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1. Arby's Closes Deal for Buffalo Wild Wings, Makes New Company
- Tuesday, February 6, 2018
NEW YORK (AP) – Arby's completed its deal to buy Buffalo Wild Wings on Monday and created a new company named Inspire Brands that will run the chains.
Inspire Brands will oversee Arby's, Buffalo Wild Wings and a small chain with about 30 locations called R Taco. Arby's, known for its meaty sandwiches, has more than 3,400 restaurants; Buffalo Wild Wings has more than 1,200.
2. Meat-Loving Arby's to Buy Buffalo Wild Wings for $2.4B
- Wednesday, November 29, 2017
NEW YORK (AP) – Arby's said Tuesday that it is buying Buffalo Wild Wings for about $2.4 billion, making it the latest casual restaurant chain to be taken private.
Buffalo Wild Wings, which serves chicken wings in a sports bar-like atmosphere, has reported falling sales as it and other casual restaurants lose customers to cheaper and faster chains. In the most recent quarter, it reported a 2.3 percent sales drop at its established restaurants.
3. Ruby Tuesday Chain to be Taken Private in $146 Million Deal
- Tuesday, October 17, 2017
NEW YORK (AP) – Ruby Tuesday is being acquired for about $146 million in a deal that will take the struggling chain private.
Like other sit-down restaurant chains, the Maryville, Tennessee-based chain has lost customers to cheaper, faster and more casual places. Comparable-store sales at Ruby Tuesday have fallen for six consecutive quarters and the company has not reported a quarterly profit in two years, even as it has made tweaks its menu and made small changes, like adding salad bars, in an attempt to boost traffic.
4. Not Just 'Sgt. Pepper': Many 1967 Musical Firsts Echo Today
- Tuesday, May 23, 2017
NEW YORK (AP) – "Sgt. Pepper" was only the beginning. Half a century after the Beatles' psychedelic landmark, it stands as just one of many musical astonishments of 1967 that shaped what we listen to now.
5. The Week Ahead: May 15-21
- Monday, May 15, 2017
Happy Monday, Memphis! This week, Downtown welcomes barbecue teams from around the world coming to compete in the Super Bowl of Swine. Plus, we’ve got details on the remembrance of a somber moment in Memphis history; a reading festival for kids of all ages; and more you need to know about in The Week Ahead…
6. Last Word: Regrouping, Freedom Awards and The View From Another Bridge
- Thursday, July 14, 2016
It will be a year come Sunday – a year since Darrius Stewart, a passenger in a car pulled over by Memphis Police in Hickory Hill was shot and killed by Officer Conner Schilling.
7. The Week Ahead: May 9-15
- Monday, May 9, 2016
Alright, Memphis, grab your calendars! Whether you want to book it over to the Ruby Bridges Reading Festival or just baste in the scent of barbecue, there’s plenty to do this week. Here’s our roundup...
8. Hattiloo Forum Explores Black Generation Gap
- Thursday, October 15, 2015
Always looking for a good topic of conversation, Hattiloo Theatre founder Ekundayo Bandele decided to put a group of millennials and active senior citizens together.
The Tuesday, Oct. 13, event was prompted by a dinner conversation Bandele had with his 21-year-old daughter.
9. Bona Fide
- Thursday, September 10, 2015
When the Bona Fide Blues Festival takes a set of stages in Overton Square and the Cooper-Young neighborhood next month, it will mark a return that’s been a long time coming.
But it also will offer something new.
- Tuesday, June 9, 2015
The Center City Revenue Finance Corp. will meet Tuesday, June 9, at 9 a.m. in the Downtown Memphis Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
- Monday, June 8, 2015
FedEx St. Jude Classic golf tournament will be held Monday through Sunday, June 8-14, at TPC Southwind, 3325 Club at Southwind. The PGA Tour stop will feature tournament play, celebrity pro-am, and events throughout the week. Visit stjudeclassic.com for a schedule.
12. 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.
- Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown Hospital will hold a stroke survivor group meeting Tuesday, Aug. 5, at 4 p.m. in Medical Office Building A, 7655 Poplar Ave, suite 250. The group will discuss issues that can affect patients after a stroke. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 516-6929.
14. County Primary Filing Deadline Arrives
- Thursday, February 20, 2014
A couple of days before the filing deadline for candidates in the May county primaries, it looked like a political season with lots of action at the deadline itself.
The deadline is noon Thursday, Feb. 20, with another week for any candidates who meet that deadline to withdraw if they wish.
- Saturday, February 8, 2014
Memphis Botanic Garden will host the Green Your Home Winter Plant Sale Friday, Feb. 7, and Saturday, Feb. 8, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the garden, 750 Cherry Road. The sale will feature house plants, custom potting, terrariums and garden gift items. Admission is free. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
16. Shopping Center Group Moving to New Office
- Friday, December 20, 2013
The Shopping Center Group LLC is moving to a new office.
The Memphis office of the Atlanta-based retail real estate brokerage firm, which leases a total of approximately 4 million square feet of retail space and represents 100 retailers, is moving from 773 E. Brookhaven Circle to 5101 Wheelis Drive, Suite 106, at Clark Centre.
17. Ruby Tuesday Sells Bartlett Lots for $1.1 Million
- Tuesday, December 17, 2013
8348 U.S. 64
Bartlett, TN 38133
Sale Amount: $1.1 million
Sale Date: Dec. 5, 2013
Buyer: 64 Kate Hyde Partners
18. Ruby Tuesday Sells Bartlett Lots for $1.1 Million
- Thursday, December 12, 2013
Ruby Tuesday Inc. has sold two vacant lots at 8348 U.S. 64, also known as Stage Road, in Bartlett for $1.1 million.
19. Women’s Foundation Awards Grants to 29 Organizations
- Tuesday, November 5, 2013
The Women’s Foundation for a Greater Memphis is awarding $625,000 in grant money to 29 of the city’s organizations that are making a strong impact in the lives of area women.
The Tuesday, Nov. 5, Annual Grants Showcase and Volunteer Recognition event, which is free and open to the public, allows for individuals to speak with representatives from each organization and witness the positive impact in the education, housing and career objectives that each organization has helped to influence.
- Friday, March 16, 2012
Muslims in Memphis will hold a health fair and legal seminar Saturday, March 17, at 10 a.m. at Kate Sexton Community Center, 1235 Brown Ave. For more information, call 576-7070.
21. More Than 180 Apply For Countywide School Board
- Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Shelby County Commissioners have a busy day Wednesday as they interview 182 candidates for appointment to a 25 member countywide school board.
The deadline for the applications to the school board being contested in Memphis federal court was the end of the business day Tuesday. And there was a deadline rush with 32 applications on Tuesday alone.
- Tuesday, November 9, 2010
The Center City Revenue Finance Corp. will meet Tuesday at 9 a.m. at 114 N. Main St. For more information, call 575-0540.
- Monday, November 8, 2010
The Memphis Chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals will meet Monday at 6 p.m. at International Paper, Tower 3, 6420 Poplar Ave. The program is the annual Margarette Bibb Event to benefit the IAAP Retirement Trust Foundation. Cost is $20. For reservations, call Demetria Sturgis at 448-5529.
24. Cockadoos Brings Southern Spirit to Downtown
- Tuesday, June 1, 2010
Between John Bradley Wells and his wife, Lana, the two have nearly 40 years of experience in the restaurant business.
25. Leadership Memphis to Honor Graduates, Give Awards
- Tuesday, May 4, 2010
Leadership Memphis will honor graduates from the 2009-2010 program year and recognize award recipients during the “Celebrate Memphis Reception” Tuesday from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St.
- Friday, June 26, 2009
A TennCare Continuing Legal Education Clinic will be held today from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave.
The Memphis Music Resource Center will celebrate its first birthday during the South Main Art Trolley Tour today from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at 431 S. Main St. The free celebration will include live music, food and drinks.
27. Lenny’s Founder’s Death Apparent Suicide, Police Say
- Monday, December 8, 2008
Funeral services for Len Moore, the man who started a sandwich shop in Bartlett that grew into the Lenny’s Sub Shop national franchise, were held Friday in Woodlands, Texas.
28. Analysts Blame Easy Credit for Restaurant Woes ?
- Friday, August 1, 2008
NEW YORK (AP) – Restaurant companies may have depended too much on easy-to-borrow money to back aggressive expansion plans, industry experts say – a move that may lead to more bankrupt chains and fewer new eateries opening in the months to come.
- Monday, August 22, 2005
The Shelby County Commission meets at 1:30 p.m. today at the County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. Call 545-4588.
The Mississippi River Commission presents a low-water inspection meeting at 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Mud Island River Park Landing. For details, visit www.mvd.usace.army.mil/mrc/index.php.
- Friday, July 29, 2005
The South Main Arts District hosts the monthly Art Trolley Tour from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today. Attendees can enjoy free trolley rides between the galleries and stores along South Main Street. Visit www.southmainmemphis.org.
31. Archived Article: Events
- Monday, June 28, 2004
Crye-Leike Relocation Services hosts a Benefit Scramble Golf Tournament today at Cherokee Valley in Olive Branch, Mississippi
Crye-Leike Relocation Services hosts a Benefit Scramble Golf Tournament today at Cherokee Valley in Olive Branch, Miss. ...
32. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Monday, April 28, 2003
New York-based firm
New York-based firm
nabs Memphis agency
North American Health Plans has expanded its Southern presence by acquiring the third-party administration division of Agency Services Inc., a Memphis-based insurance broker.
33. Archived Article: Ruby Tuesday
- Friday, December 20, 2002
Ruby Tuesday opts for bustling corridor
By STACEY WIEDOWER
The Daily News
A new 5,400-square-foot Ruby Tuesday restaurant will give Southeast Memphis residents another dining option in the ever-expanding retail corridor alon...
34. Archived Article: Marketplace St
- Monday, November 23, 1998
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Whats for dinner? Tennessee restaurateurs anticipate expansion as industry booms By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News Going out to eat these days is not the luxury it once was. The increase in dual-income households has made dining...