Memphis Business Journal. November 13, 2020. The plant/home goods store Golden Hour opened at 365 N. Main St. next to Comeback Coffee, on Oct. 31.
Fast Company. November 11, 2020. For Roberds and the Hospitality Hub, the process of creating this pandemic-related shelter has ended up informing the organization’s longer term housing design strategy. It was a fast-forward adaptive reuse version of the shelter the organization had planned to build–and it sparked some ideas of what else could be done quickly to serve the city’s homeless population in the long, pandemic-stricken months before its new shelter would be finished.
The Commercial Appeal. November 2, 2020. For more than two decades, B.J. Chester-Tamayo has been delighting her customers at Alcenia’s with her made-from-scratch soul food with a generous side of Southern hospitality.
On Saturday, Alcenia’s will celebrate its 23th anniversary with an outdoor block party. The Soul-n-Love party will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in front of the restaurant.
The Commercial Appeal. October 30, 2020. If you head down to Fourth Bluff Park, you’ll no longer be met only with car horns, snippets of pedestrian cellphone conversations and the other usual sounds of Downtown Memphis life.
Thanks to a recent auditory art installation, dubbed the Memphis Peace Project, visitors to the park will now be met with sound recordings meant to inspire peace, relaxation and introspection, according to the artists behind the venture.
Choose 901. October 28, 2020. Fire up the group texts and start making reservations. Downtown Dining Week returns November 1st-7th!
Style Blueprint. October 28, 2020. Ashley Parham, co-owner of Memphis boutique gift shop Walking Pants Curiosities, is living out her dreams. The trajectory leading up to the launch of the shop she owns with her fiancé Daryl Andrews is a remarkable love story full of faith and courage.
The Daily Memphian. October 26, 2020. Downtown Dining Week is back, but it’ll be a bit different this year. It started out with a handful of restaurants and three-course dinners, priced to the year: $20.08, $20.09 and so on.
But like Deni Reilly of The Majestic Grille and Cocozza American Italian said: “Who wants anything to be $20.20?”
The Downtown Association (IDA) has recognized the Downtown Memphis Commission (DMC) with the Downtown Achievement Pinnacle Award for Economic Development for its Open on Main retail incubation initiative.