Editorial Results (free)
1. Show Me the Bread – Two Slices, Please
- Thursday, February 11, 2016
“Dictionaries are mazes in which judges are soon lost.” Thus said Judge Richard Posner (7th Circuit Court of Appeals) in a review of “Reading Law: The Interpretation of Legal Texts” by Justice Antonin Scalia and legal lexicographer Bryan Garner.
- Wednesday, February 18, 2015
The Center City Development Corp. will meet Wednesday, Feb. 18, at 9 a.m. in the Downtown Memphis Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
- Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, Oct. 22, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the YMCA corporate office, 6373 Quail Hollow Road, suite 201. Shelley Baur, corporate trainer/coach and author of “Integrity-Based Communications,” will present “Conquer Fear, Speak With Confidence.” Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.biz or call Jo Garner at 482-0354.
4. Cohen Prevails, Incumbents Dominate
- Friday, August 8, 2014
Democratic U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen held off Thursday, Aug. 7, the most serious electoral challenge he’s faced since winning the Congressional seat in 2006, in the form of attorney Ricky E. Wilkins.
5. Harris Files Ford Challenge at Deadline
- Thursday, April 3, 2014
Memphis City Council member Lee Harris is challenging Democratic state Sen. Ophelia Ford in the August primary for District 29, the Senate seat held by a member of the Ford family since 1975.
- Saturday, February 8, 2014
Memphis Botanic Garden will host the Green Your Home Winter Plant Sale Friday, Feb. 7, and Saturday, Feb. 8, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the garden, 750 Cherry Road. The sale will feature house plants, custom potting, terrariums and garden gift items. Admission is free. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
- Monday, February 3, 2014
Memphis Botanic Garden will host The Memphis Knights Big Band at the Garden Monday, Feb. 3, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 750 Cherry Road. The 18-piece band will perform everything from Glenn Miller standards to modern jump jive and wail. Suggested donation is $5. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
- Saturday, February 1, 2014
The University of Memphis will host its Black History Month opening ceremony and presentation of the Authur S. Holmon Lifetime Achievement Award to Dr. James L. Netters Friday, Jan. 31, at 7 p.m. in the Michael D. Rose Theatre, 470 University St. Visit memphis.edu for a schedule of other Black History Month activities.
- Monday, September 30, 2013
Rhodes College will host a Communities in Conversation lecture titled “How Judaism Became a Religion,” presented by Leora Batnitzky, Monday, Sept. 30, at 6 p.m. in the McCallum Ballroom of the Bryan Campus Life Center on campus, 2000 North Parkway. Reception begins at 5:30 p.m. Cost is free. Visit rhodes.edu.
- Saturday, September 28, 2013
The fifth annual Mike Conley Bowl-n-Bash, benefiting the Methodist Healthcare Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center, will be held Saturday, Sept. 28, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Billy Hardwick’s All Star Lanes, 1576 S. White Station Road. Individual tickets are $125; teams of four are $500. Visit methodisthealth.org/bowlnbash to register.
- Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Rhodes College will host a Constitution Day lecture featuring historian Gordon Wood on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at 7 p.m. in the McCallum Ballroom of the Bryan Campus Life Center on campus, 2000 North Parkway. Wood will present “The Making of the Constitution.” Cost is free. Visit rhodes.edu.
- Monday, September 16, 2013
FedEx will host the 34th annual fashion show and auction benefiting The Baddour Center on Monday, Sept. 16, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Registration begins at 10 a.m.; the luncheon and program begin at 11 a.m. Tickets are $40. Visit baddour.org or call 662-366-6930.
- Wednesday, February 1, 2012
The Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a free business education workshop Wednesday, Feb. 1, at 2969 Elmore Park Road. Marlin McKelvy, president of Consumer Direct Benefit Solutions, will speak on “The Rise of Public and Private Health Insurance Exchanges and What This Means for Employers and Health Care Customers.” To R.S.V.P., call 372-9457 or email@example.com.
- Tuesday, January 31, 2012
The Memphis Claims Association will meet Tuesday, Jan. 31, at 5:15 p.m. at Coletta’s Restaurant, 2850 Appling Road. The topic is “Fire Investigation,” and cost is $25 for members and $35 for nonmembers.
- Monday, January 30, 2012
The City of Memphis Division of Housing and Community Development will host a public meeting Monday, Jan. 30, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at BRIDGES, 477 N. Fifth St. The meeting will discuss the Triangle Noir Redevelopment Project.
- Friday, January 13, 2012
Rhodes College will debut its new lecture series, Communities in Conversation, with a discussion with linguist, political activist and writer Noam Chomsky Friday, Jan. 13, at 5 p.m. in McCallum Ballroom, Bryan Campus Life Center at Rhodes College. Chomsky will discuss the Occupy Wall Street movement. The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information about the series, contact Dr. Jonathan Judaken at 843-3292 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Wednesday, March 30, 2011
The Small Business Chamber and Talk Shoppe will present “The Mastermind Principle: From the Book ‘Think and Grow Rich’ by Napoleon Hill” Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau, 3693 Tyndale Drive. For more information, call Jo Garner at 482-0354.
- Wednesday, March 4, 2009
LunaWeb will host Social Media Expedition Breakfast today from 7 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave. The breakfast is for anyone interested in social media. For more information, call 888-5862.
- Tuesday, March 3, 2009
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet today at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Claude Watts, interim CEO of the Regional Medical Center at Memphis, will speak. Lunch is $18 per person and reservations are required. For reservations, e-mail Taylor Hughes at email@example.com.
- Monday, March 2, 2009
The Engineers’ Club of Memphis Inc. will hold its weekly meeting and lunch today at 11:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. George Ragazzo of Modular Gabion Systems Inc. will present “Modular Gabions and Mattresses.” Cost is $14. No reservations are required.
- Wednesday, January 21, 2009
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a workshop titled “Planning and Evaluation 101” today from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Alliance office, 5100 Poplar Ave., Suite 502. The facilitator will be Karen Kitchens, who will discuss fundamental planning and evaluation tools that will equip participants to better understand a program’s impact and needs. For more information or reservations, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.
- Tuesday, January 20, 2009
The Small Business Solutions Series will kick off with “Making 71 Percent More Profit by Working Only 10 Percent Better” today from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. at ParMasters Golf Training Center, 888 S. White Station Road. Business coach Mark van Stolk of Calaveras Business Coaching LLC will speak. Cost is $30 per session, $90 for the four-seminar series and free for the first 10 participants to sign up. For more information, visit www.businesssolutionsseries.com or call 753-3753.
- Tuesday, November 18, 2008
The International Business Council will hold its fall meeting today from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Dixon Gallery and Gardens, 4339 Park Ave. Aaron S. Brickman, director of Invest in America, U.S. Department of Commerce, will speak. To register, contact Brenda Montgomery at firstname.lastname@example.org or 543-3541.
- Tuesday, November 11, 2008
Memphis Heritage Inc. will host a Young Heritage meeting today at 6 p.m. at Howard Hall, 2282 Madison Ave. The meeting will include a discussion of future events, speakers and parties. For more information, call 272-2727.
- Monday, November 10, 2008
The Memphis Bar Association will host a new member luncheon today at noon at the Memphis Bar Association offices, 80 Monroe Ave. All new members are invited to attend. To R.S.V.P., call 527-3573.
- Tuesday, October 28, 2008
The Freedom Award Dinner and Ceremony will be held today at 6:30 p.m. at the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. The annual award ceremony will pay tribute to the people whose accomplishments depict the spirit of the civil rights movement. Faith Hill and Oleta Adams will perform. Cost is $200. For more information, call 521-9699, Ext. 237.
- Monday, October 27, 2008
The University of Memphis will host an invitation-only economic forum today from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at The Zone at the FedEx Institute of Technology, 365 Innovation Drive. The forum, titled “A National Perspective on Economic Issues: The Intersection of Wall Street, Main Street and Pennsylvania Avenue,” will feature U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn.; Greg Gonzales, commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Financial Institutions; and Dr. Shirley Raines, president of the University of Memphis.
- Monday, June 30, 2008
The Engineers’ Club of Memphis Inc. will hold its weekly lunch meeting today at noon at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Bryan Gainey, industrial products manager for Sonoco Products, will speak on “The Evolution of the Concrete Form.” The cost is $12 and no reservations are required.
- Tuesday, April 1, 2008
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet today at noon at the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. The speaker will be Winfield Dunn, former governor of Tennessee. Cost is $18 at the door. R.S.V.P. to Taylor Hughes, 526-1318 or email@example.com.
- Monday, March 31, 2008
The Shelby County Board of Commissioners will meet today at 1:30 p.m. in the first floor commission chamber of the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. For more information, call Chief Administrator Steve Summerall at 545-4301.
- Monday, January 28, 2008
Rhodes College will present Dr. Nel Noddings, who will speak on "The Problems of School Reform," based on her book "When School Reform Goes Wrong," today at 7 p.m. in the McCallum Ballroom of the Bryan Campus Life Center. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call Patrick Shade at 843-3935.
- Monday, January 14, 2008
The InMotion Musculoskeletal Institute today will present its Musculoskeletal Lecture with Dr. Stuart Goodman with social hour beginning at 5 p.m. and the lecture beginning at 6 p.m. at the FedEx Institute of Technology, 365 Innovation Drive. For reservations, contact Gretchan Mishler at 271-0000 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Tuesday, September 18, 2007
The Executive Employment Law Seminar Series will be today from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. at The Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave., ninth floor. This week's topic is "Compensation, Benefits and Commissions." The event is $25 per person, including breakfast, payable at the door. Reservations can be made by calling Sheila Lindsey at 683-1850.
- Wednesday, September 12, 2007
Talk Shoppe will meet today from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, 3693 Tyndale Drive. The topic is "Buying a House with City of Memphis Down Payment Assistance" with Juanita Hamilton, finance manager with the city's Division of Housing and Community Development. For more information, contact Jo Garner at email@example.com.
- Tuesday, February 6, 2007
The David Lusk Gallery presents "John Torina: Path Into the Wilderness" through Feb. 24 at 4540 Poplar Ave. For more information, call the gallery at 767-3800.
The Eclectic Eye in Midtown presents "Life As I See It," an exhibit by Tom Clifton, through March 1 at 242 South Cooper St. For more information, call 276-EYES (3937).
36. Shelby Farms Ad Hoc Committee to Meet
- Monday, October 30, 2006
The Shelby County Board of Commissioners Ad Hoc Committee on Shelby Farms meets at 2 p.m. in the Commission's 4th floor committee room at the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. Call Steve Summerall at 545-4301 for more information.
37. Archived Article: Real Focus
- Tuesday, June 1, 1999
By LAURIE JOHNSON Record-breaking remodeling U.S. homeowners are expected to shell out a record $125.9 billion maybe more to remodel and expand their homes in 1999 By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Drive down almost any street in an established area ...