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1. Nashville's Next Mayor Must Solve Traffic, Education Woes
- Saturday, May 16, 2015
“Traffic is getting worse by the day.” I must have heard that complaint six times last week. Those exact words.
Perhaps some road construction coupled with Vanderbilt’s graduation complicated the situation, but that seems to be the feeling here.
2. Pink Palace Secret
- Friday, January 23, 2015
The Memphis Pink Palace Museum’s 3-D digital theater opened this past March and its upgraded planetarium is to open in June.
And planning is already underway for a $4 million publicly and privately funded renovation and new exhibits in the pink marble mansion itself on Central Avenue that has been the heart of the museum since it was donated to the city in 1930.
3. Music Takes Center Stage for Nashville's New Year’s Eve
- Saturday, December 27, 2014
Cynics and service industry folks might call it “amateur night.” And one can hardly blame them as New Year’s Eve can turn even the most unassuming guest into a rowdy reveler for a night.
4. Festive Drinks and Fun Venues
- Saturday, December 06, 2014
A number of new places opened in Nashville this year, bringing a bevy of new bourbons, crafted brews and incredible places to sit, relax and sip. If you are looking for more than a meal and want that genuine, trendy Nashville experience, here are a few hot spots.
5. Music City Christmas
- Saturday, December 06, 2014
In years past, Carl Haley has offered his Grand Avenue transportation passengers the customary Christmas lights tour packages – about the same as other tours in Nashville – with a cruise by Opryland and a trip to a few choice, heavily decorated neighborhoods.
6. Asking for Moon Might Leave You Grounded
- Saturday, September 13, 2014
There were 3,226 closings in August, Greater Nashville Association of Realtors numbers show, up 4.6 percent from last August. It could have increased 24.6 percent if there were more listings.
“Inventory is continuing to decrease,” GNAR president Hagan Stone notes. “There is demand from buyers.”
7. Johnson to Lead Pink Palace Fundraising Efforts
- Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Cathi Johnson has joined the Pink Palace Family of Museums as director of development. In her new role, she’ll design, implement and manage the museum system’s fundraising efforts, including individual and corporate gifts and sponsorships, grant writing, capital funds and planned giving.
8. Pike Indulges ‘Museum Bug’ as Director of Pink Palace
- Friday, December 20, 2013
Steve Pike, director of museums for the Pink Palace Family of Museums, calls himself a generalist, happy to have his hands in all things theoretical and material. It’s a label that envelopes his interests, his career choices, and going back to his liberal arts education at Marian University in Indianapolis.
9. Early Advantage
- Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Talk, touch, read and play.
These four words focused on early childhood development have helped to shape the mission of the Urban Child Institute for the past four years, and now they are traveling beyond the building and into the Memphis Pink Palace Museum. The important message bears repeating and repetition in creating bright young minds, and the institute is focused on spreading the word as far and wide as possible – starting with their kiosk-like exhibition, “The Early Advantage.”
- Tuesday, August 06, 2013
Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday, Aug. 6, at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen will speak. Cost for nonmembers is $18. R.S.V.P. to Taylor Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Saturday, December 08, 2012
LightWave Solar will host a lunch & learn titled “How Solar Can Work for Your Home or Business” Friday, Dec. 14, from noon to 1 p.m. in the River Tower at South Bluffs clubhouse, 655 Riverside Drive. R.S.V.P. to Grace Robertson at email@example.com or 615-641-4050, ext. 104.
12. Cohen-Hart in Congressional Race at Filing Deadline
- Friday, April 06, 2012
The chairman of the countywide school board, Billy Orgel, was effectively elected to his District 7 school board seat without opposition at the Thursday, April 5, filing deadline for candidates on the Aug. 2 primary and general election ballot in Shelby County.
13. Sauvignon Blanc True To its Grapes
- Monday, February 27, 2012
Awine of purity and intensity is one that is faithful to the grapes from which it is made and that displays the character of those grapes with marked eloquence and lack of interference. Such a one is the Hall Sauvignon Blanc 2010, Napa Valley.
- Thursday, October 27, 2011
Hutchison School will host an Upper School Visitor Day for girls entering grades nine through 12 in the fall of 2012 Thursday, Oct. 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Hutchison, 1740 Ridgeway Road. For more information, call 762-6672 or visit www.hutchisonschool.org.
- Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Leadership Memphis will hold its fifth annual Multicultural Breakfast Wednesday, Oct. 26, from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Dr. Rajiv Grover will speak on the topic “Two Keys to Great Leadership: Diversity and Creativity.” Dr. Grover is dean of the Fogelman College of Business and Economics. Tickets are $50 per person and $500 per table of 10. For reservations, call 278-0016 or visit www.leadershipmemphis.org.
16. Former French Village Apts. Sell for $2.8 Million
- Tuesday, July 12, 2011
4055 Summer Ave.
Memphis, TN 38122
Sale Amount: $2.8 million
Sale Date: June 30, 2011
- Wednesday, May 25, 2011
A Belgian Beer Dinner will be held Wednesday, May 25, at 7 p.m. at Mesquite Chop House, 88 Union Ave. The dinner will be presented by Steve Barzizza of Southwestern Beverages. For more information, call 527-5337 or visit www.mesquitechophouse.com.
18. Budget Battle
- Tuesday, April 19, 2011
They may not agree on what medicine to administer to the still ailing economy or how to shrink the nation’s budget deficit.
But area legislators and financial service professionals agree on at least one thing: a major battle is coming down the pike in a matter of weeks, one whose outcome could affect everything from interest rates to the unemployment rate to whether the nation plunges into another recession.
- Wednesday, April 14, 2010
Talk Shoppe will present “What Sales Professionals Need to Know About Facebook” today from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, 3693 Tyndale Drive. For more information, call 482-0354.
20. City Launches Effort To Reopen Historic Homes
- Wednesday, July 01, 2009
Two of the most historic structures in the city shuttered several years ago because of budget cuts are one step closer to reopening.
The city of Memphis is looking for a private management entity to operate and market the Mallory-Neely House, a 25-room mansion at 625 Adams Ave. built in 1852, and the Magevney House, a small clapboard cottage at 198 Adams Ave. built in the 1830s.
21. Treadway Joins Thomas & Betts as Senior VP for Electrical Business
- Wednesday, March 25, 2009
Charles L. Treadway has joined Thomas & Betts Corporation in the newly created position of senior vice president, group president – electrical. Treadway will provide strategic and operational leadership to the company’s electrical products businesses on a global basis. The electrical segment of Thomas & Betts has approximately 60 manufacturing and distribution facilities in 11 countries and employs approximately 8,000 associates worldwide. The electrical segment reported $2.1 billion in revenues in 2008. Treadway previously served as president and chief executive officer for the Custom Sensors and Technology unit of Schneider Electric.
- Tuesday, October 07, 2008
The University of Memphis will hold Sustainable Technologies Awareness Day today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Student Plaza adjacent to the Administration Building. The campus-wide event will encourage environmental awareness. U of M president Dr. Shirley Raines will kick off the event at 9:30 a.m. For more information, contact Dr. Marian Levy at 678-4514 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
23. BNSF Adds Fueling Facility To Memphis Intermodal Yard
- Tuesday, October 07, 2008
5280 E. Shelby Drive
Memphis, TN 38118
Permit Amount: $1.6 Million
Project Cost:$100 million
Permit Date:Applied October 2008
Completion:Second Quarter 2009
24. Big Sales Keep Market Afloat
- Friday, May 02, 2008
A retail strip center, a car dealership, land for a fitness center, two cemeteries and a hotel - in that order - ranked as Shelby County's top five commercial real estate sales in terms of dollar amount for March, proving the local market's versatility.
- Thursday, March 20, 2008
The National Black MBA Association Inc. will hold its general membership meeting today from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Memphis, will be the featured speaker. Seating is limited. R.S.V.P. to email@example.com.
- Wednesday, March 19, 2008
The University of Memphis and the Performance Excellence Association of the Mid-South "Lunch and Learn" series will be held today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Meritan, 4700 Poplar Ave. Dr. Jiada Mo, professor and graduate coordinator at the Mechanical Engineering Department of the University of Memphis, will present "The Chinese Connection." Lunch is $7 for PerfX members and $10 for nonmembers. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 831-0230.
27. Germantown Leaders Position Town For Smarter Growth
- Tuesday, August 07, 2007
If you can't grow outward, grow upward.That's the tack Germantown has chosen for "Vision 2020," an ambitious redevelopment initiative centered on Smart Growth, a movement designed to transform the city's commercial core and put the "urban back into suburban."
28. Principals Get Taste of Being Students Under New Mentoring Program
- Friday, June 30, 2006
Memphis business leaders are going back to school to help teach the teachers.
The Memphis Regional Chamber has teamed up with a national nonprofit organization called New Leaders for New Schools (NLNS) to establish a program that taps businesspeople to mentor Memphis City Schools principals.
29. 'Close-Knit" and 'Well-Planned' Become Suburban Mantra
- Monday, March 20, 2006
A good title for a book about real estate development in Shelby County might be "The Rise and Sprawl of the American Dream."
One chapter could touch on how well-manicured suburbs like Germantown and Collierville have become magnets for growth. Another could show how those growth patterns have carried a few unwanted side effects, such as cookie-cutter subdivisions and retail strip centers.
30. Archived Article: Tech Briefs
- Wednesday, August 27, 2003
Shelby County Sheriff Mark Luttrell speaks at the Memphis Regional Chambers business breakfast forum at 7:30 a
The Memphis Academy of Science and Engineering hosts an opening reception from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. today in its auditorium at 20 S. Dudley...
31. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, June 24, 2002
Calendar of events Jan
Calendar of events June 24-June 30
Mississippi Museum of Art, 201 E. Pascagoula St. in Jackson, Miss., presents Passionate Observer: Eudora Welty among Artists of the Thirties, featuring photographs by Mississ...
32. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, June 17, 2002
Calendar of events Jan Calendar of events: June 17-June 23 June 17 Memphis Investors Group will hold its monthly meeting from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Select, Adams Lecture Hall, 2490 Mount Moriah Road. MIG is a private, non-profit, educa...
33. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, June 10, 2002
Calendar of events Jan Calendar of events: June 10-June 16 June 10 The Memphis Bar Association presents "Designated Topics in Bankruptcy," from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 200 Jefferson Ave., sixth floor. Bankruptcy court Chief Judge David...
34. Archived Article: Standout
- Friday, April 26, 2002
A full life A full life By MARY DANDO The Daily News As Law Week 2002 approaches, Memphis oldest practicing lawyer reflects on a life dedicated to community and church affairs. Charles Metcalf Crump was born Oct. 9, 1913. His father, a cotton broker...
35. Archived Article: Marshall's (lead)
- Thursday, August 10, 2000
By STACEY WIEDOWER Germantown Road site for areas fourth Marshalls By STACEY WIEDOWER The Daily News Construction is underway on a Marshalls store that will anchor the second phase of a Weston Cos. development along Germantown Parkway at Dexter Road...
36. Archived Article: Real Review Lj
- Tuesday, February 22, 2000
Real Review 2-22-00 Building supply firm buys Lamar Avenue property Builders FirstSource Inc. has purchased a 157,000-square-foot facility on 13 acres in Southeast Memphis designed to accommodate the companys expansion plans. The Dallas-based nation...
37. Archived Article: Saddles
- Tuesday, September 01, 1998
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Saddles Steakhouse to open in Germantown By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News Demolition work will begin in the next two to three weeks on the facade of the building located at the southwest corner of Poplar Pike and Forest Hill Ir...
38. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, January 26, 1998
Jan Jan. 27 The East Shelby Republicans will meet at the Pickering Center, 7771 Poplar Pike, at 7:30 p.m. The speaker will be Republican Party chairman David Kustoff. For more information, call Randy Hendon at 682-8554, Steve Stamson at 528-8409 or ...
39. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, November 24, 1997
Nov Nov. 24 The League of Women Voters will meet at 7 p.m. at the Poplar-White Station Library, 5094 Poplar Ave. The topic will be juvenile crime. The panel of speakers includes Walter Crews, deputy chief with the Memphis Police Department, and Lind...
40. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, October 27, 1997
Oct Oct. 27 The League of Women Voters will meet at 7 p.m. at the Poplar/White Station Public Library, 5094 Poplar Ave. The speakers will be Dr. Fleetis Hannah, a supervising psychologist for Memphis City Schools Mental Health Center, and Dr. James ...