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Samantha Crespo
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Attended University of Tampa
Lives in Memphis, Tennessee
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Keeping up with The Killer: My Interview with Jerry Lee Lewis. Wait'll you read what he said of his Sun Studio days . . . love. http://tinyurl.com/lsjjkt2
At a stage and age where he could watch Turner Classic Movies in his pajamas all day, Jerry Lee Lewis keeps on killing it. He’ll release a new album and biography Oct. 28. Rock & Roll Time welcomed a collaboration with … Continue reading →
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4 ways to do Beale Street by day, with the family:
There's plenty of fun for kids of all ages during the day
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See Memphis landmarks in a way we bet you never have before... including with some FREE events!
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Background music at Cafe Eclectic is spot-on this morning: First Otis Redding; now Al Green. Did you catch my guest post for I Love Memphis about the trumpeter who backed them both? 
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Free music from The Bo-Keys and Stax Music Academy + $2 Stax Museum admission + plenty of room to groove = Stax to the Max...this Saturday!
I’ve spent the last few months writing a book – a travel guide to Memphis. My city isn’t like any other city. It’s one you need to hear as much as see to experience it best. So my book tells … Continue reading →
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I will be performing at the Poretta Soul Festival July 2015 in Italy. Also receiving a Special Award as did Wayne Jackson and Andrew Love...
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We’re two weekends into my daughter’s summer vacation, and we’re already hitting it hard. Already, we’ve: Opened the H2Oh! Splash Park at the Children’s Museum of Memphis: This splash pad quietly opened for the season Friday before Memorial Day. Weather permitting, … Continue reading →
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Try something different this Memphis in May...maybe Visible's free music fest on 5/9 or the Al Sprague exhibit at Joysmith Gallery running through the end of May? 
Memphis in May International Festival began in 1977 as a cultural exchange between Memphis and the world. Today, it’s a month-long multicultural party stoked famously by Beale Street Music Festival and the World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest. It’s coming. Here’s what … Continue reading →
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Catch JOSEPH at The Orpheum through 4/27, and hear what cast members Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young have to say about living in Tennessee in my Q&A with them here. 
Y’all know I love hanging out at The Peabody, whether I’m checking in with my favorite Duckmaster or sharing a late-night dessert with my hubby (more on that in my book, due out next month). Today, I hit The Peabody … Continue reading →
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Memphis-based freelance writer, editor + author of 100 Things To Do in Memphis Before You Die
Introduction
Hi from Memphis! Follow me weekly at Tennessee TripTales to discover all that's good about West Tennessee, from the outdoors to the music and, of course, the local eats and drinks. (As I have a six-year-old travel companion/research assistant, I guarantee you a regular dose of family-approved itinerary ideas, too.) I also contribute to Virgin Atlantic's Flying in the Face of Ordinary blog (more on Memphis!) and you can read my annual features in the official Tennessee Vacation Guide and Memphis Map & Tourist Guide

What's next for my readers? I'm busy crafting Southern-fried itineraries for my newest client, TravelSouthUSA.com, and my first book, 100 Things To Do in Memphis Before You Die, is fresh out. See samanthacrespo.com for details.
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For additional samples of my work, including print features and digital media writing/editing, see samanthacrespo.com or contributor links below.
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  • University of Tampa
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Personable, thoughtful doctor and friendly staff in a beautiful office. Highly recommend.
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The historic neighborhood setting put us within walking distance of excellent restaurants and nearly all of the activities we had planned. The house & grounds (with onsite parking -- score) were immaculate. Nick, our friendly host, made a mean pot of coffee and avocado-and-egg toast for breakfast. One of our best B&B stays yet in an intriguing, progressive city.
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