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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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Thrillist said Memphis is one of the coolest places around the world!

The website Thrillist is constantly looking for new and exciting places to visit, foods to try and destinations to discover. Recently the website released an article about the 15 coolest places around the world to visit in August. Memphis just happened to make the list. Here are a handful of reasons why Thrillist decided to […]

 

Top Apartments to Consider in 2019

Are you apartment hunting? Perhaps you’re not currently, but you will be in the near future. Maybe you’d like to move into one of the newer locations around town? Well, there’s no shortage of apartment options available in Memphis. It can be a bit tricky to know exactly which […]

 

Thrillist said Memphis is one of the coolest places around the world!

The website Thrillist is constantly looking for new and exciting places to visit, foods to try and destinations to discover. Recently the website released an article about the 15 coolest places around the world to visit in August. Memphis just happened to make the list. Here […]

 

Explore T.O. Fuller State Park

Looking for a great place to explore your natural surroundings or cap off your Tennessee travel experience? T.O. Fuller State Park is one of Memphis’ coolest hidden treasures and is surprisingly easy to reach. Here’s why you’re missing out if you haven’t gotten to […]

Culture

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.

 

YouTubers from Memphis you should be following

YouTube is a fantastic destination for video content of anything you can imagine. Of course, if you want something a bit closer to home, there are a number of YouTubers who hail from Memphis, focus on content created in Memphis and strive to share their passion for the city. Here are just a few […]

 

The 2019 St. Jude Walk/Run in Memphis

St. Jude Children’s Hospital does so much for children who suffer from unfortunate illnesses and diseases. These are brave children that go through more in their first years of life than many of us will ever experience at any point in ours. However, St. Jude can’t do it on their […]

 

Memphis Bloggers You Need To Be Following!

One of the best ways to get an inside scoop of what’s happening around town is by following local bloggers. Memphis is home to a number of excellent bloggers who write, post and share information on everything from food to current events. No matter what interests you, chances are there is a […]

 

How to take better pictures in Memphis with your iPhone

Memphis is truly a photogenic city, and with a powerful camera built into your Android or iPhone, you can snap some incredible pictures. But have you been struggling with your photo-taking game? Maybe the images just aren’t turning out, or your pictures are not as good as what your […]

 

Evita Robinson

Audacity Fest is right around the corner. As one of the premier festivals in a city known for its festivals, you’re in for a real treat when heading out to the Memphis event. Evita Robinson is one of the heads of the festival and it’s presenting organization, so even if you can only […]

Food & Drink

The 2019 Memphis Food & Wine Festival

The 2019 Memphis Food & Wine Festival is fast approaching. This is one of the biggest food events not only in Memphis but in the entire country. With international chefs and local restaurants all offering up their very best, this is an absolute dream for any Memphis food lover.

 

What you need to know about Audacity Fest!

Audacity Fest is right around the corner. But what exactly is Audacity Fest and what should you expect? We’ve got the answers to all the important questions right here. From where it’s taking place to what it will deep dive into, here’s what you need to know before heading out […]

 

Delta Fair & Music Fest 2019 is coming in August!

One of the biggest fairs and music festivals of the year is right around the corner. The Delta Fair & Music Festival is dedicated to bringing the community together in a safe, family-friendly, and wholesome environment. So no matter the kind of entertainment you’re interested in, […]

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