Editorial Results (free)
1. Lasting Legacies
- Saturday, January 31, 2015
A FedEx commercial that never made it past the storyboard stage portrayed company founder, chairman and CEO Fred Smith as a child filling out an order form in the back of a comic book for a batch of Sea-Monkeys, sending it off and waiting for the delivery.
2. Folk’s Folly Rebrands, Renames Butcher Shop
- Thursday, December 18, 2014
Folk’s Folly has finished rebranding and renovating the restaurant’s adjacent butcher shop that opened in 1989, a spate of activity that also included renaming the shop in honor of restaurant founder Humphrey Folk.
3. Once and Again
- Friday, October 03, 2014
I REMEMBER THIS SONG. Last week, I wrote about passing institutions – a couple of examples of places and people that won’t come our way again. I said the past can inform the future, but we can’t go back to some other time.
4. Serving Memphis
- Wednesday, November 21, 2012
The hospitality industry is the nation’s largest private sector employer, yet many in its workforce do not have access to affordable and consistent health care, education opportunities or financial mentoring.
5. Cohen, Flinn Sparring Heats Up as Election Nears
- Monday, October 29, 2012
It’s been an election year in Shelby County dominated by something other than candidates in a local political arena where personality and name recognition usually go far.
There have been significant problems with the accuracy of the vote count, presidential campaigns only momentarily interested in the local Republican and Democratic bases and the politics of tax increases and municipal school districts.
6. Mission at Vito’s To Go: Quality Food Quickly
- Monday, October 10, 2011
The interior of Vito’s To Go resembles a submarine in its claustrophobic crowding of narrow kitchen, prep table, drive-through accommodation, bread-making area, storage and office. Six years in the planning, the restaurant, which features coffee, breakfast, sandwiches, salads and pizzas only on a drive-through, delivery or call-in/pick-up basis, is the creation of Chris Conner, whose extensive experience in construction, engineering and the local restaurant business goes back to the mid-1980s.
7. ‘Off Night’ No Excuse For Bad Dining Experience
- Monday, June 27, 2011
The mantra seems to be: “Every restaurant has an off night.”
So that excuses everything?
You drop a hundred or two hundred bucks on a meal that never cohered and the service was lackadaisical and the atmosphere sort of not on point and you’re supposed to walk out and say to your companion, “Well, I guess every restaurant has an off night,” and you both shake your heads wisely and ruefully?
8. Levitt Shell Preps for Spring Season, Big Star Tribute
- Monday, May 10, 2010
The Levitt Shell in Overton Park took Memphis by storm in its inaugural season by offering free music on themed-genre nights. This season, the schedule is being thrown out the window.
From May 20 to June 20, the Levitt Shell will offer five free weekly concerts featuring local and out-of-town artists in Latin, soul and R&B, Americana, children’s music, and Memphis.
9. Huey’s ‘World-Famous’ Burger Turns 40
- Monday, April 19, 2010
It might have been called “Hamburgers for Healing,” but perhaps that would be too cheesy and obvious. The 40th anniversary party of Huey’s restaurants in Memphis will offer live music and the eatery’s world-famous burgers with hope in every mouthful.
10. Couple Opens Up About Restaurant Closure
- Monday, February 15, 2010
Richard and Barbara Farmer opened Jarrett’s in 1994.
The restaurant on Quince Road in the Yorkshire Square shopping center served its last meal on New Year’s Eve, a victim of the economic downturn.
- Friday, February 20, 2009
The University of Memphis will host Nobel Peace Prize recipient Jody Williams today at 4 p.m. in the Rose Theatre on campus. Williams was awarded the 1997 Nobel Peace Prize for her work in clearing landmine fields and banning landmines in the future. The lecture is free and open to the public.
- Thursday, February 19, 2009
The Shelby County Beer Board will meet today at 2 p.m. at the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. For more information, call Steve Summerall at 545-4301.
- Tuesday, May 13, 2008
The Community Foundation of Greater Memphis will host a seminar for accountants, attorneys and financial planners today at 8:30 a.m. at The Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave., ninth floor. Kathryn Miree, president of Kathryn W. Miree & Associates Inc., will present “The Top Ten Charitable Planning Ideas for 2008.” Registration information is available at www.cfgm.org/seminars.htm.
14. Huey's CEO a Memphis Legacy
- Wednesday, May 07, 2008
Thomas Boggs learned the restaurant trade waiting tables at the TGI Friday's in Overton Square. He learned the value of hard work as a teenager playing drums in a wildly popular early 1960s party band in Memphis. The mix helped create a Midtown institution and a family business run by his daughters.
15. Huey’s Impresario Dies Monday
- Tuesday, May 06, 2008
Thomas Boggs learned the restaurant trade waiting tables at the TGI Friday’s in Overton Square. He learned the value of hard work as a teenager playing drums in a wildly popular early ’60s party band in Memphis. The mix helped to create a Midtown institution.
16. UTHSC College of Allied Health Sciences Appoints Frey as Dean
- Wednesday, January 16, 2008
Dr. William R. Frey has been appointed dean of the College of Allied Health Sciences at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.
Frey has served as the interim dean of the college since May 2005. He has been an adjunct faculty member in the College of Education at the University of Memphis since January 2005.
17. 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."
18. Memphis Eateries Lead Heart-Healthy Way
- Wednesday, May 23, 2007
The home of arguably the best burger in town also has become home to the Memphis Heart Clinic's (MHC) heart-healthy menu.
On a recent afternoon, during the midday rush hour, Huey's restaurant at 4872 Poplar Ave. seamlessly introduced its heart-healthy offerings, which include grilled mahi mahi, a veggie burger and, instead of fries, a small garden salad as a side item.
- Thursday, January 19, 2006
The Society of Entrepreneurs holds an Entrepreneurs Roundtable meeting at noon today at Folks Folly Prime Steak House, 551 S. Mendenhall Road. Thomas Boggs, president and CEO of Huey's, Half Shell, Tsunami and Folks Folly, is the guest speaker. Registration is $25. Call 682-9920 or visit www.soememphis.com to register.
- Wednesday, January 18, 2006
The Memphis Advertising Federation meets at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Bill McCuddy, Fox News' entertainment correspondent, is the guest speaker. Cost is free for members, $25 for guests and $10 for students. For reservations, visit www.memphisadfed.org or contact Donna Smith at 767-6374.
21. Archived Article: Huey's (lead)
- Friday, December 06, 2002
Hueys on tap Hueys serves up E. Memphis, Southwind locations
By MARY DANDO
The Daily News
East side, west side, all over the town might well describe the proliferation of Hueys Bar & Grill restaurants throughout the Memphis area in the ...
22. Archived Article: Lightman (lead)
- Tuesday, June 25, 2002
Hueys and Half Shell expand eastward
Hueys, Half Shell order
By SUE PEASE
The Daily News
A Memphis developer has begun construction on a retail center in East Memphis, which will add two established restaurants to t...
23. Archived Article: Standout
- Friday, May 17, 2002
Family man Family man By MARY DANDO The Daily News Restaurateur, musician and community activist all the monikers fit very well but the best description for this years president of Memphis in May would probably be family man. The family of Thomas Bo...
24. Archived Article: Dma P.2
- Thursday, October 11, 2001
Downtown merchants gather for forum
Downtown merchants gather for forum
By SUE PEASE
The Daily News
Making sure residents and visitors to the Bluff City know what businesses reside Downtown, but more importantly making sure people visit ...
25. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, November 16, 1998
Nov Nov. 16 Public Issues Forum will meet at 7 p.m. at Memphis Community Foundation, 1900 Union Ave. The topic will be health care in Tennessee. The panelists are Dr. James Fleming, president-elect of the Tennessee Medical Association; Thomas Boggs,...
26. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, November 09, 1998
Nov Nov. 9 The International Association of Administrative Professionals will meet at 6 p.m. at Berclair Baptist Church, 4854 Summer Ave. For more information, call 762-9060. Nov. 10 Buckeye Toastmasters will meet at 7:15 p.m. at Germantown United M...