Eclectic Eye named America’s Finest Optical Retailer by INVISION

MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 31, 2019 – Eclectic Eye, a Memphis destination for optometry services and stylish eyewear needs, today announced it has won first place in…

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For the Wives & Girlfriends of WGC FedEx St. Jude Classic: Memphis Through the Back Door

By Candace Echols A letter to the wives and girlfriends of the golfers coming to our city for the first time. Dear First Ladies of…

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SB 30 Episode 8: Inspiring Designs, and Community, with Robbie Johnson Weinberg of Eclectic Eye

For this week’s show, we sat down with the co-owner of the eclectic Midtown fixture of eyewear, artwork, and community at 242 S. Cooper St.…

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1585 Central Ave: A House, And A City Council, At Odds With History, Part I

2018 marks Central Garden’s twenty-fifth year as a Historic Overlay District under the jurisdictional protections of the Memphis Landmarks Commission. For this two-part installment, we…

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Memphis, What’s Your Midtown?

The 240 and the parkways. East Parkway, Lamar, Bellevue, Jackson. The 240-Vollintine-Hollywood-Southern. Defining Midtown’s geographic borders can be grounds for arguments that never end. No…

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Memphis and Central Gardens During The Preservation Era

Twenty-five years ago, in April of 1993, the Central Gardens Neighborhood gained unanimous approval from the Memphis City Council in becoming the city’s ninth Historic…

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A Decades-Long Gift From Central Gardens

Last December the Central Gardens communications committee sat down to discuss how they might honor the upcoming 2017 year, which would mark the 50th anniversary…

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