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Unstoppable City

Memphis

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.

#BringYourSoul

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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In The News

This Excellent Memphis Restaurant Neighborhood Is Reinventing Food Activism

Online | foodandwine.com | Oct 18, 2019
The restaurants at Crosstown Concourse support refugees, fund food education, and help combat homelessness.

City of Memphis signs development agreement with Loews for $210M hotel

Online | bizjournals.com | Oct 14, 2019
The City of Memphis signed a development agreement with Loews Hotels Holding Corp. Thursday, Oct. 10, after months of negotiations.
Absolute Queen Rocks Gown As He’s Crowned High School Homecoming Royalty

Absolute Queen Rocks Gown As He’s Crowned High School Homecoming Royalty

Online | huffpost.com | Sep 30, 2019
Brandon Allen'sprincipal had a message for online haters after his Tennessee high school shared a stunning picture of him receiving his crown in a gold!
U of M graphic design duo behind set design for Democratic debate

U of M graphic design duo behind set design for Democratic debate

Online | dailymemphian.com | Sep 10, 2019
U of M professor taps student to help him with set design for the 2020 presidential primary debate this week in Houston.
Largest superconducting magnet in world arrives at St. Jude

Largest superconducting magnet in world arrives at St. Jude

Online | dailymemphian.com | Sep 10, 2019
St. Jude is first in the world to acquire a 1.1-gigahertz magnet. In a month, it will be ready to use.
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Best of Memphis

Teach For America Memphis Announces Third Annual Barbara Rosser Hyde Award Finalists

The Barbara Rosser Hyde Alumni Leadership Award is a $5,000 award honoring an alumna/alumnus in Memphis who is doing innovative work to disrupt systems of inequality in Memphis. The award will celebrate profound acts of leadership that ensure we are making progress to “One Day” for the students and communities we serve and that our students are globally competitive, socially aware, and have access to opportunities that develop their leadership potential.

 

Ways the People of Memphis are Changing the World

To change the world for the better, it is important to change Memphis for the better. These are just some of the individuals who call Memphis home and who are changing the city for the better. Because when you change Memphis, you change the world.

 

The Rich Cultural History of Southern Memphis

South Memphis is steeped in a rich cultural history. From entrepreneurs to creatives, academics to business owners, the people of South Memphis have helped build our city into what it is today--artistic, innovative, and soulful.

 

A collage of colleges and universities is right under your nose

Did you know Memphis is home to more than half a dozen higher learning institutions? That’s right, from University of Memphis to LeMoyne-Owen College, Christian Brothers University to Southwest Community College, the bluff city doesn’t bluff when it comes to boasting superb choices to chase […]

Activities

World Of Dance in Memphis

The internationally known World of Dance comes to Memphis to bolster its powerful musical offering.

 

Everything You Need to Know About Parks in Memphis

Memphis is full of natural green spaces. The city contains over 3,000 acres of parkland, all of which is managed by the City of Memphis Division of Parks and Neighborhoods. Find out more about this organization and how it keeps Memphis green.

 

Best Places in Memphis to Take Out-of-Towners

Memphis is a city rich in culture and history. Whether you’re into historic tours, concerts, music legends, nature, beer, or fine foods – Memphis has it all!

 

Teach For America Memphis Announces Third Annual Barbara Rosser Hyde Award Finalists

The Barbara Rosser Hyde Alumni Leadership Award is a $5,000 award honoring an alumna/alumnus in Memphis who is doing innovative work to disrupt systems of inequality in Memphis. The award will celebrate profound acts of leadership that ensure we are making progress to “One Day” for the students […]

 

Top Ways Women Are Thriving in Memphis

Memphis is the perfect city to help your dreams come to life. People from all walks of life, from all demographics and all genders are making their way to Memphis in search of fulfilling their dream. Women of all ethnicities are finding their calling right here in Memphis.

 

4 Memphis Facts You Might Find Interesting

Whether you were born and raised in the city of Memphis or you just moved here, chances are there is much about the city you don't know. Some are interesting factoids while other bits are often forgotten nuggets of information. Here's a handful of interesting, little-known pieces of Memphis history.

Activities

World Of Dance in Memphis

The internationally known World of Dance comes to Memphis to bolster its powerful musical offering.

 

Everything You Need to Know About Parks in Memphis

Memphis is full of natural green spaces. The city contains over 3,000 acres of parkland, all of which is managed by the City of Memphis Division of Parks and Neighborhoods. Find out more about this organization and how it keeps Memphis green.

 

Best Places in Memphis to Take Out-of-Towners

Memphis is a city rich in culture and history. Whether you’re into historic tours, concerts, music legends, nature, beer, or fine foods – Memphis has it all!

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