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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

The 2019 World’s Most Innovative Companies

The 2019 World’s Most Innovative Companies

Online | fastcompany.com | Feb 21, 2019
Indigo Ag took the 35th spot!
Ann Arbor and Memphis are among the top cities for female founders raising their first round

Ann Arbor and Memphis are among the top cities for female founders raising their first round

Online | venturebeat.com | Feb 19, 2019
A study out today on the state of venture-backed, female-founded startups in the U.S. features geographic data Heartland startup leaders might want to take note of.
FedEx Logistics moving global HQ Downtown in $47M project

FedEx Logistics moving global HQ Downtown in $47M project

Online | bizjournals.com | Feb 12, 2019
About 660 FedEx Logistics employees will soon occupy the Gibson Guitar Factory building in Downtown Memphis.
GET THEE TO THE FOUR WAY RESTAURANT IN MEMPHIS

GET THEE TO THE FOUR WAY RESTAURANT IN MEMPHIS

Online | saveur.com | Feb 7, 2019
Why we urge you to dine at this beacon of civil rights history, Southern heritage, and the epitome of Tennessee soul food.
This Woman Is Using Her Platform To Uplift Black Artists

This Woman Is Using Her Platform To Uplift Black Artists

Online | essence.com | Jan 30, 2019
When it comes to equity in the art world ecosystem, everything is not as it seems.
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7 Things to Do for Your First Time in Memphis

Are you planning a day trip or extended visit to Memphis, TN? We are excited to have you here, and we want to share a few spots you should experience during your stay. From food to entertainment, here are insider tips on things to do in Memphis: Find great food and drinks in Memphis Gus’s […]

 

Things to do in Memphis to make the most of a chilly day!

  If you’re looking to avoid rainy or chilly weather in Memphis, you might opt to stay home with a cup of hot chocolate and a movie or two—but that’s not your only option. After all, sometimes it can be fun to take advantage of the situation and brave the wet and misty weather. Next time […]

 

Enjoy sunshine and exercise with Explore Bike Share Memphis!

Explore Bike Share has come to Memphis, TN, and is taking the city by storm with a bike-sharing network sure to help Memphians get their blood pumping and their heart rates up just in time for the sweltering heat of summer to be coming to a close. So, now that Explore Bike Share has opened its […]

 

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 […]

Arts

Arts to the Zoo: Places for Sparking Creativity in Memphis

Creativity is all around us in Memphis. Our many musical venues are obvious go-to destinations for soaking up creativity, but go looking and you’ll find lots of opportunities for appreciating creatives or being one. Here are some opportunities to help you get inspired. Cover Photo Credit: downtownmemphis.com Appreciating creativity Here are some places for sparking your imagination […]

 

How Music Continues to Shape and Grow Memphis Tourism

There’s no denying it — music defines Memphis. Roam the internet for stories about the nation’s top music cities, and Memphis always seems to make the list. That’s because we’re known as the home of blues, soul, rockabilly and rock ’n’ roll. And don’t ignore the fact that Memphis stays […]

 

The CLTV: Welcoming Home Black Artists

Here in our very own city of soul, The Collective, otherwise known as The CLTV, operates within its powerful mission to elevate and empower black artists by creating a foundation for artistic development, infrastructure expansion, and social impact of Black artists in Memphis. Through hands-on […]

 

Memphis Shines On the Cusp of Its Bicentennial

Memphis garnered a slew of accolades during its 199th year as a city. From travel and tourism to dining and entertainment to sports and recreation, the Bluff City took the spotlight. Tennessee’s second largest city shone in the New York Times this year when the publication ran “36 Hours in […]

 

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 […]

 

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 […]

Weekly Recaps

Here’s what happened in Memphis for the week of 02/10/2019!

Memphis weekly recap!   How will you #BringYourSoul in February?   Memphis Is Thriving With Female Entrepreneurs! Female entrepreneurs in Memphis are making a statement!   Vintage901 Wine & Food Festival Celebrates Women in Memphis If you love wine, food, and good times, you don’t want to miss this!   Hey Football fans! Did you get […]

 

Vintage901 Wine & Food Festival Celebrates Women in Memphis

If you love wine & food, you don’t want to miss this! The 3rd Annual Vintage901 Wine & Food Festival is happening in Memphis from March 1st – 3rd, 2019. Vintage901 is a Memphis non-profit that brings Memphians together through excellent tasting wine, fantastic food, and community. […]

 

Here’s what happened in Memphis for the week of 02/03/2019!

Memphis weekly recap!   New month, new stories! How will you #BringYourSoul in February?   Top 3 best places to eat pizza in Memphis Trying to find the best pizza places in Memphis?   4 Whacky Things To Do to Have Fun in Memphis Check out these Memphis favorites!   Imagine going […]

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