At Alex’s, ‘tavern-keeper’ Rocky believes in good food, good music and treating people right

By , Special to The Daily Memphian Updated: October 15, 2023 12:25 PM CT | Published: October 15, 2023 4:00 AM CT

Early on, people were skeptical of Alex’s having much success on the pie-shaped corner of Jackson and Lyndale avenues. But a little advice from restaurateur Charlie Vergos proved to be true. 


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Christin Yates

Christin Yates

Christin Yates is a native Memphian who has worked in PR and copywriting since 2007. She earned her B.S. in public relations and M.S. in mass communications from Murray State University.


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