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1. Crosby Plants a Park in the Shadow of Skyscrapers
- Friday, April 28, 2017
How do you repurpose a blighted old Burger King? That’s the question Scott Crosby was facing. “Initially we thought we’d make it a bar, or maybe a restaurant,” he says. “But the building was too dilapidated. Then we thought, maybe a parking lot, but the space was too small.”
2. Lake District Would Put Lakeland on the Map
- Friday, April 8, 2016
Before Lakeland became a city, it was the Lakeland Amusement Park. A California-based developer is bringing back that original flair with his proposal for The Lake District, a 165-acre mixed-use development.
3. The Week Ahead: March 21-27
- Monday, March 21, 2016
How was your weekend, Memphis? Here’s our weekly roundup of local happenings you need to know about, from the first Great River Indoor Food Truck Festival to a celebration of late Memphis wrestler Sputnik Monroe.
4. Madison Avenue Business Association Launches 'Meet Me' Event
- Wednesday, March 9, 2016
If you’re on or around Madison Avenue later this month with at least $20 to spend, there will be specials and deals aplenty as part of a new event to boost business to the street.
The Madison Avenue Business Association, a collection of businesses along the busy thoroughfare that launched their organization in 2012, is hosting its inaugural “Meet Me Along Madison” event March 22 and 23.
5. Last Word: Out of Time, Brian Collins and Fear of Heights & A Different No Gang Zone
- Thursday, January 28, 2016
I have a confession. Hillary Clinton is not happy with me.
I’ve seen the signs in recent weeks but didn’t want to accept the truth.
Then Wednesday evening, as I was about to put this column together, I got an email from the former First Lady and Secretary of State and Democratic presidential contender.
The subject line cut to the chase: “We’re running out of time, Bill.”
The message itself, on a backdrop of Blue State blue read:
- Thursday, July 9, 2015
Beale Street Tourism Development Authority will meet Thursday, July 9, at 4:30 p.m. at Blues City Cafe, 138 Beale St. Visit shelbycountytn.gov for an agenda.
7. New Shop Preparing to 'Fall Into Place' on Broad Avenue
- Thursday, April 16, 2015
Last summer, Mary Claire White spent time checking out the growing Broad Avenue neighborhood – walking the street, absorbing the activity around the shops and restaurants and even introducing herself to all the shop owners, telling them about an idea she had.
8. Pay Down That Debt by Investing in Real Estate
- Saturday, January 31, 2015
My father was born (1928) and raised in Franklin, when it was a sleepy little standalone hamlet unrelated to Nashville. In the mid-90s, I met him for lunch at the Shoney’s near I-65 off of Highway 96.
- Friday, August 1, 2014
Dixon Gallery and Gardens will host Food Truck Friday on Aug. 1 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Dixon, 4339 Park Ave. Admission to the gardens is free during food truck hours. The lunch event continues every Friday through September. Visit dixon.org for a schedule.
- Thursday, July 31, 2014
Overton Square will hold a Thursdays Squared concert Thursday, July 31, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. in the Tower Courtyard at Trimble Place and Florence Street. The series continues through Aug. 28. Visit thursdayssquared.com for a schedule.
11. Chisley Named CEO of Methodist North Hospital
- Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Gyasi C. Chisley has joined Methodist North Hospital as CEO. In his new role, Chisley will lead thousands of associates and aligned and contracted medical staff. He says that as health care transitions from volume to value, his platform is to grow outpatient practices, physicians and services while creating a viable patient-centered environment.
12. One End to the Other
- Friday, May 3, 2013
GET IT TOGETHER. Cooper is on fire. From the cougars in the zoo to the cougars in Alchemy, the viewing is best at feeding time. From the lions at the zoo to the lyonnaise salad at 1912, this is a stretch to strut in.
13. Garage Demolition First Step for Downtown Project
- Wednesday, November 28, 2012
The Downtown parking garage attached to the 147 Jefferson Ave. building is being demolished, the first of many steps the property owner is taking to redevelop its adjacent 12-story masonry office building for a proposed mixed-use facility.
14. ‘More the Merrier’
- Thursday, September 6, 2012
Following a shaky last few years for Overton Square, the area has finally seen tangible evidence of change in recent weeks and the area’s long-term tenants appear to be waiting in anticipation of its new neighbors.
15. Dressing Up Dinner
- Friday, May 6, 2011
The emergence of the Broad Avenue Arts District as a hub of arts, culture and community continues to take shape, and the latest focal point is a former abandoned gas station at Broad and Tillman Street.
16. First Lady Tours Miss. Schools to Tout Health
- Thursday, March 4, 2010
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama visited Jackson, Miss., Wednesday and watched children play on swings and a jungle gym at a school whose programs have been lauded for fighting obesity by keeping kids active.
17. Gus's World Famous Chicken Finds Way to DeSoto County
- Monday, October 1, 2007
Gus's Fried Chicken, the first of which was opened in Mason, Tenn., in the 1950s and has become a world-renowned eatery since, has made headway into North Mississippi.
Joe and Belinda Webb opened Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken Family Restaurant on Airways Boulevard in Southaven Sept. 5.
18. Effort to Overhaul Unified Development Code Continues
- Friday, March 31, 2006
When Lee Einsweiler's children were growing up, he was often the parent who made the dinner runs to fast food joints like Wendy's, Burger King and McDonald's. With three kids, that usually meant orders from three different restaurants, which meant three trips and - most important - three parking lots to navigate.
19. Square Foods Bids Farewell to Overton Square
- Thursday, March 30, 2006
Jeanice Blancett's Midtown health food store is not your typical grocery, where super-sizes, square footage and self-service checkout lines reign supreme.
Along the way, Blancett's Square Foods Natural Market at 2094 Madison Ave. has become a popular gathering spot. At the center of the 7,200-square-foot store she opened in 2002, customers park on bar stools to chat, unwind and enjoy selections from a specially prepared deli menu.
20. Preservation Series Almost Here
- Tuesday, February 14, 2006
Today, Memphis neighborhoods like Annesdale-Snowden, the charming, tree-lined community surrounding Lamar Avenue and Bellevue Boulevard, are symbols of another time.
In the 1850s, Dr. Samuel Mansfield built a 200-acre estate there on the outskirts of Memphis, which he later sold to a Col. Robert Brinkley. Brinkley gave the property's Italianate mansion to his daughter as a wedding present, and her son, Robert Brinkley Snowden, later built a home of his own in the area.
21. Vive La France and Broad Avenue Corridor!
- Tuesday, January 31, 2006
The next phase of bringing Memphis and Shelby County's development codes up to date hearkens back to the 19th century, when proctors at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris are said to have circulated a cart or charrette into which students would place their artwork.
22. Overton Square Rises Again with New Developments
- Monday, January 9, 2006
Once the entertainment epicenter of Memphis, Overton Square is using several new developments to further its increasing upswing. The latest involves restaurateur Earl Farrell trying to inject some new energy into an old hotspot.
23. Archived Article: Lead
- Tuesday, April 12, 2005
By Andy Meek
Airport Readies to Roll Out More Changes
Terminal to fully showcase citys flavor by years end
The Daily News
For many of the 11 million annual travelers at Memphis International Airport, hectic flight schedules ...