In a city as vast and changing as Memphis, it can be hard to stay up on all of the awesome things happening around The Bluff City. To help compensate on anything you might have missed in the past week while you were out of town or on vacation, check out these 5 things you might have missed:
- The Cooper Young Farmer’s Market is considering a move to Overton Square according to this Memphis Flyer article. The year-round market is currently located in the First Congo parking lot in the Cooper Young neighborhood.
- According to this Commercial Appeal article, The Memphis Comic and Fantasy Convention has submitted vision and feasibility plans to Environmental Court for restoring Ashlar Hall. Ashlar Hall owner Robert “Prince Mongo” Hodges has proposed donating the dilapidated stone structure to a “deserving” charitable organization.
- The French Quarter Inn at Overton Square recently sold to a California-based investment group for $1.9 million according to this article. This news comes after a previous plan to turn the abandoned space into a boutique hotel fell through.
- The Historic Tennessee Brewery may soon be demolished according to this Commercial Appeal article. You can see what it looks like on the inside in these eerily beautiful photos by Walter Arnold.
- According to this Commercial Appeal article, Midtown Nursery will take up temporary residence at 1835 Madison Ave. Midtown Nursery is moving after their lease expired at Central and Cooper, which will soon be home to a new restaurant concept called Truck Stop.
Interested to see what else has been going on around town? Check out our weekly Memphis in a Minute recaps.