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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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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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The Dogs Are Running The Show

June 28, 2019 Candace Echols 0

By Candace Echols It was the dog with the top hat on that caught my attention. He didn’t seem to mind it. He may have even liked it. That’s how dogs are in Midtown on a regular […]

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Early History of The “U Club”

July 26, 2018 Mark Fleischer 0

At the intersections of Cleveland Street, Central Avenue and Lamar Avenue, just outside of the Central Garden’s official western border, resides a neighborhood anchor and institution that in 1900 was nothing more than the far […]

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The Central Gardens Arboretum

May 25, 2018 Mark Fleischer 0

During the warm months of spring and summer this year, walk any street in Central Gardens, Memphis and look up.  Fifty to a hundred feet above you’ll see a canopy of green – the leaves […]

Historic Preservation

“This Gracious Neighborhood”

February 21, 2018 Mark Fleischer 0

As a follow-up to both the Neighborhood Improvement Plan and the establishment of the Memphis Landmarks Commission in 1975, the city embarked on a survey of Memphis neighborhoods. This survey included the 500-plus acres of […]

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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, […]

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