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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

St. Jude partners with CodeCrew to create interactive art app

St. Jude partners with CodeCrew to create interactive art app

TV | FOX 13 | Dec 7, 2019
With the new St. Jude Art app, you can find one of five art installations and with a click of your phone – the artwork comes to life!
St. Jude brings patients’ art to life with the help of CodeCrew

St. Jude brings patients’ art to life with the help of CodeCrew

TV | WMC 5 Action News | Dec 5, 2019
St. Jude is teaming up with CodeCrew, a non-profit organization that teaches young students about technology and computer science.
$1.1 billion Pinch District project, expanded Union Row could bookend Downtown

$1.1 billion Pinch District project, expanded Union Row could bookend Downtown

Online | dailymemphian.com | Nov 15, 2019
A billion dollar real estate development is brewing on the north end of Downtown, potentially book-ending an expanded Union Row project.
NY developer to lead about $100M in Downtown Memphis investment; here’s what’s planned

NY developer to lead about $100M in Downtown Memphis investment; here’s what’s planned

Online | commercialappeal.com | Nov 13, 2019
More than $5 billion in developments is either planned or in the works around Memphis.
IBERIABANK and First Horizon Bank merging, bringing headquarters to Memphis

IBERIABANK and First Horizon Bank merging, bringing headquarters to Memphis

Online | wmcactionnews5.com | Nov 13, 2019
IBERIABANK and First Horizon National Corporation announced a merger Monday that will bring the company’s headquarters to Memphis and create one of the largest regional financial services companies in the South.
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Activities

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!

 

Teach For America Memphis Announces Third Annual Barbara Rosser Hyde Award Finalists

The Barbara Rosser Hyde Alumni Leadership Award is a $5,000 award honoring an alumna/alumnus in Memphis who is doing innovative work to disrupt systems of inequality in Memphis. The award will celebrate profound acts of leadership that ensure we are making progress to “One Day” for the students […]

 

Ways the People of Memphis are Changing the World

To change the world for the better, it is important to change Memphis for the better. These are just some of the individuals who call Memphis home and who are changing the city for the better. Because when you change Memphis, you change the world.

 

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.

Culture

Top Memphis Charitable Organizations for 2019 Donations

December is the largest month for donations and there are so many great organizations progressing meaningful causes for Memphians. We invite you to check out our list of nonprofits that deserve your support this year.

 

St. Jude & CodeCrew Make Memphis History

Experience beautiful, interactive pieces of art created by St. Jude patients from all over the world. We work with patients through the medium of art to tell their stories and bring that to life with amazing creativity.

 

How to Party in Memphis (and not go broke)

It’s time to party but the way your finances are set up… you need a deal. WeareMemphis.com has put together some tips to help you get your party on while on a budget.

 

Live From The Kitchen: Memphis Music Masterminds

In Memphis, we eat, sleep, and breathe music. Join us as we take a journey through the history of Memphis's soulful music.

 

Happy Thanksgiving

From our family to yours, we are grateful for all that you do to support us. You know it is part of our mission to bring Memphis into a New Century of Soul to celebrate our rich cultural heritage and our contribution to the future of culture for our great city. Whether you support us […]

 

World Of Dance in Memphis

The internationally known World of Dance comes to Memphis to bolster its powerful musical offering.

Culture

How to Party in Memphis (and not go broke)

It’s time to party but the way your finances are set up… you need a deal. WeareMemphis.com has put together some tips to help you get your party on while on a budget.

 

Top 20 Memphis Food Trucks. No Reservations Needed. #StreetFood

Memphis is famous for the four S’s: soul, sauce, sports, and street-food. Here is a list of our top 20 street-food eateries and food trucks.

 

Staying Fit During the Holidays

While many of us plan to watch Netflix in our sweatpants and taste testing all the prepared food, knowing where to get healthy food options or where to sneak in on a fitness class can make this holiday season all the kinder to our waistlines.

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