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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. Editorial: Film Revolution Finding its Own Way in Memphis
- Saturday, November 08, 2014
Memphis has always had more homegrown culture than industry built around that culture and heritage.
Such is the case when it comes to the city’s film community, which includes those who present movies as well as those who make them.
3. Survival of the Fittest
- Saturday, November 08, 2014
Back in 2010, as the video rental giant Blockbuster was circling the drain in the wake of its Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing, the irony was inescapable to Matt Martin.
Martin, co-owner of Black Lodge Video in Memphis, told a reporter for the Christian Science Monitor how Blockbuster employees “literally laughed in our faces” when the independent video rental shop first opened its doors.
4. Malco Opens 12-Screen Olive Branch Cinema
- Friday, December 20, 2013
Memphis-based Malco Theatres is raising the curtains on a new 12-screen cinema in Olive Branch, as the company continues to push deeper into new markets while at the same time investing in its existing properties.
5. Apartment, Retail Markets Holding Steady
- Friday, November 01, 2013
The Memphis area multifamily and retail markets continue to chug along, with the newer, more upscale products in each sector propping up both overall markets.
Those trends and others in commercial real estate will be the subject of discussion Thursday, Nov. 7, during the 2013 Commercial Real Estate Review & Forecast, one of six seminars in The Daily News’ 2013 Seminar Series.
6. Humes Remembers Past, Reflects Future
- Thursday, August 15, 2013
Elvis Presley’s alma mater is a very different place these days. But then again, so is the structure of public education in Memphis.
For starters, Humes High School has been a middle school for some time.
7. Midtown Mix
- Thursday, August 01, 2013
Go by Overton Square during lunch or at night, and the place is usually overflowing with visitors – some who want lunch, dinner or a libation, and some who come just to enjoy the simple pleasure of people-watching.
8. Former Theater Site Heads to Auction Block
- Friday, July 26, 2013
The Internal Revenue Service is auctioning a Midtown building with an interesting history.
On Friday, Aug. 9, at the Shelby County Courthouse, the IRS will auction the building and a vacant lot at 319 Dr. M. L. King Jr. Drive and 323 Dr. M. L. King Jr. Drive. The minimum bid the IRS is seeking is $12,356. The IRS seized the building for nonpayment of IRS taxes due from Faith Village.
9. Hattiloo Theatre Ready to Rise at Overton Square
- Thursday, March 21, 2013
Hattiloo Theatre is preparing to break ground on its build-to-suit facility at Overton Square in Midtown within the next 45 days, as it finalizes some last-minute financing and lines up subcontractors.
10. Green Line Marketing Doubles Office
- Friday, February 15, 2013
Green Line Marketing Group has outgrown its East Memphis office space due to its expanded staff and client roster.
The boutique agency has signed a 2,000-square-foot lease in Racquet Club Plaza, where it will relocate from its three 350-square-foot executive suites in Clark Tower by the end of the month.
11. Restaurants See Plenty of Activity in 2012
- Thursday, January 03, 2013
There were new restaurant openings, expansions and major milestones celebrated.
Alliances were formed, events were debuted and, of course, a few joints were shuttered.
In most respects, 2012 was a banner year for the Memphis food scene, and 2013 could be even more promising, said Patrick Reilly, owner of Majestic Grille and president of the Memphis Restaurant Association.
12. Memphis Rocks in Film Festival
- Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Last week we discussed Crosstown Arts, which is a local nonprofit working to cultivate the arts and revitalize the Sears Crosstown Building. This week let us refocus on “Memphis Rocks,” which recently was the subject of a reader-response series featuring your perspectives on what makes Memphis so unique and special. As a quick refresher, “Memphis Rocks” is a civic pride campaign that promotes our city and is designed as a give back, supporting the Memphis Police Department Fallen Officer Memorial. Now for the exciting news: Memphis Rocks will be a category at the 14th Annual Memphis International Film & Music Festival.
13. Pera, Lightman, Rainer V Take Top Pinnacle Awards
- Thursday, April 26, 2012
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors Commercial Council honored the top performers in commercial real estate for 2011 at the 11th annual Pinnacle Awards gala, held Tuesday, April 24, at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis.
14. On Location: MEMPHIS Announces Passes, Grant
- Monday, March 12, 2012
On Location: MEMPHIS festival passes are now on sale at www.onlocationmemphis.org.
The all-access pass is $60 and gains the holder admittance to all films, music events, parties, panels and workshops during the festival, which will be held at several Malco theaters April 19-22.
15. Beyond Square One
- Monday, December 26, 2011
Memphis City Council’s approval for spending $16 million to improve Midtown’s Overton Square marked a milestone for neighborhood supporters, grassroots leaders and financial stakeholders – especially Loeb Properties Inc.
16. Blockbuster Season
- Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Memphis’ Malco chain of theaters is in the final stages of converting its more than 300 screens to digital technology, a pricey upgrade that could broaden Malco’s ability to showcase more of the 3-D blockbusters Hollywood is primed to keep pumping out.
17. Malco Loses Franchise Tax Court Battle
- Monday, May 02, 2011
Malco Theaters Inc. lost an important court battle over state franchise taxes last week at the state appeals court level.
18. MLGW Unveils Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
- Thursday, April 07, 2011
Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division officials Wednesday unveiled a set of 69 proposed sites for stations to charge electric vehicles.
The sites across Shelby County include seven Memphis public libraries as well as the Millington public library and seven MLGW facilities that would add the electric charging stations.
19. Local Wrestling Doc Continues with Regular Run
- Tuesday, March 29, 2011
The new documentary of the golden age of Memphis professional wrestling is getting a regular run this week at two Malco theaters, Studio on the Square in Midtown and Desoto Cinema 16 in Southaven.
“Memphis Heat” debuted last week in single showings with several of the former wrestlers and promoters highlighted in the 90-minute film in attendance.
20. Digital-Age Marketing
- Tuesday, October 12, 2010
People who are going to a Malco movie theater this weekend to see Hillary Swank as a lawyer in “Conviction” or big budget stars like Bruce Willis fighting bad guys in “Red” may notice a few changes around them.
21. Indie Film’s Originality Helps Find Distributor
- Wednesday, April 21, 2010
If originality is the key to breaking into the national indie film market, then Memphis filmmaker Mark Jones has found a rare niche indeed.
22. Indie Films on Economy’s Cutting Room Floor
- Thursday, March 11, 2010
Describing the state of financing in the indie film industry, producer Mike Ryan set a bleak scene earlier this month at Malco’s Studio on the Square.
- Tuesday, August 11, 2009
The National Association of Women Business Owners Memphis Chapter will hold a luncheon mixer today at 11:30 a.m. at Jason’s Deli, 3473 Poplar Ave., Suite 102. Lynn V. Evans will speak on “Tips for Increasing Cash.” For reservations, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 413-1315.
- Monday, August 10, 2009
The Memphis Chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals will meet today at 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Select East, 5795 Poplar Ave. Dr. Ron Davis, campus dean at Strayer University, will present “Emotional Intelligence and Servant Leadership.” Cost is $20. For reservations, contact Dianne Cordaro at email@example.com or 287-6009.
25. It's Showtime
- Tuesday, April 03, 2007
It was 1977, the same year a futuristic space adventure called "Star Wars" debuted in theaters. For the first time, Memphis-based Malco Theatres Inc. dimmed the lights and turned on four screens in its newest cinema, the Ridgeway Four along Ridgeway Center Parkway.
26. Beer Permit FiledFor Ridgeway Theater
- Tuesday, March 27, 2007
A beer permit has been filed with the City of Memphis Alcohol Commission for the Ridgeway Four Cinema at 5857 Ridgeway Center Parkway, according to a notice filed in The Daily News' Monday edition.
27. More Dolby Digital On Way in Local Theaters
- Friday, October 27, 2006
Malco Theaters has gone digital by integrating Barco DP100 2K projectors and Dolby Digital Cinema systems into its theaters.
In the first phase, Malco Theatres will install 12 screens w
28. Malco TheatersGo Dolby Digital
- Monday, October 16, 2006
Malco Theaters has installed Dolby Digital Cinema systems on 11 screens at three of its leading theaters, including one system in the Paradiso Theater at Poplar Avenue and Mendenhall Road, Malco officials announced Frida
29. Playhouse's Dramatic Monologue Continues
- Monday, April 24, 2006
Professional theater company Playhouse on the Square is $7.5 million into a capital campaign to build a $10 million, 400-seat theater at the corner of Cooper Street and Union Avenue.
The organization recently used funds from the city to start demolishing the old Union Avenue Antique Mall that sits on the site.
30. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, May 20, 2003
The National Association of Women
The National Association of Women in Construction meets at 6 p.m. today at Andertons restaurant, 1901 Madison Ave. Dinner is $15. For reservations, call Marie Kohn, 372-7502. Jimmy Tashie, Malco Theaters senior v...
31. Archived Article: Theater (lead)
- Thursday, February 13, 2003
Flagship theater brings Italian allure to city's core
Flagship theater brings Italian allure to citys core
By STACEY WIEDOWER
The Daily News
Malcos new flagship theater located on the former Service Merchandise site off Poplar Avenue in ...
32. Archived Article: Drive-in (lead)
- Tuesday, October 15, 2002
New use for drive-in theater on tap
Theater closes, flea market could premiere By MARY DANDO
The Daily News
A Southwest Memphis Friday night icon might become a Saturday morning bargain shoppers paradise if Memphis City Council members appr...
33. Archived Article: Cinema (lead)
- Tuesday, April 23, 2002
New cinema slated for Service Merchandise site Newest Malco going up on former retail site By MARY DANDO The Daily News East Memphis moviegoers will soon have a 14-plex cinema in their midst. Earthwork has begun on Malco Theatres Inc.s $6.2 million ...
34. Archived Article: Jehovah (lead)
- Monday, October 22, 2001
Jehovah Witnesses looking for new fields to plow
Jehovahs Witnesses seeking new fields to plow
By MARY DANDO
The Daily News
One of Memphis landmark cinemas is on the market again.
The Jehovahs Witnesses Assembly Hall, 400 N. Cleveland...
35. Archived Article: U.s. 64 Movie (lead)
- Tuesday, October 31, 2000
Memphis City Councillors will be asked to approve a modification of a 76-acre planned development at the southeast corner of U City Council to view cinema rezoning plan By MARY DANDO The Daily News Memphis City Council members will be asked to appro...
36. Archived Article: Malco (lead)
- Friday, July 21, 2000
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Cordova moviegoers to see 16 new screens By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News Malco Theaters is gearing up to begin construction on a 16-screen theater at 1080 Germantown Parkway, according to Michael Lightman Sr., president of Lig...
37. Archived Article: Comm Focus St
- Friday, October 01, 1999
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Can you spare a dime? Fund-raising for charitable organizations in the 90s involves traditional and non-traditional approaches By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News With the number of non-profit organizations continually on the rise...
38. Archived Article: Lucb Lj
- Friday, June 11, 1999
LUCB approves Cordova Malco, Downtown street changes LUCB approves Malco plans, Downtown street changes By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Site plans for a new Malco theater in Cordova and a name change for a proposed Downtown street were among projec...
39. Archived Article: Marketplace St
- Monday, May 17, 1999
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Slave to a saga `Star Wars' promoters pull out the stops to create a frenzy for the upcoming premiere By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News Just when you think youve seen it all, George Lucas, creator of "Star Wars", releases a movi...
40. Archived Article: Gov't (ccrfc)
- Wednesday, November 18, 1998
Plans to build a 280-unit apartment complex in Midtown received initial approval from a Center City board Tuesday Midtown apartments get initial green light By KATHLEEN BURT The Daily News Plans to build a 280-unit apartment complex in Midtown recei...
41. Archived Article: Malco (bott)
- Friday, July 24, 1998
Soon, residents in Southeast Memphis will be able to see more blockbuster movies in one place Malco to double screens at Majestic theater By KATHLEEN BURT The Daily News Movie buffs heading to Southeast Memphis will be able to see even more blockbus...
42. Archived Article: Cville Malco Lj
- Thursday, January 29, 1998
By LAURIE JOHNSON Construction starts on Collierville Malco Company will break ground next week on a 16-screen Southaven theater, next month on Midtown art theater By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Cinema buffs in Collierville soon will have a shorte...
43. Archived Article: Malco Update Lj
- Tuesday, June 24, 1997
lj 10/5 cates Malcos Majestic nears completion By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Construction is about 80 percent complete on Malco Theatres Inc.s largest movie house to date an 11-screen theater on Winchester Road in Memphis Hickory Hill area. The 5...
44. Archived Article: Filler
- Tuesday, May 20, 1997
MRA Food Bank Day sets record MRA Food Bank Day sets record Diners at 100 restaurants throughout Memphis and Shelby County, in partnership with several sponsors, contributed a record $33,000 in one day to help feed the hungry. Customers "tipped...
45. Archived Article: Malco
- Thursday, November 21, 1996
lj 10/5 cates Construction begins on Malcos largest theater to date By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Construction has begun on Malco Theatres Inc.s largest movie house to date an 11-screen theater located on Winchester Road in East Shelby Countys ra...
46. Archived Article: Desoto Box Items Lj
- Tuesday, November 19, 1996
lj 10/5 cates Box Items: DeSoto Story Eighteen cities in Mississippi have received the state certification as retirement communities. Cities in Mississippi receiving this designation include: Southaven Oxford Booneville West Point Starkville Aberdee...
47. Archived Article: Malco Chg
- Tuesday, September 17, 1996
MALCO officials address MALCO officials address overcrowding in Cordova Company plans to build theater in Collierville, looks to expand into Midtown By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News MALCO Theatres currently has three theaters under construction o...
48. Archived Article: Virtual Mall Lj
- Thursday, September 12, 1996
lj 10/5 cates Virtual mall offers database for goods and services By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News In the near future, Internet browsers searching for the perfect pair of black suede pumps, a 1992 blue four-door Honda Accord, or even a tax lawyer, w...
49. Archived Article: Chg Galleria
- Thursday, February 15, 1996
2/15 CHG galleria Four anchors at new mall to build their own stores By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News The four anchor stores at the Wolfchase Galleria Mall being built at Germantown Parkway and Highway 64 have purchased their own property at the ...