Fieldstone Apartment Homes, a gated community in southeast Memphis, is in the process of another massive expansion.27. Robinson Takes on Dual Roles At Campbell Clinic - Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Dr. James Robinson recently joined Campbell Clinic Orthopaedics in two roles: as the lead physician for the clinic’s new daytime walk-in program and as a sports medicine family practice doctor treating sports injuries for young athletes and weekend warriors. 28. Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some of Those Who Died in 2016 - Monday, January 2, 2017
The walk-in clinics are offered at all five Campbell Clinic locations, and Robinson staffs the program in the Germantown office.
Death claimed transcendent political figures in 2016, including Cuba's revolutionary leader and Thailand's longtime king, but also took away royals of a different sort: kings of pop music, from Prince and David Bowie to George Michael.29. Vols Can’t Afford Another Iffy Effort at the Speedway - Friday, September 9, 2016
Imagine if Tennessee running back Jalen Hurd hadn’t recovered the fumble by UT quarterback Joshua Dobbs in the end zone for a touchdown in overtime last Thursday night.30. Looks Like 10-2, SEC Title Game, Orange Bowl for UT - Monday, September 5, 2016
Editor’s note: Nashville sports correspondent Dave Link has been accurate in predicting season outcomes for the Tennessee Vols in recent years. His 2016 season predictions, released just before press time, culminates with an SEC Championship appearance. Here’s his take on the season…31. Do Titans Finally Have Their Offensive Line? - Friday, August 5, 2016
New Tennessee Titans coach Mike Mularkey’s stated desire to play “exotic smashmouth” football – especially on offense – requires a good offensive line. But if there’s one thing the Titans have not had in recent years it’s a good offensive line.32. ‘Throwback’ Something Special - Thursday, July 7, 2016
“I didn’t set out to write about the melancholy bewilderment of middle-aged men,” says Chris Bachelder of his fifth novel, “The Throwback Special.” “But that’s where I ended up.” And, IMO, he ended up with a very special book.33. Donahoe Named VP at Avison Young - Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Michael Donahoe has joined commercial real estate firm Avison Young as vice president of its Memphis branch. Donahoe’s main focus will be overseeing all of the firm’s landlord leasing projects in Memphis and the surrounding areas. Toronto-based Avison Young opened the Memphis office in December, marking its third location in Tennessee and its 50th nationally. 34. Pop-Up Retail Concept Housed in Shipping Containers - Friday, April 8, 2016
A local entrepreneur is looking to bring an innovative marketplace made out of shipping containers to Memphis.
“It’s like a real shopping mall but for pop-up shops,” said Brian Christion, who recently returned to Memphis after a real estate career in New York City.35. Last Word: Policing The Greensward, A Rural Oasis and Gene Chips - Tuesday, April 5, 2016
The city of Memphis had 88 police staff and other city employees working an Overton Park detail Saturday and another 33 working Sunday on the same detail, according to the Strickland administration’s accounting on Monday.36. Loflin Yard Pays Attention to Residents - Tuesday, April 5, 2016
This week, a “rural oasis” opens for business in the middle of Downtown Memphis. That’s developer Taylor Berger’s vision for Loflin Yard, an acre-wide outdoor destination with pit barbecue, live music and barrel-aged cocktails.37. Toward a Better Definition Of ‘Innovation Process’ - Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Innovation is one of those words that means something different to each person that hears it. When you describe the whole framework as an innovation process, the confusion compounds exponentially. The word process is more misleading than the word innovation. 38. Michael Brown’s Attorney Keynotes NAACP Luncheon - Saturday, March 12, 2016
The attorney for the families of Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown is the featured speaker at the Memphis Branch NAACP’s annual Freedom Fund Luncheon.
Benjamin J. Crump, who also serves as the president of the National Bar Association, will speak at the March 29 event, to be held at the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St.39. Michael Brown’s Attorney to Keynote NAACP Luncheon - Wednesday, March 9, 2016
The attorney for the families of Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown is the featured speaker at the Memphis Branch NAACP’s annual Freedom Fund Luncheon.40. Nishikori Beats American Teen for 4th Straight Memphis Title - Tuesday, February 16, 2016
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – Kei Nishikori had practiced against teenager Taylor Fritz a few times over the past couple years without beating the American even once.
Until Sunday, when it mattered.41. Mularkey’s Choice: Build Resume or Build for Future - Thursday, November 26, 2015
Mike Mularkey finds himself in a tough situation.
The Titans head coach, who took over after Ken Whisenhunt was fired three games ago, knows he needs to win some games down the stretch to better enhance whatever chance he might have of being named permanent head coach.42. Whisenhunt’s Failed Tenure Now Easier to Understand - Saturday, November 14, 2015
It was only one game, one win, but it was clear in the aftermath Sunday just how much the Tennessee Titans needed the victory they got in overtime against the New Orleans Saints.
After an emotional week highlighted by the firing of Ken Whisenhunt, interim coach Mike Mularkey and the remainder of Whisenhunt’s staff was able to rally the team and find a way to end a six-game losing streak that derailed the 2015 season almost from the start.43. Stacks Named CEO of Signature HealthCARE - Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Michael Stacks has joined Signature HealthCARE at St. Francis as its CEO, where he’s responsible for day-to-day operations. Stacks, a U.S. Army veteran, most recently served as executive director of Allenbrooke Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Memphis and Scenic Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Herculaneum, Mo.44. New Federal Food Safety Rules Issued After Deadly Outbreaks - Friday, September 11, 2015
WASHINGTON (AP) — Food manufacturers must be more vigilant about keeping their operations clean under new government safety rules released Thursday in the wake of deadly foodborne illness outbreaks linked to ice cream, caramel apples, cantaloupes and peanuts.45. Hotel Developer Moves On Scimitar Building Conversion - Tuesday, September 1, 2015
179 Madison Ave.
Memphis, TN 38103
Permit Cost: $5.2 million
Permit Date: Applied August 201546. Despite Personnel Losses, UT’s Defense Should Be Much-Improved - Saturday, August 29, 2015
John Jancek begins his third season as Tennessee’s defensive coordinator under head coach Butch Jones, and thanks to two solid recruiting classes should have his best defense with the Vols.
UT is bigger and faster on the defensive side than the previous two seasons, when the Vols showed improvement from the 2012 season by shaving more than 100 yards and 11 points per game allowed.47. Dr. J, a Luxury Car Dealer and a Swindle - Thursday, July 30, 2015
The day before he pleaded guilty to fraud charges in Memphis federal court, Michael G. Brown got a phone call from Julius “Dr. J” Erving.
Erving wanted Brown’s advice on a Rolls Royce Wraith the NBA legend had test driven at an Atlanta luxury car dealership.48. Vertical Living in Crosstown - Tuesday, July 14, 2015
The 1.1 million-square-foot Sears & Roebuck regional distribution center, which has laid abandoned in the Crosstown neighborhood for more than 10 years, is getting a new lease on life as the highly-anticipated Crosstown Concourse project.49. Truck Stop Restaurant Plan Hits End of the Road - Saturday, June 20, 2015
The developers behind the proposed Truck Stop restaurant on the northwest corner of Central Avenue and Cooper Street have pulled the plug on the project after a year and a half of regulatory hurdles and different standards involved in using intermodal shipping containers.50. Truck Stop Restaurant Plan Hits End of the Road - Tuesday, June 16, 2015
The developers behind the proposed Truck Stop restaurant on the northwest corner of Central Avenue and Cooper Street have pulled the plug on the project after a year and a half of regulatory hurdles and different standards involved in using intermodal shipping containers.51. Truck Stop Restaurant Plan Hits End of the Road - Saturday, June 13, 2015
The developers behind the proposed Truck Stop restaurant on the northwest corner of Central Avenue and Cooper Street have pulled the plug on the project after a year and a half of regulatory hurdles and different standards involved in using intermodal shipping containers.52. Fieldstone Apartments Files $15M Construction Loan - Saturday, May 2, 2015
Fieldstone Apartments III LLC filed a $15 million construction loan with SunTrust Bank for the development of a new phase of Fieldstone Apartments in Southeast Memphis.53. University of Memphis Foundation Applies for $1 Million Building Permit - Tuesday, April 28, 2015
1115 E. Getwell Loop
Memphis, TN 38111
Permit Amount: $1 million
Applicant: The University of Memphis Foundation54. Fieldstone Apartments Files $15M Construction Loan - Monday, April 27, 2015
Project Cost: $40 million
Permit Application Date: April, 2015
Architect: Fleming Architects
Contractor: Grinder, Taber & Grinder Inc.
Details: The University of Memphis Foundation has applied for a $1 million building permit for a new facility at the university’s Park Avenue campus.
Fieldstone Apartments III LLC filed a $15 million construction loan with SunTrust Bank for the development of a new phase of Fieldstone Apartments in Southeast Memphis.55. Sounds Like a Hit for Neighbors - Saturday, April 25, 2015
For months, sounds of construction surrounded the Nashville Sounds’ sparkling new First Tennessee Park in Germantown.
The constant thump-thump-thump of pounding jackhammers competed with the irritating, high-pitched beeps of vehicles backing up. Ka-ching! Cranes lifted steel beams into place, keeping time with a syncopated thrumming of never-ending drilling. Ka-ching!56. Tanger Outlets to Open Southaven Mall in November - Friday, March 13, 2015
What is now a field near Interstate 55 and Church Road in Southaven, Miss., soon will become an outlet-shopping destination.
The 310,000-square-foot Tanger Factory Outlets Centers Inc. shopping center should be ready for shoppers by Nov. 19, just in time for Christmas.57. Jones, Vols Make Honor Roll With Recruiting Class - Saturday, February 14, 2015
KNOXVILLE – Butch Jones has done it again.
Tennessee’s football coach has created a national buzz with his 2015 recruiting class.
UT finished with the No. 4 class in the nation as rated by 247Sports and ended up ranked No. 5 by Rivals when the Feb. 4 national signing day was over.58. Vols Take Plenty of Momentum Into Offseason - Saturday, January 10, 2015
KNOXVILLE – There’s nothing like going into the offseason on a high note. The Vols will be riding the momentum from the resounding 45-28 victory against Iowa in the Jan. 2 TaxSlayer Bowl through the end of recruiting season, winter workouts, spring practices and into the summer months.59. Poll: Americans Support Menu Labeling - Thursday, January 1, 2015
WASHINGTON (AP) – More than half of Americans say they already have enough information at restaurants to decide whether they are making a healthy purchase. But they want even more.
According to an Associated Press-GfK poll conducted in December, most Americans favor labeling calories on menus in fast food and sit-down restaurants. Most favor labels for prepared foods in the grocery store, too.60. Memphis Resolutions - Saturday, December 27, 2014
The end of the year hastens a season of resolutions about the year ahead, resolutions about what to include on the blank canvas of a new year.
No matter who you are, the road to 2015 starts at the same place – through the experience of 2014. With that in mind, we surveyed many of the people we’ve covered in these pages in the last year to talk about the possibilities ahead.61. Timberlake Becomes Co-Owner of Audio Tech Company - Thursday, November 20, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) – Justin Timberlake wants to make sure you have a 20/20 sound experience when you listen to music: He's now a co-owner of the audio technology company AfterMaster Audio Labs, Inc.62. Lightman Realty Begins Fieldstone Expansion - Saturday, October 18, 2014
Michael Lightman Realty Co. is moving forward with an expansion of the Fieldstone Apartments.63. Acura of Memphis Owner Buys Dealership, Land - Tuesday, October 14, 2014
2611 Ridgeway Road, 6055-6085 Acura Cove64. Lightman Realty Begins Fieldstone Apartments Expansion - Monday, October 13, 2014
Memphis, TN 38119
Sale Amount: $12.4 million
Michael Lightman Realty Co. is moving forward with an expansion of the Fieldstone Apartments.65. Broadening District - Tuesday, October 7, 2014
When he goes out to eat, Jackson Kramer tends to prefer small plates, sharing items with his wife, talking back and forth about the food and generally making the experience of cleaning one’s plate a communal experience.66. FDA Tweaks Food Safety Rules Due Next Year - Monday, September 22, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – The government will rewrite sweeping new food safety rules after farmers complained that earlier proposals could hurt business, the Food and Drug Administration said Friday.67. Young Volunteers Face Long Odds at Oklahoma - Saturday, September 13, 2014
Two games into the 2014 season, and it’s time for the University of Tennessee to play some big-boy football.
The Vols (2-0) took care of business at Neyland Stadium in the first two games against Utah State and Arkansas State.68. Developers Swing, Miss in Attempt to Buy Prime Germantown Locale - Saturday, August 30, 2014
The first time I stepped into this mustard-yellow building at 300 Jefferson Street to ask how it felt to have the Nashville Sounds moving in across the street, Wayne Woelk, 50, was having a heart attack.69. Sherman Joins Campbell Clinic as Sports Medicine Physician - Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Dr. Henry “Hank” Sherman has joined Campbell Clinic Orthopaedics as a sports medicine family practice physician in its Southaven office. Sherman treats patients who suffer from a variety of orthopedic injuries – from competitive athletes looking to get back in the game to weekend warriors who want to stay active later in life.70. Amazon Launches Music Streaming for Prime Members - Friday, June 13, 2014
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Amazon's newly announced music streaming service is yet another attempt by the company to move beyond e-commerce and infuse itself into the daily lives of Americans with an increasing number of offerings –including grocery delivery and streaming TV.71. 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.72. 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.73. 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.74. Events - Monday, April 28, 2014
The Tennessee Beta Unit of Parliamentarians will meet Monday, April 28, at 5:45 p.m. at the Poplar-White Station branch library, 5094 Poplar Ave. Anyone interested in expanding their knowledge of parliamentary law and “Robert’s Rules of Order” is invited to attend. Call 324-5184.75. 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.76. 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 1.77. Candidates Commit as Deadline Nears - Wednesday, April 2, 2014
The first day of spring was March 20, but, after months of fundraisers and petition filings, the last day of the month served as the start of this year’s political season.
With the filing deadline for the August state and federal primaries, as well as nonpartisan Shelby County Schools board and judicial positions, Thursday at noon, candidates began Monday, March 31, making the set-in-stone decisions that will point election efforts toward voters and away from the groundwork.78. 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.”79. Roland ReElected At Filing Deadline, Two Countywide Races Set For August - Friday, February 21, 2014
One of the six Shelby County Commission incumbents seeking re-election this year was effectively elected to a new four-year term in a new district with the noon Thursday, Feb. 20, filing deadline for candidates in the May county primaries.80. RBCC Law Firm Moving to iBank Tower - Friday, February 14, 2014
The law firm of Rogers, Berry, Chesney & Cannon PLLC, owner of 1713 Kirby Parkway since 2006, recently sold its office building and will relocate to the iBank building on Poplar Avenue in East Memphis.81. New Rules Would Ensure Safety of Infant Formula - Friday, February 7, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Food and Drug Administration is laying out new requirements to ensure the safety of infant formula.
The rules announced Thursday are designed to make sure that formula manufacturers test their products for salmonella and other pathogens before they are distributed. They would also require formula companies to include specific nutrients, including proteins, fats and vitamins.82. FDA to Revise Nutrition Facts Label - Friday, January 24, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – Those nutrition labels on the back of food packages may soon become easier to read.
The Food and Drug Administration says knowledge about nutrition has evolved over the last 20 years, and the labels need to reflect that.83. Idea Factories - Saturday, January 11, 2014
Never mind how fully formed or exciting the concept sounds, Michael Overton, partner and creative director at inferno, is probably going to want to see it on the wall.84. Music Veterans Record Song to Benefit St. Jude - Monday, November 25, 2013
The efforts of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital have been the focus of an outpouring of financial and charitable support in recent weeks, the latest example of which is a song by music industry veterans to raise money for the hospital.85. FDA to Ban Artery-Clogging Trans Fats - Friday, November 8, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – Heart-clogging trans fats have been slowly disappearing from grocery aisles and restaurant menus in the last decade. Now, the Food and Drug Administration is finishing the job.86. Events - Monday, October 28, 2013
Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday, Oct. 29, at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. University of Memphis interim president Brad Martin will speak. Cost for nonmembers is $18. RSVP to Taylor Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org. This week in Memphis history: October 25-31 - Saturday, October 26, 2013
1993: Exhibition NBA game at The Pyramid between the world champion Chicago Bulls, featuring Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen, and the Washington Bullets.88. New House GOP Plan as Debt-Limit Deadline Nears - Wednesday, October 16, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – Time growing desperately short, House Republicans pushed for passage of legislation late Tuesday to prevent a threatened Treasury default, end a 15-day partial government shutdown and extricate divided government from its latest brush with a full political meltdown.89. Events - Saturday, August 10, 2013
Graceland will host the Elvis Week candlelight vigil Thursday, Aug. 15, at 8:30 p.m. at the gates of Graceland, 3717 Elvis Presley Blvd. Admission is free. Visit elvis.com/elvisweek for more information. More Elvis Week events are listed below.90. Closing Fannie, Freddie Could Boost Mortgage Rates - Thursday, August 8, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – Homebuyers could feel the pinch if Congress follows through on plans to shut down Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the government-controlled mortgage guarantee giants that were rescued by a $187 billion taxpayer bailout during the financial crisis.91. FDA Defining What "Gluten Free" Means on Packages - Monday, August 5, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – A label that reads "gluten free" will now mean the same thing for all food, regardless of which kind you buy.
After more than a six-year delay, the Food and Drug Administration has set a new standard for labels that will make shopping easier for consumers on gluten-restricted diets. Until now, the term "gluten free" had not been regulated, and manufacturers made their own decisions about what it means.92. Five Years in the Life - Saturday, June 22, 2013
Delta Airlines and Northwest Airlines has just merged with more than 150 flights a day at Memphis International Airport shifting to the Delta brand. And Delta’s CEO, Richard Anderson, said Memphis would be an integral hub with more traffic.93. Events - Saturday, April 27, 2013
ArtsMemphis will present the Stax to the Max music festival Saturday, April 27, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. outside the Stax Museum of American Soul Music, 926 E. McLemore St. Admission to the festival is free; discounted museum tickets are $2 between noon and 5 p.m. Visit staxmuseum.com.94. Events - Monday, April 29, 2013
A Main Street to Main Street Multimodal Connector Project design review meeting will be held Monday, April 29, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the City Council chambers in City Hall, 125 N. Main St. The public can learn about and view designs for the project. Contact Michael Carpenter at email@example.com or 636-6596.95. Events - Saturday, April 13, 2013
New Ballet Ensemble will present Springloaded Friday, April 12, through Sunday, April 14, at Playhouse on the Square, 66 S. Cooper St. The annual event fuses ballet, contemporary and urban dance with works by local and guest choreographers. Visit nbespringloaded13.eventbrite.com for times and tickets.96. Events - Monday, April 15, 2013
Greater Memphis Chamber will host a Lunch in the Know titled “Website Design Strategy & Analytics to Measure Success” Tuesday, April 16, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Baptist Memorial Hospital campus, 6027 Walnut Grove Road. Lou Powell and Leigh Pegram of Vanick Digital will speak. Cost is free for member and prospective members; lunch is provided. R.S.V.P. to firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.98. 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 email@example.com. 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.100. Bearing Down - Monday, March 11, 2013
The old adage “loaded for bear” is fitting for a new full-service branding agency that’s emerged on the Memphis advertising landscape.
“We came up with Loaded for Bear after stepping back and looking at the Memphis creative landscape and what our goals were, which are to prove that great creative can happen in a ‘creative wilderness’ such as Memphis, but also to help our clients be prepared for anything,” said managing director Joel Halpern. “That is where the term came from, an old hiker’s saying that means going off in the prepared for the worst case scenario, or a bear.”