Editorial Results (free)
1. A New First
- Friday, December 1, 2017
The steel framework for a new First United Methodist Church Downtown has stood for so long that when the new sanctuary is completed early next year some of the framework will be visible in the building’s interior.
2. Memphis Football Extends Ticket Offers to Alumni
- Friday, August 18, 2017
The University of Memphis Athletic Department has announced it will continue a free football season tickets promotion for first-year graduates and has added a new discount ticket program for anyone who graduated from the university in the last four years.
3. 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.
4. Rosenfelt Literary Fest Speech Refreshing
- Thursday, May 14, 2015
“I was the least successful marketing person in the history of Hollywood.” With that line, novelist David Rosenfelt gets his first laugh. As part of the Arkansas Literary Festival, the author of 21 books addresses a packed house at the Clinton School of Public Service. And not about accessing inner muses or fusing justice with mercy. With mega-doses of self-deprecating humor, Rosenfelt tells it like it is. For him.
5. T Clifton Gallery Supports Carpenter Art Garden
- Monday, December 15, 2014
T Clifton Art Gallery is donating 15 percent of all sales through Dec. 20 to the Carpenter Art Garden in Binghampton.
This is the gallery’s third year to champion “shop with a cause” during the holiday season and the second straight year of supporting the efforts of Carpenter Art Garden. In addition to donating a portion of sales, the gallery will accept donations on behalf of the organization.
6. Doug Carpenter Adds Workflow Manager
- Thursday, December 4, 2014
Doug Carpenter & Associates has added Sara Studdard as workflow manager.
She’ll be responsible for the internal trafficking of work throughout the agency and will help the director of account management in the day-to-day management of accounts.
7. More ‘Unicorns,’ More Rosenfelt
- Thursday, June 19, 2014
When I wrote about the 2014 Little Rock Film Festival, I reviewed, in three paragraphs, “I Believe in Unicorns.” This just in from that film’s director, Leah Myerhoff: “I appreciate your thoughtful response to the film. However, [please] make one correction: the lead actress is Natalia Dyer, not Amy Seimetz.”
8. 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.
9. New Rosenfelt Novel Delivers
- Thursday, May 29, 2014
David Rosenfelt has done it again! Kept me in my chair for two whole hours, that is. Once I got to page 100 of “Without Warning,” I had to just go ahead and finish it. You know, to see how it would end.
10. 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.
11. 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.
12. 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.
13. 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.
14. Berger Withdraws From Commission Race
- Tuesday, April 1, 2014
In a somewhat abrupt turnaround, Memphis businessman Taylor Berger has decided to withdraw his candidacy for the Shelby County Commission about a month after announcing his intent to run for the District 5 seat.
15. 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.”
16. Plough Foundation Hosts Breakfast on Elder Abuse
- Friday, January 3, 2014
The Plough Foundation is holding a community breakfast Jan. 8 to address mistreatment and abuse of the elderly.
The series follows an exclusive study the foundation commissioned that found a variety of social and economic data about the elderly in Shelby County. Plough Foundation executive director Mike Carpenter said the elderly are vulnerable, for example, to being victimized because of factors such as diminished physical capacity and mobility.
17. Multiple Sclerosis Society Adds Trustees
- Monday, November 25, 2013
The Mid-South Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society has added 10 people from the Memphis area to its board of trustees.
They are Andrew Forsdick, owner of Addison Capital Advisors; Kerry Hayes, director of public relations for Doug Carpenter & Associates LLC; Terry Lawrence, project manager at AutoZone Inc.; Ginger Leeke, esthetician with Eden Spa; Alan Lindgren, owner of Speed of Sound LLC; Karen Malogroski, owner of Bikes Plus; Tracy Pearson, vice president and general manager, food service, International Paper Co.; Michelle Rappaport-Moore, psychotherapist with The Experiential Healing Center; Dr. N. Shah, pediatric neurologist with Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital; and Suzanne Williamson, vice president of market, Boscos Corp./Roma Pomodori Inc.
18. ‘Unleashed’ Delivers
- Thursday, July 25, 2013
I’ve written before of David Rosenfelt, whose 10th Andy Carpenter novel, “Unleashed,” has just been unleashed – uh, released. Andy Carpenter is a fictional solo-practitioner in Paterson, N.J. He’s independently wealthy, via inheritance and an early-career jackpot judgment in a civil case.
19. Smith Joins Doug Carpenter Firm as Workflow Manager
- Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Sandy Smith has joined Doug Carpenter & Associates, an advertising, PR and consulting firm.
She’s in the newly created position of workflow manager. As such, she’ll be responsible for the internal flow of work throughout the agency and will help the account management director in the day-to-day management of accounts.
20. ‘Judge-Sicle’ Murder Mystery Thrills to the End
- Thursday, January 31, 2013
How could I not read the latest David Rosenfelt novel, “Airtight?” How could I not?! The author’s very publicist himself sent me an advance reading copy, asking that I do so. That, plus the book starts out with the murder of a judge, and I obviously want that case cracked, right?
21. New Day Coming for Sears Crosstown Urban Village
- Wednesday, August 22, 2012
The historic Sears Crosstown building in Midtown Memphis is being redeveloped as a mixed-used vertical urban village, with nine “founding partners” in local health care, education and arts organizations that have signed on to occupy 600,000 square feet of the total 1.4 million square feet of space.
22. Viewer Faults Columnist For New Habits
- Thursday, March 8, 2012
I can’t stop reading “Lio.” Even though it’s the unfunniest funny ever. Today, Lio sees the newspaper boy’s satchel abandoned on the sidewalk. In panel two Lio is visibly shocked, looking at something we can’t see. Panel three shows Lio in the vet’s waiting room with a dragon, whose bloated shape suggests that he’s eaten the newspaper boy.
23. Viewer Mail on Rosenfelt
- Thursday, February 16, 2012
I hate when this happens. Last week, I concluded the column with remarks indicating that “Dog Tags” was the last David Rosenfelt Andy Carpenter novel in print. I even went so far as to write that “One Dog Night,” novel nine in the Andy series, “is due out later this year.”
24. Quirky is as Quirky Does
- Thursday, February 9, 2012
In a recent “Under Analysis” column Mark Levison wrote that he finds lawyers “interesting, entertaining and quite often a bit quirky.” He then describes some of the quirky lawyers around him.
25. Author Rosenfelt as Witty as His Novel’s Characters
- Thursday, February 2, 2012
In the last two columns, I’ve let it be known that I am reading the novels of David Rosenfelt in order. I’ve provided teaser-type blurbs for the first five: “Open and Shut,” “First Degree,” “Bury the Lead,” “Sudden Death” and “Dead Center.” Since last week’s column, I’ve read No. 6, “Play Dead” (2007), and started “New Tricks” (2009).
26. Just Keep Reading
- Thursday, January 19, 2012
Last July I wrote of Robert Harris’ “Imperium” and “Conspirata,” novels about the life of Cicero. The third of Harris’ trilogy on the Roman lawyer and consul is slated for release this year.
27. Cifuentes New HR Manager At ServiceMaster
- Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Viviana Cifuentes has joined ServiceMaster by Stratos as human resources manager. Hometown: I was born in Bogota, Colombia, and raised in New York City.
Education: I received my bachelor’s degree in business administration from Baruch College in New York City.
28. Blank Palette
- Friday, May 20, 2011
When best-selling author Richard Florida visited Memphis recently, he spelled out to a room full of artists the formula for building a city’s creative class – attract, retain and engage talent.
29. EMHC Moving to Appling Farms, Doubling in Size
- Friday, December 17, 2010
Emergency Mobile Health Care is more than doubling the size of its Memphis corporate headquarters.
EMHC has signed a 14,200-square-foot lease at 6972 Appling Farms Parkway. EMHC currently occupies 6,900 square feet at 5071 Wilfong Road, and also has an office in Jackson, Tenn.
30. Archived Article: Lead
- Thursday, May 19, 2005
By Andy Meek
City to Weigh in on Waste Burning Issue
Citizens protest RACEs move to incinerate radioactive waste
The Daily News
For years, more than one company has stored and processed radioactive material on Presidents Isl...
31. Archived Article: G'town Pkwy (lead)
- Wednesday, June 30, 2004
Germantown Corridor Continues to Grow
Retail, residential growth attracts further development
The Daily News
The area of Germantown Parkway near Interstate 40 and south of the 1.1 million-square-foot Wolfchase Gall...
32. Archived Article: Family (lead)
- Tuesday, June 29, 2004
Entertainment Complex Heads to Cordova
Family-oriented center planned for site near Wolfchase
The Daily News
Businesses that specialize in family entertainment appear to be catching on along Germantown Parkway, par...
33. Archived Article: S. Memphis (lead)
- Tuesday, June 1, 2004
Soulsville Looks to Shine Once Again
City leaders work to restore South Memphis neighborhood
The Daily News
South Memphis community leaders have said the multimillion-dollar Stax Museum of American Soul Music is he...
34. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, October 30, 2002
Andy Lessin was appoixnted International Paper senior vice president of internal audit
Andy Lessin was appointed International Paper senior vice president of internal audit. Lessin has served as vice president of finance and chief accounting offi...