News and Features

The Afternoon Slump

Oct 26, 2016

If you are like me, around 3:00 pm each day your mind starts to shut down at work.


Eat Your Veggies

Oct 25, 2016
Justin Fox Burks

My dear friends Justin Fox Burks and Amy Lawrence have just come out with their second cookbook that shows that “eating your veggies” can be fun and tasty!


Et Tu Flu Shot?

Oct 19, 2016

You get the flu shot and then you get sick anyway, so why bother?


Jennifer Chandler

October is national Apple month!


Vegetarian Sushi

Oct 11, 2016

If you love sushi … and vegetables, there is a new cookbook that you need to check out!


Christopher Blank/WKNO-FM

Every Memphis neighborhood has a unique character, sometimes the result of hard work by residents, and sometimes from the hard work of code enforcement officers. On its surface, blight takes the form of an aesthetic problem. But it’s one that generates an enormous amount of work for local government.


Christopher Blank/WKNO-FM

After the subprime mortgage crisis of 2007, the number of blight studies across the county grew exponentially. With better information, researchers and local governments began comparing new data sets to get a clearer picture of how to deal with blight.


Christopher Blank/WKNO-FM

Sure, there’s plenty of bad graffiti out there, along with enough dilapidated buildings to keep bulldozers busy for years. But let’s face it: How many times have you stopped to Instagram a great piece of street art – legal or otherwise? Could Memphis actually be a beautiful city?


October: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Oct 5, 2016

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.


Christopher Blank/WKNO-FM

The newsreel footage from the 1950s isn't a hoax: for years, Memphis indeed claimed the title “America’s Cleanest City." More than eight decades after Mayor E.H. “Boss” Crump created the Memphis City Beautiful Commission, the current Mayor is overseeing a much larger blight problem. Can beauty be restored?  


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