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Global cancer researchers head to Memphis for ‘team science’ conference

Global cancer researchers head to Memphis for ‘team science’ conference

Online | bizjournals.com | May 21, 2019
This week, renowned researchers and doctors in the field of head and neck cancers will be in Memphis.
Memphis’ Best Outdoor Drinking Spots

Memphis’ Best Outdoor Drinking Spots

Online | thrillist.com | May 20, 2019
When it warms up, everyone in Memphis has the same question: Where can we sit outside and drink?
Memphis Zoo named 8th best zoo in the US in USA Today Readers’ Choice poll

Memphis Zoo named 8th best zoo in the US in USA Today Readers’ Choice poll

Online | wmcactionnews5.com | May 3, 2019
The Memphis Zoo is celebrating being named one of the top 10 best zoos in the country. The zoo was one of several up for consideration as the best zoo in the U.S. for USA Today’s 2019 Readers’ Choice poll.
All around Memphis, moving murals will spring up to mark the city’s bicentennial

All around Memphis, moving murals will spring up to mark the city’s bicentennial

Online | commercialappeal.com | May 2, 2019
To mark Memphis’ bicentennial, the Memphis Brand Initiative will project the images of “Next Century Memphians” across the city.
With technology and transparency, Indigo Ag seeks to disrupt the agriculture industry

With technology and transparency, Indigo Ag seeks to disrupt the agriculture industry

Online | commercialappeal.com | Apr 26, 2019
Being in Memphis makes sense. It brings the company closer to the farmers who would use the coating.

Bloomberg Philanthropies Announces the American Cities Best at Using Data to Improve Residents’ Lives in 2019

Online | bloomberg.org | Apr 26, 2019
Today, Bloomberg Philanthropies announced the seven cities to achieve 2019 What Works Cities Certification, a national standard of excellence in city governance.
Spirits & Soul brings a taste of Tennessee whiskey to Downtown

Spirits & Soul brings a taste of Tennessee whiskey to Downtown

Online | dailymemphian.com | Apr 24, 2019
Downtown Memphis is the place to be for Tennessee whiskey lovers this weekend – and that’s official Tennessee whiskey as well as other kinds of whiskey made in the state. We have a big birthday, so the Tennessee Whiskey Trail is coming to us.
10 Memphis Barbecue Joints You Have to Visit

10 Memphis Barbecue Joints You Have to Visit

Online | travelchannel.com | Apr 24, 2019
Each spring, more than 75,000 people descend on Memphis for the World Championship of Barbecue. We scoured the Grind City to find the most authentic barbecue joints you can sample during the event.
St. Jude develops cure for ‘bubble boy’ disease

St. Jude develops cure for ‘bubble boy’ disease

Online | | Apr 18, 2019
A disease made well-known by John Travolta and a 1976 TV movie has been cured in Memphis.
Southern Equality Fund Spotlight: Memphis Black Fashion Week Founder Stixx Mathews

Southern Equality Fund Spotlight: Memphis Black Fashion Week Founder Stixx Mathews

Online | southernequality.org | Apr 18, 2019
One of the campaigns for Southern Equality’s central programs is the Southern Equality Fund, through which they provide funding and training to Southern LGBTQ folks doing heroic organizing in their hometowns.