Q. TVs in my price range are twice the size they were a few years ago. What should I keep in mind when buying one of these big sets?
For more than 50 years, immigrants from Korea have been settling in Memphis and contributing to the growth of the city. According to the Korean Association of Memphis, the first Korean to move to Memphis was Kim Yeon-ok, who arrived in 1962. Since then several thousand Korean Americans have …
WinterArt Holiday Artists’ Market: Now through Christmas. Market opens at 10 a.m., closing times vary. Go to winterartsmemphis.com Unique hand-crafted works by regional artists, including crafted glass, metal, wood, fiber, & clay; plus, jewelry, and more. 888 White Station Rd., (next doo…
The University of Memphis Tigers are enjoying much success in many of their athletic programs thanks to a great commitment from the university, fans and boosters.
Enjoy scenes from oldtime Christmases with Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadiians as they play and sing “An Old-Fashioned Christmas Tree” accompanied with pictures from several decades in the past.
For several years now, I have gone to sleep each night listening to radio dramas from the 1940s and early 1950s. And when I wake up during the night, I listen to them to get back to sleep.
“From Texas to Tennessee”: New Works by Susan Mahoney Crook, Nov. 1 to Dec. 16, Opening Reception Friday, Nov., 5 to 7 p.m.. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. In the Levy Gallery at Buckman Arts Center at St. Mary’s, 60 Perkins Ext. 537-1483 or firstname.lastname@example.org www.buckmanar…
Free publications such as The Best Times, Memphis Flyer and 10 other publications in Memphis will not be available in Kroger stores after Oct. 15 under a nationwide ban.
Every time I see the jars of Peter Pan Peanut Butter on the grocery shelf I think of Sky King, not the TV show, but the radio show of the late 1940s and early 1950s.
The 2016 book “Hidden Figures” by Margot Lee Shetterly and the subsequent Hollywood film of the same name chronicled the lives of several African American women who were skilled mathematicians and made many contributions to aeronautics, computer science, mathematics and space exploration.
Earlier this year, The Commercial Appeal carried a headline that read “Hawaii too pricey for teachers.” Perhaps you resonate to the title because your Visa card is not overprone to handle an exotic trip just at present. Maybe vicarious travel is more compatible with your non-budget. May I re…
In the early afternoon of June 22, 1949, Frank Goodwin, business manager for the Hull-Dobbs automobile company, boarded an American Airlines Convair passenger plane at the Memphis Municipal Airport.
Those of us who are now old (let’s face it, not “older” or “senior citizens,” but old) can look back on a golden age of telephonic communication quite unknown to the younger populace.
Bees & Pollinators Experts Panel: Aug 10, 1 p.m. David Glover, Bartlett Bee Whisperer, Huff Peeler, Fern Valley Farms, Eric Caron, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Urban Earth, 80 Flicker St. free and open to all in the community.
Losing a relative often is a traumatic experience at best, whether it is a parent, sibling or spouse. A secondary hurdle, depending on the terms of the wills and codicils, is what is left behind and what to do with the personal property items.
Ed Tuten, the antiques and collectibles columnist for The Best Times, has said the collecting of items is akin to a hunt, or a search that can become personally consuming.
"Bouguereau & America": Painting exhibit, June 2-Sept. 22. Community Day- free admission on June 29, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Brooks Museum of Art in Overton Park. Comprising around 40 works by the French academic painter William-Adolphe Bouguereau (1825-1905)
As mentioned in our May issue, I had the pleasure of speaking to the monthly meeting of the Presbyterian Women at the First Presbyterian Church in Germantown.
Funeralocity.com recently launched nationwide to include the top 100 metro markets in the country. The website was originally created for the Atlanta area in 2017.
Plenty of adventure and fun in Memphis and near-by destinations await you and your grandchildren this summer. The opportunities include amusement parks, museums and many outdoor activities.
“The Best Times” on WKNO/Channel 10 looks at scamming in America in May and other topics of interest to those 50 and older. The series is telecast at 7:30 p.m. each Thursday.
An impressive and valuable addition to the small library of Memphis histories has arrived in the form of “Crusaders, Gangsters, and Whiskey. Prohibition in Memphis,” by Patrick O’Daniel (Jackson: The University Press of Mississippi, 2018).
Dear Old Man: I have inherited a collection of blown glass Easter eggs. Can you tell me anything about them? Who made them? When were they made? Do they have any value? JJ
Modern smartphones do a lot of things, and you may have read here before about how to get the most out of them. The truth of the matter is that even the most tech-savvy users are often discovering new things on their phones, and finding new ways to put them to use. At the same time though, i…