Wednesday News Update: Peg Leg Duck Edition

Posted by Holly Whitfield | July 17th 2013 1881 0

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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Instagrammer @mkmcanin snapped this photo of Shovels and Rope playing at the 1884 Lounge in Memphis last night. If you'd like to see your Instagram photos featured here, tag them #ilovememphis.

– 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.

– Check out this sneak peek inside Chef Ryan Trimm's new East Memphis restaurant, Southward Fare & Libations.

– 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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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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