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Lose Yourself in Books and Records at @HalfPriceBooks

Half Price Books and Records in Dallas might be the largest used book store in America, or close to it. Of course there are other locations in Texas, as well as in several other states, but this flagship store on Northwest Highway in Dallas is the original location and company headquarters. The store is filled with used and cut-out books, compact discs and vinyl record albums, all at remarkably low prices. Visit them at for more info. 

4/8/10: Seaside’s Central Square Records

Seaside, Florida is a unique and charming “new town” along Florida’s Highway 30A corridor which is so popular with people from Memphis. Built according to …

Breakfast in Evansville, Coffee in Bloomington and Cheeseburgers in Paradise

With Jojo’s gone in Evansville, I had few breakfast choices, so I headed to the First Avenue Diner. a former Steak N Egg Kitchen that …

A Rap Music Conference and Showcase in the Mississippi Delta

I had been asked to speak at a music conference in Leland, so, although winter weather was being predicted for Memphis, I headed out driving …