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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 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 chapter, …

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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 …