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1. International Interaction
- Saturday, May 11, 2013
Memphians and out-of-towners are gathering Downtown throughout this month to hear the stirring sounds of the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, savor the product of competitive barbecue cooking and watch major touring acts rock the stages at Tom Lee Park.
2. Celebrating Rails
- Thursday, May 09, 2013
More railroad passengers boarded and stepped off Amtrak trains at Memphis Central Station in 2012 as travelers turned to trains amid higher gas prices and improved rail reliability.
Passengers who embarked and alighted in Memphis gained 11.2 percent to 73,116 travelers in the 2012 fiscal year ended Oct. 31, compared with 65,769 passengers a year earlier.
3. Dixon Opens Petit Palais Jewelry Exhibition
- Tuesday, April 30, 2013
A rare display of French jewelry and designs at the Dixon Gallery and Gardens traces the history of jewelry design from the late 17th century to after World War II.
The exhibition, “Bijoux parisiens: French jewelry from the Petit Palais,” marks the second collaboration in three years between the Petit Palais in Paris and the Dixon Gallery and Gardens.
4. Taste of Jubilee to Benefit Underprivileged Students
- Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Founded in 1947, St. John Catholic School at 2717 Lamar Ave. was once the largest Catholic school in Memphis.
5. Rediscovering the Past
- Friday, March 15, 2013
High-rise office buildings surround it on two sides and even the multistoried rectory at St. Peter Catholic Church offers a downward view of the Magevney House on Adams Avenue, east of Third Street.
6. ‘It’ Goes to Committee
- Friday, January 11, 2013
THREE YEARS LATER, MEMPHIS GOES TO COMMITTEE. Almost three years ago, in the hope that we were on the verge of positioning ourselves, of taking our rightful place among places, I wrote this in another column:
7. Google Enables Virtual Tour of Amro Music
- Friday, December 07, 2012
Google has extended its Street View technology inside select shops and businesses around the country.
And the new feature, which allows users to search for a participating business and then virtually browse inside it, has started to show up in Memphis.
8. Mallory-Neely House Reopening Seen as Boon for Victorian Village
- Tuesday, November 06, 2012
Thanks to a new roof and disability compliance, the Mallory-Neely House will be open to the public Fridays and Saturdays beginning Friday, Nov. 9.
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places and located at 652 Adams Ave. in Downtown Memphis’ Victorian Village Historic District, the Mallory-Neely House retains most of the original historic interiors, furniture and artifacts.
9. 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.
10. ‘Back in Time’
- Tuesday, September 25, 2012
When local model railroaders first got together with the idea two years ago, there was little more than a dream and a dark tunnel.
Today, the light at the end of that tunnel is the 2,500-square-foot Memphis Railroad & Trolley Museum at 545 S. Main St. in Downtown.
- Friday, September 14, 2012
Families of Incarcerated Individuals Inc. will hold its small-business startup fair for ex-offenders Friday, Sept. 14, at 11 a.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Visit familiesofincarcerated.org.
12. For the People
- Monday, September 03, 2012
It’s well-known that the Memphis area’s population suffers from a host of chronic health issues, from obesity to hypertension to Type 2 diabetes, making it ground zero for students and researchers dedicated to finding solutions to public health issues.
13. Graceland Marks 30th Year as Tourist Attraction
- Thursday, June 14, 2012
MEMPHIS (AP) – When Graceland opened to the public 30 years ago this month, nobody knew if it would be a success. Nearly 18 million visitors later, the house where Elvis Presley once lived is a money-making business that's helped transform the city of Memphis into a top destination for music lovers.
14. Brooks Taps into City’s ‘Soul’
- Monday, May 28, 2012
The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art spent last summer taking an extensive look at French Impressionism, but this year it looks closer to home.
“The Soul of a City,” opening June 9, will offer art lovers a rare glimpse of works by African-American artists owned by private collections in Memphis.
15. Bed Tax Hike Talks Turn To High Airfares
- Thursday, May 17, 2012
This week’s discussion by the Memphis City Council about raising the hotel-motel bed tax sprouted wings and was bound early on for the much larger and emotional topic of high airfares at Memphis International Airport.
16. Council Votes Down Bed Tax Increase
- Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Memphis City Council members voted down a proposed increase in the hotel-motel bed tax Tuesday, May 15, in a debate with local tourism industry leaders that focused just as much on high air fares into and out of Memphis International Airport.
17. Second Budget Vote Tops Agenda
- Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Memphis City Council members take the second of three votes Tuesday, May 15, on a city budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1 as well as a property tax rate for the fiscal year to come.
But the council is still weighing its options and gathering information through a budget committee that continues meeting Tuesday morning at City Hall.
18. 360 Photos Gives Companies Edge With Panoramic Tours
- Monday, May 07, 2012
When people think of virtual tours, residential real estate typically comes to mind. Panoramic tours use a sequence of carefully assembled high-quality images stitched together, offering larger, clearer views, which makes the technology a valuable tool for real estate agents, who can offer potential buyers an in-depth look at property, regardless of their geographic location.
19. First Tennessee Foundation Awards $385K in Arts Grants
- Monday, April 30, 2012
The First Tennessee Foundation is distributing $385,000 in grants to 15 Memphis-area arts groups through a new ArtsFirst grants partnership with ArtsMemphis.
All requests for First Tennessee Foundation ArtsFirst grants are made through ArtsMemphis.
20. Called to Serve
- Monday, April 23, 2012
It’s hard to spot changes on the Midtown campus of Rhodes College.
The campus’ landscape is thick with old and massive trees in a part of town known for its impressive canopy of trees. And the difference between new and older buildings on the campus is intentionally hard to tell because the Gothic stone structures are built with rocks from the same quarry in the same style.
21. City Council Approves Pink Palace Agreement
- Thursday, February 23, 2012
Memphis City Council members approved on Tuesday, Feb. 21, the terms of a $20 million multiyear renovation of the Memphis Pink Palace Museum
The contract approved by the council with Memphis Museums Inc., a private nonprofit group, would require MMI to raise $10 million – half of the total – from private sources.
22. Council Approves Pink Palace Renovation and Elvis Presley Blvd Funding
- Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Memphis City Council members approved Tuesday, Feb. 21, the terms of a $20 million multi-year renovation of the Memphis Pink Palace Museum and advanced $16 million in funding over two fiscal years starting this June for improvements along Elvis Presley Boulevard in Whitehaven.
23. Council to Weigh Pink Palace Funding
- Tuesday, February 21, 2012
A $20 million upgrade of the Memphis Pink Palace Museum tops the Tuesday, Feb. 21, Memphis City Council agenda that also includes two items key to Overton Square redevelopment and $510,000 in capital appropriations for the Memphis Area Transit Authority.
24. Pink Palace Educator on Antarctic Expedition
- Friday, February 03, 2012
When she’s not busy tagging and tracking seals with a team of scientists in Antarctica, Memphis educator Alex Eilers is responding to email questions and sending postcards to her students and community supporters, who are following her journey online.
25. Renaissance 2012
- Friday, February 03, 2012
It may be the start of a new year for most people, but for arts organizations in Memphis, it’s a new life altogether. Tough economic years in 2009 and 2010 led to creative collaborations in 2011, which some say will bloom into financial success in 2012.
26. Four Memphis Museums Reaccredited Through 2026
- Monday, January 30, 2012
The American Association of Museums has announced three Memphis museums have been reaccredited for 2011 through 2026.
The Dixon Gallery and Gardens, The Pink Palace Museum and the National Civil Rights Museum were accredited during the 2011 review cycle.
27. Grand Masters Arrive at Dixon
- Monday, January 09, 2012
For the New Year, the Dixon Gallery and Gardens chose an exhibition so grand it wouldn’t all fit through the doors.
No problem, said Dixon director Kevin Sharp. Museum officials just expanded the doors.
28. Design 500 Finds Passion Preparing Museum Exhibits
- Monday, January 02, 2012
Scott Blake’s home office in a historic building at 671 Jefferson Ave. is clearly the abode of a man with a deep love of art, history and design.
29. ArtsMemphis Announces New Grant Program
- Monday, December 19, 2011
ArtsMemphis is using a $750,000, three-year lead gift from The Assisi Foundation of Memphis Inc. to launch a new initiative to support the arts outreach programming of museums, performing arts companies, visual arts centers and other arts groups in Shelby County.
30. Memphis – With a Bow On Top
- Friday, December 09, 2011
GIVE MEMPHIS TO SOMEBODY YOU LOVE. Put a polar bear and a panda under the tree. But walk them first. You really don’t want all that on the living room rug. Do this yourself; don’t ask Santa. Polar bears make reindeer skittish.
31. Massey Joins OrthoMemphis, Continues Family Tradition
- Wednesday, November 09, 2011
Dr. Matthew Bradley Massey has joined OrthoMemphis and will his focus his practice on musculoskeletal problems of the foot, ankle and knee.
32. CMOM Names Roberts Marketing, Fundraising Coord.
- Wednesday, October 19, 2011
Carrie Callaway Roberts has been named marketing and fundraising coordinator at The Children’s Museum of Memphis.
- Friday, September 23, 2011
The Gavel Club of Memphis will meet for a Dutch treat lunch at Friday, Sept. 23, at 11:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Julie Pierotti, assistant curator at the Dixon Gallery and Gardens, will speak. For more information, call Bob Gray at 290-5721.
34. Museums Participate In Smithsonian Museum Day
- Thursday, September 22, 2011
Admission to several Memphis museums will be free Saturday, Sept. 24, as part of Museum Day, an annual event hosted by Smithsonian Magazine. Participating venues include the Metal Museum, Belz Museum, Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum and Dixon Gallery and Gardens.
35. Hometown Exploration
- Thursday, September 08, 2011
Cruise by Sun Studio any day of the week and you’ll see tourists from every corner of the globe taking photographs of its famous brown brick façade and queuing up for a ticket to the birthplace of rock ‘n’ roll.
36. Children’s Museum’s Reputation Built on Originality
- Tuesday, September 06, 2011
Dr. Seuss said sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple, and the secret to the continued success of the Children’s Museum of Memphis (CMOM) seems to lie in the facility’s simple willingness to take heed of its visitors’ suggestions.
- Friday, August 05, 2011
The Rotary Club of Memphis Central will meet Friday from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Darrin Mullis will speak about the Holy Rosary Angel Program, an autism educational support service. Cost is $20 for nonmembers. For reservations, call Karen Shea at 683-9099.
38. Art Tag Team
- Thursday, July 21, 2011
Two Memphis art museums hoping to attract new audiences decided that joining forces makes a great first impression.
“A Very Impressionistic Summer,” which includes separate but related exhibitions at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art and the Dixon Gallery and Gardens, will involve a rare financial collaboration between the institutions as well as shared programming.
39. Renewed Vision
- Tuesday, July 12, 2011
Victorian Village Inc. executive director Scott Blake has spent the past five years diligently working to revitalize the neighborhood he calls home, and a slew of recent projects indicate Victorian Village could be on the cusp of a renaissance.
40. Brooks Unveils Impressionist Revolution
- Monday, July 11, 2011
Revolution is the subject of an expansive new exhibition at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, but there’s not a battle scene in site.
“Monet to Cézanne/Cassatt to Sargent: The Impressionist Revolution” will survey the works of some 40 painters, both French and American, who defied the conventions of their time and led art into a new era.
41. Dixon Returns to French Roots
- Monday, June 20, 2011
The Dixon Gallery and Gardens is going back to its roots in a big way. After numerous American art exhibitions, French Impressionism will again take center stage with a massive collection by one of the genre’s rock stars.
42. Ardent Studios Adds New Film Department
- Thursday, June 09, 2011
Ardent Studios will celebrate the opening of its new film department with a reception Thursday night, June 9, at the legendary recording studio.
The new venture represents a tie to Ardent’s past. L.A. film veteran Jonathan Pekar will head the department. His father, Ron Pekar, was the graphic designer for Ardent in the early days, designing the original studio logo ad the iconic neon logo for Big Star’s “#1 Record.”
43. Dixon to Present Forain Exhibit
- Thursday, June 02, 2011
The Dixon Gallery and Gardens will present the summer exhibition “Jean-Louis Forain: La Comédie parisienne” June 26 through October 9 at the Dixon, 4339 Park Ave.
44. Travel Officials Optimistic About Summer Season
- Monday, May 30, 2011
NASHVILLE (AP) – The Dollywood theme park in Pigeon Forge has a new ride that park namesake Dolly Parton is "plain scared" to ride.
In Nashville, famed for records and rhinestones, the raucous downtown honkytonks are prepared to serve cold beer and hot songs.
45. Museum Could Be Great Fit for Memphis’ Future
- Monday, March 07, 2011
A museum is more than old stuff on a wall or under glass.
And with today’s technology, museums increasingly are about more than what can physically be put on display.
The William Eggleston museum may be the ultimate Memphis story – the art world finally catching up to an artist whose work was both of his time and ahead of his time.
46. Coming into Focus
- Monday, March 07, 2011
In the realm of urban attractions, museums present somewhat of a paradox.
Often, they’re privately funded. But in a broader sense – a civic sense – they’re public spaces. They’re open to the public, shaped to address a public issue or meet a public need.
47. ‘Radical Painter’ on Display at Dixon
- Monday, February 14, 2011
The Dixon Gallery and Gardens continues its foray into the major schools of American art with a look at the loaded compositions of a worker artist with a simple name.
“Joe Jones: Radical Painter of the American Scene” opened at the Dixon last month and runs through April 17. It is the latest in a string of American exhibits to fill the galleries of Memphis’ hub for French Impressionism.
48. Orgs Embrace Technology Via Mobile Device Integration
- Thursday, January 27, 2011
When visitors entered Memphis Brooks Museum of Art’s Who Shot Rock & Roll exhibition last summer, they were handed an iPod Touch outfitted with an audio-guided tour of the exhibit’s iconic images.
It was the Brooks’ first foray into the emerging world of mobile technology, and it changed the museum’s entire approach to interacting with its guests.
49. Crosstown Arts Looks to Take City to Next Creative Level
- Monday, November 29, 2010
As an arts community, Memphis is world-renowned. The city’s rich, bluesy culture is inextricably tied to its deep traditions in the visual and performing arts.
A newly formed nonprofit is working to take the city one step further – to establish Memphis not only as a strong arts community, but as a strong artists’ community.
50. Housing History Needs an Update
- Friday, October 29, 2010
We have the key to history. Open the doors.
Together, they are home to more than 300 years of Memphis.
In one, a pioneering schoolteacher lived and raised a family, holding the new city’s first Catholic mass in the tiny drawing room. In the other, several of the city’s first and foremost families held court in 25 rooms, standing on parquet floors beneath soaring, elaborately decorated ceilings.
51. Metal Museum Joins Growing Trend of Offering Music
- Thursday, September 16, 2010
When Carissa Hussong became the executive director of the Metal Museum, she didn’t realize she was going into the music business.
This month, the museum, formerly called the National Ornamental Metal Museum, joined its fellow art museums around the city in offering evening music performances, which these days is becoming less an option and more of an expectation.
52. Delta Dental Awards Six Memphis Orgs
- Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Delta Dental of Tennessee has announced recipients of its “45 years 45 grants” community grant program.
Grant recipients include Junior Achievement of Memphis, Pink Palace Family of Museums, Shelby Residential & Vocational Services, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital/Dental Clinic, The Children’s Museum of Memphis, and Urban Smiles University of Tennessee Health Science Center.
53. Council to Vote on Fate of Lee House
- Wednesday, September 08, 2010
Sometimes, a classic is allowed to gather dust indefinitely on the shelf, its value and artistic worth in danger of being forgotten.
That’s the fate historic preservationists have been trying to reverse for the Lee House at 690 Adams Ave. And now, after months of planning a new future for the home, they’re close to having a reason to celebrate.
54. Preserving History
- Thursday, August 19, 2010
Each month volunteers get a chance to work alongside professional archaeologists by processing and cataloging artifacts at Chucalissa, the site of Native American burial mounds discovered in the 1930s as workers prepared T.O. Fuller State Park in South Memphis.
55. Preservation And Smart Development Have Place in Midtown
- Monday, July 26, 2010
For more than 40 years now, Midtown has been many things to many people.
The area’s largely unplanned path from the earliest days of Overton Square has resulted in a part of Memphis that is as much a feeling as it is a place on a map.
56. Tradition is Great, But MIM Needs Newer Approach
- Monday, May 10, 2010
It may be time to rethink the Memphis in May International Festival.
The month of activities has continually evolved over the decades, but we’re talking about more than an evolution or adjustment.
57. Inman Construction Acquired by EMJ Corp.
- Friday, January 29, 2010
The longtime Memphis-based commercial construction firm Inman Construction has been acquired by Chattanooga, Tenn.-based EMJ Corp., the companies announced Thursday.
58. Stephens Named Executive Director Of Exceptional Foundation of West Tenn.
- Wednesday, December 16, 2009
Jeni Stephens has been named the executive director of the Exceptional Foundation of West Tennessee.
Stephens was appointed following a national search conducted by the EFWT.
She joins the EFWT with a 14-year background in nonprofit administration. She most recently served as deputy director of development for the Pink Palace Family of Museums. She also has served as director of marketing and development for the Memphis Bioworks Foundation and the Memphis Academy of Science in Engineering.
59. Mud Island Makeover
- Monday, November 30, 2009
In August 1976, Roy Harrover, the Memphis architect who designed such landmarks as Memphis International Airport, Memphis College of Art and the NBC Bank Building wrote a six-page description of a project then known as Volunteer Park.
60. Conway Brings Compassionate Nature, Diverse Interests To Memphis Area Legal Services
- Thursday, November 12, 2009
Liz Conway has joined Memphis Area Legal Services Inc. as director of development. In that capacity, she will oversee MALS’ annual Access to Justice Campaign.
61. Brooks Museum of Art Lands Gem With European Masterpieces Exhibit
- Monday, October 19, 2009
The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art earlier this month opened the largest exhibit of its 94-year-history with European art from an unusual location. Unbeknownst to most outside art circles, one of the largest and most varied collections of western European masterpieces outside of Europe is in America’s backyard in the Caribbean.
62. Commission To Foster Ties Between Memphis, Berlin
- Monday, August 03, 2009
The Shelby County Commission is likely to give its support today to a resolution encouraging a budding film industry alliance between Memphis and Berlin spurred by Memphis Film Commissioner Linn Sitler.
63. 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.
64. Decaying Heritage: Historic preservation reaches ‘tipping point’
- Monday, June 08, 2009
Historic Memphis is rotting faster than the deteriorating economy.
Tight credit markets, long foreclosure lists, frequent mortgage flipping and financially struggling property owners have proven to be bigger threats to the city’s landmark structures than bulldozers. Demolition by neglect is rampant, and preservation leaders don’t yet know what to do about it.
- Thursday, March 26, 2009
The Shelby County Board of Commissioners Needs Assessment Committee will meet today at 8:30 a.m. in the Shelby County Administration Building, 114 N. Main St. For more information, call Steve Summerall at 545-4301.
66. McDowell Named Radiology Director At Methodist University Hospital
- Wednesday, January 07, 2009
Tina McDowell has been promoted to director of radiology at Methodist University Hospital. She served as the manager of diagnostic radiology at MUH for the past six years.
67. WKNO to Air Homer Documentary
- Thursday, October 09, 2008
WKNO Channel 10 today will present the two-hour documentary “Winslow Homer: Society and Solitude” about the life of famed painter Winslow Homer at 8 p.m.
The film is a result of six years’ work by director Steven John Ross, a professor in the Department of Communications at the University of Memphis.
- Friday, September 05, 2008
MPACT Memphis will meet for lunch today at noon at Flying Fish, 105 S. Second St. For more information or to R.S.V.P., contact Frank Langston at email@example.com.
Rhodes College will host a presentation by David Gillikin of Vassar College and David Goodwin of Denison University on their work with mussels today at 2:30 p.m. in Frazier Jelke B on the Rhodes Campus, 2000 North Parkway. For more information, call Kesler at 843-3557.
- Thursday, September 04, 2008
The Mid-South Area Business Travel Association will hold a luncheon today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse, 6245 Poplar Ave. My Harrison, special agent in charge of the Memphis Field Office of the FBI, will discuss safety and security. Cost is $25 for members and $40 for guests. For more information, visit www.msabta.com.
70. Downtown Market Study Mostly Favorable
- Wednesday, July 30, 2008
At more than 90 pages long, a new market study prepared by a pair of research firms provides a look at Downtown Memphis by the numbers.
In some respects, the numbers are encouraging, and the Center City Commission’s board of directors got their own look at the study last week.
71. Shuttered Irish Landmark Could Reopen
- Monday, March 17, 2008
How Irish is the Magevney House? The Downtown landmark is so Irish that Eugene Magevney's bride-to-be brought soil from Ireland with her when she arrived in Memphis in 1840 to marry him.
The garden using that soil Mary Magevney planted and tended remains one of the home's distinctive features.
72. Memphis LibraryHonored by First Lady
- Tuesday, January 15, 2008
The Memphis Public Library & Information Center was among 10 cultural institutions recognized by first lady Laura Bush in a ceremony in Washington Monday.
Bush handed out the 2007 Instit
73. Public Library Wins National Award
- Friday, November 09, 2007
The Memphis Public Library & Information Center is among five library systems in the nation that recently were selected as a recipient of a 2007 National Medal for Museum and Library Service.
74. Brooks Director MovesTo Minneapolis Museum
- Thursday, September 27, 2007
Kaywin Feldman, director of the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, has accepted a position at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, one of the 10 largest museums in the country.
Feldman will lea
75. Elvis Managers PlanOverhaul for Graceland
- Thursday, August 02, 2007
The thousands of Elvis Presley fans descending on Memphis for the 30th anniversary of his death Aug. 16 won't see much sign of it, but plans are moving along for big-time changes at Graceland.
76. Elvis Managers Plan Big-Time Overhaul for Graceland
- Wednesday, August 01, 2007
MEMPHIS (AP) - The thousands of Elvis Presley fans descending on Memphis for the 30th anniversary of his death Aug. 16 won't see much sign of it, but plans are moving along for big-time changes at Graceland.
77. 'Rosa Parks Act' signed into law in Tennessee
- Friday, June 08, 2007
NASHVILLE - Tennesseans charged with crimes while protesting segregation-era laws will be able to have their records cleared beginning next month.
Gov. Phil Bredesen has signed what is known as the Rosa Parks Act into law, according to information released by his office Thursday.
78. Local CORE Chapter Forms in Memphis
- Monday, November 13, 2006
One of the oldest civil rights organizations is forming a Tennessee chapter that will be based in Memphis.
The formation of the Tennessee chapter of CORE (Congress of Racial Equality) w
79. Former Memphian Returns With Position at Glankler Brown
- Thursday, October 19, 2006
LESLEY J. GUDEHUS
Special to The Daily News For Michael D. Tauer, the decision to join Glankler Brown PLLC was largely a family affair. Born in New York but raised in Memphis, Tauer, along with his wife, Sarah, recently moved from Washington back to Memphis in anticipation of the birth of their first child. An associate for the firm, Tauer concentrates his practice in the area of general litigation.He is an alumnus of Memphis University School (MUS), and he earned his bachelor's degree in psychology at the University of Pennsylvania in 1999. In 2003, Tauer graduated magna cum laude from the Boston University School of Law, where he served on the Public Interest Law Journal and received the G. Joseph Tauro and Edward F. Hennessey Distinguished Scholar awards. After graduating from law school, he served as a clerk to Judge Martha B. Sosman, associate justice of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts. More recently, he worked at the large, high-profile Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP's Washington office.Q: What sparked your interest in a law career?
- Monday, October 02, 2006
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence presents "What Every Board Member Should Know About Ethics (to Stay Out of Trouble)" today from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Buckman Hall at Christian Brothers University, 650 E. Parkway South. Cost is $40 for members and $60 for non-members. Visit www.npexcellence.org to register.
81. Art and Architecture
- Tuesday, September 26, 2006
By the end of his 70-year career, architect Frank Lloyd Wright had designed 1,141 buildings, including homes, churches, schools, libraries, museums and more.
Much has been written about the master architect since his death in 1959. He was homespun and a big spender, as well as experimental and deeply intellectual. He was perfectly coiffed, scornful of reporters and even the subject of a song by Simon & Garfunkel, "So Long, Frank Lloyd Wright."
82. ISRAEL ON TAP TONIGHT
- Tuesday, September 19, 2006
Everyone knows the scenario.
You're on the hunt for a new house, and as soon as you've found that certain address with all the right mix of charm, elegance and elbow room, it becomes apparent, even if there's no accounting for it: This is the one.
83. 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.
84. Archived Article
- Wednesday, May 31, 2006
TDN: Tell me a bit about your new facility - location, size, how many classes it will facilitate, etc.
KST: The location is on York Avenue between Meda and Young just north of the Urban Arts Commission/Cooper-Young trestle bridge. We think of it as a gateway into Cooper-Young. It is currently 11,000 square feet, but will have 14,000 square feet of useable space once complete. We will be able to triple our capacity for classes, operate a core program for students on a professional track, add community and adult classes and host other local dance groups that require a space with quality floors for safety and more room than they currently have access to. Pilates Central will operate a full service Pilates studio upstairs. NBE is a stakeholder in Heart of the Arts in partnership with Playhouse on the Square. We are two minutes down the street from the new theater location, where we will be able to rent performance space.
85. Antique Shop Owner Channels Artistic Passion Into 18th Century Artifacts
- Wednesday, May 10, 2006
Millicent Ford Creech sums up her business quite simply: It's a passion that just got out of hand. Originally a prominent artist who spent hours upon hours locked in her studio, she would allow the rhythm of the brush strokes to carry her off into whatever she happened to be creating.
- Friday, March 03, 2006
The Memphis Area Home Builders Association presents the 2006 Vesta Home Expo from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. today through Sunday at Agricenter International, 7777 Walnut Grove Road. For additional information, call 756-4500.
87. Learn How to Work a Room at Small Business Chamber Event
- Monday, February 27, 2006
The Mid-South Small Business Chamber of Commerce presents a speed networking meeting titled "How to Effectively Work a Room" from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Owen Brennan's restaurant, 6150 Poplar Ave. Call 259-1093 or visit www.smallbusinesschamber.com.
88. Nonprofit Riverfront Group Gleans Ideas from Chattanooga
- Monday, February 20, 2006
About 20 years ago, Chattanooga had a rusting industrial Downtown area with air pollution that rivaled Los Angeles' smog. Now, many publications list it as one of the best places to live in America.
89. Memphis Heritage Seeks New Funding
- Tuesday, December 13, 2005
When city leaders gathered at Pat O'Brien's on Beale Street Friday to examine plans for a new hotel near FedExForum, there was the usual applause for all the new development occurring throughout Downtown.
90. Grant Center Program Offers Help for Nonprofits
- Friday, December 09, 2005
It's not uncommon on an afternoon in Downtown to see columns of schoolchildren stride soundlessly into the renovated Fire Engine House No. 1 at 118 Adams St., where they marvel at such exhibits as a horse-drawn steam engine, a dispatcher's radio that plays actual 911 calls and an outdoor sculpture that memorializes fire fighters who have died in the line of duty.
- Friday, October 14, 2005
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers hosts a professional development conference today and Saturday at the University of Memphis Fogelman Executive Center, 330 Innovation Drive. Call (800) 733-4763, Ext. 4500.
- Thursday, October 06, 2005
The Memphis Pink Palace Family of Museums presents the 33rd annual Pink Palace Crafts Fair today through Sunday at Audubon Park. For more information, call 320-6362 or 320-6408.
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors Commercial Council presents "USA Patriot Act & Commercial Real Estate" as part of its broker forum series from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Friday in the Martin Edwards Jr. Education Center at MAAR, 6393 Poplar Ave. Cost is free for Commercial Council members; $15 for non-members. Call 818-2428.
93. Commercial Council Hosts Forum on Patriot Act
- Monday, October 03, 2005
The Millington Chamber of Commerce hosts its monthly membership meeting from noon to 1 p.m. at Old Timer's Restaurant, 7918 Centre St. For more information, call 872-1486.
- Wednesday, September 14, 2005
The Memphis chapter of the Public Relations Society of America hosts its annual ethics program at 11:45 a.m. today at Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Contact Samantha Jernigan at 409-0619 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Friday, August 19, 2005
The Memphis Regional Chamber's Business Showcase 2005 continues through today at the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. The theme for the event is "Memphis: A Tapestry of the New Economy." Call 543-3527.
96. U of M Law School Hosts Annual Alumni Dinner
- Monday, August 15, 2005
The Alzheimer's Association presents "Introduction to Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease: Beginning to Cope" from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the association's offices at 326 Ellsworth Road. Call 565-0011 for more information.
97. Future of Riverfront Still Up for Discussion
- Tuesday, August 09, 2005
Virginia McLean spent a recent afternoon walking through Boston Common, taking in the sights and sounds of the bustling, 50-acre public park that is recognized as the oldest in the country.
While there, she couldn't help but see the future of the Memphis riverfront in an area of Boston once used for cattle grazing, but now filled with concerts, ballgames and other recreation. Those kinds of uses are what McLean, president of Friends for Our Riverfront, hopes to see more of along the edge of the Mississippi River.
- Tuesday, July 26, 2005
The Memphis Regional Chamber launches its 2005 Total Resource Campaign today with an 11:30 a.m. kickoff luncheon at AutoZone Park. The 12-week campaign, titled "It's a Whole New Ballgame," aims to raise $1.3 million for the organization. Call 543-3500.
99. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Friday, June 17, 2005
Front Street Property
Front Street Property
Sells for $1.4 Million
301 South Front Street GP has purchased five parcels at 301 S. Front St. near Vance and Pontotoc avenues from Pinnacle Partners of Memphis LLC for $1.4 million. Renasant Ban...
100. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, June 06, 2005
Councilman Jones Hosts Town Hall Meeting
Womens Foundation Hosts Lunch-and-Learn
Memphis City Council member E.C. Jones holds a town hall meeting from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the North Frayser Community Center, 2555 St. Elmo Ave. The ...