Editorial Results (free)
1. Downtown Memphis Commission Celebrates Progress
- Monday, October 01, 2012
There was bicycle-powered smoothie preparation, an aerial circus-style art show, Beale Street Flippers, live music outside, a disc jockey inside, and food and drinks from Downtown restaurants and suppliers.
2. Ga.-Based Coastal Logistics Signs Lease
- Friday, June 24, 2011
A budding Savannah, Ga.-based third-party logistics firm is expanding into the Southeast Memphis industrial market. Coastal Logistics Group Inc. has signed a new 50,000-square-foot lease at 5715 Distribution Drive.
3. Pyramid Future Remains Unknown Despite Bass Pro Exec Visit
- Monday, March 24, 2008
The head of Bass Pro Shops picked an interesting day to visit Memphis.
Bass Pro President and CEO Jim Hagale held a series of private meetings Downtown Thursday with city and county government leaders. The meetings came within an hour of a private luncheon a few blocks away in which Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton announced he is resigning effective at the end of July.
4. Southaven Destination
- Monday, December 24, 2007
Sam Mitchell probably would be the first person to say commercial success in DeSoto County isn't limited to Goodman Road. The business lineup at Town Square at Snowden Grove in Southaven proves it.
5. Luxury on the River
- Monday, November 12, 2007
Its 28-room hotel opened in late October and its two restaurants opened last week. Now, the River Inn of Harbor Town is poised to become one of Downtown's premier destinations for business and leisure travelers - and also for Memphians looking for a quick getaway or gourmet meal.
6. Memphis Contributors Put Dollars Behind Thompson
- Friday, October 19, 2007
Memphians cracked open their checkbooks and whipped out their wallets, shelling out more than $320,000 on presidential candidates in the third quarter, according to reports filed this week with the Federal Election Commission.
7. Tinker Works To Out-Fundraise Cohen For His Congressional Seat
- Friday, August 17, 2007
In last Friday's edition of The Washington Post, columnist Mary Ann Akers introduced her readers to Memphis congressman Steve Cohen, summing up her interviewee as a "fun-loving hipster in an aging man's body."
8. Presidential Contenders Find Cash Flows From Memphis
- Friday, July 20, 2007
After losing top staffers, hemorrhaging campaign cash and watching one opponent after another outdistance him in fundraising, the general consensus is that John McCain's 2008 presidential bid now is on life support.
9. After Three Years In the Making, Uptown Development Nears Completion
- Wednesday, July 18, 2007
Three years after the first construction crews arrived in Uptown to move dirt and lay the foundations for a few hundred homes, the end is finally in sight for the revitalization of this once-blighted neighborhood.
10. As Home Values Rise, Eastview Residents Keep Waiting For Neighborhood Improvements
- Friday, May 25, 2007
"When I drive across this city," Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton told the audience at his New Year's Day Prayer Breakfast earlier this year, "there are some sections of Memphis that I'm not proud of. I see urban blight. I see neighborhood deterioration. I see people living in housing that's unfit for human habitation. And I want to do something about it."
11. MLGW Employee Questions Utility's Negative Perception
- Friday, April 06, 2007
Over the last several weeks, the investigation into revelations of favoritism and political pressure that have roiled Memphis Light, Gas & Water Division (MLGW) has seemed, at times, like one big document dump.
12. Saving Place
- Thursday, March 29, 2007
Editor's Note: This is the fourth in The Daily News' five-part Retail Reinvented series about the past - and future - of the local shopping landscape.
Velma Bobo bought a MaggieMoo's Ice Cream and Treatery shop in Peabody Place Entertainment and Retail Center in 2005, turning it into one of the franchise's top-performing stores in the nation.
13. Nearly Transformed
- Tuesday, February 06, 2007
The transformation has taken several years, been kept on track with the cooperation of the public and private sectors and will have required an investment of more than $200 million once it's all said and done.
14. Peabody Museum Changes Its Name
- Tuesday, January 23, 2007
Over the weekend, Peabody Place Museum had its name changed to the Belz Museum of Asian and Judaic Art to better reflect the art housed at the museum.
The announcement was made at an ev
15. A Downtown Grocery Store at Last?
- Wednesday, September 13, 2006
A little more than a year from now, a mixed-use commercial development will have risen from the ground in Downtown Memphis and presented consumers there with something they've long craved.
Namely, the opportunity to shop at a large, brand-name grocery store.
- Thursday, August 24, 2006
eWomenNetwork hosts "Entrepreneuring With Enthusiasm," an accelerated networking luncheon, today from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave., ninth floor. Cost is $55. For information or to reserve a display table, call 210-9582 or visit www.ewomennetwork.com.
17. Crichton Hosts Golf Classic To Benefit Athletics Department
- Monday, August 21, 2006
The first Crichton College Golf Classic benefiting the Crichton Comets athletics department is at 1 p.m. at the Tournament Players Club at Southwind, 3225 Club at Southwind. Registration, along with a light lunch and putting clinic, begins at 11:30 a.m. Cost is $150 and sponsorship opportunities are available. Visit www.crichton.edu or call 320-9700.
18. Front Porches Are Making A Comeback in Local Building Circles
- Tuesday, July 25, 2006
From the grand verandas of southern mansions to the homes of Appalachia's bluegrass musicians, the porch has been a part of Southern history. And while newer construction in the South might have veered away from the porch, some statistics show it might be making a comeback.
19. Henry Turley Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
- Monday, July 17, 2006
Last year's inaugural winner was developer Jack Belz of Belz Enterprises.
Memphis City Council member Ricky Peete was chosen as the Vision board member of the year, and the Memphis in May International Festival was named the Vision organization o
20. On Shaky Ground?
- Tuesday, June 27, 2006
The development team that's building Flagship Condominiums on Mud Island still is tweaking plans for the project, which will be a continuation of the award-winning Harbor Town community.
But the finish line is getting closer. And once that happens, Flagship will have snatched up some of the last available waterfront on Mud Island, property near the Auction Street bridge that was once thick with trees. Part of the land also was the site of a massive landslide in 2002 and has been at the center of a variety of development schemes over the years.
21. Neighbor vs. Neighbor
- Tuesday, June 06, 2006
When homebuilders Gil and Rebecca Callaway bought their 96-year-old Neoclassical home on Stonewall Street in the picturesque Evergreen Historic District, they quickly set to work.
The two-story, three-bedroom home nestled among rows of trees had historic charm but needed scores of repairs. It had two sets of sliding doors, for instance, that stuck instead of opening. A tub on the second floor was poking through the kitchen ceiling. And besides the touch-ups, the Callaways wanted to add new features such as a kitchen space carved out of three rooms in the back of the house.
22. Mud Island Area Gets Traffic Help in a Roundabout Way
- Tuesday, February 14, 2006
Mud Island residents could be going in circles by early May, as Dixieland Contractors continues building the $750,000 Mud Island roundabout at the intersection of Auction Street and Island Drive.
A roundabout is a type of road junction in which traffic travels in a circle around a central point. Drivers entering a roundabout have to yield to traffic that's already within the loop. The Mud Island Roundabout will be 120 feet in diameter and have two lanes circling a landscaped, two-tiered center.
23. Uptown Development Shows No Signs of Slowing
- Monday, January 30, 2006
Uptown Memphis, the 100-block Downtown neighborhood east of Harbor Town, offers a case study in how a plucky development partnership can transform a distressed area into the kind of gathering place made famous on the TV show "Cheers," where "everybody knows your name."
24. Stotts Honored by Association for Women Attorneys
- Wednesday, November 09, 2005
Circuit Court Judge Rita L. Stotts received the Marion Griffin-Frances Loring Award presented annually by the Association for Women Attorneys. The award recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to women in the legal profession.
25. Senior Housing Planned for South Forum
- Tuesday, September 06, 2005
Bit by bit, improvements are being planned for the long-neglected South Forum district that sits behind FedExForum. Among them, an 80-unit public housing project for senior residents is going up on the former site of Fowler Homes.
- Thursday, September 01, 2005
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors presents "Technology Trends in the Real Estate Industry" from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. today in the Martin Edwards Jr. Education Center at MAAR, 6393 Poplar Ave. Topics to be covered include "Getting Your Head Ready for New Technology" and "Increasing the Value of Real Estate Web Sites Without Listings." Call 818-2455.
27. Archived Article: Small Biz
- Wednesday, March 02, 2005
Gallery Keeps Focus on Local Artists
Gallery Owner Realizes Dream to Help Local Artists
The Daily News
When Pamela Kelso Craig decided to get involved in the arts, she knew she wanted to help other artists market their work. ...
28. Archived Article: Lead
- Wednesday, February 02, 2005
By Andy Meek
Building Permits Maintain Steady Climb
Downtown construction booms in 04, remains strong
The Daily News
Downtown was at the center of a construction blitz in 2004, but other areas of the local market also experi...
29. Archived Article: Lead
- Wednesday, November 24, 2004
By Amy Oliver
Uptown Replaces Blight With Beauty
Newest project in area renaissance nears completion
The Daily News
Development in a once-blighted community in Downtown Memphis is transforming the neighborhoods there into s...
30. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, August 30, 2004
Memphis Regional Chamber Hosts Speaker Series
Jack Belz Speaks to Chamber Leaders
The Memphis Regional Chamber presents a board leadership luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Pink Palace Museum, 3050 Central Ave. Jack Belz, ch...
31. Archived Article: Events
- Friday, August 27, 2004
The Memphis & Shelby County Port Commission meets today at noon in the Port Commission office, 1115 Riverside Dr
The Memphis and Shelby County Port Commission meets at noon today in the commission office, 1115 Riverside Drive. Call 545-4588. ...
32. Archived Article: Island (lead)
- Wednesday, June 02, 2004
With reality TV, we have seen how difficult it is for a group of people to live harmoniously on an island
Mud Island Readies for New Amenities
More homes, new services and a 29-room hotel coming soon
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33. Archived Article: Historic (lead)
- Monday, May 03, 2004
Historic Structures Vital to Downtown
City leaders, developers work to maintain areas character
The Daily News
It all started for Memphis where the blues hits the pavement. In 1966, Beale Street became...
34. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, April 07, 2004
YOUTH VILLAGES NAMES NEW BOARD MEMBER
UT Bowld Hires Transplant Services Director
Barry Marshall joined UT Bowld Hospital as administrative director of transplant services. Marshall previously worked with Health Alliance of Greater Cincinnati ...
35. Archived Article: Island (lead)
- Thursday, April 01, 2004
New, revised plans awaiting Mud Island property
Mud Island Property Hangs in Balance
Developer reworks plans for homes on south end of island
The Daily News
On an August morning a little less than two years ago, a surprise...
36. Archived Article: Uptown (lead)
- Monday, March 22, 2004
Hurt Village Transformation Under Way
Construction begins on Uptown Village Apartments
The Daily News
Revitalization efforts in the Uptown community are pushing forward. Work began last week on Uptown Village Apartm...
37. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 25, 2003
Susan C. Te Paske
Susan C. Te Paske was appointed director of student disability services for the University of Memphis. She has served as the departments assistant director since 1993. She received the 2002 Dona Sparger Professional Service Awar...
38. Archived Article: Comm Focus
- Friday, August 16, 2002
Unearth clay burial figures at Peabody Place Museum
Clay burial figures come alive at Peabody museum
By SUE PEASE
The Daily News
Chinas Han Dynasty, 206 B.C. to A.D. 220, brought the world inventions such as paper, porcelain and the firs...
39. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, August 16, 2002
The Mid South Chapter Memphis Regional Office of The National Multiple Sclerosis Society is looking for volunteers to help dur
The Germantown-Nonconnah Exchange Club meets at 7:30 a.m. every Thursday for breakfast at the Crescent Club. The Memphi...
40. Archived Article: Standout
- Friday, August 02, 2002
An artists life
An artists life
By MARY DANDO
The Daily News
Amid the hustle and bustle of the lobby of the Peabody hotel, anyone who wants to see samples of Elinor Hawkins work should just look up.
High above the hotels signature fou...
41. Archived Article: Real Focus
- Tuesday, May 07, 2002
By JENNIFER MURLEY Preservation Week gives Memphis past a future By JENNIFER MURLEY The Daily News Its hard to imagine Downtown Memphis with no Peabody Hotel, South Memphis sans Elmwood Cemetery or Midtown minus its eclectic historic housing stock. ...
42. Archived Article: Peabody (lead)
- Friday, March 08, 2002
By JENNIFER MURLEY Peabody to open nouveau bistro By JENNIFER MURLEY The Daily News Construction is underway within the Peabody to transform two ground floor restaurants into one new upscale dining venue described as a "northern Italian bistro&...
43. Archived Article: Standout
- Friday, February 15, 2002
The heart of Memphis The heart of Memphis By MARY DANDO The Daily News For Jack Belz, family and faith are the essence of life. The president and chief executive officer of Belz Enterprises was recently recognized by the Memphis chapter of the Ameri...
44. Archived Article: Real Focus
- Tuesday, July 17, 2001
By JENNIFER MURLEY Uptown Memphis enters revitalization movement By JENNIFER MURLEY The Daily News As part of the broad $180 million Uptown Memphis planned redevelopment, a couple of deteriorating housing projects are about to undergo a metamorphosi...
45. Archived Article: Real Focus
- Tuesday, May 15, 2001
By: JENNIFER MURLEY Incentives attract more developers Downtown By JENNIFER MURLEY The Daily News Around lunchtime every day, Downtowns Main Street becomes a bustling fairway of hungry workers in search of a bite to eat and a taste of the outdoors. ...
46. Archived Article: Comm Focus (forum)
- Friday, August 11, 2000
By STACEY WIEDOWER Issues forum lets teen voices be heard By STACEY WIEDOWER The Daily News Memphis teens enjoy the benefits of living in a metropolitan community they can go to restaurants, shop in the malls, watch movies in any number of theaters ...
47. Archived Article
- Friday, December 03, 1999
By LAURIE JOHNSON Marriott renovation signals room to grow Downtown By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News The Marriott hotel chain has completed its $15 million renovation of the 404-room Memphis Marriott Downtown Hotel on Main Street. The walls have bee...
48. Archived Article: Focus
- Friday, October 29, 1999
Own a piece of the Info Hub Own a piece of the Info Hub As the community campaign begins to raise money for the Central Library, patrons can purchase segments of the building for $20 per square foot By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News The third and f...
49. Archived Article: Acs Renovation Lj
- Wednesday, January 28, 1998
By LAURIE JOHNSON American Cancer Society to move to Midtown By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News The Memphis branch of the American Cancer Society has started renovating a 12,000-square-foot building in Midtown it plans to move into this summer. The bu...
50. Archived Article: Movies Downtown Chg
- Friday, April 18, 1997
Downtown to get 23-screen Downtown to get 23-screen movie complex, IMAX 3-D By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News Downtown Memphis soon will be the home of a the largest movie theater complex in Shelby County and the home of one of six IMAX 3-D theate...
51. Archived Article: Windyke Apts
- Wednesday, February 05, 1997
lj 10/5 cates Construction begins on Windykes second phase By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Construction is underway on the second phase of Champion Hills at Windyke, a resort-style apartment complex in southeast Memphis that is being developed thro...
52. Archived Article: Tower At Peabody Chg
- Monday, February 03, 1997
Belz Enterprises held a "topping off" ceremony Friday for its soon-to-open Tower at Peabody Place, the new Class A office building in Downtown Memphis Belz Enterprises ëtops offí Tower at Peabody By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News Belz ...
53. Archived Article
- Monday, January 06, 1997
Governor participates in Tennessee-Israel trade mission Governor, local leaders participate in Tennessee-Israel trade mission By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News Gov. Don Sundquist, along with Shelby County Mayor Jim Rout and several area executives...
54. Archived Article: Desoto Ind Update Lj
- Tuesday, June 25, 1996
lj 10/5 cates American National Can one of several expansions in Olive Branch By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News City officials often brag about new companies coming to the area, but in Olive Branch, Miss., officials are also crowing about the number ...
55. Archived Article: Cutline
- Friday, March 29, 1996
cutline Flanked by Mayors W. W. Herenton and Jim Rout, Jack Belz (center) of Belz Enterprises receives a Memphis Downtown Award for the Flames of Light sculpture in front of Gayoso House, which his company redeveloped. Belz Enterprises won three awa...
56. Archived Article: Ccc Awards Jts
- Friday, March 29, 1996
3/29 jts CCC awards Center City Commission honors Downtown developers By JAMES SNYDER The Daily News Bill Day, who restored his familys heirloom Hunt-Phelan Home, won special honors as the Unsung Hero of Downtown during the Center City Commissions a...
57. Archived Article: Back
- Tuesday, March 19, 1996
3-19 back Downtown Memphis Award nominees announced The Exchange Building and the Memphis Convention & Visitors Bureau are among this years nominees for the Center City Commissions Downtown Memphis Awards. The commission received over 50 percent...