The Closing of Crittenden Regional Hospital


As of Sunday, Crittenden Regional Hospital closed its doors. From press releases to the website of Crittenden Regional Hospital, the following message is the official last word given from the CRH Board of Trustees regarding the hospital. “In light of its deteriorating financial conditions in recent years, the all-volunteer CRH Board of Trustees, the hospital … Read more

Dave Barger: The Loss of an Exceptional Innovator


  Memphis suffered a significant loss over the weekend. I was shocked when I heard that Dave Barger, one of the biggest technological innovators in Memphis, passed away. I’ve only recently had the honor of making the acquaintance of Dave Barger, but the few opportunities we had together were memorable. A few months back, Dave reached out … Read more

Orpheum Theater Summer Movie Series – 2014 Lineup


Way back when, before I was entirely and comprehensibly cultured in all thing Memphis, I wrote an article (for a different website) about the cinematic monopoly in Memphis, Malco Theaters. In past years, it has come to my attention that there are other options for those looking to scratch their cinephile addiction. One of the most … Read more

Ching’s Best D@mn Wings


I won’t name names, but my wife and I ordered wings from a familiar Memphis wing joint last week. They were garbage. In fact, all wings are garbage in comparison to Ching’s Wings. I’m not certain as to why Ching’s is so freaking delicious, but they are. About five years ago, my younger brother told … Read more

The Hidden Gem of West Tennessee (Found in Memphis’ Overton Park)


In recent news, Memphis ranked 53rd (out of 60) in an assessment of the nation’s park systems. This assessment, known as ParkScore, is organized by The Trust for Public Land. Out of a total score of 100, Memphis scored a 35. This score is based on many aspects, mainly: access (that is, how many of a city’s … Read more

Nashville Edges Past Memphis in BBQ Throwdown


I don’t often see headlines from Nashville’s local newspapers and blogs; however, they cannot seem to shut-up regarding the newest rankings released by Travel + Leisure’s in their “America’s Best Cities for BBQ” category. Nashville’s Business Journal had the following to say on the matter: “The eclectic nature of Nashville’s BBQ scene helped Music City earn … Read more