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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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November 29, 2014
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Whether we are ready or not, December is only 1 day away.  December means, hot chocolate, fires in the fireplace, holiday decorations, lights, and maybe snow (not so much in this area, but you never know).  Every year, we anxiously await the square lit up with a string of lights.  There’s something about the twinkling lights that wipe away the stress of the holiday season, even if it’s just for a second. Thankfully in West Tennessee there are plenty of opportunities…

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November 22, 2014
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 Christmas is right around the corner — 27 More Days! Have you gotten all your presents for your friends and family yet?  This year don’t get them something traditional or something they’ll expect; buy them something unique and one-of-a-kind.  Go Local this year! Rather then buying perfume or cologne or a dvd they could get anywhere, go to a local business and pick out a hand carved wooden box, a hand crafted piece of jewelry, or a local small bbq joint’s…

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