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1. ‘Bizarre Foods’ Host Films Episodes in Memphis
- Monday, July 16, 2018
A celebrity chef was spotted with a film crew in Downtown’s Court Square Thursday afternoon, July 12.
Andrew Zimmern, co-creator, host and contributing producer of “Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern,” is in Memphis filming two shows – one for the Food Network and one for the Travel Channel, a member of the production crew confirmed.
2. United Suspends New Reservations for Pets in Cargo Hold
- Wednesday, March 21, 2018
United Airlines is pausing its pet-shipping business after mishaps that included a dog winding up in Japan instead of Kansas.
United said Tuesday that it will halt PetSafe reservations while it reviews the service, which lets customers ship pets as cargo. Fees can run several hundred dollars for a medium-size or big dog.
3. Last Word: The Mural Takedown, Corker's Calculation and Beale Crowd Control
- Monday, February 12, 2018
Cue the organ music from the old-fashioned television soap operas: As the weekend began, city public works crews had painted over – either completely or partially – a lot of the Paint Memphis program murals on the west side of Willett near Lamar. That would be the ones city council members complained about and others that no one complained about.
4. Shelby Farms Draws $142 Million, 71-Acre Development
- Monday, November 13, 2017
Elmington Capital Group has submitted plans for a 71-acre senior housing, apartment and single-family development next to Shelby Farms Park. Dwell at Shelby Farms is a new $142 million development to be located on the north side of Raleigh-LaGrange Road near the intersections of Trinity and Fischer Steel roads.
5. Shelby Farms Draws New 71-Acre, $142M Development
- Friday, November 10, 2017
In a joint venture with Charles Crews of Crews Investment Holdings, Nashville-based Elmington Capital Group has submitted plans to the Office of Planning and Development for a 71-acre senior housing, apartment and single-family development next to Shelby Farms Park.
6. Nashville Developers Planning Massive 71-Acre Project Near Shelby Farms
- Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Nashville-based Elmington Capital Group has submitted plans to the Office of Planning and Development for a 71-acre senior housing, apartment and single-family development next to Shelby Farms Park.
7. Last Word: Harold Ford Jr. on Change, Tourism Turns a Corner and Sim at UTHSC
- Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Very different outlooks along party lines still in our delegation to Washington over the Senate’s version of Trumpcare.
On the day the Congressional Budget Office estimated the proposal would end health insurance coverage for 22 million Americans, Republican U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander’s reaction:
8. Boeing Names its New Apollo-Style Spacecraft the Starliner
- Monday, September 7, 2015
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Boeing already has the Dreamliner. Now it also has the Starliner.
The aerospace giant announced the name of its future space fleet Friday. More than 200 people, including Florida Gov. Rick Scott, NASA and Boeing officials, and a bevy of former astronauts, gathered at NASA's Kennedy Space Center to celebrate the grand opening of Boeing's commercial crew and cargo processing facility.
9. Work Begins on Big River Crossing
- Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Work began Monday, Nov. 10, on the Harahan Bridge boardwalk in a Downtown conference room as the contractor on the $17.5 million project, OCCI Inc. of Fulton, Mo., met with city leaders and explained the construction plan to come for what is now called the “Big River Crossing.”
10. Rehab on the River
- Thursday, July 17, 2014
The next front in the “previtalization” of Memphis is a three-story, neoclassical brick building from the Depression era that was once a hospital for those who worked on the Mississippi River.
11. Uphill Climb
- Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Shelby County’s homebuilding industry is off to a slow start in 2014, with builders filing 16.6 percent fewer permits in the second quarter than in the same three-month period a year ago.
Builders filed 245 permits in Shelby County in the second quarter, compared with 294 permits in the second quarter of 2013, according to real estate information company Chandler Reports, www.chandlerreports.com. Builders filed 191 permits in the first quarter.
12. Winter Drags Down Q1 Building Permits
- Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Shelby County’s homebuilding industry, plagued by poor weather early in 2014, got off to a slow start in the first quarter, with builders filing 14.2 percent fewer permits than in the same three-month period a year ago.
13. Van Vliet Takes on Roles at UT Medical, The MED
- Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Dr. Michael M. Van Vliet has joined the department of plastic surgery at UT Medical Group, has been named assistant professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and has been appointed director of burn critical care for the Firefighters Regional Burn Center at The Regional Medical Center at Memphis.
14. Levenger Leases Up EastPark IV
- Friday, December 14, 2012
A Delray Beach, Fla.-based specialty retail company is relocating its Memphis distribution warehouse within the Southeast submarket.
Levenger has inked 96,400 square feet in EastPark Distribution Center IV, 5265 Hickory Hill Road, bringing the 372,800-square-foot building to full occupancy. Levenger also has an operation at 3530 E. Raines Road.
15. $3.5 Million McVay Station Begins
- Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Three Class A speculative office buildings have broken ground in Germantown at McVay Road and Poplar Pike.
The $3.5 million development, named McVay Station Professional Center, is by Jason Speed, local developer and contractor whose claim to fame was Corporate Gardens, a $24 million, 148,000-square-foot retail and office park delivered in 2001 on 14 acres at Forest Hill Irene Road and Poplar Pike.
16. Cooking Channel Show to Spotlight Main Street
- Friday, October 19, 2012
The television food scene has been kind to Memphis this year.
Celebrity chef Guy Fieri recently visited six Memphis-area restaurants for his Food Network show, “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives,” all of which have opened within the past few years.
17. Broadway Pizza Buys Building for East Memphis Expansion
- Tuesday, October 2, 2012
627 S. Mendenhall Road Memphis, TN 38117
Sale Amount: $365,000
Sale Date: Sept. 13, 2012
18. Crews Holdings Files Loan on 34 Lots in Wolf River Ranch
- Thursday, September 27, 2012
Crews Holdings has filed a $1.5 million loan through Triumph Bank on 34 lots in Wolf River Ranch Planned Development in Collierville.
19. CRE Veteran Starts Slattery Realty
- Friday, July 20, 2012
Mike Slattery has opened a new commercial real estate company called Slattery Realty LLC.
Slattery is the owner and principal real estate broker for the firm that specializes in commercial and industrial sales, leasing, development and management.
20. Back into the Fold
- Monday, October 3, 2011
Before there was South Bluffs, there was French Fort.
Before the Hernando DeSoto Bridge was built and city zoning regulations placed more distance between commercial, industrial and residential areas, this neighborhood by the trio of older Mississippi River bridges south of Downtown survived in one of the most historic and isolated parts of the city.
21. ‘We’re OK’
- Wednesday, August 24, 2011
For decades, a residential area called French Fort, near the Metal Museum and Interstate 55, has thrived in isolation and anonymity.
The larger area is now poised to return to its one-time role as a gateway. But the owner of two key pieces of property told homeowners not to expect much movement for several years.
22. Mayor Unleashes Lawyers in Fight Against Blight
- Wednesday, August 18, 2010
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. is rolling out the latest tool his administration will use to clean up neglected and overgrown Memphis neighborhoods – attorneys.
“We’re hiring lawyers,” Wharton said this month as he stood outside a vacant house on Vesey Avenue off Lamar Avenue that was overgrown with kudzu spilling into the street.
23. Tunica's New Cash Crop?
- Monday, December 7, 2009
When Xiaolin “Charles” Wang was introduced at an October press conference announcing plans to build a $1 billion hybrid automotive plant in Tunica County, he was described by the emcee as a man who “dreams big and drives fast.”
24. A City in Transition
- Monday, November 9, 2009
Just before sunrise on a rainy Tuesday morning, the armed officers raided the city office. They didn’t make any arrests, but they took files, interviewed employees and served search warrants. And they temporarily closed the Memphis Animal Shelter.
25. Weeds, Vacant Lots Hot New Issue For Mayor Hopefuls
- Friday, October 2, 2009
Forget Twitter and Facebook.
Tall grass and vacant lots are the new currency of the 2009 race for Memphis mayor.
With fewer than two weeks to the Oct. 15 election day and a week remaining for early voting, several of the candidates are working blight into their daily schedules.
26. Green Paper Trail Leads to Ware
- Friday, May 1, 2009
It hasn’t been a good week and a half for City Council member Barbara Swearengen Ware.
She celebrated her birthday last week with a custom she picked up from a caterer delivering the council members their lunch at City Hall. During a break in committee action, as reporters and other council members wondered about several $1 bills pinned to her red jacket, Ware explained that she had never heard of the custom before but was game for it.
27. Ware Implicated but Not Charged in Bribery at Clerk's Office
- Wednesday, April 29, 2009
Memphis City Council member Barbara Swearengen Ware has been implicated but not charged in bribery allegations at the county clerk’s office.
28. Roger This: Despite Recent Hangar Expansion,DeWitt Pilots Want More Space for Planes
- Thursday, April 5, 2007
In late February, the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) filed a $900,000 building permit for two new hangars at General DeWitt Spain Airport, according to the Daily News Online, www.memphisdailynews.com.
29. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, November 2, 2004
7491 Wyndhurst Place
Germantown Apartments Sell for $20.7 Million
7491 Wyndhurst Place
Germantown, TN 38138
Cost: $20.7 million
Buyer: Empirian Colonnade LLC, with an undivided 75 percent interest; and Bush Realty Colonnade LLC, with ...
30. Archived Article: Real Recap
- Tuesday, October 26, 2004
Lofts Planned for Memphis Imports Building
1.36 acres near
Cost: $8.5 million
Borrower: Jason Crews Partnership
Lender: First Tennessee Bank NA
Trustee: Robert C. Liddon and Thomas F. Baker IV
31. Archived Article: Crews (lead)
- Friday, March 13, 1998
By LAURIE JOHNSON Crews Investments closes on land for Trinity Place By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Crews Investment Properties Inc. has purchased 4.5 acres of vacant land at Germantown Road and Trinity Road for $1.47 million and has plans to deve...