Editorial Results (free)
1. Change of Scenery
- Saturday, July 20, 2013
After spending years or decades in their current form, longtime staples of the local real estate scene are about to disappear or undergo major changes that will forever alter the city’s built landscape.
2. Historic Transformation
- Thursday, July 11, 2013
Around nine years ago Scott Blake was walking to St. Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral when he noticed a window in the tower at the historic James Lee House in Victorian Village had been blown out, exposing it to the elements.
3. Fresh Start
- Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Years ago, after leaving the 9-to-5 of the corporate world, Cathy McKee decided she wanted to get more serious about cooking.
4. Growing Concept
- Wednesday, March 06, 2013
The winter months can be tougher on food truck vendors as cold temperatures often keep paying customers inside. But as spring approaches and nicer weather resumes, many local operators are getting set to ramp up operations.
5. Brothers to Open Brewery on Broad
- Tuesday, February 19, 2013
A new craft brewery is coming to one of Memphis’ up-and-coming areas – the Broad Avenue Historic District.
Wiseacre Brewing Co., a concept from brothers Kellan Bartosch and Davin Bartosch, has leased 13,000 square feet at 2783 Broad Ave. and is planning to open by late 2013. They chose the old warehouse for its “big open space” and the Binghampton neighborhood for its community appeal.
6. Work Moves Forward on Midtown’s Chiwawa
- Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Plans are moving forward for Chiwawa, a Southern-inspired Mexican restaurant near Overton Square in Midtown that hopes to open this fall.
A $347,257 permit was recently filed for Chiwawa’s renovations of the two-story, 3,196-square-foot building at 2059 Madison Ave. The space housed Chicago Pizza Factory in the 1980s and has been vacant since.
7. Food Fare Event Set For Thursday in Court Square
- Thursday, May 10, 2012
The newly formed Memphis Food Truck Association will host a Food Truck Fare Thursday, May 10, at Downtown’s Court Square.
Participating vendors are Fuel Café, YoLo Frozen Yogurt & Gelato, Square Meal on Wheels, Memphis Munchies, Kona Ice, Revival Southern Food Co., Mark’s Grill, Healthy Delicious, Rockin’ Dough and Scooter’s.
8. Berger Working on Food Truck Alliance
- Friday, April 27, 2012
As if owning and operating the city’s fastest growing self-serve frozen yogurt business isn’t enough, Taylor Berger is about to add two more hospitality titles to his resume.
9. Defining Memphis: The Wrap-Up
- Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Last week we spotlighted more heartfelt responses to the question: “What does Memphis mean to you?” It has been amazing, over the last few weeks, to have Memphians share their personal thoughts and how they define our great city. This week let us offer one last set of colorful responses – but I encourage you to keep the conversation alive as we work together to create our Memphis narrative and spread it worldwide.
10. Dining on the Go
- Monday, January 02, 2012
The local food truck scene is proving to be a viable alternative for Downtown lunch-goers, with plenty of repeat customers.
And with the ability to change locations daily, mobile kitchens have appealing real estate implications.
11. New Dishes
- Thursday, December 29, 2011
Memphis’ eyes were bigger than its stomach in 2011, but in a good way.
Some local restaurateurs launched completely new concepts; others entered new submarkets with additional stores. Even a handful of national retailers entered the Memphis market after having locations elsewhere in Tennessee for years.
12. Changes in Dining Scene Highlight Dynamic Year
- Monday, December 26, 2011
On Thanksgiving Eve, we drove to the airport to pick up my stepson, one of whose flights had been delayed, so it was after 10 by the time he emerged from baggage claim. All being hungry, I drove to Cooper-Young, thinking we could easily get in at the recently opened Alchemy at 10:30.
13. New Gourmet Food Truck Hits Streets of Memphis
- Friday, December 16, 2011
Revival Southern Food Co. is the latest truck to hit Memphis streets in response to the national food truck craze.
14. Cooper-Young Beerfest Slated for Oct. 15
- Monday, October 10, 2011
Cooper-Young Regional Beerfest organizers have added a number of regional beer brewers and local food vendors to the second annual festival, slated for Saturday, Oct. 15, at 1 p.m. in the Lifelink Memphis parking lot at 1015 S. Cooper St.
15. Outward Sound
- Tuesday, September 06, 2011
Over the next several months, Memphis music lovers will be outdoors frequently in anticipation of good company, a relaxing evening and great tunes.
And performers of all stripes and levels of success – from storytellers to Southern guitar gods to an orchestra pumping out the swinging sounds of the 1930s – will be on deck to give them all that and more.
16. Loftus’ The Brass Door: ‘Pub Inside a Museum’
- Monday, August 22, 2011
Seamus Loftus sits down for an interview on the mezzanine of his new Irish pub, The Brass Door, looks over at a ventilation duct next to him, runs a finger along one edge and purses his lips in disapproval. He calls a staff member over. “Look,” he says, “I’m not mad, and I don’t remember who’s in charge upstairs, but there’s dust all over these vents. This is unacceptable. Just bring me a rag and I’ll wipe them off.”
17. Consumers Give Holiday Shopping Season a Big Start
- Wednesday, December 15, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) – Retail sales rose for a fifth straight month in November, suggesting a strong holiday shopping season and raising hopes that consumers will boost the economy in the coming months.
18. Restaurateur Edwards to Reincarnate Bon Ton Cafe
- Monday, October 11, 2010
Every city has restaurants like these Downtown, usually near the courts and lawyers’ offices or the banks, restaurants that serve traditional breakfasts and plate lunches to customers who might be wearing white shirts and ties or workers in blue or gray uniforms or women in everything from slacks to power suits.
19. Home's Next Decade: And the Livin' is Easy...
- Monday, December 28, 2009
Among designers, retailers and homeowners, there's little consensus on where home decor and design are headed except that the watchword will be "ease."
Whatever our personal style may look like – whether we embrace the past, with traditional furnishings and warm colors, or go sleek, functional and space-agey – a simple, beautiful space "is the design equivalent of comfort food" in tumultuous times, says Design Public's head blogger, Becky Harris.
20. Incomes, Spending Post Gains; New Home Sales Sink
- Thursday, December 24, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - Personal incomes rose in November at the fastest pace in six months, while spending posted a second straight increase. But economists cautioned that the gains remain too weak to sustain a strong economic recovery.
21. Former Immigrant Hangs Hopes On New Restaurant in Collierville
- Monday, December 07, 2009
When the Le family moved from Saigon to Memphis in 1984, they brought little with them except cooking skills and a desire to prosper in a new country.
Family matriarch Hoa Nguyen and her daughter Tuyen Le went to work for Fascinating Foods, the old Midtown catering company, a job that Tuyen Le followed by working as a waitress in several American and Asian restaurants. For years, Tuyen Le told her mother that she needed to start her own restaurant.
22. Factory Orders Rise 0.9 Percent in September
- Wednesday, November 04, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - Orders to U.S. factories rebounded in September, helped by strength in autos, heavy machinery and military aircraft.
The fifth increase in six months bolstered hopes that a revival in manufacturing will help support an overall economic recovery. The worry is that if consumer spending falters in coming months, orders will slump again.
23. Fed Survey: Economy Deteriorated in Jan., Feb.
- Thursday, March 05, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - After a dismal start to 2009, business people see more pain ahead, expecting no improvement in economic conditions till late this year at the earliest.
Their pessimism was evident in the Federal Reserve's latest snapshot of business activity nationwide. It showed sharp cutbacks affecting both blue-collar jobs that once churned out construction equipment and white-collar professionals like business consultants and accountants.
24. Employers Cut 533K Jobs in November
- Monday, December 08, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) – Skittish employers slashed 533,000 jobs in November, the most in 34 years, catapulting the unemployment rate to 6.7 percent, dramatic proof the country is careening deeper into recession.
25. Corporate Lobbyists Seek Tax Breaks in Proposed $100 Billion Economic-Stimulus Measure
- Thursday, January 17, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) - From Congress to the campaign trail, everyone seems to have an economic stimulus plan - and from missile makers to garden suppliers- every business wants a piece of it.
Several major industry groups - the National Association of Manufacturers, the National Retail Federation and U.S. Chamber of Commerce - said they have been talking with or plan to talk with the Bush administration and lawmakers about how the stimulus package can help their constituents.
26. Inflation Slows in July While Industrial Output Posts Solid Gain; Home Sales Continue Slide
- Friday, August 17, 2007
WASHINGTON (AP) - Consumer prices in July edged up by the smallest amount in eight months as gasoline prices posted a big decline.
The U.S. Department of Labor has reported that consumer inflation rose by a tiny 0.1 percent last month, the smallest advance since prices were flat last November. Core inflation, which excludes volatile energy and food, was also well-behaved, rising by just 0.2 percent, the same as June.
27. Archived Article: Standout
- Friday, May 30, 2003
Waller keyed Salvation Armys Uptown move
Waller keyed Salvation Armys Uptown move
By ANDREW BELL
The Daily News
In the early days of what became known as rock n roll, a young man with religious concerns made his sojourn to Memphis for a ...
28. 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&...
29. Archived Article: Real Focus
- Tuesday, October 05, 1999
Vesta 99 Vesta 99 As clock rolls over to 2000, annual show to feature large, luxurious homes with touches of 19th century elegance By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Large, luxurious homes with elements of old-style elegance will be the focus of the 1...
30. Archived Article: Lifestyle Ventures Lj
- Thursday, February 19, 1998
By LAURIE JOHNSON Lifestyle Ventures plans move to Downtown By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Memphis entertainment management firm Lifestyle Ventures is getting ready to move into the same neighborhood as its primary client, the B. B. Kings Blues Cl...