Friday, January 1, 2010

Memphis Ski Freeze

Photos from today's Memphis Ski Freeze benefiting Dream Factory:
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Memphis-Ski-Freeze/356253115012?ref=n
It was a chilly but sunny day out on the Mississippi River...




2010: A New Year, a New Look and Looking Forward

Happy New Year! Hope you like the new look of the blog. I will continue writing about downtown and glad you're coming along. Here are a few things to look forward to in 2010:

The U of M Law School Grand Opening January 16


The 26th Annual International Blues Challenge later this month. http://www.blues.org/ibc/

The 2010 Memphis in May Honored Country is Tunisia!

The 31st Blues Music Awards in May:


The Orpheum 2010 lineup of shows including Jersey Boys, South Pacific, Chicago and Cats. http://www.orpheum-memphis.com/

The Frix-Jenning Clinic and Besso's Coffee Shop on Main Street between Union and Monroe, should be opening soon.

The Washburn Apartments, on that same block in the old beautifully renovated Lawrence Building (c. 1891) are almost complete:


The Barbaro Alley Flats at Barbaro and Main will be complete this year. http://www.greenhatpartners.com/projects_barbaroalley.asp