CA: Logan is America’s Best New Southern Cook

CA: Logan is America’s Best New Southern Cook Southern Living has named Logan Guleff, Memphis’ own culinary boy wonder, America’s Best New Southern Cook. The teenager, best know for his win on “MasterChef Junior” but known around here for five years or so, back when he went to the White House for lunch, will make YouTube appearances on Southern Living social media channels. Once again, congratulations, Logan! CA: Logan is America’s Best New Southern Cook Advertisements Continue reading CA: Logan is America’s Best New Southern Cook

CA: Memphian Pace Clark advances to 200 butterfly final in Olympic swim trials

CA: Memphian Pace Clark advances to 200 butterfly final in Olympic swim trials Memphis University School graduate Pace Clark has moved closer to claiming a spot on the U.S. Olympic team, finishing with the second-fastest time in the 200 butterfly semifinals Tuesday night at the Olympic trials. His time of 1 minute, 56.27 seconds was behind only 18-time Olympic champion Michael Phelps, who finished in 1:55.17. Clark, an All-American who swims for the University of Georgia, will swim in the 200 fly final today. … Ten of the swimmers who claimed likely spots for Rio on Tuesday will be first-time … Continue reading CA: Memphian Pace Clark advances to 200 butterfly final in Olympic swim trials

Fox 13: Memphis teen accomplishes dream, earns enough money to pay for college

Fox 13: Memphis teen accomplishes dream, earns enough money to pay for college In a city where the headlines are often filled with crime, negativity and death, a 17-year-old is serving as a beacon of hope for those caught up in the daily struggle of life. “I just stay away from the negativity and try to always be positive,” Kevuntez King told FOX13. For King’s full story, you have to go back several years, well before you may have seen him on the corner of Poplar and Estate selling newspapers. He grew up in a single-parent home with just his … Continue reading Fox 13: Memphis teen accomplishes dream, earns enough money to pay for college

Flyer: Coming soon to Collierville: Brooks Pharm 2 Fork and 148 North.

Flyer: Coming soon to Collierville: Brooks Pharm 2 Fork and 148 North. Mac Edwards is an inside-the-freeways kind of guy, so the thought of an enterprise in Collierville never crossed his mind. Until he got a phone call. “The center-cut, filet-mignon spot on the square opened up and fell into my lap,” Edwards, who owns the Farmer on Highland, says. Cafe Grill owner Andy Chow had retired, leaving the space at 120 Mulberry on the historic square in Collierville up for grabs, and common denominator/commercial real estate agent Steven Levy put the owner of the building, Watty Brooks Hall, and … Continue reading Flyer: Coming soon to Collierville: Brooks Pharm 2 Fork and 148 North.

CA: Kosten Foundation donates $200K for pancreatic research

CA: Kosten Foundation donates $200K for pancreatic research The Kosten Foundation for pancreatic cancer support will grant $200,000 grant to establish the Dermon II Family and Herb Kosten Foundation Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis. The foundation announced the grant today. “These funds will allow our team at UTHSC to accelerate our translational research in pancreas cancer that we feel confident will lead to advances in the treatment and care of those afflicted with this disease,” Dr. Stephen W. Behrman said in a statement released by the Memphis foundation. The foundation, established … Continue reading CA: Kosten Foundation donates $200K for pancreatic research

HGN: Medical device startup companies share their pitches

HGN: Medical device startup companies share their pitches Last week the summer session of Memphis Bioworks Zeroto510 medical device startup program took a moment to relax and mingle with other local business leaders, entrepreneurs and potential investors at Wiseacre Brewery on Broad Avenue. At the event Zeroto510 companies shared their elevator pitches. First up was Michael Ollukaren who explained how his company, FlexSpark, was working to prevent deep vein thrombosis, a problem many recovering hospital patients must contend with as they heal from whatever sent them to the hospital. … FlexSpark is working on new technology to prevent deep vein … Continue reading HGN: Medical device startup companies share their pitches

HGN: Memphis photographer Eggleston and his daughter profiled by CBS

HGN: Memphis photographer Eggleston and his daughter profiled by CBS For years the relationship between photographer William Eggleston and his daughter, fabric designer Andra Eggleston, was strained – until she came up with an idea: transform her father’s abstract drawings into textiles. The project has changed the way father and daughter see each other, as Anthony Mason reports. Watch the story here. HGN: Memphis photographer Eggleston and his daughter profiled by CBS Continue reading HGN: Memphis photographer Eggleston and his daughter profiled by CBS

CA: Memphis to begin work on first comprehensive plan since 1981

CA: Memphis to begin work on first comprehensive plan since 1981 The city of Memphis will begin in September coming up with a comprehensive plan that could guide the city’s growth for the next 20-25 years. Over the next two years, the city will have hundreds of public hearings on the comprehensive city plan, which will be the city’s first since 1981, Chief Operations Officer Doug McGowen said. “It will really serve as a North Star to make investments that are informed, that will get us to the level we want to see,” he said. … The newly created Office … Continue reading CA: Memphis to begin work on first comprehensive plan since 1981

MDN: Women-Led Angel Investment Network Launches

MDN: Women-Led Angel Investment Network Launches The husband-and-wife team behind the Broad Avenue retailer City & State – Lisa and Luis Toro – are preparing to open another business in the neighborhood, a diner-style restaurant at 2657 Broad. They’ve signed a lease for the space, where their plan is to operate a restaurant that caters to the midscale, casual market and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. And they’ve turned to a previously untapped source of potential capital to help finance their plans. It’s untapped, because that source – an angel investment group comprised entirely of women – has … Continue reading MDN: Women-Led Angel Investment Network Launches

HGN: Wolf River Greenway transforms city’s greenspace

HGN: Wolf River Greenway transforms city’s greenspace When plans for the Wolf River Greenway began nearly a decade ago it might’ve seemed far-fetched and a dream to create a trail that follows the Wolf River east from Germantown to its confluence with the Mississippi north of Downtown. But the 23-mile trail is coming into focus with phases nearing construction. The first couple of miles stretching from Walnut Grove Road east to Shady Grove Road along the south banks of the Wolf River were completed in 2010. Since then, Germantown has connected its portion of the path to what lies in … Continue reading HGN: Wolf River Greenway transforms city’s greenspace