August Alley Cleanups

We all know our alleys can be a real jungle and it’s time to do something about it!  This August we will be hosting alley cleanups on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month.  On August 9th we’ll get started on the alley behind Peabody Elementary...

National Night Out 2014

National Night Out will fall on Tuesday, Aug. 5 this year and the Cooper-Young Community Association wants your block to be a part of the action. The event is meant to increase awareness about police programs in communities, such as drug prevention, neighborhood watch...

New Plans for 883 Barksdale

Mr. Saffarini recently brought in a new set of plans of his development at 883 Barksdale.  These designs represent revisions suggested by feedback on the previous plans for a two-unit building at the site.  Mr. Saffarini also provided us with images from some of his...

4th of July Parade!

It’s that time of year again-time to get everyone dressed up in their best patriotic gear and come celebrate our Independence Day!  We’ll be hosting our 4th of July Parade at Peabody Elementary this Friday starting at 10 am.  We invite everyone to get...

883 S Barksdale Update

Last night we were joined by Ahmed Saffarini and his lawyer Patrick Bensinger to hear about proposed changes to the development project on 883 South Barksdale. After receiving feedback from the Board of Adjustments as well as the CYCA Board and neighborhood residents,...

New LampLighter Editor Chosen

We’d like to say congratulations and welcome, to our new LampLighter newspaper editor, Mark Jordan. Mark writes for the Commercial Appeal, and has written for the Memphis Flyer and edited numerous publications throughout his career. We are excited to see what...