Monday News Update: Sloth Boat Edition

Posted by Holly Whitfield | June 17th 2013 1778 0

I'm not going to lie: we've Memphis' official slow news point, that time between the end of May and the beginning of August when not a whole lot happens. But, we must soldier on with today's Memphis news update. 

Today, we've got a some stormy weather (but no idea how much), the return of the city's unofficial splash park, a chance to vote on the Tiger's new home court and – because it's Monday – a sloth on a boat.

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– Memphis is supposed to get some rain over the next few days, but one local meteorologist can only speculate as to how much rain we'll actually get.

– Good news! The fountains at Civic Center Plaza (you know, the city's unofficial splash park) are now safe for summer frolicking.

– Do you have strong feelings on what the Tigers' home court should look like? The team is inviting fans to vote on new court designs for the 2013-2014 season.

– It's Monday. Mondays are tough. Have a sloth on a boat.

– The Blu-Ray release of Craig Brewer's first film, "The Poor and Hungry" is coming out in November.

– Voting is now open in the M Awards, Memphis Sport magazine's annual reader's poll. Vote for your favorite local sports moments before June 30

 

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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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  1. Dave says:

    >but one local meteorologist can only speculate as to how much rain we'll actually get.

    The link is not working.

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