Memphis has always marched to its own beat. Pyramid in the skyline? Barbecue in an alley? Dancing ducks in a lobby? If we believe in it, we’re doing it. There’s always something new and exciting to do, someone with a story to tell, and an idea being put into motion around here – that’s what gives Memphis soul, and we’re proud of that. Stay in the loop by checking out what’s new and trending in Memphis, and don’t forget to share your story, too.

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Entrepreneurship

Annual Women’s Success Summit comes back to Memphis!

Over the last decade, Memphis has experienced exponential growth. A number of factors have contributed to that growth, but most notable among them is the people that make our community go. The women of Memphis are no exception, and making sure that they are included in that progress is the mission of the ninth annual […]

Culture

Teddy bears comfort children at Memphis Child Advocacy Center

The Memphis Child Advocacy Center’s vision is to create a community where children are safe. The center serves children who are victims of sexual and severe physical abuse through prevention, education and intervention. It houses a network of professionals from 14 local partner agencies who help with the investigation, healing process, and other needs. The […]

Culture

Civil rights icons and leaders tell all through storytelling

Storytelling is a powerful way to put ideas into the world and to make people feel something.  On April 4th, the National Civil Rights Museum is hosting an evening of storytelling from to give people a different perspective on the civil rights movement. Speakers will include living icons of the early civil rights movement and […]

Culture

The fight for $15 on the anniversary of Memphis sanitation strike

While Memphis celebrates the 50th anniversary of the black city sanitation workers strike, a modern grassroots movement is underway throughout the mid-south, evoking the symbolism of 50 years ago. Continuing the Fight When minimum wage workers marched on February 12, 2018, it wasn’t just in remembrance of MLK50 or the efforts of the black sanitation […]

Food & Drink

Memphis Black Restaurant Week is back with more good eats!

While Memphis may be known for our barbeque, there’s a lot more to our community’s cuisine than meets the eye. Getting the spotlight on some of the best black-owned restaurants in the Bluff City is at the heart of what Black Restaurant Week is all about. The brainchild of Cynthia Daniels, Memphis Black Restaurant Week […]