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With Streaming Service “Memphis Centric,” Octavia Young Puts the Bluff City in the Spotlight

By: Ezra Wheeler Since the launch of Netflix in 2007, the way that we watch television has been inexorably altered with more and more people opting to “cut the cord” every year. And while on-demand streaming services certainly come with their fair share of benefits, one of the most obvious […]

 

Black Seeds Urban Farms Brings a Fresh Twist to the Community Garden

By: Ezra Wheeler While community gardens may sound like a quaint concept, the fact is that they are becoming an increasingly popular solution to the lack of affordable and nutritional food options in communities across America. Studies have shown that the benefits of community gardens extend […]

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Grinding Together: Three Bluff City Businesses Owned by Black Couples

By: Ezra Wheeler On his classic track “Love and Happiness,” Al Green croons that love is “walking together, talking together, singing together, praying together.” With all due respect to the good Reverend, we’d suggest that he add “working together” to the list.  Of course operating […]

 

5 Top Spots to Eat Vegan in Memphis

Foodies in Memphis know that it takes more than meat to make the meal. Some of the greatest culinary escapes in Bluff City are meatless, exotic, and creative, proving that even BBQ and short ribs can sometimes be overshadowed by authentic vegan Saka Saka, and Buffalo Tempeh! Do yourself a favor […]

 

City Tasting Box’s New Addition: The Majority Box

“Memphis is a majority-black city. You can’t really talk about our heritage – food, history, music, and culture – without highlighting all the greatness that comes from the black community.”   Cristina McCarter and Lisa Brown, the minds behind the City Tasting Box, have the […]

 

10 Attractions Reopening in Memphis in 2021

Memphis is finally beginning to reopen many of the famous locations and attractions found around town after nearly a year of being closed due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. Memphians and tourists alike have missed visiting the historical and beautiful attractions around Bluff City, and finally, as […]

 

Keep growing, keep fighting, Keep Blooming: A Conversation with Unapologetic’s Sarai Payne

Let’s face it. 2020 has not been a walk in the park. But, here in Memphis, we know the grind never stops. Despite this year’s circumstances, Memphians across the city have harnessed their creative energy, put their soul into everything from business endeavors to creative projects, and used some […]

 

Healthy Holiday Restaurants in the 901!

By: Ivy K. Arnold Just like the “Freshman 15”, weight gain during this Covid frenzy is created from stressors and unhealthy food while staying home.  This “Quarantine 15” can definitely be avoided, with the help of uplifting self-care and trying out healthy food alternatives from local […]

 

Don’t Panic; Pivot: A Conversation with Fashion Designer, Rich Fresh

By Kristin Cheers He is standing in the foyer of an ethereal mansion while wearing a coral original from his own designer line. With a scarf gently tied around his blonde hair, he points to a box adjacent to his hip. It’s a box of Henry Masks, his recent innovation of eclectic of colors, that […]

 

5 Obscure Places to Visit in Memphis

We are in the height of Spooky Season, and ready to explore a few of the stranger sites in Memphis. Although there is plenty to scare us at home, being Halloween and all, we have put together a list of places that you can visit around the city today that will fill you with a […]

 

Shop Black: City Tasting Box

As you may have heard, August is Black Business Month, and there’s certainly no shortage of Black-owned businesses here in Memphis. From lifestyle and beauty brands to tours and restaurants, Memphis is a city full of entrepreneurship. Born out of one beloved Black-owned business, City Tasting […]

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The Unstoppable City. Here in Memphis, we don’t just talk about changing the world, we do it every day. We keep commerce moving forward while staying firmly rooted in our values. We’re cutting-edge, with a rich soul that shines through in everything we do.

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Fostering Growth

Memphis is a city of doers, dreamers and believers. And we didn’t get there all on our own. The streets of Memphis are lined with countless businesses that started small and grew into something bigger because our city rallied around them through the strong business environment Memphis provides with a focus on fostering business growth. Memphis has been named the nation’s best metropolitan area for black owned companies in 2017. Want to know why?

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Entrepreneurs

Innovators, groundbreakers, music-makers and world-shakers come to Memphis to bring their ideas to life and make their mark. With a supportive and highly connected business network, a vibrant academic community and an affordable cost of living, Memphis has a can-do culture that embraces social, creative, philanthropic, and business entrepreneurs.

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Business Relocation

Memphis is the place where businesses grow and more businesses are relocating here than ever before. Memphis is at the center of global commerce – with an unparalleled multi-modal capability that moves goods to market fast and a B2B culture that supports access to new customers and markets worldwide.

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Business Relocation

Memphis is at the center of global commerce – with an unparalleled multi-modal capability that moves goods to market fast and a B2B culture that supports access to new customers and markets worldwide. With a central location, an abundance of higher education institutions, a large talent pool, […]

 

Doing Business in Memphis

Memphis has changed the world… and we’re not done yet. In fact, we’re just getting started. Innovators, groundbreakers, music-makers; and world-shakers come to Memphis year after year to bring their ideas to life and make their mark on an ever-evolving city. With a supportive and highly […]

 

Entrepreneurship

Memphis has changed the world… and we’re not done yet. Innovators, groundbreakers, music-makers; and world-shakers come to Memphis to bring their ideas to life and make their mark. With a supportive and highly connected business network, a vibrant academic community and an affordable cost of […]

 

Fostering Growth

Memphis is full of businesses that started small and grew into something bigger thanks to their loyal customer following and the supportive business environment that Memphis provides with an ever-increasing emphasis on growth. Locally owned businesses are a cornerstone of Memphis culture, and […]

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Give Back to Memphis – 5 Organizations you can Support Today

The Holiday season in its deepest essence is about giving. For many in our community who are less fortunate, finding a safe place to stay away from the cold and the elements is incredibly difficult and oftentimes dangerous. Although there are federally provided shelters and resources to help […]

 

Bark to the Park: 5 Dog Parks in the 901!

By: Brianna Smith-Herman Much like us, our pets are ready to be back outside… and social!  With Memphis being a heavy pet-friendly city, there’s more than likely a dog park not too far from your home. My canine diva child, Chilombo, absolutely enjoys social interaction with both dogs and other […]

 

10 Attractions Reopening in Memphis in 2021

Memphis is finally beginning to reopen many of the famous locations and attractions found around town after nearly a year of being closed due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. Memphians and tourists alike have missed visiting the historical and beautiful attractions around Bluff City, and finally, as […]

 

Qemist Recommends: Bodywerk at The Green Room

This Saturday at the Green Room at Crosstown Arts, habibibeats will be presenting “bodywerk,” an exciting evening that aims to showcase the best of Memphis’ Black dance music scene. We sat down with Qemist, who will be performing that night, to learn more about “bodywerk” and the current state […]