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- Monday, January 29, 2018
Memphis Toys R Us
To Remain Open
A representative with Toys R Us has confirmed to The Daily News that the retailer’s Memphis location, at 7676 Polo Ground Blvd., won’t close after all.
2. A Tasteful List: 2017
- Friday, September 15, 2017
DIG IN, MEMPHIS. Presenting the Tasteful List 2017 – alphabetical local favorites in one decidedly local man’s opinion – all good if not good for you. Some are farm to table, some got waylaid by sugar, flour, corn meal and deep-frying along the way, but all are ours, bless their hearts.
3. Memphis 3.0 Plan Weighs Scale Of Development
- Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Office towers close to smaller-scale retail or residential development is one of the themes in the still emerging plan for the expansion of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in the Pinch district.
4. A Tasteful List 2016
- Friday, September 16, 2016
MEMPHIS BY THE BITE. Presenting the sixth serving of the Tasteful List, updated for 2016 – alphabetical local favorites in one decidedly local man’s opinion – the only things easy to swallow in an election year.
5. Attorney Wesley Fox Joins Shea Moskovitz & McGhee
- Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Wesley Fox has joined family law firm Shea Moskovitz & McGhee PLC as an associate attorney. Fox earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law in 2014 and previously served as a Title IV-D attorney for Shelby County.
6. A Tasteful List 2015
- Friday, September 18, 2015
MEMPHIS ON A PLATE. Presenting the fifth helping of the Tasteful List, updated for 2015 – an alphabetical survey of local flavor in one decidedly local man’s opinion.
Could I get another napkin over here?
7. 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.
8. A Tasteful List 2014
- Friday, September 5, 2014
MEMPHIS ON A PLATE. Presenting the fourth edition of the Tasteful List, updated for 2014 – second, third and fourth helpings, this year’s specials, delicious memories – an alphabetical survey of local flavor in one decidedly local man’s opinion.
9. Farm Bill Deal Would Cut Food Stamps by 1 Percent
- Wednesday, January 29, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – Farm-state lawmakers are lobbying colleagues member by member, vote by vote as they push for House passage of a massive, five year farm bill that would make cuts to food stamps and continue generous subsidies for farmers.
10. This week in Memphis history: November 8-14
- Saturday, November 9, 2013
1963: Mass immunizations against polio using the new Sabin oral vaccine began in Memphis and Shelby County
1933: The Tennessee Brewing Co. reopened for the first time in 15 years with the first bottles of Goldcrest beer, brewed and bottled in Memphis, delivered to stores by the Memphis company. The final state necessary to ratify the 21st amendment to the U.S. Constitution, the amendment that repealed the 18th amendment and ended national prohibition, would not approve the amendment for another month. But a Tennessee Constitutional convention had ratified the amendment in August.
11. A Tasteful List Updated for 2013
- Friday, September 6, 2013
A LIST YOU CAN SINK YOUR TEETH INTO. Hello, my name is Dan and I’ll be your server.
Presenting the third edition of the Tasteful List, updated for 2013 – second and third helpings, this year’s specials, delicious memories – an alphabetical survey of local flavor in one decidedly local man’s opinion.
12. Food Stamp Cuts Key to Farm Bill's Fate in House
- Thursday, June 20, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — Prospects for House passage of a new farm bill could turn on the level of food stamp cuts as key backers scrambled Wednesday to secure support for the five-year, half-trillion dollar measure.
13. House Panel Set to OK Cut in Food Stamp Program
- Thursday, May 16, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – A House committee rebuffed Democratic efforts Wednesday to keep the $80 billion-a-year food stamp program whole, as debate on the farm bill turned into a theological discourse on helping the poor.
14. Senate Panel Approves Massive Farm Bill
- Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The Senate Agriculture Committee has approved a massive five-year farm bill that would cut spending while also creating new subsidies for farmers.
The legislation approved 15-5 by the panel on Tuesday includes concessions to Southern rice and peanut farmers, thanks to a new top Republican on the committee, Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran. The bill eliminates $5 billion in annual subsidies called direct payments that are important to those Southern farmers but makes it easier for them to receive alternate subsidies if prices dip.
15. ‘Banner Year’ for Logistics Industry
- Friday, December 28, 2012
Positive momentum far outweighed the negative in the local logistics and distribution industry during 2012, as city officials and business leaders continued elevating Memphis’s status as world logistics hub.
16. A Tasteful List 2012
- Friday, September 7, 2012
A LIST YOU CAN SINK YOUR TEETH INTO. So many of you seemed to salivate over last year’s Tasteful List, I’ve updated it for 2012. While reduced some, make no mistake, there’s nothing dietary about it.
17. Work Moves Forward on Midtown’s Chiwawa
- Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Plans are moving forward for Chiwawa, a Southern-inspired Mexican restaurant near Overton Square in Midtown that hopes to open this fall.
A $347,257 permit was recently filed for Chiwawa’s renovations of the two-story, 3,196-square-foot building at 2059 Madison Ave. The space housed Chicago Pizza Factory in the 1980s and has been vacant since.
18. Pickering Projects Show Activity on Upswing
- Friday, May 18, 2012
If an uptick in engineering services is an economic indicator of recovery and stability, Memphis is progressing fairly well.
That’s the message Bob Pitts, principal at Pickering Firm Inc., shared to the Appraisal Institute of Memphis Wednesday, May 16, at Chickasaw Country Club. Pickering employs 150 engineers, scientists, architects and surveyors across six offices from its Memphis headquarters to the Gulf Coast.
19. Berger Working on Food Truck Alliance
- Friday, April 27, 2012
As if owning and operating the city’s fastest growing self-serve frozen yogurt business isn’t enough, Taylor Berger is about to add two more hospitality titles to his resume.
20. Restaurateurs Remain Upbeat About 2012
- Monday, January 16, 2012
The good news is that in November, the National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Performance Index rose to its highest level in five months. The bad news – well, can there be any bad news if these indices hold true for 2012? Naturally the National Restaurant Association is bullish about the figures they have complied, but let’s do a little analysis.
21. Farm-State Lawmakers Pushing New Farm Subsidy
- Tuesday, November 8, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – Corn and soybean farmers are pushing for – and Congress is moving to create – a whole new subsidy that could maintain farm incomes at a nearly four-decade high should prices fall or crops be destroyed by weather.
22. A Tasteful List
- Friday, October 14, 2011
A LIST YOU CAN SINK YOUR TEETH INTO. Seems like everybody has a list these days, so, in recognition of the 125th anniversary of The Daily News, here’s mine – 125 things that make Memphis easy to swallow – a sort of alphabetical soup to nuts of local flavor. Friends old and new, and a few long-gone, but I can taste them still.
23. 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:
24. Colliers Sells Property to Union Forklift
- Friday, October 22, 2010
Colliers International recently sold an 18,750-square-foot building in the Perimeter Point Business Park, 2188 Spicer Cove.
25. U of M’s Heath Given Distinguished Teaching Award
- Wednesday, January 28, 2009
Dr. Julia Heath, professor of economics at the University of Memphis, has been honored with the Kenneth G. Elzinga Distinguished Teaching Award by the Southern Economic Association.
26. UT Medical Group Names Martin VP of Corporate Compliance
- Wednesday, November 26, 2008
Linda Martin has joined UT Medical Group Inc. as vice president of corporate compliance.
27. Former ServiceMaster Exec Sues Company
- Friday, March 14, 2008
A former senior vice president and general counsel of The ServiceMaster Co. has filed a class action complaint in Shelby County Chancery Court against the Memphis-based company, asking for what could amount to millions in damages related to cancelled stock options, according to The Daily News Online, www.memphisdailynews.com.
28. Marion’s Dreams of Auto Plant Hurt by Perceived Work Force Problems
- Monday, June 11, 2007
MARION, Ark. - Arkansas wants to produce cars instead of cotton in a 1,700-acre field near the Mississippi River, but two recent rejections by Toyota Motor Corp. have raised worries - even by the mayor - that local workers aren't up to the task.
29. Pro Bono Commitment Starts From Top At Glankler Brown
- Thursday, May 3, 2007
Attorney George Nassar compares taking on a new case to grabbing a piece of chocolate from a box - when you bite into it, sometimes you don't know what you're going to get.
In his more than 25 years of practicing law at Glankler Brown PLLC, Nassar said he knows that to be true of all types of work, including pro bono cases.
30. 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.
31. Archived Article: Attorney Graph
- Tuesday, February 16, 1999
Attorney Attorney Judgments Amount ------------------------------------------------ ----------- -------------------------- Gordon & Feldbaum 226 $220,174.79 Baer Baer & Baer 220 $348,622.30 Mccullough Law Firm ...