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1. New AD Fires Shot Easily Heard at Nelson Stadium
- Friday, May 12, 2017
Tennessee coaches of all sports were alerted last Thursday when Sam Winterbotham was fired after 11 seasons as the Vols’ men’s tennis coach.
No doubt UT baseball coach Dave Serrano got the alert. He could be next in line.
2. Last Word: Derailed, The View From Pyramid Harbor and New History
- Friday, April 14, 2017
“Do Not Occupy” notices posted Thursday afternoon on most but not all of the newly-opened Railgarten complex on Central Avenue east of Cooper in Midtown. Local code officers acted after questions about whether the owners of the complex had approval for intermodal containers being used as part of the structure. The restaurant part of the structure in what was once an ice house remains open. There was already a lot of grumbling from neighbors about the music volume and late hours as well as parking for the development
3. Busiest Season for Sports Hits Big Orange Country
- Friday, March 03, 2017
It’s the busiest time of the year for Tennessee athletics. There’s even some football to whet your gridiron appetite.
The Vols begin spring football practices March 21, and the DISH Orange & White Game is April 22 at Neyland Stadium. By then, much will have happened in Big Orange Nation.
4. Memphis Takes Pounding in Opener With Spurs
- Tuesday, April 19, 2016
The Memphis Grizzlies were not alone in their unmitigated defeat. The NBA Playoffs started this past weekend and while descriptions of what happened to the Grizzlies within the shadow of the Alamo in San Antonio were colorful – “a 106-74 bludgeoning by the San Antonio Spurs” read one account at NBA.com – this was hardly an isolated incident.
5. Cleaning House
- Saturday, March 26, 2016
Every neighborhood in Memphis and Shelby County has the right to be free from the negative effects of vacant, abandoned and blighted properties. That’s the battle cry of the Memphis Blight Elimination Charter, a 23-page pledge that will steer policy and programs dedicated to blight eradication.
6. Preseason Analysis: Vols Will Defeat Oklahoma, Finish 8-4
- Saturday, August 08, 2015
Tennessee’s football team has something to prove as it concludes the first week of preseason practices and moves forward to the 2015 season.
The Vols must prove they belong in the national picture in Butch Jones’ third year as coach.
7. On the Menu
- Wednesday, May 13, 2015
When Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr turned up for dinner at the Majestic Grille Friday night, it wasn’t as the guy in charge of the team trying to put a stop to the Memphis Grizzlies’ championship ambitions.
- Saturday, March 14, 2015
42nd annual Silky Sullivan St. Patrick’s Parade will be held Saturday, March 14, at 3 p.m. on Beale Street. The parade will feature pep bands, floats, Memphis Grizz crew, the Boll Weevils and more. Cost is free. Visit bealestreetmerchants.com.
9. Westin Raises Money for Susan G. Komen
- Wednesday, November 19, 2014
The Westin Memphis Beale Street Hotel is presenting a check for more than $7,300 to the Susan G. Komen Memphis-MidSouth organization Wednesday, Nov. 19, the result of donations made during October.
10. Is This the Year the Vols Stomp the Chomp?
- Saturday, October 04, 2014
KNOXVILLE – Much has happened since Tennessee placekicker James Wilhoit booted a 50-yarder with seven seconds remaining and the No. 13-ranked Vols beat No. 11 Florida 30-28 at Neyland Stadium.
11. Vols: Looks Like 6-6 Season
- Saturday, August 23, 2014
Pull out your 2014 schedules, UT fans.
Fall camp is done, and it’s time to get in game-week mode with the season opener against Utah State fast approaching.
So go to the little box next to each of UT’s opponents on the 2014 schedule and pick the winner.
12. Westin Memphis Honored for Community Service
- Wednesday, August 20, 2014
When an F-5 tornado tore through Angela Copeland’s hometown of Moore, Okla., last year, she initially felt helpless.
13. Simple Plan
- Tuesday, November 05, 2013
A new chapter has begun at a premier Downtown restaurant – Bleu Restaurant & Lounge, whose new executive chef took a circuitous professional route to his current career destination.
Kevin Rains arrived in the kitchen at Bleu, inside The Westin Memphis Beale Street hotel, a few weeks ago. He’s already rewritten the dinner menu, been pushing for the use of as many local vendors as possible and has been talking about his long-term interest in securing and catering to a loyal customer base that includes Downtown professionals.
14. 100 Candles
- Tuesday, October 08, 2013
An appreciation of the past is practically a requirement for visitors of the Majestic Grille, 145 S. Main St., a storied Downtown eatery housed in a space with a terra cotta facade, beaux arts decor and even an old movie screen inside.
15. Bigger Joins TriMetis as Business Development Specialist
- Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Lauren Bigger has joined preclinical services company TriMetis, a subsidiary of Memphis Bioworks Foundation, as a business development specialist. In her new role, Bigger will work with the operations and scientific teams to drive new projects for the TriMetis specialized laboratory and manage the sales and protocol review processes.
16. Room Race
- Saturday, July 06, 2013
To illustrate the stiff competition Memphis faces in landing conferences and conventions because of hotel room capacity available in the city, Memphis-based hotel consultant Chuck Pinkowski points to a formidable foe just three hours away.
17. Helping Hands
- Tuesday, June 11, 2013
The Westin Memphis Beale Street Hotel is hosting a bash this week organizers are calling “Memphis to Moore,” an event that will raise money for the rebuilding effort in an Oklahoma community devastated last month by a mile-wide tornado.
- Monday, April 08, 2013
The Memphis Chapter International Association of Administrative Professionals will meet Monday, April 8, at 6 p.m. at Memphis Marriott East, 5795 Poplar Ave. Tammie Vogel of International Paper will present “Where Do I Fit? Admins in a Team Environment.” Cost is $22. R.S.V.P. to firstname.lastname@example.org or 752-6213.
- Saturday, April 06, 2013
In-Synk and The Daily News will host a Leadership Lunch & Learn about Daniel Pink’s book “To Sell is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others” Friday, April 5, from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Triumph Bank board room, 5699 Poplar Ave. Cost is $20. Register at in-synksellhuman.eventbrite.com.
20. Owner: Titans to Meet With Manning Wednesday
- Wednesday, March 14, 2012
NASHVILLE (AP) – The Tennessee Titans will be meeting with Peyton Manning on Wednesday, according to owner Bud Adams.
Adams told WSMV-TV the Titans' contingent will fly out of Nashville on Wednesday and spend the day with Manning, a meeting delayed apparently by trouble getting a co-pilot for his private plane. Adams told the TV station he thinks Manning really is interested in the Titans' offer, and he expects a quick decision from the four-time MVP.
21. Room Service
- Monday, February 27, 2012
The good news for the local hotel industry is that last year notched the most rooms ever sold on a daily basis with 4.8 million – 115,628 more than 2010 and 76,780 more than the previous high set in 2007.
22. Super Bowl MVPs
- Wednesday, February 08, 2012
Would you write a check for $116,000 for one second of TV airtime?
That was precisely the question Super Bowl advertisers faced this year. Thirty-second ads sold for a record $3.5 million, up a whopping 17 percent from last year.
23. Four-Star Forecast
- Friday, December 16, 2011
Recovery continues in the local hotel market, fueled in part by several Downtown luxury hotels that have experienced healthy business in 2011 and anticipate an even stronger performance next year.
Overall occupancy rate year-to-date for all hotels in the Mid-South is 59.4 percent, up from 57.6 percent last year at this time, according to third-quarter statistics from Smith Travel Research. The market’s average daily rate (ADR) has held steady since last year, hovering near $76, while revenue per available room (RevPAR) has jumped to $45.14, up from $43.81.
24. Waiting For The Tip
- Monday, October 31, 2011
Great seasons end.
Great cities endure.
That’s not just one of the Memphis Grizzlies’ new marketing slogans. Capitalizing on last season’s success and building an enduring franchise are aspirations for the organization as it copes with the reality of the NBA lockout and the ongoing dry spell of professional hometown hoops.
25. Bleu Latest Addition To Downtown Dining Scene
- Monday, October 24, 2011
It’s safe to say that it’s been a banner year for Downtown’s dining options. Within the past 12 months or so, restaurant openings have included Thai Bistro and The Brass Door on Madison Avenue; City Market, Krispy Krunchy Chicken and the Green Beetle on Main Street; and Rizzos Diner on G.E. Patterson Avenue, to name a few.
26. Obsidian PR Preps For South Main Move
- Friday, September 16, 2011
Obsidian Public Relations is relocating less than a mile from its current office, in efforts to establish a presence in the South Main Historic Arts District by having its own creative space that will allow plenty of room for growth.
27. Brentwood Place Apartments Sells for $8.5 Million
- Tuesday, August 30, 2011
1835 Sycamore View Road
Memphis, TN 38135
Sale Amount: $8.5 million
28. Investors Buy Stalled Lamar Crossing Apartments
- Tuesday, May 24, 2011
2881 Lamar Ave.
Memphis, TN 38114
Sale Amount: $1.5 Million
Sale Date: May 11, 2011
29. Lamar Crossing Apts.
Sell for $1.5 Million
- Tuesday, May 17, 2011
After sitting empty nearly four years following a 2007 groundbreaking, the formerly foreclosed Lamar Crossing apartments at 2881 Lamar Ave. finally have a new owner.
30. The High Life
- Thursday, December 23, 2010
Downtown luxury hotels with AAA’s Four Diamond rating are turning the corner following a sluggish 2009, and most expect to see even more improvement in 2011.
The outlook for next year is buoyed by the arrival of the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law and recent news that Pinnacle Airlines Corp. will relocate its headquarters to One Commerce Square.
31. Lamar Crossing Slated for Auction Block
- Tuesday, August 03, 2010
More than three years after developers broke ground on Lamar Crossing, the end is finally in sight for the beleaguered apartment complex.
Arvest Bank of Oklahoma, the bank that reclaimed the property when it ran into financial problems, has commissioned Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services to hold an online auction for the 120-unit property.
32. Congress: Connections With Toyota
- Thursday, February 25, 2010
Several lawmakers on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, which is holding a hearing Wednesday on the Toyota recalls, have Toyota factories and offices in their states or even their districts. A look at some of the automaker's ties:
33. Wilson Named CBU Dean Of Graduate, Professional Studies
- Wednesday, July 30, 2008
Dr. Patrick Wilson has been named dean of the Graduate and Professional Studies program at Christian Brothers University.
Wilson will lead the marketing, recruitment and retention for evening undergraduate programs and graduate programs as well as have responsibility for the financial planning and administrative operations.
34. Commercial Advisors' Jensen Voted Commercial Broker of the Year
- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Larry Jensen has received the 2005 Pinnacle Award for Commercial Broker of the Year from the Memphis Area Association of Realtors' Commercial Council. Jensen is president and CEO of Commercial Advisors LLC. He has more than 30 years of experience in real estate.
35. Barnes Elected Chairman of FedEx/St. Jude Classic
- Wednesday, September 21, 2005
Reggie Barnes was elected general chairman of the FedEx St. Jude Classic and president of Youth Programs Inc., the governing body of the PGA Tour event. Barnes previously served as treasurer of Youth Programs. He also is the former chairman of the Memphis and Shelby County Sports Authority and the team selection committee for the AutoZone Liberty Bowl. Barnes is managing director of Morgan Keegan & Co. and also works with Athletic Resource Management.
36. Estate Planning Council Elects Officers
- Wednesday, July 20, 2005
The Memphis Estate Planning Council announced the following officers for 2005-2006: David B. Jones, president; Frank E. Davis, vice president; Jeffrey E. Thompson, secretary; James L. Ferguson Jr., treasurer; and Mike Wood, immediate past president. Other executive committee members are Kermit B. Kaiser, Leanne W. McCullough, Samuel N. Graham and Teresa R. Hurst.
37. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 23, 2000
Camille Gamble has joined Chandler-Ehrlich and Co Camille Gamble has joined Chandler-Ehrlich and Co. Inc. as an account manager. Prior to joining Chandler-Ehrlich, Gamble was marketing manager and Webmaster for the crop division of Vance Publishing....
38. Archived Article: Attorney Graph
- Tuesday, February 16, 1999
Attorney Attorney Judgments Amount ------------------------------------------------ ----------- -------------------------- Gordon & Feldbaum 226 $220,174.79 Baer Baer & Baer 220 $348,622.30 Mccullough Law Firm ...