Editorial Results (free)
1. Start Co. Gearing up for Trio of Entrepreneurial Events
- Friday, November 08, 2013
Global Entrepreneurship Week is around the corner, and Memphis’ Start Co. organization – a hub of related local entrepreneurial initiatives – is gearing up to participate in its own way in the international week-long celebration and support of entrepreneurs.
2. Ignite Memphis Connects People, Ideas
- Thursday, November 07, 2013
In a couple of weeks, via a series of structured slide-based presentations, a group of creatives will try to live up to the event’s official billing and ignite Memphis.
Undercurrent, which holds regular events around the city to help people connect with fellow Memphians, is producing the latest version of Ignite Memphis, which happens Nov. 19 at Crosstown Arts, 430 N. Cleveland St. The gathering will pack in everyone from former I Love Memphis blogger Kerry Crawford, who’ll talk about the secret to happiness, to Rhodes graduate Peter Hall, outlining 10 businesses that can be launched in Memphis for less than $1,000, and Opera Memphis general director Ned Canty, who will touch on video games, pop culture and opera by the time he’s finished.
3. Memphis Landmarks Garner National Media Praise
- Wednesday, September 18, 2013
The Memphis brand is having a moment.
In just the past week alone, national media attention has showcased a handful of local businesses and landmarks, with outlets talking up everything from Beale Street and the National Civil Rights Museum to Graceland, the Memphis Grizzlies and Muddy’s Bake Shop.
4. Whitfield Takes Over I Love Memphis
- Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Kerry Crawford made a well-known living out of loving Memphis. Now Holly Whitfield, a new arrival at the Memphis Convention and Visitors Bureau and Crawford’s successor as the I Love Memphis blogger, plans to continue that professional evangelizing for the city as Crawford winds down her time with the tourism agency.
5. Crawford Says Goodbye to ‘I Love Memphis’
- Thursday, September 05, 2013
Kerry Crawford still loves Memphis, but she’s saying goodbye to her “I Love Memphis” blog as well as her job as a social media specialist for the Memphis Convention and Visitors Bureau.
6. Hazlett Touts City’s Positives to World
- Friday, April 19, 2013
Bob Hazlett, director of online marketing at the Memphis Convention & Visitors Bureau, is a proudly converted Memphian who promotes the city as a travel destination.
“I feel that if we can get someone to come to Memphis, they fall in love with the city,” Hazlett said. “I’ve lived in a couple of different places, and I think that for all of the bad things that are said about Memphis, there are so many positive things that are going on. It’s not a rhinestone, but it is a diamond in the rough. If you seek things out, the city will reveal itself to you.”
7. Festival Seeks Best Memphis Burger
- Monday, August 27, 2012
Seth Agranov is a burger guru with a big vision.
He’s lived in Memphis since 1994 and up until a year or so ago, thought that Huey’s was the only solution to his hankerings. But upon being introduced to the griddle-fried, grass-fed beef burger at Three Angels Diner, that mindset quickly changed.
8. Airwaves Charity
- Friday, August 17, 2012
Members of the media joined the children of Ronald McDonald House of Memphis Wednesday, Aug. 15, for an outdoors tricycle race on the nonprofit’s campus at 535 Alabama Ave.
9. Pitch Perfect
- Friday, August 10, 2012
The fact that Memphis-based Goner Records is now in its eighth year of existence – well beyond the point when digital innovation has snuffed out so many other players amid the physical media landscape – is a testament to the wisdom of some basic business principles.
10. ‘In This Together’
- Monday, July 18, 2011
For some Memphis consumers, it’s a completely natural impulse to go out of the way to keep from going far away when there’s money to spend. Those particular consumers will run over a TCBY to get to YoLo, shove past a Starbucks to get their caffeine fix at Otherlands, Republic or Cafe Eclectic, hop over an IHOP to stand in line at Brother Juniper’s and dodge Dillard’s to suit up at shops like Oak Hall and James Davis.
11. Incorrect Message
- Thursday, May 12, 2011
Mud Island resident Kelly Earnest was out of town when several recent days of torrential rain contributed to the Mississippi River’s historic rise and crest of nearly 48 feet this week.
12. Holding Court
- Monday, May 09, 2011
Dawn Vinson was recently finishing up posters for May that list the schedule for Downtown Alive, the Center City Commission’s free lunchtime performance series packed with events intended to keep Court Square hopping for several more weeks to come.
13. 89.9 FM Hosts Spring Pledge Drive This Week
- Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Celebrating its 35th anniversary this year, WEVL 89.9 FM is continuing its Spring Pledge Drive through Saturday at 6 p.m.
This week, the Pledge Drive will feature live music, special guests and theme programs. Gift incentives – including the 35th Anniversary WEVL T-shirt by Memphis musician and artist Adam Woodard – are offered for pledges of $65 or more.
14. Crawford’s Love for Memphis Grows Daily
- Friday, March 11, 2011
Anyone familiar with the work of Kerry Crawford, the Memphis Convention and Visitors Bureau social media specialist who created ilovememphisblog.com, no doubt knows how she feels about her hometown.
15. ATTN: Mayor Wharton
- Monday, January 10, 2011
Memphians sound off on city’s most pressing needs.
Founder of Skatelife Memphis; scientist at St. Jude Children’s Research Hosp.
Develop and promote a citywide mentoring campaign. We must heavily invest in the positive development of our children. Many of our Memphis children suffer not from a material poverty, but a poverty of healthy relationships and ultimately a poverty of possibility – of reaching their full potential. Each of us has had supportive network of mentors (“the village”) in our lives, be they our parents, teachers or friends, that have come along side of us to build our self-esteem and to help us navigate a path that moves us closer to realizing our potential.
16. Turning the Page
- Monday, November 22, 2010
Davis-Kidd Booksellers has something in common with the classics found on its shelves.
The East Memphis store, a venerable anchor of the Laurelwood Shopping Center, has undeniably become a classic in its own right.
17. Mark’s Menus Brings Ease to Restaurant, Menu Searches
- Monday, November 22, 2010
Scott Brown, head of technology for Microplace.com, eBay’s microfinance initiative, left Silicon Valley in July 2008 and returned to his native Memphis to launch a technology start-up.
- Tuesday, September 07, 2010
Small Biz Memphis will host the Cordova/Bartlett and East Memphis/Midtown Business Builders Circle meetings Tuesday and Wednesday, respectively, from 7:45 a.m. to 9 a.m. at 1661 International Drive, suite 400. The Germantown/Collierville meeting will be held Thursday at 7:45 a.m. at 2176 West St. For more information, call 205-9303.
19. Social Media Icons
- Monday, March 29, 2010
It’s been 46 years since Marshall McLuhan declared, “The medium is the message.”
In that time, the visionary media critic’s five-word analysis has been debated and interpreted in ways even he likely couldn’t imagine.
20. Tutor Receives Transplant Nursing Excellence Award
- Wednesday, September 26, 2007
Dr. Ruth Tutor has received the 2007 Transplant Nursing Excellence Award from the International Transplant Nurses Society. Tutor is a Critical Care/Transplant Advance Practice Nurse at Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute. She has worked with transplant patients since 1985. She joined the nursing staff at the Transplant Institute in 2004.