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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.

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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

Cozy Corner’s Desiree Robinson to be inducted into Barbecue Hall of Fame

Cozy Corner’s Desiree Robinson to be inducted into Barbecue Hall of Fame

Online | commercialappeal.com | May 28, 2020
Desiree Robinson, the matriarch behind Cozy Corner, was named one of the three 2020 inductees for The American Royal Barbecue Hall of Fame.

How to Make Delicious BBQ Without Meat

| bhg.com | May 28, 2020
Eating vegetarian or vegan this summer? Don’t miss out on the BBQ mains you love.
IT’S TRUE. WHEN AMERICA CATCHES A COLD, BLACK AMERICA GETS PNEUMONIA

IT’S TRUE. WHEN AMERICA CATCHES A COLD, BLACK AMERICA GETS PNEUMONIA

| blackenterprise.com | May 24, 2020
Just as 9/11 defined the new millennium, the novel coronavirus will certainly be the story of the decade.

Is Now the Right Time to Get Your Annual Physical or Dental Cleaning?

| healthline.com | May 23, 2020
Should you skip your annual checkup? The answer would have been a resounding “no” if you asked most doctors before the pandemic.

How have our immune systems changed during coronavirus? Doctors weigh in

| hellogiggles.com | May 22, 2020
Our day-to-day realities look a lot different than they did a few months ago. The nature of living through a pandemic, with a virus that has no cure and no vaccine, has meant that everyone has had to change their habits, routines, and realities. Many of us are getting less sunlight and less exercise than […]
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Living in Memphis: Finding a forever home, or testing the waters?

As the Mississippi ebbs and flows, Memphis is quickly becoming one of the most enticing cities you can call home. This City has grown from the home of the blues, bar-b-que, and Beale Street, into the bustling hub of commerce, art, history, architecture and all flavors of entertainment, that you see before you. With countless […]

 

9 Most Romantic Places in Memphis

“Whether times are good or bad, happy or sad… Let’s stay together!” #AlGreen Whether you’re planning an unforgettable Valentine’s Day, a special anniversary, or even a mini-vacay to reignite the passion, romance is always in the air in Memphis—if you know where to look. Here is a list of the […]

 

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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Exclusive Premiere: Brandon Lewis – “Natural High”

We’ve got the exclusive on the new visuals for “Natural High” by Brandon Lewis, directed by Brandon McCoy (a.k.a B’Nodd)!  Brandon is a native Memphian who’s honed his music and art through the programming at The Consortium MMT – now, he’s got a series of singles set to release via the Made in Memphis Entertainment […]

 

Memphis culture: big city amenities with a small-town feel

Memphis is an exceptional place to live, in large part thanks to its unparalleled city culture. Steeped in a rich history and fueled by promise of the future, Memphis is bursting at the seems with things that help residents strike a balance between jobs and everyday life. The Bluff City has all […]

 

Quarantine Celebration Must-Do’s for Memphis’ Class of 2020

By Carlissa Shaw It is May, and May in Memphis is BIG. Typically, we are celebrating the good vibes, energy, music, and food of Memphis in May, and graduations. We love graduations in Memphis. Thousands of people pack the largest venues across town to see their loved one walk across that stage […]

 

5 Questions with Carl Maguire of the Maguire Twins

Carl and Alan Maguire are identical, musically inclined twins who grew up in Hong Kong. At the age of 15, they moved to Memphis, where they fell in love with the jazz music they seldom heard in Hong Kong, and the rest is history. Ever since, they’ve been playing jazz music together around the […]

 

Memorial Day in Memphis: Virtual Ways To Commemorate

Happy (Virtual) Memorial Day: The unofficial kickoff of summer! While we usually spend this 3-day weekend lounging at the pool or enjoying a backyard BBQ, things are unfortantly a little different this year due to COVID-19. As we kick-off phase 2 of the Memphis “Back to Business” reopening […]

 

If Insecure Characters Went to Memphis High Schools….

By Kristin L. Cheers Insecure is hot right now and whether you’re Team Molly or Team Issa, there’s no doubt that each character has a personality that could easily mesh in some Memphis high schools. From the friendship beefs to the career and family choices, here’s a quick prediction of which […]

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Memphis Fitness: Virtual Workout Classes

Remember when life was a lot simpler? The sweet days when we’re able to hit the gym after work, and take long weekend walks through our favorite parks. Those were the days when we weren’t worried about flattening the curve and were simply obsessed with flattening our tummies.  It’s not like we forgot the positive […]

 

Take ‘Quarantine & Chill’ to New Levels with these Memphis Books

Working from home during a pandemic is an extreme sport. You’re doing your best to stick to a routine and schedule, not eat the entire refrigerator, and maintain somewhat of a healthy lifestyle even if it’s just walking to the bathroom from the living room.  If you’re looking to fill some […]

 

Share your meme, stop the spread and win some $$ with #WeAreMemphis

Artists, illustrators and designers: want to help Memphis get through COVID-19?  We know you’re just as passionate about Memphis as we are – and that’s why we need you and your talents to be part of our campaign to educate Memphians about staying safe and flattening the curve of COVID-19. […]

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