Editorial Results (free)
1. The Week Ahead: Sept. 11-18
- Monday, September 11, 2017
Hey, Memphis! This week we’re gearing up for the Cooper Young Festival and a packed house at the Tigers vs. UCLA game. Plus, Uptown Funk heads Downtown and The Joker hits East Memphis. Here’s what else you need to know about in The Week Ahead…
2. Last Word: Data Night at the Forum, Passing Gas and Graceland's Las Vegas Exit
- Thursday, April 20, 2017
It’s a $30,000 fine, about $5k more than expected by most. And Grizz players say they will chip in to pay the fine the NBA levied on coach David Fizdale for his epic rant on the officiating in Game 2 of the playoff series between the Grizz and the Spurs.
3. Middle Tennessee construction can’t meet demand
- Saturday, April 16, 2016
When it comes to residential real estate around Middle Tennessee, there are plenty of buyers but not nearly enough sellers, says Heather Benjamin with Reliant Realty’s Benjamin McConnell Group. And new construction just can’t keep up with the demand.
4. Main Event’s ‘Eat. Bowl. Play’ Opens
- Friday, December 11, 2015
Main Event Entertainment looks at dozens of metrics when deciding where to bring its sprawling family entertainment centers next – everything from an area’s growth trajectory to the mix of households with children as well as young singles.
5. Former Ike’s on Summer Sells for $2.7 Million
- Monday, May 27, 2013
4569 Summer Ave. Memphis, TN 38122
Sale Amount: $2.7 million
Sale Date: May 17, 2013
6. Herbalife Plans to Expand Memphis Distribution Center
- Tuesday, August 21, 2012
5025 Crumpler Road
Memphis, TN 38141
Permit Cost: $4.8 million
Permit Date: Applied August 2012
7. Metal Museum Kicks Into Busy Season
- Friday, June 22, 2012
The start of summer is a busy time of year for the Metal Museum, 374 Metal Museum Drive, which has bragging rights to some of the Bluff City’s most magnificent views of the Mississippi River.
8. Construction Loan Filed To Develop Lamar Crossing
- Tuesday, March 20, 2012
2881 Lamar Ave.
Memphis, TN 38114
Loan Amount: $5.4 million
Loan Date: March 1, 2012
9. Funding Approved for Study of Bridge Boardwalk
- Thursday, August 4, 2011
The Memphis City Council Tuesday, Aug. 2, accepted and approved a combined $210,000 in funding for architecture and engineering services for a Harahan Bridge Boardwalk for bikes and pedestrians to cross the Mississippi River.
10. Belgian Professor Discusses Biotech Ties to Memphis
- Monday, May 16, 2011
The Bluff City and the city of Liége in Belgium, this year’s Memphis in May International Festival-honored country, are both growing hubs of biotech research and incubation.
And as part of the business exchange activities between Memphis and Belgium, representatives from Memphis’ business, government and scientific community Thursday gathered at the Memphis Bioworks Conference Center, 20 Dudley St., to hear professor Joseph A. Martial of the University of Liége speak during a luncheon event.
11. Go With the Flow
- Friday, May 6, 2011
Lord knows the creek did rise. The last time the Mississippi was lapping at the top of Tom Lee Park, I’d been lapping at a number of things for a couple of days myself.
12. A Bridge to Cross
- Monday, March 28, 2011
Martyrs Park sits atop the Chickasaw Bluff and overlooks the Mississippi River, its lone modern sculpture a memorial to victims of the 19th century Yellow Fever epidemics that devastated Memphis from the 1850s through the 1870s.
13. IBERIABANK Files $2.5 Million Permit
- Tuesday, February 22, 2011
4894 Poplar Ave.
Memphis, TN 38117
Permit Amount: $2.5 million
Project Cost: Applied January 2011
Completion: Fall 2011
Contractor: Webb Building Corp.
Architect: Chrestia Staub Pierce Inc.
14. Ohio-Based Company Buys Harbor Ave. Property
- Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Canton, Ohio-based REP Memphis LLC has bought two parcels at 1175 and 1195 Harbor Ave. from Bluff City Steel LLC for $1 million.
15. Local Group, UP to Discuss Harahan Bridge
- Wednesday, January 26, 2011
A delegation from Memphis led by Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. will be in Omaha, Neb., next week to talk with Union Pacific railroad executives about a bicycle and pedestrian path across the Mississippi River.
16. Connecting to the City
- Wednesday, May 12, 2010
Memphis will spend up to $1.9 million to stabilize a riverbank so a historic site, living museum and one of the city’s best spots for catching summer breezes can be protected.
Carissa Hussong, the executive director of the National Ornamental Metal Museum, welcomes the investment, but there’s another big item on her wish list. She wants this city-owned property, cutoff from Downtown by Interstate 55, reconnected to the municipal street grid.
17. Steorts, Visible School Expand Ministry to Downtown
- Friday, September 18, 2009
Ken Steorts, the founder of the Visible School, is in the final stretch toward an Oct. 30 closing date to buy an architectural landmark so he can bring the college Downtown.
He still needs more than $300,000 to close the gap on the $1.05 million purchase price for the building at 200 Madison Ave. He’s confident the money will follow the music. The Visible School, a music and worship arts college offering bachelor’s degree music programs, is raising funds through private concerts in intimate settings.
18. When it Comes To Cooper’s Proposed Restaurant, Questions Abound
- Tuesday, May 22, 2007
Judging by his living circumstances alone, it would be difficult to argue the topless club business has been anything less than wildly profitable for Steven Craig Cooper.
Cooper, reportedly a high school dropout and later a self-made entrepreneur who built a network of successful adult entertainment clubs, splits his time between Phoenix and Memphis. The Bluff City is where he keeps a nine-room stucco home in an upscale neighborhood that currently is appraised at more than $700,000.
19. Nine Months after Hurricanes, Construction Costs Still Up
- Tuesday, May 2, 2006
When hurricanes hit the Gulf Coast in August 2005, shockwaves were felt in the construction industry throughout the Southeast, including Memphis.
Carl Mabry, president of Bluff City Community Development Corp., a nonprofit development company that focuses on low-income housing, has seen the prices of construction materials rise about 40 percent from 2004 to 2005.
20. Archived Article: Ccrfc (lead)
- Wednesday, September 10, 2003
CCRFC Approves Tax Freeze for Pinch Project
Building would add mixed uses to Uptown corner
The Daily News
The Center City Revenue Finance Corp. approved a payment-in-lieu-of-taxes application Tuesday for a p...
21. Archived Article: Benchmark
- Thursday, January 30, 2003
Justice Department settles
Justice Department settles
steel mill bankruptcy case
The Department of Justice, the Environmental Protection Agency and the state of Illinois recently announced a settlement with the bankrupt Laclede Steel Co. th...
22. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, January 14, 2003
Real briefs 01-14-03
Memphis-based BCS Industries LLC, formerly Bluff City Steel, acquired Solon, Ohio-based Cuyahoga Steel and Wire. With this acquisition, BCS Industries is one of the largest wire/rod/bar processors in the nation.
23. Archived Article: Idb (lead)
- Tuesday, May 16, 2000
By Stacey Wiedower SBC plan to bring 124 jobs to county By Stacey Wiedower The Daily News Several projects that would create jobs and add industry to the Memphis area are scheduled for consideration by the Industrial Development Board at its monthly...
24. Archived Article: Walkway Lj
- Thursday, November 2, 1995
lj 10/5 cates City requests bids for Riverbluff Walkway By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News The city has issued a request for bids for the first phase of the Riverbluff Walkway, which will follow the old Memphis Historic Trail route and feature a "gate...