VOL. 132 | NO. 104 | Thursday, May 25, 2017
Senses, the Poplar Avenue nightclub that found itself in the midst of zoning dispute, will be allowed to remain open for business while the owners and the county sort out the zoning issues.
Eugenia Levitch and Martha Mitchell have only known each other for about a year, yet they've got their comedy routine down pat.
Come next spring, the Broad Avenue Arts District coffee and retail venture City & State is expanding to the Memphis Medical District.
The Saturday night summer cover charge on Beale Street is going from $10 to $5 next month. But the discussion about the Beale Street Bucks program is hardly over. And the crowd control measure is certain to raise longer-term questions about who controls the city-owned district.
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions in Memphis Thursday to talk about crime in a city whose record homicide count in 2016 Sessions has recently mentioned. Sessions is in town to talk with local, state and federal prosecutors and law enforcement. When the Attorney General comes to town, he or she is usually coming with policy talking points from the White House.
Memphis City Council members approved Tuesday, May 23, a 1 percent across-the-board pay raise for all city employees setting the stage for a final vote on budget matters at the June 6 council session.
REAL ESTATE RECAP
A medical district apartment switches hands in a multimillion-dollar deal, a Downtown developer plans an apartment complex near FedExForum, and a California investor buys a local industrial portfolio. Details in this week’s Real Estate Recap...
Two state parks are celebrating victories in an atmosphere of uncertainty created by the governor’s penchant for privatizing state functions.
A passage from Walt Whitman’s “Leaves of Grass” states, in paraphrase: A child goes forth each day, and the first object that the child sees, that object he/she becomes, for a day, or part of a day, or for days stretching into years.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee general fund tax collections have exceeded expectations by $159 million in April.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A new report shows that suicides in Tennessee are increasing with middle-aged people being most at risk.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A new report from Mayor Megan Barry's office says Nashville's shortage of affordable housing units is projected to rise to nearly 31,000 in 2025 if nothing is done to create new options for low-income residents.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal Reserve officials signaled in discussions early this month that they would likely start reducing the Fed's huge portfolio of bond holdings later this year, a step that could cause borrowing rates to rise.
NEW YORK (AP) – A proposal to curtail the nation's food stamp program would pinch families struggling to pay for groceries and ripple through other areas of the economy, including supermarkets and discounters, as people shuffle their budgets.
NEW YORK (AP) – Women CEOs earned big bucks last year, but there's still very few of them running the world's largest companies.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal safety regulators are telling airlines to remove a certain type of seat from their planes, saying the seat could cause neck injuries during otherwise survivable crash landings.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Trump administration is eyeing plans to encourage the sale of public assets, such as airports and bridges, to help pay for a $1 trillion overhaul of the nation's aging infrastructure, an administration official said Wednesday.