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VOL. 129 | NO. 121 | Monday, June 23, 2014
EMPHASIS Architects & Engineers

Team Setting

Traditional office layout giving way to collaborative space

In February, three executives at the Church Health Center moved into a shared office space.

Schadt to Leave ArtsMemphis at Year End

ArtsMemphis president and CEO Susan Schadt will step down from her role at the arts funding organization after 13 years, soon heading to a new job at a Memphis-based publishing firm.

Local Firms Benefiting from Cycling, Walking Paths

For years Memphis was labeled as a backwater when it came to walking trails and bike lanes, showing up on list after list highlighting the worst cities for pedestrians and cyclists.

Koury Helps Local AIA Serve Community

In 2010, the American Institute of Architects Memphis chapter launched lunITECTS, a non-professional group for people who have a keen interest in architecture and design.

Local Weather
Today
Memphis, TN
33°F
Partly Cloudy
Wind: 5 mph
Humidity: 82%

EVENTS

Stax Music Academy, Stax Museum and Memphis Public Library will host Vaneese Thomas for a Soul & Blues Brown Bag Series concert and Q&A Monday, June 23, at noon in the amphitheater behind the academy, 926 E. McLemore Ave. The series continues each day through Friday, June 27. Visit staxmuseum.com for a lineup.

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Roland Challenges Brooks’ Votes

Shelby County Commissioner Terry Roland began taking steps last week to make a formal challenge of commission matters that have included votes by Commissioner Henri Brooks.

Tin Roof Lease Makes Full House on Beale

The three-block Beale Street Entertainment District is fully leased with the addition of three leases this spring on the block between Hernando and Fourth streets.

Salon Owner Loves Neighborhood Feel of Cooper-Young

If what they say is true about doing what you love and you’ll never work a day in your life, then native New Yorker Felicia Scarpati-Lomax hasn’t worked in decades.

I Choose Memphis: Tilea Terry

“I Choose Memphis” spotlights Memphians who are passionate about calling this community home. New Memphis Institute provides the profiles.

SMALL BUSINESS

Kitsinger Continues Downtown Work With The Development Studio

As an architect and planner, Andy Kitsinger worked on large projects whose scale immediately changed areas, even as they were being built.

LOCAL COLUMNISTS

Necessary Disruptions

Last week, the New Yorker published an article about how Disruptive Innovations have failed and how the theory is bogus. The long piece went into great depth about the emerging Disruption industry of consultants, the Disruption ethos prevalent in Silicon Valley and the many Disruption discussions in boardrooms across the globe. As a local practitioner of innovation methodologies, several people asked me my take on the piece.

STATEWIDE

Tennessee Board of Regents Approves Tuition Hikes

NASHVILLE (AP) – The full board of the Tennessee Board of Regents has voted to increase tuition at its institutions this year.

STATE GOVERNMENT

GOP Lawmakers Demand Education Chief's Resignation

NASHVILLE (AP) – Gov. Bill Haslam's office is dismissing as a "political stunt" a letter signed by 15 Republican lawmakers demanding the resignation of Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman.

REGIONAL

Mississippi Education Leaders Back Common Core

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi education leaders remain supportive of the Common Core academic standards.

NATIONAL BUSINESS

Olive Garden, Red Lobster Sales Continue to Slide

NEW YORK (AP) – Darden said Friday that sales continued to slide at Olive Garden and Red Lobster, with other costs dragging down its profit by 35 percent in the latest quarter.

NATIONAL GOVERNMENT

Congress Probes How IRS Emails Could Go Missing

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Internal Revenue Service commissioner said Friday the agency will not share with Congress additional details about its lost emails related to the ongoing tea party investigation until its own review is finished because he said Republicans are releasing inaccurate, interim information.

New Health Chief Moves to Put Stamp on Overhaul

WASHINGTON (AP) – Aiming to avoid more insurance chaos this fall, the nation's new health care chief announced Friday she's revamping the management of President Barack Obama's health overhaul.

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