Shopping in Memphis is hard. Recently in a large supermarket, a shopper of close acquaintance discovered that the shelves were bare of skim milk. She found an employee and asked if they had any more. He went the storage area, then returned after several minutes to say that they were still looking.
I'm not sure which is worse: that they had no skim milk in the store, or that they had it, but did not know where it was.
Also recently, I dropped-in at a car dealership to look at new SUVs. There were two shiny ones in the showroom.
In 1839, the invention of daguerreotype made it possible to capture and preserve a photographic image. The public was thrilled with the opportunity to be recorded for posterity, and the business of professional photography blossomed.
Memphis quickly embraced this new technology. Newspaper ads in the mid-1840s promoted itinerant daguerreotypists, but the earliest known advertisement for a permanent photo studio appeared in 1843 in the periodical American Eagle.
This week on the Behind the Headlines Radio Roundtable, an update on the City of Memphis' controversial Heritage Trail housing project, with host Eric Barnes, publisher of the Memphis Daily News; Jackson Baker of the Memphis Flyer; and Bill Dries, senior reporter for the Memphis Daily News.
This week on the Behind the Headlines Radio Roundtable, host Eric Barnes, publisher of the Memphis Daily News, and panel discuss the need for green space and green initiatives in Shelby County, including the Green Line.