Free Pink Palace Summer Membership
This membership is good for 2 adults and up to 10 RELATED children. It expires 90 days from your sign-up date. You must signup during the month of May.
Fourth Bluff opens Friday
Are you ready for RiverPlay? The new pop-up park at the Fourth Bluff opens Friday, May 5th. No matter how you choose to RiverPlay, staff and volunteers will be on hand to ensure you have a safe and fun experience.
I plan to be there Friday w my kiddos.
Germantown makes massive new bid to Shelby County: $25M to buy 3 schools
Tuesday, May 2, at 3 p.m., the recently approved Germantown Negotiating Team presented Hopson with a revised offer five times that of last summer’s proposal, at $25 million to buy not only the elementary and middle school but also Germantown High School.
Orpheum Summer Movie Series Announced
Tickets for the Orpheum’s 2017 Summer Movie Series go on sale Friday, May 5. Tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for children 12 and under. Packages of 10 tickets are available for $60 and may be used for a single movie or spread throughout the series.
Sprouts Opening July 12
Sprouts Farmers Market, one of the fastest-growing retailers in the country, today announced it will soon finish construction on a new location in Memphis, Tenn. This will be the fifth store to open in Tennessee and will help meet the growing local demand for fresh, natural and organic foods at great prices.
Library’s New Early Literacy Centers Offer Free, Educational Fun
Thanks to the Memphis Library Foundation, Friends of the Library and Baptist Memorial Health Care, several of these new educational spaces are coming to Memphis Public Libraries.
23-year-old cousins set to revitalize two Union Avenue buildings (Video)
The cousins are planning to eventually reopen three other Memphis TCBY locations that were shut down. But for at least the next six months, they are focused on “making the Union location back to what it used to be” before worrying about additional spots, Mohommed A. Kahok said.
You had me at “TCBY.”
Exclusive: Planned Parenthood to open second Memphis location
Funding for the 7,500-square-foot health center came from PPGMR’s ongoing, $12 million “Now” capital campaign. The organization has already raised $11 million through the campaign and plans to use the funds to establish an endowment and strengthen its outreach, education and advocacy efforts.
Memphian, former stay-at-home mom chosen to speak for country’s best attorneys
Before practicing law, McClusky had been a stay-at-home East Memphis mother of four children. She was 35 years old when her husband was killed in a boating accident. At the time, her youngest child was five and her oldest 13.
Sorry, just love this headline.
Uber plans to test air taxis in three years
The goal is to have the air taxis ready for testing in Dallas and Dubai by 2020. The machines, which Bell referred to as vertical take – off and landing vehicles or VTOLs, will be used for transportation and also delivery logistics services.
Can’t wait for this! (Yea, right.)
See Inside: Future ServiceMaster headquarters
The word “transformation” does not capture the scope of work underway at the future headquarters of Memphis-based ServiceMaster Global Holding Inc.
And, yet, it sorta does.
Redbirds Offer ‘Family Pack’ For April 28 Game
The Memphis Redbirds have announced the “Papa John’s Friday Family Pack,” a promotion that includes four Field Box tickets to the Friday, April 28, game at AutoZone Park and a wide range of ballpark food and Papa John’s favorites.
Live At The Garden Slate Mixes Current Sounds With Nostalgia
Some great artists coming.
Railgarten’s Case Delayed; Will Go Before City Council
After a more than four-hour meeting, the Shelby County Board of Adjustment voted Wednesday, April 26, to delay Railgarten’s request to reopen portions of its multiparcel Midtown outdoor entertainment venue, leaving only 2158 Central Ave. and the bottom floor of 2166 Central Ave. open for business.
I’m riveted to this whole story! Glad I got to experience it early on!
See Inside: How 6 other cities redeveloped their former Sears buildings (PHOTOS)
One of the primary challenges presented to the redevelopers of Memphis’ Sears Crosstown at 495 North Cleveland was related to its size: What do you do with all that space? The Memphis team was not alone in having to figure that out. There have been massive Sears catalog/warehouse buildings vacated across the country. And many of them have been renovated and put back into use as something different from originally planned.