Memphis Flyer: Efforts Underway to Make Clark Tower Area More Walkable, Bikeable “Lots of consideration has been paid to making downtown and Midtown more walkable and bikeable, but now a busy, car-centric area of East Memphis is getting some attention. Last week, Livable Memphis held MEMFix East, an urban revitalization event, in the Clark Tower/Brookhaven Circle area of East Memphis with a goal of gathering opinions from people who live, work, shop, and dine there on how to make that area more pedestrian- and bike-friendly. Livable Memphis conducted short surveys with people at that event, and for those who couldn’t … Continue reading ICYMI: Memphis Flyer: Efforts Underway to Make Clark Tower Area More Walkable, Bikeable
“… “We are just renovating the patio and installing a fountain,” Goode said. The American steakhouse is located at 5000 Poplar Ave. near the White Station Tower and is one of 11 Houston’s across the U.S.” Houston’s restaurant pulled a $90,000 building permit for upgrades to its outdoor dining area. – Memphis Business Journal. Continue reading MBJ: Houston’s restaurant pulled a $90,000 building permit for upgrades to its outdoor dining area.
“Want a place to get custom cut meats, coffee from a keg or a freshly made pastry? Chefs Andrew Ticer and Michael Hudman of Andrew Michael Italian Kitchen and Hog & Hominy just debuted a cafe that has all those things. Porcellino’s Craft Butcher, located at 711 W. Brookhaven Circle, opened its doors for a soft launch Dec. 21 and plans to have the place fully operational next week to serve small-plate breakfast, lunch and dinner items. ….” Want a place to get custom cut meats, coffee from a keg or a freshly made pastry? Chefs Andrew Ticer and Michael Hudman of Andrew … Continue reading MBJ: New butcher shop and cafe combo in East Memphis
“Just in time for the holiday season, Folk’s Folly has officially rebranded its adjacent Prime Cut Shoppe to honor restaurant founder Humphrey Folk. The store, now known as Humphrey’s Prime Cut Shoppe, launched a revamped website on Dec. 10 and hung new awnings and signs yesterday at its 551 S. Mendenhall Road location. ….” Folk’s Folly butcher now Humphrey’s – Memphis Business Journal. Continue reading MBJ: Folk’s Folly butcher shop now Humphrey’s
“While most people are concerned with making plans for Christmas, Erin Mazurekis already looking at February. Feb. 9, to be exact. That is the first day of the newly-christened Memphis Open, the city’s annual professional tennis tournament, which Mazurek now oversees. ….” MBJ: Memphis Open director working on comeback. Continue reading MBJ: Memphis Open director working on comeback
1. The Daily News had a great profile of another under-exposed locally-based company. Mind Over Data “is a custom software development firm founded in 2002 that, in addition to specializing in interactive, touch-screen kiosks, also has expertise in mobile applications for Android and iPhone; business process automation; development of portals, intranets and extranets; and knowledge management and collaboration.” They are trying to increase their visibility because many people, especially Memphians, do not know they exist (including me — not that that is a litmus test for anything). But, FedEx, International Paper, Wright Medical, The Woody Guthrie Center in Tulsa, GTOO Media in the DC-Maryland … Continue reading Monday news — business profile, company expansions, and more