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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.

#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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The best places to travel to this May

The best places to travel to this May

Online | matadornetwork.com | Mar 19, 2019
If you’ve heard rumblings about Memphis making a comeback, there’s no better month to get out and see it than May, when downtown hosts the massive Memphis in May festival.
The Pace of Job Growth Is Accelerating in Memphis, Sacramento, Vegas

The Pace of Job Growth Is Accelerating in Memphis, Sacramento, Vegas

| bloomberg.com | Mar 18, 2019
Memphis, Sacramento, and Las Vegas were the top three large U.S. metro areas in January for job creation compared to their average 10-year employment rate, according to a Bloomberg analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data.
Black Theatres Across the U.S.

Black Theatres Across the U.S.

Online | americantheatre.org | Mar 13, 2019
A listing of arts organizations dedicated to producing stage work about the African American and Black experience, and to developing artists and audiences of color.

Could Memphis be the Silicon Valley of ag?

Online | dailymemphian.com | Mar 13, 2019
Agriculture is a $5 trillion industry that affects everyone, from the foods they eat to the clothes they wear. It has yet to be fully disrupted by technology or innovation, but that’s about to change.
Not just BBQ and blues: inclusive places to visit in Memphis

Not just BBQ and blues: inclusive places to visit in Memphis

Online | lonelyplanet.com | Mar 6, 2019
The city of Memphis is most known for Graceland and other historical haunts like Beale Street. But a recent rise in its millennial population (4th fastest rate in the country, according to TIME) has sparked a revitalization of its arts and culture scene.
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Follow these folks on Instagram for exciting Memphis info!

Looking for a city that’s full of life and excitement? If so, then be sure to check out Memphis, Tennessee! With its music, art and delicious food, Memphis provides something for the whole family. From world-class, one-of-a-kind restaurants to exhilarating nightlife, this amazing city is a place that you won’t soon forget. But to really get […]

 

Travel Channel said Memphis is the hottest southern destination of 2019!

The Travel Channel has featured shows about delicious foods and amazing places in the world to visit. Now they’ve set their sites on Memphis! In a recent article, the Travel Channel stated that Memphis is the hottest southern destination of 2019! With things like our world-famous […]

 

TripSavvy picks Memphis as the best overall destination for 2019!

We all know that Memphis is a beautiful travel destination! Memphis has tons of fun tourist attractions like the Big River Crossing and the Memphis Zoo that will leave you in awe from what our city has to offer. If you are looking for food, fun, entertainment, friends or just an experience of a […]

 

4 Whacky Things To Do to Have Fun in Memphis

We know all of the things that we are supposed to do in Memphis, but what are the unconventional things to do in the city? You can find plenty to do and see when you make plans to visit Bluff City, but instead of the conventional things to do in Memphis, check out some not-so-conventional […]

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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 […]

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Warm those vocal cords and head to karaoke night at Huey’s Southaven

Sometimes the best way to shake off the stress of the average workweek is to go up on stage and sing along to your favorite songs. Karaoke night is unlike any other night. Whether you come with friends or on your own, you can enjoy having a drink and singing the night away. It doesn’t […]

 

Here’s what happened in Memphis for the week of 03/04/2019!

Memphis weekly recap!   How do you #BringYourSoul?   Follow these folks on Instagram for exciting Memphis info! Check out these top Instagram pages for reasons why you should visit Memphis!   Forbes says Memphis could lead the way in minority-owned businesses! Memphis is a city filled […]

 

Memphis Bicentennial

For 42 years, Memphis in May has brought the world to Memphis by saluting the cultures of 38 different countries. But this year, instead of saluting a country, Memphis in May will honor a city. A city with a rich heritage and colorful history. A city whose culture has impacted the world, and is […]

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