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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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Fun Things to do in Memphis

  If you are planning a visit to Memphis anytime soon, there are certain destinations and activities you’ll want to make time for during your trip. Whether you’re traveling alone or with a group, there’s something for everyone to enjoy in Memphis. Must-see Memphis attractions Overton Park Enjoy the great outdoors at Overton Park, which […]

 

Hanging out in East Memphis? Here are some fun things to do!

The lush neighborhoods of East Memphis offer up some of Memphis’ finest food, not to mention opportunities to explore expansive outdoor spaces and absorb Memphis culture. 

 

See the historic Memphis Central Station in all its glory!

Memphis is full of historic landmarks, pavilions, and more. Many of these are still standing and structurally sound after many decades. The history of Memphis Central Station Railroads played an important role in the growth of Memphis, which has served as a commercial hub for years. The […]

 

3 places to go camping in Memphis, TN

All across the nation, lush national parks and natural pieces of wilderness lay tucked away, just waiting to be explored. Memphis too has its own natural beauty, with state parks, urban camping centers, and more all within a few hours of the city. So, where are the best places to go camping in […]

Culture

How Crosstown Arts is influencing the Memphis art scene

  Crosstown Arts is having a huge impact on the Memphis artscape. Today, the integrated venues provide spaces for exhibition, music performances, film, and video screenings, and workshops and programs for visiting artists—and the current program for Memphis artists is set to be expanded into a full-scale, residency program. This program will host 16 visiting and Memphis-based […]

 

7 celebrities you didn’t know were from Memphis

Take a gander at these seriously talented individuals who hail from Memphis, Tennessee. Celebrities from Memphis include: Justin Timberlake, who was born in Memphis to Lynn and Randall Timberlake on Jan. 31, 1981. This former “Mickey Mouse Club” regular and Man of the Woods also has several […]

 

Top Memphis restaurants for your 2018 Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is coming up, and you know what that means. It’s a time when friends and families gather together, discuss who will bring what, determine who will host and ultimately plan an elaborate annual feast that brings everyone together to give thanks. But whether because of extenuating […]

 

Literacy Mid-South Promoting Lifelong Learning here in Memphis

Tony Allen unwittingly captured the spirit of Memphis with his now famous quote: “It’s all heart. Grit and Grind”. It’s true – Memphis is all heart and we Memphians grind harder than most just to make it. This is evident even when it comes to literacy. In Memphis, 1 in 7 adults do not read […]

 

Music fans, the 2018 Mempho Music Festival is around the corner!

There is always something magical in the air of Memphis. Between their positive attitude to life and their enthusiasm for Memphis music festivals and concerts in Memphis, the residents of our city never fail to impress. Every year, Memphis becomes a hosting ground for many nationally and […]

 

History facts about Memphis that we bet you didn’t know

Memphis is known worldwide for its connections to Martin Luther King Jr. and Elvis Presley, but there’s a lot more to our city’s history than those famous names. Read on for five Memphis history facts that we bet you haven’t heard before! Memphis’ largest maritime disaster occurred in 1865 On […]

Weekly Recaps

Here’s what happened in Memphis for the week of 12/09/2018!

Memphis weekly recap!   The countdown to 2019 is on! Check out these highlights from this week to get in the holiday spirit.   A Christmas Carol in Memphis — Family-friendly entertainment and a holiday tradition Just like eggnog and kissing under the mistletoe, enjoying a performance of “A Christmas Carol” in Memphis has become […]

 

Here’s what happened in Memphis for the week of 12/02/2018!

Memphis weekly recap!   There’s 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 – but don’t worry! Here’s a recap […]

 

Here’s what happened in Memphis for the week of 11/25/2018

Memphis weekly recap!   There’s 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 – but don’t worry! Here’s a recap […]

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