Friday News Update: All Stars, Cargo and the State of the City
Today in Memphis, we've got a State of the City recap, a Western Conference All-Star, sweet throwback hoodies, and more cargo than most other places. Here's your Friday Memphis news update.
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– First up, Lifeblood is in desperate need of donors with A negative and B negative blood. To donate, you have to be 17 or older and weigh at least 115 pounds. Find a blood donation center here.
– Congrats to Z-Bo on grabbing a reserve spot on the Western Conference All-Star team.
– If you missed Mayor Wharton's State of the City address this morning, the Flyer has a recap.
– A reason to feel proud whenever you FedEx something: Memphis may not have the busiest cargo airport in the world anymore, but we're still number one in the U.S.
– Girls (like this one) go for guys who wear sweet throwback hoodies from Ardent Records.
– Congrats to Soulsville. The south Memphis neighborhood is the recipient of a $250,000 grant to bring wireless broadband access to the neighborhood.
– Opentable.com has confirmed what all of us already know: Restaurant Iris and Chez Philippe are the places to go when you need to lay on the romance.
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