17 Berkshire owner Nuha Abuduhair opened her shop full of pastel-colored desserts in Overton Square a few months ago. It has since become a go-to spot for authentic French macarons, as well as the other beautifully decorated cakes and chocolates that helped make Abuduhair famous on social media. This is a personal project for the hobbyist-turned-pro baker: The shop’s name is also the address of her childhood home.Read More
News from Overton Square
– Try the Good Night/Good Cause from Hopdoddy. Yes, it’s a chain, but $1 of proceeds for this particular burger (with cheddar, caramelized onions, caffeinated BBQ, jalapeños) are donated back to the Stax Academy.
– The Pub Burger at Local Gastropub (Overton or Main Street) is good for $6.99 (with fries) during lunch and all day on Mondays. Nice.
– Babalu Burger from Babalu is available at their Overton Square and East Memphis locations, and people really love it.
– The Southern Gentleman from Belly Acres in Overton Square comes with greens, bacon, and sweet potato.Read More
Throw on your jeans and a light jacket, breathe in that crisp air, admire the reds and golds of the changing leaves, and buy yourself a super-sized calendar, because there’s A LOT happening in the Bluff City this fall and you want to be ready to roll.
Make plans to watch movies under the stars in Overton Square, jam to live bands on the Levitt Shell lawn, dance in the streets in Soulsville, and cheer on the Grizzlies at FedExForum.
Autumn in Memphis means a steady stream of fantastic festivals, sassy soirees, cool concerts, innovative indie films, awesome art exhibitions, and fierce football showdowns. Whether you dig yoga, tequila, Harry Potter, comic conventions or group bicycle rides, you’ll find something you love in Memphis’ fall events lineup.Read More
"If you have a milkshake and I have a milkshake and my straw reaches across the room, I'll end up drinking your milkshake."
Disgraced New Mexico Senator Albert Fall uttered that line during congressional hearings about the Teapot Dome scandal in 1924 — and to be truthful, he was explaining the concept of oil field drainage. But his analogy was immortalized in Paul Thomas Anderson's 2007 film, There Will Be Blood, and the lines have been seared in my brain forever since.
I love milkshakes. Especially alcoholic milkshakes, which, these days, are available in eateries and bars all around Memphis. I've gotten boozy on classic milkshakes at the Arcade Restaurant Downtown, and on 1,000-calorie S'mores- and Nutella-flavored concoctions at newer joints like Railgarten and Hopdoddy Burger Bar in Overton Square. And this Labor Day weekend, I'll be celebrating the unofficial end of summer by using my trusty Waring blender to whip up my own.Read More
The Ivory Closet, created by Alexandra Scharff, is a chic boutique offering the women of Memphis on-trend wardrobe essentials for all of life’s adventures. A selection of the brands carried here are made to help slim the waist, eliminate back fat, lengthen the legs and tuck the tummy, all while leaving you looking and feeling fabulous! With a wide variety of tops, bottoms and outerwear, this stylist-run boutique is a great place to visit for your wardrobe updates. On top of a complete wardrobe, you’ll also find eclectic jewelry, accessories and gifts. These sharp-eyed stylists are armed with top boutique brands and ready to put together picture perfect outfits for every occasion!Read More
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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.Read More