As the crowd of attendees at a preview party Monday night for Broad Avenue’s newest enterprise relaxed on couches, ordered drinks at the bar, and played video games like Super Smash Bros. – several of which were projected on a 120-foot-wide wall for collective viewing – one thing was readily apparent.
32. Orpheum Retains Search Firm to Find Halloran’s Successor - Monday, March 30, 2015
The Orpheum Theatre has hired an executive search firm to assist in its search for a leader.
President and CEO Pat Halloran, who has guided the Orpheum for 35 years, is retiring this year. The Memphis Development Foundation, which operates the 2,400-seat theater, has retained executive search firm DHR International to help in the process of finding Halloran’s replacement.33. Nashville’s Most Romantic Restaurants - Saturday, February 7, 2015
Romance means something different for everyone, but most people can agree that if there is low lighting, soft music, a charming companion and something delicious to eat, you’ve already got the makings of one outstanding evening.34. Dobbs the Latest in Line of Dual-Threat UT Quarterbacks - Saturday, November 29, 2014
If the University of Tennessee’s football team gains bowl eligibility with a victory Saturday at Vanderbilt, it can look back to a quarterback change Oct. 25 against Alabama as a pivotal point in the season.35. Another Round - Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Some time in October, lovers of local craft beers could enjoy a cold brew in a new tasting room at Memphis Made Brewing Co.’s facility in the Cooper-Young district.36. Berger Withdraws New Brewery Application - Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Restaurateur Taylor Berger has withdrawn the application he had pending before the city-county Board of Adjustment related to a new proposal for the Tennessee Brewery that would have been similar to the Untapped series of events earlier this year.37. Untapped Proved Passion for History - Friday, June 6, 2014
Once the last of the food trucks departed, the tables and chairs were packed away, the beer garden cleared out and supporters exited through the courtyard archway a final time, the Tennessee Brewery returned to what it’s been for decades.38. Brewery’s Fate Unchanged Despite Untapped’s Success - Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Tennessee Brewery Untapped, the festival-like celebration that’s turned the long-vacant brewery structure Downtown into a packed community space, is now roughly halfway through its six-week run.
Approaching the end arguably hasn’t served to diminish the enthusiasm of the crowds that still converge on the brewery’s courtyard and connected spaces each week of Untapped.39. Untapped Potential - Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Since April 24, a crowd estimated at a few thousand people has flocked to the castle-like structure at 495 Tennessee St. for the chance to hang out at the Tennessee Brewery and enjoy a bar, food trucks, music and good company.40. Enjoy the Brewery While It's Still Here - Tuesday, April 15, 2014
I’ve been looking at the Tennessee Brewery for years. I used to have an office next door, and now from my agency’s current location, I can see its majestic, Romanesque arched windows towering over the South Main Arts District.41. New Partners Sign On to Tennessee Brewery Effort - Friday, April 4, 2014
This weekend, volunteers will return to the Tennessee Brewery property to continue getting it ready for Tennessee Brewery Untapped, a six-week series of community events that will run April 24 through June 1.42. Berger Withdraws From Commission Race - Tuesday, April 1, 2014
In a somewhat abrupt turnaround, Memphis businessman Taylor Berger has decided to withdraw his candidacy for the Shelby County Commission about a month after announcing his intent to run for the District 5 seat.43. Plans Coming Together for Tennessee Brewery Untapped - Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Plans are taking shape for the six-week “temporary activation” project coming to the Tennessee Brewery at 495 Tennessee St., an initiative starting in late April that will be called “Tennessee Brewery Untapped.”44. Events - Saturday, October 12, 2013
Business Over Coffee International will continue its Weave Your Own Web social media training series on Thursday, Oct. 15, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the group’s headquarters, 5865 Ridgeway Road, suite 300. Cost is free for members and first-time guests, and $10 for returning guests. Visit businessovercoffee.biz or call 820-4469.45. Cash Saver Renovations Continue Without Bakery - Friday, October 11, 2013
Renovations under way at the Cash Saver grocery at 1620 Madison Ave. no longer include space for chef Jason Doty to open his planned Crust & Crumb Bakery there.46. Ricin in Obama Letter, Odd Packages Scramble Hill - Thursday, April 18, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — Letters sent to President Barack Obama and a Mississippi senator tested positive for poisonous ricin in preliminary checks Wednesday, and authorities chased reports of other suspicious mail at a U.S. Capitol already on edge.47. Events - Tuesday, March 19, 2013
National Association of Women Business Owners Memphis chapter will meet Tuesday, March 19, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at Chickasaw Country Club, 3935 Galloway Ave. The topic is “The Little Known Secrets of Lenders: How to Access Capital to Grow Your Business.” Cost is $35 at the door. Visit nawbomemphis.org.48. Events - Saturday, March 16, 2013
Rhodes College will host Mia Farrow and son Ronan Farrow, presenting “Cinema, Politics and Mobilizing Change in Our Community” Tuesday, March 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the McCallum Ballroom of the Bryan Campus Life Center on campus, 2000 North Parkway. Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Events - Monday, March 18, 2013
Rhodes College and the Stax Museum of American Soul Music will present the Charles Lloyd Sky Trio Monday, March 18, in the McCallum Ballroom of the Bryan Campus Life Center on campus, 2000 North Parkway. The concert celebrates Lloyd’s 75th birthday and the museum’s 10th anniversary. Visit rhodes.edu.50. Events - Friday, March 15, 2013
Playhouse on the Square will present “Angels in America Part One: Millennium Approaches and Part Two: Perestroika” Friday, March 15, through March 31 at Playhouse, 66 S. Cooper St. Visit playhouseonthesquare.org for times and tickets.51. Memphis Investment Firm Expands Into Nashville - Friday, February 8, 2013
Memphis-based investment firm Duncan-Williams Inc. has continued expansion with the opening of a Nashville office. As part of the expansion, H. Denny Taylor Jr. has joined Duncan-Williams in Nashville as a managing director and will serve as co-head of mergers, acquisitions and capital raising.52. Events - Tuesday, May 8, 2012
The Memphis Center City Revenue Finance Corp. will meet Tuesday, May 8, at 9 a.m. at the board’s office, 114 N. Main St. Call Andy Kitsinger at 575-0540 for details.53. Events - Monday, May 7, 2012
The Memphis Center City Revenue Finance Corp. will meet Tuesday, May 8, at 9 a.m. at the board’s office, 114 N. Main St. Call Andy Kitsinger at 575-0540 for details.54. Orpheum Theatre Names New Board Members - Friday, March 16, 2012
The Orpheum Theatre and its parent organization, the Memphis Development Foundation, has announced 10 members joining the Orpheum board of directors. The new members are: Chuck Treadway, Thomas & Betts president and chief operating officer; Don Young, Smith and Nephew senior vice president, corporate sustainability; Andy Taylor, Gerber/Taylor Capital Advisors Inc. partner; Gary Smith, Apperson Crump PLC attorney; Alan Mullen, Crew Training International president; Scott Hennessy, True Temper Sports Inc. president; Keri Gage, SunTrust private wealth management/senior vice president; Robert Cox, Glassman, Edwards, Wyatt, Tuttle & Cox PC attorney; Bo Allen, First Tennessee executive vice president; and Sara Adams, community volunteer.55. Events - Tuesday, February 28, 2012
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday, Feb. 28, at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Andy Cates of Colliers International will speak. Cost is $18 per person. For reservations, email Taylor Hughes at email@example.com. Events - Monday, February 27, 2012
The Tennessee Beta Unit of Parliamentarians will meet Monday, Feb. 27, at 5:45 p.m. at the Poplar-White Station Branch Library, 5094 Poplar Ave. Those interested in expanding their knowledge of parliamentary law and Robert’s Rules of Order are welcome to attend.57. Duncan-Williams Adds New Financial Advisers - Thursday, June 9, 2011
Duncan-Williams Inc. has added two financial advisers to its growing private client group.
Justin Taylor and Tammy Alexander together have nearly 40 years of investment experience. They both join Duncan-Williams as vice presidents.58. Special Coverage: Mid-South Flooding - Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Coverage of the rising waters in the Memphis area
The 2011 Flood, By the Numbers
After a few days of national media coverage, here are a few numbers that demonstrate part of the complex picture of the life of a city as it faces a flooding crisis.59. Events - Tuesday, May 10, 2011
The National Association of Women Business Owners Memphis will meet Tuesday from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave. Deidre Malone of the Carter Malone Group will present “What’s New in PR and Marketing.” For more information or to register, contact Barbara Knight at firstname.lastname@example.org or Nita Black at 413-1315, or visit www.nawbo.org.60. Special Coverage: Mid-South Flooding - Friday, May 6, 2011
DeWitt Spain Airport Inundated With Water
General DeWitt Spain Airport was inundated with flood waters early Thursday morning. Reports said around midnight, part of a berm washed out as well as part of North Second Street, which had already been closed because of rising water. A broken water main contributed to the high water.61. Black Equip. Supply Grows Memphis Presence - Friday, April 8, 2011
Black Equipment Supply is relocating its Memphis presence to a space that nearly doubles the size of the firm’s former location.
The company will vacate its 14,000-square-foot space off Cherry Road and has signed a 25,372-square-foot lease at Shelby Air Park, 4570 Shelby Air Drive, suite 8.62. Menlo Deal Tops Noteworthy Leases - Thursday, December 30, 2010
The Daily News in September launched a new weekly column called “Inked” to spotlight Memphis’ commercial leasing landscape.
Despite tough times, local commercial real estate firms were able to ink plenty of deals in the past four months. Here’s a rundown of some of the most noteworthy commercial leases since Inked’s debut:63. Events - Monday, April 12, 2010
The Tennessee Justice Center and Memphis Area Legal Services Inc. will present a continuing legal education session on handling TennCare today at 3 p.m. at the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, 1 N. Front St. For more information, contact Linda Warren Seely at 255-3417 or email@example.com. 64. Events - Thursday, January 21, 2010
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a workshop today from 8:30 a.m. to noon at its office, 5100 Poplar Ave., Suite 502. Dione Alexander, vice president of the Nonprofit Finance Fund, Midwest Region, will speak. Cost is $65 for members, $125 for nonmembers and $55 for those in the Program for Nonprofit Excellence. For more information, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org. 65. Tourism Workshops to Be Held In West Tennessee - Thursday, November 12, 2009
The Tennessee Department of Tourist Development and the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation will hold two Sustainable Tourism Workshops in West Tennessee Monday and Tuesday.
The first workshop will be Monday from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Jackson, Tenn., at Brooks Shaw’s Old Country Store and Restaurant, 56 Casey Jones Lane.66. Events - Monday, April 13, 2009
The Shelby County Ethics Commission will meet today at 9 a.m. in conference room 660 of the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. The Shelby County Board of Commissioners will meet at 1:30 p.m. in the first floor chambers. For more information, call Steve Summerall at 545-4301.67. Events - Friday, April 10, 2009
Memphis College of Art will host its annual spring career fair today from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Main Gallery of Rust Hall at the Overton Park Campus, 1930 Poplar Ave. For more information, call 272-5160 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. 68. Events - Monday, January 12, 2009
The Center City Revenue Finance Corp. will meet Tuesday at 9 a.m. at the Center City Commission office, 114 N. Main St. The agenda will include a request of Linden Yards LLC for approval of payment of closing fees in phases in connection with a PILOT agreement for property at 680, 708 and 713 Linden Ave. For more information, call Andy Kitsinger at 575-0540.69. Events - Tuesday, November 25, 2008
The Center City Revenue Finance Corp. will meet today at 9 a.m. at 114 N. Main St. The meeting will include consideration of preliminary approval of financing for a parking garage to be at 100 S. Main St. and consideration of the request of Willie and Hattie Nelson for approval of a payment-in-lieu-of-taxes (PILOT) agreement in connection with the property at Third Street and Vance Avenue. For more information, call Andy Kitsinger at 575-0540.70. Events - Friday, November 21, 2008
The Memphis International Auto Show will be held today through Sunday at the Agricenter Expo Center and Shelby Show Place Arena, 7777 Walnut Grove Road. The auto show will be open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. today and Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. 71. Events - Monday, October 13, 2008
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. The programs are titled “Pathways to Excellence Recognition Awards Program” by Doris Goode and “Certification Update” by Judy Carmichael. Cost is $20 to attend. For reservations, contact Dianne Cordaro at 287-6009 or email@example.com. 72. Events - Tuesday, July 8, 2008
The Memphis Center City Revenue Finance Corp. will meet today at 9 a.m. in the Crump Building, 114 N. Main St. For more information, call Andy Kitsinger at 575-0540.
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet today at noon in the ballroom of the Memphis Marriott Downtown, 250 N. Main St. Craig Leake, director of the documentary “Chemo Ate My Homework,” will speak. Lunch is $18 per person and reservations are required. For reservations, e-mail Taylor Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org. Events - Monday, July 7, 2008
The Engineers’ Club of Memphis Inc. will meet today at noon at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Rob Hunter will give a speech titled “How to Lay Out and Measure a Run Course for USA Track and Field Certification.” Cost is $12. No reservations are required. 74. Officials Deny Rumors That Peabody Place Theater to Close - Tuesday, February 5, 2008
Two employees at Muvico Entertainment LLC in the Peabody Place Retail and Entertainment Center shot a glance at each other when they were approached Friday and asked about the theater's imminent closure. 75. Events - Tuesday, October 16, 2007
The Memphis Regional Chamber's Metro Business Council Breakfast will be held today from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at The Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave., Suite 909. Admission is $20 for members and $30 for nonmembers. R.S.V.P. to Tunga Lee at 543-3571 or email@example.com. 76. Events - Monday, July 23, 2007
The Engineers' Club of Memphis will hold a meeting today at noon at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. The event is $12. Andy Pouncy, assistant city administrator for the city of Germantown, will speak on "Germantown Smart Growth." No reservations are required.77. Events - Thursday, June 28, 2007
The Memphis Regional Chamber hosts its Breakfast Forum today from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Andy Dolich, president of business operations for the Memphis Grizzlies, will speak on "What the Grizzlies Mean to Memphis and the NBA Draft." Cost is $20 for chamber members and $30 for nonmembers. RSVP to Tunga Lee at 543-3571.78. Events - Wednesday, June 27, 2007
Talk Shoppe will hold an Open Microphone Discussion at its meeting today from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, 3693 Tyndale Drive.
The Little Tea Shop will host a book signing of "Poetry and Memoirs" by Sylvia Abraham Holder, mother of Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Janice M. Holder, today from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 69 Monroe Ave.79. Events - Wednesday, February 21, 2007
The Sales and Marketing Society of the Mid-South holds a meeting today from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Andy Dolich, president of business operations for the Memphis Grizzlies, is the guest speaker. The discussion topic is "Marketing a Professional Sports Team in the Mid-South." Admission is $25 for non-members and includes lunch. Call 937-5532 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations.80. Events - Tuesday, February 20, 2007
The Small Business Chamber holds its Memphis Business Fair today from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Memphis Marriott, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd. The fair will have a business expo with booths and exhibits, a membership luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and a small-business sales and marketing seminar from 1 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. Pre-registration is required. Admission is $39 for members and $75 for non-members. Call 259-1093 for more information.81. Events - Monday, February 19, 2007
The Small Business Chamber holds its Memphis Business Fair Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Memphis Marriott, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd. The fair will have a business expo with booths and exhibits, a membership luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and a small-business sales and marketing seminar from 1 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. Pre-registration is required. Admission is $39 for members and $75 for non-members. Call 259-1093 for more information.82. Gerard Appointed Administrator at Methodist Cancer Center - Wednesday, October 18, 2006
Dr. Dava F. Gerard has been appointed administrator for the Methodist Healthcare Cancer Center. She previously was the founding vice president and chief operating officer of the Nevada Cancer Institute in Las Vegas.83. Wassmer Captures Account Exec Spot at Thompson & Berry - Wednesday, June 7, 2006
Katie Wassmer has been promoted to account executive at Thompson & Berry Public Relations, a division of Thompson & Co. Wassmer has been with Thompson & Berry for two years. She joined the company as an intern. Wassmer graduated from the University of Memphis in 2004 with a bachelor's degree in journalism/public relations.84. Commercial Advisors' Jensen Voted Commercial Broker of the Year - Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Larry Jensen has received the 2005 Pinnacle Award for Commercial Broker of the Year from the Memphis Area Association of Realtors' Commercial Council. Jensen is president and CEO of Commercial Advisors LLC. He has more than 30 years of experience in real estate. 85. Archived Article: Small Biz - Wednesday, May 18, 2005
By Andy Meek
Crenshaw Kills Weeds, Fights for Small Business
The Daily News
One of the themes that has run through Kenny Crenshaws career as a small business owner is that of David triumphing over Goliath.
Crenshaw, owner an...86. Archived Article: Special Report Lead - Tuesday, December 21, 2004
By Andy Meek
Construction Activity Remains Strong
Downtown development contributes to04 increase
The Daily News
The resurgence of interest in Downtown Memphis continues to have a major impact on the areas construction market...87. Archived Article: Cooper-young (lead) - Tuesday, August 3, 2004
Tiger Bryant: owner of young avenue deli:
More Businesses Come to Cooper-Young
Revitalization spurs new interest in Midtown neighborhood
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In some ways, Pam Fongs decision to uproot Jasmine, her Thai and vegetar...88. Archived Article: Newsmakers - Wednesday, March 17, 2004
Allstate Insurance Honors Scientists with Awards
Allstate Insurance Honors Area Scientists
Allstate Insurance honored the following scientists with its From Whence We Came awards: Dr. Daniel L. Hunt, biostatistician with St. Jude Childrens Res...89. Archived Article: Memos - Wednesday, November 13, 2002
John Koonce, Michael A
John Koonce, Michael A. Wells and Tarie Smith, all Memphis residents, were chosen to win Canadian National Railway Co.s President's Awards for Excellence for 2002. Koonce is general chairman of the Brotherhood of Locomotive...90. Archived Article: Memos - Wednesday, October 17, 2001
Judge Judy Broffit, Kenneth May, William C
Judge Judy Broffit, Kenneth May, William C. Menkel and William S. Reeser were appointed board members of Youth Villages. Broffit is a judge of General Sessions, Division 9 and the Frayser Community Court...91. 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...92. Archived Article: Acc Lawsuit Jts - Wednesday, January 3, 1996
1/3 jts ACC lawsuit Competitor built on confidential loan info, firm says By JAMES SNYDER The Daily News Memphis-based Accurate Communications Corp. (ACC) has filed a multi-million dollar lawsuit against three companies, accusing them of "a civ...