Shelby County Health Directive 8

July 8th, 2020|0 Comments

Quote from Daily Memphian: "Restaurants will be ordered to close at 10 p.m. in the latest Shelby County health directive, Alisa Haushalter, Shelby County Health Department director, said during Tuesday’s press briefing. Haushalter later clarified [...]

MRA-Statement and Stance on Racism

June 24th, 2020|0 Comments

MRA-Statement and Stance on Racism The Memphis Restaurant Association (MRA) stands against racism of any kind, especially in our restaurants. Racism has no place in our restaurants nor in our Association. We acknowledge that this [...]

Corker Ends the Suspense, Won't Seek Reelection

September 26th, 2017|0 Comments

The junior of Tennessee’s two high-profile U.S. Senators, Bob Corker, resolved the long-running suspense about his 2018 intentions on Tuesday with a formal announcement that he will not be seeking reelection. The Senator’s announcement made [...]

Listen Up: Geist

September 26th, 2017|0 Comments

If records - or VHS tapes - hadn’t been invented the members of Geist might not be making beautiful music together. Something about the spirit of the performers they heard or viewed back in the [...]

Maciel's Hoping to Reopen Next Week

September 26th, 2017|0 Comments

Good news, taco and torta fans, Maciel's is shooting to reopen by end of next week, Friday or Saturday. The restaurant has been closed since a fire in July. A fire in the building at [...]

On the Scene at BreakFest

September 26th, 2017|0 Comments

Biscuits, pancakes, MF sausage links, eggs all ways — all the good stuff was at this year's BreakFest. Frank Chin captured it for us. And the winners are ... Breakfast Sweets: Squeal Street Too Breakfast [...]

Orion Negotiating Wonder Bread Site for New HQ

August 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Orion Federal Credit Union issued a press release today announcing plans to move the company's headquarters into the former Wonder Bread building on Monroe in the Edge District. The Flyer recently reported on proposed redevelopment [...]

Pick a Side

August 17th, 2017|0 Comments

1960s: Threat of nuclear war, civil rights protest marches, bloody clashes in the streets, riots. 2017: Hold my beer. Early last week, we were all concerned when the president of the United States offered the [...]

Institute Changes

August 17th, 2017|0 Comments

The Urban Child Institute starts new chapter with a new leader, new focus. Major changes could be on the way for the Urban Child Institute (TUCI) as board members are set to soon vote on [...]