Monday News Update: Congratulations, Nominations and Ruminations

Posted by Holly Whitfield | November 26th 2012 748 0

Today in Memphis, we wake from our turkey hangovers for Tiger football wins, free car repairs for the needy and deserving, local cyber Monday sales and more.

Photo by @mook76 via Instagram

Today's photo was taken on Broad Ave. by @mook76. To see your Instagram photos featured here, tag them #ilovememphis.

The Grizzlies and Lanksy 126 are having some pretty sweet Cyber Monday sales.

– Congratulations to the Tiger football team. They finished this season with a 4-4 C-USA record, which is the best they've had in years. Also, their last two wins were straight up butt-whippins. All hail the Fuente! era.

– If you know someone who's strapped for cash but deserves to have his or her car fixed, Madison Automotive is taking nominations until Dec. 14 for their annual donation of free car repairs to select Memphians who really need them.

– I'm not crying; it's just raining in my eyes. Here's the uplifting story of a neglected pony who found a new home in the Mid-South.

– Add a little extra time if you're heading to the Forum for Grizzlies games. The FedExForum is starting hand-wand security searches at home games starting tonight.

– Think the Madison Ave. bike lanes aren't doing anything for business? Think again.

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Author: Holly Whitfield

I write about what’s going on with Memphis music, food, arts, events, sports, people, and culture. Memphians love Elvis and barbeque with a passion that must be seen to be believed, but there is so much more to this place.

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