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January 9, 2015
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January was a good month to be born. January 8th January 15th Two people, or Kings significantly changed not only Memphis and West Tennessee’s history, but the world’s. January 15, 1929, Martin Luther King, Jr. was born in Atlanta, Georgia.  A Baptist minister and civil rights activist, this man became the heart and soul of racial reform during the mid-1950s, by playing a pivotal role to end segregation throughout the US. “I have a dream that my four children will one…

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January 3, 2015
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Black eyed peas = Good FortuneLentils = Wealth Circular Foods = Good Luck Soba Noodles = Longevity Food shaped like Coins = Prosperity Greens = Luck Pork = Rich and Happiness Cornbread = glories of gold It’s finally arrived…2015! As we ring in the new year, we all begin to get our resolutions together and fill our superstitious tummies with food to bring us luck, wealth, and happiness.  Many of us have the same type of resolutions: losing weight, work out more, eat…

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December 20, 2014
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Just 14.4 miles from Downtown Memphis, sits a hidden gem that many Memphians and visitors typically forget about.  Located right in the heart of Shelby County is 4,500 acres of green space with a 6.5 mile urban trail also known as Shelby Farms.  This urban park is over 5x larger then Central Park in NYC (843 acres)!  Shelby Farms has a variety of things to do and see from bike trials, disc golf, horseback riding, lasertag/paintball, BMX, buffalo, off-leash dog park,…

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December 5, 2014
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Downton Abbey Doctor Who Sherlock Game of Thrones The King’s Speech Harry Potter Pride & Prejudice What do they all have in common? Great Britain! Today, Americans are obsessed with the English culture.  In 2011, around 23 million US viewers tuned in to watch the Royal Wedding of Kate and Prince William.  There’s no telling how many West Tennesseans flocked from around the area to try to get a glimpse of Prince William and Prince Harry, while they were in…

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