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1. Grant Program Proving Beneficial To Neighborhood Watch Groups
- Friday, January 01, 2016
With backing from the City of Memphis, local neighborhood associations can receive up to $2,500 to make their neighborhoods safer.
“Responding to criminal offenses and making arrests are part of the efforts to combat crime,” said Lia Roemer, program manager with the Memphis Area Neighborhood Watch department. “The Neighborhood Crime Prevention Fund gives our neighborhoods the opportunity to grow and create crime prevention efforts.”
2. The Kitchen Community is Growing Gardens in Memphis Schools
- Wednesday, October 21, 2015
In September, children at Resurrection Catholic School harvested sweet potatoes out of the garden they had been studying all year. They knew about soil content and the lifecycle of a seed, and they knew that there was something special about these sweet potatoes.
3. Local Green News Piles Up, From Shelby Farms to CBU
- Saturday, July 11, 2015
Chelsea Avenue Floodwall Becomes ‘Permission Wall’: The city’s renaissance of murals is taking a different form on the section of North Memphis floodwalls that are a border of sorts for the still developing Chelsea Greenline.
4. Building Green in a Red-Hot Market
- Saturday, June 20, 2015
Counting cranes has become a Nashville pastime, and the perks of all that development are clear – a robust economy, vibrant real estate market and more jobs.
Naturally, there is concern among some residents that all of the construction and increased population could harm the area’s environment, water and air quality and green space.
5. Harold Ford Sr. Returns to Memphis Funeral Business With New Concept
- Wednesday, May 13, 2015
In his years as a political force in Memphis, Harold Ford Sr. was known for his attention to detail.
The former Congressman would brush past campaign workers and climb a ladder to level a campaign banner or change the layout of “the Ford ballot,” sought by everyone from presidential candidates to court clerks.
6. Do We Have a Deal? Yes, Until We Don’t
- Saturday, May 09, 2015
People are angry now. Angrier than ever. In the past, there may have been a slight skirmish or two, but now there are battles that often escalate into full-scale wars.
Buyers feel they have paid too much, and sellers feel they are being waterboarded during the inspection process.
7. City Council to Get Update Halfway Into Fiscal Year
- Tuesday, March 03, 2015
Memphis City Council members return to the matter of city finances Tuesday, March 3, with a financial review in a 9:30 a.m. committee session that marks the halfway point in the city’s fiscal year.
8. Immigrants Find Room to Grow in Nashville's Public Gardens
- Saturday, December 20, 2014
With the growing season wrapped up for winter and the temperature hovering at 45 degrees on a recent Sunday, the community garden off Wedgewood Avenue looked to be draped in a brown afghan with just a few patches of green peeking through.
- Thursday, December 11, 2014
Tennessee Shakespeare Company will present “Twelfth Night” Thursday, Dec. 11, through Dec. 21 at Dixon Gallery and Gardens Winegardner Auditorium, 4339 Park Ave. Buy tickets at tnshakespeare.org.
10. Ramsey an Important, Unfamiliar Pioneer
- Saturday, December 06, 2014
In this season of thankfulness, Knoxvillians should pay homage to Francis Alexander Ramsey, but many people are probably not familiar with his name.
- Thursday, August 28, 2014
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis will hold free how-to clinics with Lowe’s and a kickoff of Habitat’s 2014 building season Thursday, Aug. 28, at Memphis Habitat, 7136 Winchester Road. Clinics will be held from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and will focus on painting and working with hardware and power tools. The short kickoff program will follow. Visit memphishabitat.com for details.
- 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.
- Saturday, July 26, 2014
American Red Cross will hold a blood drive Saturday, July 26, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Champion Hills at Windyke Apartment Homes, 3788 Links Drive. All blood types, especially O negative, B negative and A negative, are needed. Visit redcrossblood.org or call 800-733-2767 for donor requirements and appointments.
- Friday, July 25, 2014
UCAN of Memphis will hold its Dare 2 Dream teen conference Friday, July 25, and Saturday, July 26, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at BRIDGES, 477 N. Fifth St. The anti-bullying conference will include inspirational speaker presentations, workbooks, snacks and school supplies. Cost is $50; parents are encouraged to attend for no additional cost. Visit ucanofmemphis.org.
- Thursday, July 24, 2014
The Downtown Memphis Commission board will meet Thursday, July 24, at noon in the commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
- Saturday, July 19, 2014
C.H. Nash Museum at Chucalissa will hold a volunteer day Saturday, July 19, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the museum, 1987 Indian Village Drive. Volunteers help sort artifacts, landscape gardens and trails, and more. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 785-3160.
- Tuesday, July 01, 2014
Methodist University Hospital heart disease support group Heart to Heart will discuss diabetes and heart disease Tuesday, July 1, at 1 p.m. in the hospital’s Center of Excellence in Faith and Health, 1265 Union Ave. Call 516-7435.
- Saturday, June 28, 2014
Hattiloo Theatre will hold a free season nine community grand opening Saturday, June 28, from 8 a.m. to midnight in its new Overton Square theater, 37 S. Cooper St. Events include performances, tours, concerts and more. Tickets to each event are on a first-come/first-served basis. Visit hattiloo.org/grand-opening-season-9.php for schedule.
- Saturday, June 21, 2014
Healthy Shelby will hold the 140/90: Living Life Under Pressure men’s health kickoff Saturday, June 21, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Kroc Center, 800 East Parkway S. The event will include healthy food samples, blood pressure screenings, 3-on-3 basketball, Lionel Hollins and more. Cost is free. Visit commontablehealth.org.
20. Across the River
- Saturday, May 03, 2014
The Arkansas land between the bridges across the Mississippi River at Memphis doesn’t have a name, at least not yet.
If graffiti is any indication, lots of people go there. And they cross numerous boundaries on dirt and gravel roads and paths that can end abruptly and are posted with “no trespassing” signs and other warnings as well as railroad video cameras.
21. City Sprouts
- Thursday, March 06, 2014
The vacant homes and lots on Jennette Place near Walker Avenue and Mississippi Boulevard in South Memphis began germinating like an urban form of kudzu. They appeared like an invasive species in this proud neighborhood, spreading quickly, choking the life from viable properties and growing into a scourge that at one point seemed impossible to eradicate.
- Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Kiwanis Club of Memphis will hold its annual holiday celebration, featuring the Swing Time Explosion: Big Band Holiday Show, Wednesday, Dec. 18, from noon to 1 p.m. at The University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Cost is $18 for nonmembers.
- Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Talk Shoppe will hold a citywide networking party Wednesday, Dec. 18, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at DeVry University, 6401 Poplar Ave., sixth floor. Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.biz.
- Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Tennessee Shakespeare Co. will present “It’s a Wonderful Life: A Life Radio Play” Wednesday, Nov. 20, through Dec. 8 in the Dixon Gallery and Gardens Winegardner Auditorium, 4339 Park Ave. Visit tnshakespeare.org.
- Saturday, November 16, 2013
Ignite Memphis, Vol. 6, will be held Tuesday, Nov. 19, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Crosstown Arts, 430 N. Cleveland St. Twelve Memphians will enlighten attendees on a variety of topics via five-minute, 20-slide presentations. Cost is $15. Visit ignitememphis.com.
26. New in Rural Tennessee: Discovery Park of America
- Friday, November 01, 2013
UNION CITY, Tenn. (AP) – The gleaming white building with curved exteriors and a spaceship-like tower emerges from the flat landscape of West Tennessee like something out of science fiction, but it's not a villain's lair or superhero's headquarters.
- Wednesday, October 02, 2013
B.I.G. for Memphis, a business interest group that brings together Memphis Police colonels and business leaders, will meet Wednesday, Oct. 2, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Phelps Security, 4932 Park Ave. Shelby County District Attorney General Amy Weirich will present “Pursuing the Guilty and Protecting the Innocent.” Visit phelpssecurity.com or email email@example.com.
- Thursday, September 19, 2013
The Orpheum Theatre will present “Flashdance” Thursday, Sept. 19, through Wednesday, Sept. 25, at the theater, 203 S. Main St. Visit orpheum-memphis.com for showtimes and tickets.
- Saturday, September 07, 2013
In-Synk and The Daily News will host a Leadership Lunch & Learn book review and discussion on Sheryl Sandberg’s “Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead” Friday, Sept. 6, from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Triumph Bank board room, 5699 Poplar Ave. Cost is $20. Visit seminars.memphisdailynews.com.
- Thursday, June 20, 2013
Lipscomb Pitts Breakfast Club will hold a Female Business Leader Lunch Thursday, June 20, from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Napa Cafe, 5101 Sanderlin Ave., suite 122. R.S.V.P. to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Wednesday, June 19, 2013
The Center City Development Corp. board will meet Wednesday, June 19, at 9 a.m. in the Downtown Memphis Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
- Saturday, June 15, 2013
The Rebel on Beale summer country music concert series will kick off with Emerson Drive Thursday, June 20, at 7:30 p.m. in W.C. Handy Park at Beale and South Third streets. Cost is free. Visit rebel953.com.
- Saturday, February 23, 2013
Make-A-Wish Mid-South will host Wine for Wishes Thursday, Feb. 28, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at The Cadre, 149 Monroe Ave. The fundraiser will include food and wine pairings, a silent auction and live music by The Will Tucker Band. Visit midsouth.wish.org.
- Saturday, December 15, 2012
The Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County will host Vaccination Station, a low-cost pet vaccination event, Saturday, Dec. 15, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the southwest corner of Linden Avenue and Lauderdale Street. Visit memphishumane.org for a list of vaccinations and costs.
- Thursday, December 06, 2012
Women’s Foundation for a Greater Memphis is accepting nominations for its 2013 Legends Award through Monday, Dec. 10. The awards honor women whose innovative work is paramount in their area of outreach. Visit wfgm.org for details and a nomination form.
- Friday, August 17, 2012
Playhouse on the Square will present “Legally Blonde: The Musical” Friday, Aug. 17, through Sept. 9 at Playhouse, 66 S. Cooper St. Visit playhouseonthesquare.org for times and tickets.
- Thursday, August 16, 2012
Memphis Breakfast Rotary Club will meet Thursday, Aug. 16, at 7 a.m. at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell will speak. Contact Mark Edwards at email@example.com.
- Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Lipscomb Pitts Breakfast Club and Littler Mendelson PC will present “Is Your Handbook Legal?” as part of its HR Lunch Bytes series Thursday, July 19, from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Littler, 3725 Champion Hills Drive, suite 3000. The series is geared toward human resources executives and business owners. Cost is free. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Tuesday, July 17, 2012
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host a life-coaching workshop with Cynthia Schulz Tuesday, July 17, at 6 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Schulz’s presentation is titled “Failure is Never Final.” Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.
- Thursday, July 12, 2012
The Bradley Law Firm PLLC will host a seminar on the Veterans’ Affairs Aid and Attendance Pension Improvement program Thursday, July 12, at 10 a.m. at the firm’s building in Corporate Gardens, 3107 E. Corporate Edge Drive. Email email@example.com or call 682-2030.
- Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, July 11, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Hutchison School, 1740 Ridgeway Ave. Caroline Blatti of Hutchison will present “How Business Can Impact Youth.” Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.biz or call Jo Garner at 482-0354.
42. Harbor Town Apts. Sell For $31.5M
- Friday, December 23, 2011
Dallas-based Behringer Harvard has acquired the Arbors Harbor Town Apartments – a 345-unit multifamily community in Harbor Town on Mud Island – for $31.5 million, or $91,304 per unit.
43. Cmty. Considers Health Improvements
- Friday, July 29, 2011
More than 100 community leaders from various sectors gathered at the University of Memphis earlier this week for the 2011 Let’s CHANGE Summit, a daylong event with the purpose of identifying strategies as part of a community agenda to help generate policies and harnessing stakeholder collaboration to move those plans into action.
44. Brooks Unveils Impressionist Revolution
- Monday, July 11, 2011
Revolution is the subject of an expansive new exhibition at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, but there’s not a battle scene in site.
“Monet to Cézanne/Cassatt to Sargent: The Impressionist Revolution” will survey the works of some 40 painters, both French and American, who defied the conventions of their time and led art into a new era.
45. Dixon Returns to French Roots
- Monday, June 20, 2011
The Dixon Gallery and Gardens is going back to its roots in a big way. After numerous American art exhibitions, French Impressionism will again take center stage with a massive collection by one of the genre’s rock stars.
- Tuesday, April 26, 2011
The Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce will hold the Germantown Business Expo and Power Breakfast Tuesday. The breakfast will begin at 7:15 a.m. at The Great Hall & Conference Center, 1900 S. Germantown Road. The business expo will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Germantown Performing Arts Centre, 1801 Exeter Road. For more information or registration, call 755-1200.
- Monday, April 25, 2011
Rhodes College will host Memphis historian Jimmy Ogle who will present a continuing education class titled “Historic Memphis and its Highlights” Monday from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Dorothy King Hall on campus. Seating is limited so reservations should be made by calling 843-3965.
- Friday, April 22, 2011
The Small Business Chamber Breakfast Club will meet Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at Office Suites Plus, 6000 Poplar Ave., suite 250. Cost is free to members and first-time guests and $10 for returning guests. For more information, call Melody Douglas at 261-5400.
49. Greener Pastures
- Thursday, March 03, 2011
Back in 1972, Diane Meucci attended an Earth Day festival. It introduced her to the idea of organic, eco-friendly gardening and landscaping.
“I became a true believer,” said Meucci, who currently owns and operates Gardens Oy Vey, a nursery and landscaping business in Arlington that opened in 1988. “I definitely drank the Kool-Aid.”
50. Dixon Exhibit Reveals Verve Behind Still Life
- Monday, November 08, 2010
Most Americans are introduced to still life artistry in junior high school art classrooms, the walls of which are usually lined with drawings of fruit bowls and flowers.
But a new exhibit already open at the Dixon Gallery and Gardens shows how dynamic doing nothing can be.
51. Real Estate Recycling
- Monday, November 08, 2010
If sustainability is defined as reuse of land and/or structures for new purposes, Hickory Hill may be the capital of the concept in Memphis.
Consider New Direction Christian Church, which found a home in a vacant big box store and now plans to transform a vacant and blighted apartment complex into a charter middle and high school with a performing arts center. The bulldozers began demolishing the Marina Cove apartments complex last month.
52. Park Progression
- Friday, September 17, 2010
The Shelby Farms Park Conservancy is gearing up to debut two new major park enhancements by the end of the year, with more on tap for early 2011 and beyond.
53. Power Center Partners With A2H On Marina Cove Project
- Wednesday, September 01, 2010
A Hickory Hill community development corporation unveiled a five phase plan Tuesday evening for developing the old Marina Cove Apartments.
Power Center CDC, founded by New Direction Christian Church, developed the plan with Askew, Hargraves Harcourt & Associates Inc.
54. Milestone Close For Hickory Hill’s Marina Cove
- Tuesday, August 31, 2010
The next step in the saga of a vacant Hickory Hill apartment complex could be announced Tuesday evening.
After years of working with the Atlanta-area owners of the Marina Cove Apartments, the city of Memphis in June was finally able to talk Water Gardens LLC of Smyrna, Ga., into selling the complex to a nonprofit community development corporation.
55. Corker: Washington Needs to "Quit Fiddling With Things"
- Monday, August 16, 2010
Of all the gloomy numbers U.S. Sen. Bob Corker threw at a lunchtime crowd of businesspeople Friday, one was perhaps the most cringe-inducing.
Six point seven trillion.
It showed up toward the end of his address “Ignored Crisis: A Looming Wave of Debt” at a Greater Memphis Chamber luncheon at the Dixon Gallery & Gardens. In his presentation, Corker poured cold water on any notion the economy will get better – really, genuinely get better – anytime soon.
56. After Trading Hands, Marina Cove Now Ready for Redevelopment
- Tuesday, July 20, 2010
5505 Winchester Road
Memphis, TN 38115
Sale Amount: $1.6 Million
Sale Date:July 15, 2010
Buyer:The Power Center Community Development Corp.
Seller:Water Gardens LLC (in dissolution), and Optimal Partners LLC and National Community Development Association Inc. (which constitutes all members of Water Gardens LLC since its dissolution)
57. Power Center CDC Buys Marina Cove
- Monday, July 19, 2010
Weeks after the city of Memphis came to an agreement with Water Gardens LLC to buy the blighted Marina Cove apartment complex on Winchester Road, the property has been bought for $1.6 million.
58. ‘Major Developer’ to Save Blighted Marina Cove
- Friday, June 25, 2010
For years the owners of Marina Cove apartments at 5505 Winchester Road in Hickory Hill have defied city attempts to force a demolition or at least a cleanup of the property.
59. Council Adjusts Waste Fees - Helps CDC Buy Marina Cove Apartments
- Wednesday, June 23, 2010
Memphis City Council members made a few changes to the new city budget for the fiscal year starting July 1. But coming up with $57 million in funding for the Memphis school system wasn’t one of them.
60. Home's Next Decade: And the Livin' is Easy...
- Monday, December 28, 2009
Among designers, retailers and homeowners, there's little consensus on where home decor and design are headed except that the watchword will be "ease."
Whatever our personal style may look like – whether we embrace the past, with traditional furnishings and warm colors, or go sleek, functional and space-agey – a simple, beautiful space "is the design equivalent of comfort food" in tumultuous times, says Design Public's head blogger, Becky Harris.
61. Mud Island’s Time Will Come Once Economic Fog Lifts
- Monday, November 30, 2009
Everything you need to know about the worth of Mud Island can be found in how children react to the river park. They don’t care about attendance numbers or demographics or mission statements.
If they don’t see a lot of other people around, they’re likely to regard that as a good thing – more for them in the way of fun.
- Thursday, October 29, 2009
The Fifth Annual Professionalism Seminar will be held today from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphrey’s School of Law. The seminar’s theme is “Lincoln on Professionalism” and will discuss President Abraham Lincoln’s qualities of legal and personal professionalism. To register, contact Lesia Beach at 527-3573 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
63. Botanic Garden’s New Feature Allows Children to Engage in Outdoors
- Monday, August 03, 2009
The Memphis Botanic Garden has staked its existence on providing elegantly sculpted grounds with serene pastures for meditation and relaxation amid the beauty of nature. But starting Saturday, children will have a place all their own to get loud and dirty.
64. Police Push For Motel Demolition
- Wednesday, July 15, 2009
The owner of a vacant airport area motel described as resembling war-torn Baghdad is due in Memphis Environmental Court this morning.
The Shelby Inn at 1970 East Shelby Drive and Interstate 55 was secured by authorities a week ago as a nuisance under state law.
65. Marina Cove Owner Ordered to Clean Complex
- Thursday, June 25, 2009
The owner of the Marina Cove apartment complex at 5505 Winchester Road in Hickory Hill has been ordered by Shelby County District Attorney General Bill Gibbons to clean the property and abate the nuisance it is causing.
66. Kroc Center’s Backers Want It to Be a Gathering Spot for Diverse Groups
- Monday, June 22, 2009
From its days as a horseracing track in the latter half of the 19th century, the Mid-South Fairgrounds has a long and captivating history, including a fair share of disputes over the best uses for the sprawling property that sits in the middle of Memphis.
67. Public Nuisance Declaration Latest Chapter for Marina Cove
- Friday, May 29, 2009
The end could be near for the Marina Cove apartments at 5505 Winchester Road in Hickory Hill now that public nuisance charges have been filed against the complex and police have secured the sprawling property.
68. Officials Try to Force Marina Cove Owner's Hand With Nuisance Charges
- Thursday, May 28, 2009
City and county officials announced Wednesday that they had filed public nuisance charges against the Marina Cove apartment complex at 5505 Winchester Road in Hickory Hill and that the Memphis Police Department’s Organized Crime Unit had secured the 394-unit, 24.16 acre property.
69. BRIDGES to Showcase ‘Green’ Tech
- Thursday, April 16, 2009
People can see “green” technologies in use and also learn how to implement them in their own homes through a new initiative at the BRIDGES Center.
The center, which is the first green commercial building in Memphis, is opening itself up for tours by appointment. The museum-style displays, which explain environmental technologies ranging from solar panels to rain gardens, are part of the “Ordinary to Extraordinary: Learning & Leaning Green! (O2E)” initiative. The goal is to reduce greenhouse emissions in Memphis by 10 million pounds by 2010.
70. Marina Cove Development Deeper in Decline
- Tuesday, March 31, 2009
The sad tale of the Marina Cove apartments at 5505 Winchester Road in Hickory Hill should be nearing its end, but a final chapter for the beleaguered property has yet to be written. And whether a sequel is in the works remains to be seen.
71. Grocery at Heart of Neighborhood’s Rebirth
- Monday, October 27, 2008
The line starts forming before noon in the back of Williams Street Grocery & Deli, where the yams are sweet enough to save for last and the juice from the greens is good enough to sop up with a pancake of hot-water cornbread.
72. Neglected Apartments Continue to Crumble
- Thursday, September 11, 2008
There are no windows or doors on any of the apartments in the 394-unit Marina Cove complex that sits abandoned off Winchester Avenue.
From the street, graffiti can be spotted on many of the walls.
73. Urban Farms Grow as Cities Seek Safe, Cheap Food
- Tuesday, August 26, 2008
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Dan Schuster breezes down the road in his green and yellow John Deere tractor, passing fast-food restaurants and strip malls on his way to work.
You might say Schuster is an urban farmer.
74. Tom Lee Remembered for Heroic Act, Impact on City’s Future
- Friday, June 27, 2008
For a few minutes last week, one of the more complex political discussions in Memphis was put on hold by a simple story from 1925.
The Memphis City Council chambers was filled to near capacity with teachers and parents gathered by Memphis City Schools leaders to protest the council’s decision to cut funding to the system.
- Friday, May 30, 2008
The South Main Art Trolley Tour will be held today from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the South Main Arts District. Attendees can enjoy free trolley rides between the galleries and stores along South Main Street. Visit www.southmainmemphis.org for more information.
76. Hickory Hill Stakeholders Steaming Over Property's Neglect
- Friday, April 04, 2008
Atlanta developer Keven R. Patterson made his first attempt to enter the Memphis market four years ago when he and a group of investors, Water Gardens LLC, bought the Marina Cove apartment complex on Winchester Road for $1.6 million.
77. Murder Victim's Father Looks for Answers
- Friday, March 07, 2008
Ethan Jacobs was one of six people who died violently in Memphis last Memorial Day weekend. Earlier that month, the rape and home-invasion robbery of a woman in Chickasaw Gardens began an emotional spike in the city's collective reaction to a pervasive crime problem.
78. Proposed Hotel Part Of County Tax Sale
- Friday, February 08, 2008
For some people in Shelby County, it's no surprise when the tax man comes knocking after unpaid property taxes have begun to mount. Vince Vaghela, whose Mississippi-based development company wants to convert a Downtown Memphis high-rise into a hotel, is not one of those people.
79. Far From Last Resort
- Wednesday, January 24, 2007
Tucked behind The Commons at Wolfchase shopping center, which includes such tenants as Home Depot, Hallmark and Toys 'R' Us, is a Joe's Crab Shack restaurant, a smattering of hotels and a well-manicured office park.
80. Myriad Entertainment Announces Big Changes
- Monday, January 22, 2007
Myriad Entertainment and Resorts Inc. announced Friday plans to move its corporate headquarters from Alberta, Canada, to Memphis.
A specific timeline for the move was not given.
81. At ON DOODY, a Man's Gotta Doo What a Man's Gotta Doo
- Wednesday, November 08, 2006
Lee Bowling, owner of ON DOODY Pet Waste Removal Service, gives out a scratch-and-sniff business card that reads: "If this card smells better than your backyard, call me immediately!"
His promotional brochure reads, "Your POO-lution Solution."
82. 'Hello, Sunshine'
- Friday, November 03, 2006
The song "Why Does the Sun Shine?" popularly covered by alternative rock band They Might Be Giants, gives a basic rundown of the huge sphere at the center of our universe:
"Yo ho, it's hot, the sun is not
A place where we could live.
But here on Earth there'd be no life
Without the light it gives."
83. Collierville and Germantown Chambers Host Political Candidates Mixer
- Monday, July 17, 2006
The Collierville and Germantown Chambers of Commerce Government Relations Committees host a "Political Candidates Mixer" from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Ridgeway Country Club, 9800 Poplar Ave. The event will provide an opportunity for attendees to meet and greet many of the candidates who will be on the Aug. 3 ballot in state and federal primaries and the general election for the county offices of mayor, county commission, sheriff, trustee, county clerk and state and county judges. For more information, call 853-1949 or 755-1200.
84. Botanic Garden to Start Major Expansion
- Monday, December 05, 2005
LeAnn Munford isn't wild on asking the staff of Memphis Botanic Garden to let her see the garden's collection of orchids.
"The building is cramped," said Munford, 74. "It seems like a lot of trouble."
85. Biltmore VP Preaches Patience, Planning
- Monday, September 26, 2005
Rick King has advice for anyone struggling with a home renovation project: Take it one step at a time.
King knows a thing or two about daunting renovation and restoration projects. As part of his job as vice president of Biltmore House and Gardens, King supervises up to $3 million annually in restoration and conservation projects at the national historic landmark. Located in Asheville, N.C., the Biltmore Estate covers about 8,000 acres. The home itself is situated on four acres and totals 175,000 square feet.
86. Archived Article: Mlgw (lead)
- Thursday, June 17, 2004
MLG&W pilots fuel cell at Gardens
MLGW to Test New Energy Source
Memphis Botanic Garden serves as fuel cell pilot site
The Daily News
When Memphis Light, Gas and Water officials were seeking a local site to install and...
87. Archived Article: Trends Focus
- Monday, June 07, 2004
Inquiries started off this past fall and winter was probably a better selling and inquiring season than before
Economy Makes Impact on Pool, Spa Industry
The Daily News
When Memphians start shedding their jackets for shorts a...
88. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, May 17, 2004
BOTANIC GARDENS TO HOST STORM WATER MEETING U of M Hosts International Neuro-Oncology Update
The University of Memphis hosts the third annual International Neuro-Oncology Update at 7:45 a.m. at the FedEx Institute of Technology, 365 Inn...
89. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Tuesday, February 18, 2003
Titans QB McNair
Titans QB McNair
visits Boy Scout event
Tennessee Titans quarterback Steve McNair is the guest speaker at tonights Chickasaw Council of the Boy Scouts Friends of Scouting dinner at the Marriott Hotel, 2675 Thousand Oaks Blv...
90. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, October 29, 2002
Memphis Light, Gas and Water officials honored two former company vice presidents posthumously by naming two MLGW community of
Memphis Light, Gas and Water officials honored two former company vice presidents posthumously by naming two MLGW commu...
91. Archived Article: Real Focus
- Tuesday, August 20, 2002
By DAVID LYONS
Midtowns tallest citizens living fast, dying young
By DAVID LYONS
Tree-trimming crews from Memphis Light Gas and Waters forestry division have become a daily sight in Central Gardens for the past 2 weeks.
Thats about the t...
92. Archived Article: Comm Focus
- Friday, April 19, 2002
By JENNIFER MURLEY Spring festival awakens earth awareness By JENNIFER MURLEY The Daily News Amid a sea of spring festivals and plant sales comes the original grass-roots event celebrating all things green Earth Day 2002. Now in its 15th year at the...
93. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, November 15, 2001
Floodplain no obstacle to development says
Opposition to wetland development silent, Vergos says
By MARY DANDO
The Daily News
When is a floodplain not a floodplain? When the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says its not.
That seems to be ...
94. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, October 26, 2001
The International Student Club at Southwest Tennessee Community College will sponsor its annual International Fair from 11 a
LUMA, a breakthrough in performance art, begins at 8 p.m. Saturday in the Rose Theater at Buckman Arts Center, 60 Perkins...
95. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Monday, January 15, 2001
During 2001, the State of Tennessee enjoyed more than $6 billion in announced private capital investments from new and expandi During 2001, the State of Tennessee enjoyed more than $6 billion in announced private capital investments from new and exp...
96. Archived Article: Comm Focus
- Friday, September 22, 2000
International arts, crafts on display at Audubon Park International arts, crafts on display at Audubon Park The Pink Palace Crafts Fair has a new name for its 2000 festival but it still will offer its traditional variety of arts, crafts, food and en...
97. Archived Article: Marketplace
- Monday, May 03, 1999
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Creating curb appeal Homeowners roll up their sleeves and dig into planting season By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News Many people begin concentrating on their yards about this time of year, and experts say the possibilities are a...
98. Archived Article: Real Fcs Box Lj
- Tuesday, September 29, 1998
By LAURIE JOHNSON Todays larger apartments come with lots of amenities for tenants. A literature review by the National Multi Housing Council found the following features in one or more multifamily housing settings: Community Amenities: On-site day ...
99. Archived Article: Chamber
- Tuesday, July 14, 1998
By STACEY PETSCHAUER Chamber development campaign kicks off today By STACEY PETSCHAUER The Daily News More than 200 members of 25 corporate teams will begin work today on the Memphis Area Chamber of Commerces 1998 Total Resource Development Campaign...
100. Archived Article: Standout
- Friday, November 21, 1997
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Holden at the garden gates Huey Holden, new executive director at Memphis Botanic Garden, looks forward to expansions By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News Huey Holden is used to being surrounded by sweet smells. The former co-owner...