World Of Dance in Memphis

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

 

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.

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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 […]

 

Top Ways Women Are Thriving in Memphis

Memphis is the perfect city to help your dreams come to life. People from all walks of life, from all demographics and all genders are making their way to Memphis in search of fulfilling their dream. Women of all ethnicities are finding their calling right here in Memphis.

 

4 Memphis Facts You Might Find Interesting

Whether you were born and raised in the city of Memphis or you just moved here, chances are there is much about the city you don't know. Some are interesting factoids while other bits are often forgotten nuggets of information. Here's a handful of interesting, little-known pieces of Memphis history.

 

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.

 

YouTubers from Memphis you should be following

YouTube is a fantastic destination for video content of anything you can imagine. Of course, if you want something a bit closer to home, there are a number of YouTubers who hail from Memphis, focus on content created in Memphis and strive to share their passion for the city. Here are just a few […]

 

The 2019 St. Jude Walk/Run in Memphis

St. Jude Children’s Hospital does so much for children who suffer from unfortunate illnesses and diseases. These are brave children that go through more in their first years of life than many of us will ever experience at any point in ours. However, St. Jude can’t do it on their […]

 

Memphis Bloggers You Need To Be Following!

One of the best ways to get an inside scoop of what’s happening around town is by following local bloggers. Memphis is home to a number of excellent bloggers who write, post and share information on everything from food to current events. No matter what interests you, chances are there is a […]

 

How to take better pictures in Memphis with your iPhone

Memphis is truly a photogenic city, and with a powerful camera built into your Android or iPhone, you can snap some incredible pictures. But have you been struggling with your photo-taking game? Maybe the images just aren’t turning out, or your pictures are not as good as what your […]

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In The News

Did you know Memphis was named America’s most charitable city by the Chronicle of Philanthropy? Did you know Memphis was just named #1 on Inc. Magazine’s “Opportunity Index”? Did you know Memphis was named the top city for Black Owned Businesses by Blacktech Week? Memphis is making news! Check out some of our latest media coverage.

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City Culture

Memphis has changed the world… and we’re not done yet! We are a city of doers, dreamers and believers. We create, we invent, we experiment. That’s what drives this unstoppable city. Here along the mighty Mississippi, people and ideas mix here to do something magical and redefine the world around us. Now a new generation is taking its turn, hungry to make an impact and create change yet again.

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Government

Memphis is home to an array of government agencies that provide critical services to those who live in, work in and visit our city. Here’s a look at the major government services available to you in the City of Memphis.

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History of Memphis

Memphis- like all cities, has a history of both highs and lows. We’ve been touched by the best of mankind, but also the worst. The one constant in Memphis, however, is our relentless pursuit of positive change to make our city a better place.

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Memphis Facts

We Memphians have a little swagger in our step. Our town is home to world famous music, the best food, and that little something extra that pushes us over the edge. We’ve got a lot to be proud of in Memphis. We know who and what we are―and now it’s your turn to find out.

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Our Future

We are dreamers in Memphis. We give more, we have hope and we believe. We take action, compete and persevere. We are young and energetic, creative and innovative. We are the future—and the progress and future of Memphis is bright.

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Arts

Memphis has one of the richest, most diverse, and cultured art environments in the world. Our city is home to world-class theaters, ballet performers, museums, orchestras and artists of all types. The Memphis arts scene We’ve heard some rumors that other art scenes around the country are […]

 

City Culture

It Takes Soul… It takes soul to find a rhythm that’s all your own, to give more than you take, and to change the world around you. It takes soul to be a Memphian. Soul defined a new generation of sound. Soul transformed ideas into empires. Soul is going to give the world cures. Each […]

 

Government

Honesty. Excellence. Responsiveness. Safety. These Memphis values are at the core of every Memphis city council decision made, every initiative launched, every action taken. The values exist so that our city, residents, employees and partners can thrive. We make sure government in Memphis lives […]

 

History of Memphis

Memphis- like all cities, has a history of both highs and lows. We’ve been touched by the best of mankind, but also the worst. The one constant in Memphis, however, is our relentless pursuit of positive change to make our city a better place. We attract the fearless- those with innovative […]

 

Memphis Crime

Within our special city on the bluff, there is no denying that Memphis has fought to diminish crime and violence rates over the decades. Due to the intricate foundations of the formation of crime and violence within large metropolitan cities, it is important to consider that crime and violence […]

 

Memphis Facts

We Memphians have a little swagger in our step. Our town is home to world famous music, the best food, and that little something extra that pushes us over the edge. Memphis is where Elvis got his start and B.B. King earned his crown. It’s a place of artistic convergence, where Justin Timberlake […]

 

MLK50: Memphis Remembers

Memphis has undoubtedly been touched by some of the best of mankind, but has also experienced a deep tragedy that continues to shape our community’s identity. Our nation was forever changed on April 4, 1968 when Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, just […]

 

Music

Memphis Music If you had to make a list of the great American cities where music is an essential part of their DNA, Memphis would undoubtedly be right at the top. Nobody else in the country does things quite like Memphis – and that absolutely extends to its sound. The first European explorer – […]

 

Our Future

When you think of Memphis, your mind probably goes to soul, beauty, remarkable culture, music, American history and incredibly diverse cuisine. While it’s a historic city that’s over 200 years old, Memphis is also a modern and thriving urban hub, with an abundance of new technology, […]

 

Poverty in Memphis

The reality of poverty is one that is multi-layered and complex, rooting from the intricacies of a challenging society. Poverty is not limited to one group of people, meaning that anyone at any time is at risk of experiencing economic hardship. The citizens of the United States have […]

 

Providing recreation opportunities for children in Southwest Memphis

Nestled in the heart of Southwest Memphis is Creative Life, Inc., a nonprofit community youth development corporation that’s served disadvantaged children and families by providing educational and recreational opportunities for the past 40 years. In 1978, Dr. Carolyn Bibbs founded a youth […]

 

Soul

Grow About Us We Are Memphis is a collaboration of individuals and organizations dedicated to elevating Memphis, captivating audiences locally and globally, to create catalytic positive change. See more information about We Are Memphis here! Read More Grow Blog Memphis has always marched to its […]

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Business Resources Needed to Thrive in Memphis

Memphis has consistently been named a top U.S. city to start a business in, thanks to the city's affordable cost of living and low business startup costs. It has become a hub for technology and innovation, poising itself as a top destination for entrepreneurs.

 

5 Ways to Find an Internship in Memphis

Locate Memphis internships by reaching out to local area businesses or searching job boards. Memphis has numerous opportunities with large corporations and non-profits headquartered in the city. Each company will advertise the required qualifications along with time commitment and pay rate if […]

 

Top Ways Women Are Thriving in Memphis

Memphis is the perfect city to help your dreams come to life. People from all walks of life, from all demographics and all genders are making their way to Memphis in search of fulfilling their dream. Women of all ethnicities are finding their calling right here in Memphis.

 

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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