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Acme Cafe

I always giggle a bit when I see the word “Acme.” It reminds me of Saturday morning cartoons watching Bugs Bunny and the Road Runner. Acme was the company that made a seemingly endless variety of products – most of which blew up at inopportune moments.Thank goodness nothing blew up during our breakfast at the Acme Cafe in the DTES. 377 more words


MBJ: The Hi-Tone Café in Crosstown set to change ownership

“Former Newby’s general manager, Brian “Skinny” McCabe has agreed to purchase the Memphis music venue the Hi-Tone Café from current owner, Jonathan Kiersky.

McCabe, who also owns the newly launched T-shirt company Dirty Cotton, said the official Hi-Tone sale should occur later this month. 32 more words

Quality Of Life

Saturday Morning Spray Painting

My coworker Jerica is dedicated to making Memphis more awesome. This is because Jerica is swell.

And so that’s how Saturday morning was spent spray painting trash cans for the neighborhood, because spray painting in a tiny office is always a good way to spend Saturday. 95 more words