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1. Jerry Lee Lewis to Celebrate Big Birthday in Memphis
- Friday, September 25, 2015
Legendary entertainer Jerry Lee Lewis is scheduled to blow out the candles this weekend in honor of his 80th birthday at his namesake honky tonk on Beale Street.
- Friday, December 05, 2014
Art for Life’s Sake will present a holiday blues concert Friday, Dec. 5, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Jerry Lee Lewis’ Cafe & Honky Tonk, 310 Beale St. The concert will include an array of blues music by famous local and international blues artists. Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the door. Visit artforlifessake.org.
3. Beale Street Landing Eatery Search Resumes
- Wednesday, May 01, 2013
There were some signs early on that finding a restaurant operator for Beale Street Landing might be difficult.
The date for the restaurant to open kept getting pushed back and the contract remained unsigned long after it was announced that Beale & Second Inc. had tentatively agreed to operate the restaurant.
4. Beale Street Landing Restaurant Stalls
- Tuesday, April 30, 2013
The Riverfront Development Corporation is looking for a new contractor to operate a restaurant in Beale Street Landing.
5. Shakin’ Up Beale
- Wednesday, April 10, 2013
The newest addition to Beale Street is a Memphis music legend. Jerry Lee Lewis, the last living member of the Sun Records’ “Million Dollar Quartet,” is lending his name and personal items to a nightspot at 310 Beale St.
6. Beale Bankruptcy Terms Nearly Done
- Monday, January 28, 2013
A federal bankruptcy court judge has adopted a settlement on the bankruptcy case involving control of the Beale Street Entertainment District.
But all sides in the legal action will be reading the fine print of the coming written court order carefully as one part of the long-running legal drama over the storied district nears an end.
- Friday, June 22, 2012
Black Business Association of Memphis will meet Friday, June 22, at 9 a.m. at BBA, 555 Beale St. Andre Fowlkes of Launch Your City will speak. Visit bbamemphis.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
8. New Beale St. Banquet Space Boon for City
- Thursday, April 05, 2012
The recent news that the old Pat O’Brien’s space at 310 Beale St. will soon be filled by three private banquet halls and a corner bar has many event planners keyed up for future venue options.
9. Dancing Jimmy’s to Open on Beale
- Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Beale Street’s former Pat O’Brien’s space is being replaced with a new concept from some of the street’s prime stakeholders.
Bud Chittom and Preston Lamm, operating as Beale Holdings LLC, are renovating the 15,000-square-foot property at 310 Beale St. to prepare it for three banquet halls and a 1,200-square-foot corner bar called Dancing Jimmy’s by May 1.
10. Dancing Jimmy’s to Replace Former Pat O’s Space
- Monday, March 26, 2012
The former Pat O’Brien’s space on Beale Street is being replaced with a new concept from some of the street’s prime stakeholders.
Bud Chittom and Preston Lamm, operating as Beale Holdings LLC, are in the midst of renovating the 15,000-square-foot property at 310 Beale St. to prepare it for three banquet halls and a 1,200-square-foot corner bar called Dancing Jimmy’s by May 1.
11. Lease on Former Three Alarm Studio in Foreclosure Again
- Friday, September 16, 2011
The leasehold on a former Downtown Memphis fire station with a checkered 25-year history and a strategic location – 200 Linden Ave. – is facing foreclosure again.
12. County Bankruptcy Filings Fall Slightly
- Friday, July 15, 2011
The total number of bankruptcies filed in Shelby County has slowly declined over the last two years.
All chapters combined – Chapters 7, 11 and 13 – amounted to 2,904 Shelby County bankruptcies in the second quarter of 2011, down 1.2 percent from 2,939 in Q2 2010 and down 5 percent from 3,056 in Q2 2009.
13. 5325 Summer Ave Properties Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
- Friday, May 27, 2011
5325 Summer Ave Properties LLC Tuesday filed a petition for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Tennessee.
14. Changing Landscape
- Wednesday, March 17, 2010
Beale Street’s recent announcement that it is welcoming three tenants goes well beyond having a few cool new places to hang out.
It signals a milestone for the two-and-a-half block entertainment district.
15. Pat O’s Sold Back to Bank
- Monday, August 03, 2009
A mini bidding war broke out Friday during the trustee’s sale of the former Pat O’Brien’s bar at 310 Beale St., but in the end the bank that foreclosed on the property came in with the highest bid of $827,000.
16. Foreclosure Issued For 310 Beale St.
- Tuesday, July 07, 2009
Two entities, 310 Beale Street Properties LLC and Hurricane Memphis LLC, have defaulted on a December 2001 construction loan for $2.6 million. The lender is Wachovia Commercial Mortgage Inc. doing business as The Money Store Commercial Mortgage Inc. The first-run foreclosure notice appears on Page 40 of today’s paper.
17. Bankruptcy Judge Rejects Beale Street Hip-Hop Club
- Tuesday, June 16, 2009
A federal bankruptcy court judge has scrapped plans to reopen the old Pat O’Brien’s on Beale Street as a two-day-a-week nightspot with a dress code.
The plan by Cato Walker and Curtis Givens to open “Liquid On Beale” drew opposition from Beale Street developer John Elkington and his Performa Entertainment Real Estate Inc., as well as the Beale Street Merchants Association.
18. Why the Struggle to Control Beale Street Continues
- Monday, June 01, 2009
Eight blocks lie between the Shelby County Courthouse and Beale Street.
The courthouse’s seated representations of wisdom, justice, liberty and authority look southward toward the entertainment district. Sometimes, if the wind is blowing in the right direction, you can hear the band in Handy Park from the courthouse steps.
- Tuesday, January 13, 2009
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet today at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Mayor Willie W. Herenton will speak on the “State of the City.” Lunch is $18 per person and reservations are required. For reservations, e-mail Taylor Hughes at email@example.com.
- Monday, January 12, 2009
The Center City Revenue Finance Corp. will meet Tuesday at 9 a.m. at the Center City Commission office, 114 N. Main St. The agenda will include a request of Linden Yards LLC for approval of payment of closing fees in phases in connection with a PILOT agreement for property at 680, 708 and 713 Linden Ave. For more information, call Andy Kitsinger at 575-0540.
21. LoLo’s Table Closes Downtown
- Wednesday, November 12, 2008
Another Downtown Memphis business has closed.
The owners of the 3-year-old bistro LoLo’s Table at 128 Monroe Ave. decided their restaurant can’t survive, a decision hastened by the broader slowdown in the economy. The last day of business was Saturday, after which the restaurant joined other Downtown businesses that have closed this year, including Muvico, Pat O’Brien’s and EP Delta Kitchen and Bar.
22. A Time to Chill
- Friday, July 18, 2008
Only a few hours remained in May before a foreclosure sale of Pat O’Brien’s-Memphis was set to occur on the southwest steps of the Shelby County Courthouse.
So in an attempt to beat the clock and keep the doors open to the popular Downtown hot spot, the ownership of the restaurant at 310 Beale St. did what thousands of other debtors – especially those who are trying to stave off a foreclosure – did in the second quarter. They turned their attention to One Memphis Place, where the local bankruptcy courts operate, and promptly filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition.
23. Pat O’Brien’s Ownership Files For Chapter 11
- Tuesday, May 13, 2008
Hours before a foreclosure sale was scheduled to occur on the southwest steps of the Shelby County Courthouse Friday, the ownership of Pat O’Brien’s-Memphis at 310 Beale St. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, according to The Daily News Online, www.memphisdailynews.com.
24. Pat O'Brien's-MemphisProperty in Foreclosure
- Friday, April 18, 2008
The property housing Pat O'Brien's-Memphis at 310 Beale St. is in foreclosure after a first-run Notice of Substitute Trustees' Sale was filed against the restaurant's owners this week. Wachovia Commercial Mortgage Inc.,
25. DeSoto Restaurant Market Takes Off
- Wednesday, December 07, 2005
Five years ago, DeSoto County's list of places to dine wasn't that impressive. But today, choices abound.
With more than 1 million square feet of retail space expected to be delivered in the next few years, coupled with the construction of several new subdivisions, it's no wonder the dining options available to DeSoto County residents are increasing exponentially.
26. Archived Article: Lead
- Tuesday, May 03, 2005
By Andy Meek
Developers Plan Front Street Condos
10-unit project adds to hot Downtown building market
The Daily News
A development team is sketching plans for another addition to the bustling condo market Downtown, where the...
27. Archived Article: Multifam (lead)
- Thursday, June 03, 2004
The Living is Easy Downtown
In Downtown Memphis, the Living is Easy
Myriad housing options bring more residents Downtown
The Daily News
It wasnt all that long ago that when someone asked, Whats available in Downtown livin...
28. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, August 30, 2002
Registration deadline is today for the Heal with Clay KIDS ARThritis Day from 10 a
Registration deadline is today for the Heal with Clay KIDS ARThritis Day from 10 a.m. to noon, Sept. 7. The event, sponsored by the Arthritis Foundation, is open t...
29. Archived Article: Ccdc (lead)
- Thursday, August 16, 2001
CCDC approves Pat OBriens loan CCDC approves Pat OBriens loan By SUE PEASE The Daily News The Center City Development Corp. Wednesday approved a $62,000 development loan application to the owners of a business planning to build a Pat OBriens bar on ...