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NewsGryphs try the Memphis Escape Rooms

NewsGryphs try the Memphis Escape Rooms

November 10, 2015

“I got to the parking lot, but I didn’t think it was the right place,” junior Channell Cole said. “When we were walking down those creepy stairs I said, ‘Kendall, where did you take us?’” Me...

Breakfast all day at the Blue Plate Café

Breakfast all day at the Blue Plate Café

October 6, 2015

After visiting the Memphis Escape Rooms and driving around in circles trying to find a place to eat, a restaurant across the street from the starting point, the Blue Plate Café, seemed like the only pl...

Make new friends, but keep the old

Make new friends, but keep the old

September 24, 2015

What do you think of when you hear Quaker? Your mind may jump to the Amish community and you may assume it is a rather conservative and traditionalist form of Christianity, or you may know about their...

Beauty Shop is quirky and friendly (and you’ll love the fries!)

Beauty Shop is quirky and friendly (and you’ll love the fries!)

September 21, 2015

It’s a Friday night, and you want to go out for dinner with friends but no parents. A great place to chill and dine is the Beauty Shop in Midtown. Although it may seem fancy at first, the servers are...

Summer hot spots

Courtney Harshbarger, Opinion Editor

May 12, 2015

OTHERLANDS This cute coffee bar in midtown is the perfect place to spend time over the summer. Otherlands usually features live music on Friday and Saturday nights, and it is an excellent way to meet artists, musicians and writers. It is also great place to visit for a cup of tasty coffee, and something off the food menu, such as one of their delectable bagel sandwiches. MEMPHIS PIZZA CAFE Summer would not...

Hidden gems

Hidden gems

April 15, 2015

Imagine walking into your local Kroger and you see a large container of an unusually shaped fuzzy fruits to your left and a creamy green-colored dessert on your right and whole rabbits without eyes being...

General Ulysses S. Grant comes to Memphis…well, almost

General Ulysses S. Grant comes to Memphis…well, almost

March 19, 2015

Local Living Historian Dr. Curt Fields is coming to the Morton Museum of Collierville History on Wed., April 1 from 7:00-9:00pm to depict General Ulysses S. Grant. Dr. Fields’s presentation will be in...

The Lion King circles back to Memphis

The Lion King circles back to Memphis

February 23, 2015

The Lion King, a touring Broadway show re-visited Memphis this February. I was fortunate enough to be able to see the famous show and naturally, my favorite scene was the first scene, the Circle of Life. The...

Tom’s Barbecue & Deli: a family environment for Memphis locals

Tom’s Barbecue & Deli: a family environment for Memphis locals

February 23, 2015

When we were looking for Tom’s Barbecue & Deli, we almost drove past it, even while knowing its exact location. However, its small size and hidden location does not affect its quality. While at...

Choosing the 901: A city like no other

Choosing the 901: A city like no other

February 19, 2015

Growing up in Memphis, I used to think everything here was normal and assumed Memphian qualities could be found in other cities as well. However, upon venturing outside of the 901, I have since realized...

The Candyman of Halle Plantation

The Candyman of Halle Plantation

November 14, 2014

Every brisk Halloween night, somewhere around four-hundred children’s eyes light up as they each receive an entire bag’s worth of candy from the Candyman. Mr. Claude Williams, a resident of Halle...