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Remembering Bill Womack

In Downtown, Guest Posts, Midtown by Art Hullender5 Comments

Today we have a guest post by Art Hullender. It is a wonderful tribute to Bill Womack, whose design has left a lasting mark on Memphis. I’m pretty sure it was a late fall in 2002. I didn’t know at the time that this would be the last time I would ever see Bill Womack. He was in line in …

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Electrical Workers Union Neon Sign

In Midtown by Khara Woods0 Comments

Shares 1 Henry Miller, founder and first president of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) union, worked on high voltage lines as a lineman for the Potomac Light and Power Company in Washington D.C. That is, until one day he suffered a tragic accident while restoring power to a neighborhood after a storm. Glenn Greenwell, president of Memphis’ local IBEW …

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A History of the Redbirds Logo

In Downtown by Rob Stukenborg0 Comments

The Memphis Redbirds, the triple A baseball affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals, announced a logo change on Thursday afternoon. The Redbirds are ditching the old, navy blue script logo for a Memphis rendition of the Cardinals “birds on a bat” logo. It comes as no surprise that the Redbirds changed their logo to line up with that of their …