Wednesday News Update: Trinumeral Magic Day Edition

Posted by Holly Whitfield | December 12th 2012 1346 0

Happy trinumeral day! Make a wish or do something awesome. But before you go do that awesome thing, check out this Memphis news:

Photo by @mwolowicz via Instagram

I love my friend Melissa W.'s photo of the Buddhist temple on Jefferson Ave. If you'd like to see your Instagram photos here, tag them #ilovememphis.

– Easily the biggest news (so far this week): the Hi-Tone, Midtown's greatest rock'n'roll venue, is closing. I shared my thoughts about it yesterday, but you should also check out this post from Memphis Rock City.

– Here's the U of M's very first Big East football schedule.

– If you need some new clothes (or want to go nuts on some holiday shopping), Lansky is giving away a $350 gift card good at Lansky Bros., Lucky Duck and Lansky 126.

– Check out the design plans for the brand new, heavily updated Overton Park Playground.

– Another reason to love Tony Allen and Z-Bo: they hosted a holiday shopping spree for 200 kids from the Memphis Boys & Girls Club.

– If you're in Memphis and hoping to get your hands on that last batch of Twinkies, tough luck.

– Lastly, Kooky Canuck is having a half-price gift card sale ($50 cards for $25) starting tomorrow (Dec. 13) at 11 a.m. You have to buy them in person.

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