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Neighborhoods With Soul

It takes soul to find a rhythm all your own

...to give more than you take, and to change the world around you. It takes soul to be a Memphian. We are a city of doers, dreamers and believers. That’s what drives this unstoppable city. For those who change the world – welcome home.

We are Memphis. Welcome to our city of soul. Don’t forget to bring yours.

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South

Home to the original change makers of Memphis, South Memphis is where true soul thrives.

Central

The perfect home for millennials and those seeking the exciting parts of life. Central Memphis has everything to build the life you want, get involved, and live out loud.

North

The history of North Memphis is one of change. From bustling industries to times of struggle, to a new era of people coming together to form communities in which they could thrive.

East

Primarily outside of the "loop" eastern Memphis includes the Hickory Hill and East Memphis areas. Both are home to major businesses and are easily accessible through the interstate system. East Memphis offers suburban style living with a shorter commute into the city and downtown.

Burbs

Located in the greater Shelby County region, 6 municipalities ring Memphis: Bartlett, Germantown, Arlington, Millington, Collierville, and Lakeland. Access to these cities and towns is easy using the 385-highway system.

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Spend a day at the Memphis Zoo

One of the most challenging aspects of choosing a place to live is balancing big-city activity and opportunity with small-town affordability and peace. Memphis represents the best of both worlds: a city that hums with activity, but can slow down long enough for you to enjoy it. One of the best places to visit in […]

 

Top 14 most Instagrammable dishes in Memphis

In an age when getting a good picture of your lunch is almost as important as eating it, let’s take a second to appreciate some of the most delicious—and photogenic—dishes in town. Here’s a list of some of the best restaurants in Memphis where you can get a meal that’ll live on in your […]

 

Top 12 most Instagrammable places in Memphis

In a city as visually stunning as Memphis, there’s no shortage of Instagrammable places. Here’s a list of just some of them: Beale Street District The Beale Street Historic District offers everything from the gospel hub that is the Beale Street Baptist Church to the brightly lit bars and clubs […]

 

Love Memphis craft beer? Check out Crosstown Brewing!

With craft beer growing in popularity across the nation, there’s no wonder Crosstown Brewing Company is making a name for itself here in Memphis. Situated on Concourse Ave., Crosstown Brewing seeks to create a diverse range of offerings that appeal to everyone from first-time beer-drinkers to […]

Culture

The Peabody Memphis wins ‘Best Historic Hotel’

The Peabody Memphis has been named ‘Best Historic Hotel’ in USA TODAY’s 10 Best Readers’ Choice Awards! Known as the “South’s Grand Hotel,” The Peabody won 1st Place among a field of 20 historic hotels from around the country. The Peabody was the only hotel in Tennessee to be nominated. The top ten winners in […]

 

The future of esports is here in Memphis!

Many people mistakenly perceive gamers as kids stuck in their parents’ basements, but in many cases this stereotype couldn’t be further from the truth. Gaming has evolved significantly over the years, developing into a multimillion-dollar industry in a relatively short amount of time. And for […]

 

7 Things that came from Memphis!

From rock ‘n’ roll to overnight delivery, there are so many things that came from Memphis to be thankful for. Here’s a list of just a few: 1) Rock ‘n’ roll Can you imagine life without rock ‘n’ roll? Elvis and Johnny Cash are just a couple of the Memphis musicians who pioneered this unique […]

 

See how this new Memphian is thriving in our city!

Mariko Krause is program associate for the Memphis Medical District Collaborative. A graduate of Rhodes College, she has found her niche connecting urban planning and design with public health. Q: Why did I stay in Memphis? A: When I first meet someone, I always ask if the person is from […]

 

I’m Just A Tourist Here, Too: A Love Letter to Memphis Music

“I’m Just A Tourist Here, Too: A Love Letter to Memphis Music” By Jayne Ellen White An 80-year-old man from a small town in India once told me that when he was a teenager, he earned 10 cents a week. There was a jukebox in his village with two Elvis records in it, and each […]

 

I AM A MAN Plaza sculpture – A tribute to the Memphis Sanitation Strike

When black sanitation workers in Memphis took to the streets in March 1968, they carried signs emblazoned with their rallying cry, “I AM A MAN.” Those words will be forever etched into the landscape of the Bluff City with the opening of the I AM A MAN Plaza near Clayborn Temple, the […]

Weekly Recaps

Here’s what happened in Memphis for the week of 08/12/2018

Memphis weekly recap!   There is always something wonderful happening right here in Memphis. We are a city of doers, dreamers, and believers. That’s what drives this unstoppable city. With so much going on, we sometimes miss the stories that make this city great. Don’t worry, here is a recap of the week! Memphis Tiger football starts […]

 

Memphis Tiger football starts in September, and here’s the schedule!

Which do you prefer? The snap of leaves under your feet on a crispy fall afternoon or the tension in the air as Drew Kyser snaps the ball for what could be the winning run of the game? We have some good news for you: Starting on Saturday, Sept. 1, you won’t have to choose. […]

 

Here’s what happened in Memphis for the week of 08/05/2018

Memphis weekly recap!   There is always something wonderful happening right here in Memphis. We are a city of doers, dreamers, and believers. That’s what drives this unstoppable city. With so much going on, we sometimes miss the stories that make this city great. Don’t worry, here is a […]

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