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 […]

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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 […]

 

Evita Robinson

Audacity Fest is right around the corner. As one of the premier festivals in a city known for its festivals, you’re in for a real treat when heading out to the Memphis event. Evita Robinson is one of the heads of the festival and it’s presenting organization, so even if you can only […]

 

Discover These Beautiful Memphis Items Available on Etsy!

Etsy is a fantastic destination for unique items you just can’t find anywhere else. Many of these items are store quality, yet are handmade by independent artists. With the creativity blood flowing through Memphis, dozens of exceptional individuals have taken their craft to Etsy. Some of these […]

 

What’s the culture like in Memphis?

When you’re looking for a place to call home, you probably want a destination that’s not only unique but presents you with a number of activities and events that pull from varying walks of life. You don’t just want the same old restaurants or the same old festivals. You want […]

 

The Memphis Guide to Arts & Culture

Art and culture are two of the important pillars that make up the city of Memphis, and the city is always looking for ways to share its heritage with the community. So, if you’re looking for ways to get out and explore Memphis culture, these are just a handful of examples of the […]

 

Best things to do in Memphis in August 2019

One of the things that makes Memphis such an incredible city is that there is always something to see and do. Whether it’s the middle of summer or the dead of winter, there is an event or activity for you to get out of the house and take in. No matter what your passions are, […]

 

“Soulin’ on the River” ft Lucky 7 Brass Band

The summer concert series “Soulin’ on the River” continues at The Grove on Mud Island River Park here in Memphis with the Lucky 7 Brass Brand. It’s a chance to get out of the house, enjoy the fantastic summertime weather and kick back while you take in the unique […]

 

Dive Into the History of Memphis Before You Visit

The city of Memphis is steeped in history. It might amaze you just how many important moments in American history took place in the city. There are plenty of tours and exhibits available throughout the city, all of which are fantastic to take in. However, the best way to truly dive in and learn […]

 

Facts about Memphis you did not know about!

Memphis is a city steeped in history. It’s also a city steeped in fun facts. You might be amazed by some of these interesting factoids and bits of information. Maybe you know some of these facts, but there’s a good chance you don’t know them all. So whether you’re from […]

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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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Thrillist said Memphis is one of the coolest places around the world!

The website Thrillist is constantly looking for new and exciting places to visit, foods to try and destinations to discover. Recently the website released an article about the 15 coolest places around the world to visit in August. Memphis just happened to make the list. Here are a handful of […]

 

What you need to know about Audacity Fest!

Audacity Fest is right around the corner. But what exactly is Audacity Fest and what should you expect? We’ve got the answers to all the important questions right here. From where it’s taking place to what it will deep dive into, here’s what you need to know before heading out […]

 

Here are the best Fortune 100 companies to work for in Memphis according to TripSavvy!

If you’re looking for a new line of work, or you’re considering a move to Memphis and will need a new employer, you can apply to work at hundreds of fantastic businesses. Some of these are large corporations; others are startups with a bright future. Memphis is also a great destination to start […]

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