VOL. 129 | NO. 144 | Friday, July 25, 2014
At the conclusion of the Tennessee Brewery Untapped temporary activation project, supporters of the event were greeted June 1 with a message on the group’s Facebook page that both thanked participants and bid them farewell.
Frayser Day to showcase area’s unique urban-suburban dynamic
Shep Wilbun describes “Frayser Day” as “MEMfix on steroids,” referring to the efforts by the Mayor’s Innovation Delivery Team to reanimate business districts or blocks in several parts of the city.
The Memphis Area Transit Authority has identified five trolleys that it is repairing and could have back in limited service in three to six months, probably on the Main Street line.
The Edge District near Downtown lost a theater but is gaining a new live music lounge in August.
Not every candidate who claimed the Democratic nomination in the May county primaries is on the Shelby County Democratic Party’s endorsement ballot that hits the streets this week.
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. knows there’s a push coming for a city sales tax hike referendum to reverse health care insurance cuts approved by the Memphis City Council in June.
The Fresh Market has set an opening date for its new Midtown store.
The Memphis Grizzlies have promoted Jason Wexler to president of business operations of the team and FedExForum.
Last season, any basketball doctor examining the state of the Memphis Tigers would have started by taking the pulse of the backcourt.
Justin Fuente again did football-obsessive mankind a favor this summer with his annual women’s clinic.
DISCRIMINATING TASTE. By all means, discriminate. Refuse to accept some prepackaged deal as the best you can do, some label to be the quality test. In the known, look for proven performance from each individual offering, standing alone, not just part of some group menu. In the unknown, demand fresh and bold, the promise of new and interesting interpretations from old and predictable ingredients.
One of the chief complaints I hear from job seekers is that their lousy college education is to blame for their poor career success. Whether they went to the wrong school or got the wrong degree, the person wishes they could turn back time. They consider going back to school as a road to success.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The risk of losing your job is getting smaller and smaller.
Investing in airlines has long been the butt of jokes, especially when many U.S. carriers traipsed through bankruptcy court in the past decade.
NEW YORK (AP) – Wal-Mart is replacing the chief of its U.S. discount stores in what could be an indication that it's losing confidence that its largest business unit will rebound after more than a year of disappointing results.
MIAMI (AP) – Linda Close was grateful to learn she qualified for a sizable subsidy to help pay for her health insurance under the new federal law. But in the process of signing up for a plan, Close said her HealthCare.gov account showed several different subsidy amounts, varying as much as $180 per month.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Sales of new U.S. homes plunged in June, a sign that real estate continues to be a weak spot in the economy.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Average U.S. long-term mortgage rates were stable to slightly higher this week, remaining near their lows for the year.