on its application to create a new historic overlay district, under jurisdiction of the Memphis Landmarks Commission. […]

Historic Preservation

Why Cooper-Young Needs to Landmark – And Now

August 22, 2017 Mark Fleischer 0

This Thursday, August 24, residents and community leaders of the Cooper-Young neighborhood will convene to cast their votes for or against an application for inclusion in the jurisdiction of the Memphis Landmarks Commission, the purpose […]

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