Wednesday News Update: Peg Leg Duck Edition
Today in Memphis, T-Model Ford is gone, the Peabody honors a formerly peg-legged duck, Hog and Hominy is a darling of the New York Times and a new tenant is moving to Overton Square.
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– Alas. Mississippi bluesman T-Model Ford died yesterday at age 89. Or 94. No one's exactly sure. What is certain is the musician led a very, very eventful life.
– Hog and Hominy, the restaurant that can do no wrong, got a glowing review in the New York Times.
– Another tenant – this time, a clothing store – is opening in Overton Park.
– If Pitchfork's excellently written review doesn't make you want to go see "Nothing Can Hurt Me", nothing will.
– Your morning feel-good moment: the Peabody has given a special honor to Buttercup the Formerly Peg-Legged Duck .
– Mark your calendars: vintage/new clothing store Hoot + Louise is having a pop-up shop with Memphis ceramics studio Paper + Clay.
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