This Week In Memphis: July 17 – 23, 2017

This Week In Memphis: July 17 – 23, 2017

Looking for something to do in Memphis this week? Here are a bunch of events, including lots of live music.

Monday, July 17
– Amy Lavere & Will Sexton at Lafayette’s

Tuesday, July 18
– Lip Sync Battle at The Bayou
– Marcella Simien at Lafayette’s

Wednesday, July 19
– Jason D. Williams at Lafayette’s

Thursday, July 20
– Jana Jana at Lafayette’s
– Songwriters at Stanley’s BBQ

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The Weekender: June 30 – July 2

The Weekender: June 30 – July 2

With all the great things going on in the 901 these days, have you ever been overwhelmed with choices? Well, you’re in luck! Every week we curate The Weekender, a post filled with a handy schedule to help you hit some of our best bets for an amazing weekend.

You can follow this schedule to a T, or use it as a launching point to plan your own adventure! The Weekender is not meant to be exhaustive, but will include our suggestions to help you plan the weekend ahead. 

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Pet Friendly Memphis

Pet Friendly Memphis

It wasn’t that long ago, maybe a decade, that most Mexican food you found in the states was some variation on a national chain doing nachos. Not anymore. Babalu Tacos & Tapas serves, obviously, tacos and tapas, as well as salads, tortas, table-side prepared guacamole. Oh, and the drinks are killer. There’s a patio that wraps around the building that is dog-friendly, but make sure you bring a leash.

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Guide to 4th of July Events in Memphis 2017

Guide to 4th of July Events in Memphis 2017
  • Join Overton Square for a family-friendly Independence Celebration concert in the Tower Courtyard on Sunday, July 2.
  • Enjoy the rockin’ sounds of the Jackson Regiment from Mississippi’s 41st Army Band as they tell the Army story through their toe-tapping, upbeat music. The Fire Museum of Memphis joins the party with fun vintage fire trucks, and will be on hand to teach our youngest visitors more important summer fire safety tips.
  • A selection of local beers and seasonal refreshments will be available for purchase. Folding chairs and blankets are welcome; no coolers or outside alcoholic beverages, please. This concert is free and open to the public.
  • The Independence Celebration is proud to welcome Alpha Omega Veterans Services, Inc., helping Memphis’ homeless and disabled military veterans through support services.
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The Weekender: June 9th – June 11th

The Weekender: June 9th – June 11th

With all the great things going on in the 901 these days, have you ever been overwhelmed with choices? Well, you’re in luck! Every week we curate The Weekender, a post filled with a handy schedule to help you hit some of our best bets for an amazing weekend.

You can follow this schedule to a T, or use it as a launching point to plan your own adventure! The Weekender is not meant to be exhaustive, but will include our suggestions to help you plan the weekend ahead. 

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Best Bets: Brisket

Best Bets: Brisket

I watched David Scott Walker prepare a brisket at the recent Memphis in May World Championship
Barbecue Cooking Contest. I wasn’t able to return 13 hours later to taste the finished product, but Walker told me the preparation and the cooking process was about the same as the way it’s done at his restaurant, Stanley Bar B Que in Overton Square.

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10 Things You Must Do In Memphis

10 Things You Must Do In Memphis

Overton Square is the heart of Midtown. With lots of different murals to take pictures with, its definitely one of the best places to see. It has a lot of different restaurants, bars, and cute little shops. Its also home to Overton Park, our biggest park. Overton Square also hosts many different things like the crawfish festival, Greek festival, and the Italian Festival. So whether youre looking for a night out or a family day, Overton Square is just the right place.

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