Making a List, And Checking it Twice
52 things to do in Memphis, one for every week of the year.
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Order a Joe’s Special milk shake at Wiles-Smith. Yep, the name fits.
Stop and stare at the bison at Shelby Farms. They’ll stare back.
Find your favorite flavor at Jerry’s Sno Cones. Take your time; they’ve got plenty to choose from.
Get a hug from B.J. Chester-Tamayo: If you did, it means you’re about to eat one of her amazing soul food meals at her restaurant, Alcenia’s.
Take a selfie — that’s a self-portrait for you oldsters — in front of the “Memphis” painting/mural in Cooper-Young.
Wave your “growl towel” with the rest of Grizz Nation at the FedExForum.
Picnic on the leftfield bluff at AutoZone Park (we suggest an evening game). It’s a great place for a wedding proposal. Take our word for it.
Split a famous “Diver” bucket with friends at Silky O’Sullivan’s on Beale, and raise a toast to our dear departed friend.
Walk like an Egyptian over to the U of M and visit Ramesses II, formerly by The Pyramid.
Enjoy a sausage and cheese plate and rack of ribs at The Rendezvous, and when the waiters smart-talk you (it’s part of the experience), just smart-talk ’em back.