VOL. 125 | NO. 174 | Wednesday, September 8, 2010
Two new eateries will soon be added to Downtown’s restaurant mix: an upscale Irish pub planned for 152 Madison Ave. serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, and a new restaurant and bakery at 314 S. Main St. that will offer treats like cupcakes, wine and coffee.
Home and garden tour chronicles Memphis styles
The houses on this year’s Central Gardens Home and Garden Tour chronicle a century of architectural styling.
An 11-story, 298-room luxury hotel is in the works for a vacant lot across from FedExForum.
The $15 million Tiger Lane project at the Mid-South Fairgrounds will get a “blue” opening Wednesday evening.
Leadership Memphis wants your ideas now for boosting college education in Memphis.
Sometimes, a classic is allowed to gather dust indefinitely on the shelf, its value and artistic worth in danger of being forgotten.
Construction workers on Tuesday began renovating space at Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett for a new outpatient diagnostic imaging center.
Keaton Williams has joined Ronald McDonald House Charities of Memphis as special events coordinator.
Reports of the global economic demise have been greatly exaggerated. Perception, informed by history, contends that as goes the U.S., so goes the globe. For the most backward-facing economists, the saying goes, “as goes the U.S. housing market, so goes the U.S., so goes the globe.”
In mythology, Narcissus was a hunter renowned for his beauty but, unfortunately, doomed because of his extreme pride. He was punished by being consigned to fall in love with his own reflection in a pool, and he wasted away and died because he simply couldn’t leave the beauty of his own reflection.
MEMPHIS (AP) – Singer Justin Timberlake is celebrating the reopening of his Memphis golf course.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Turns out politics, for all its focus on the gloomy economy, is a recession-proof industry.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The government said Tuesday it will auction warrants it received from two giant insurance companies as part of its efforts to recoup costs of the $700 billion financial bailout.
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama will call on Congress to pass new tax breaks that would allow businesses to write off 100 percent of their new capital investments through 2011, the latest in a series of proposals the White House is rolling out in hopes of showing action on the economy ahead of the November elections.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration is trying to jump-start its sputtering attempts to tackle the foreclosure crisis with an effort to assist homeowners who owe more on their properties than their homes are worth.
WASHINGTON (AP) – If you thought passing the health care overhaul was messy, wait until Republicans try to repeal it if they regain power this fall.