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Prospero to double in size

Prospero to double in size

Online | dailymemphian.com | Oct 26, 2021
Prospero announced on Tuesday, Oct. 26 that it will grow from 245 to 530 employees over the next five years. It will take 80,000 square feet at 50 S. B.B. King Blvd., growing from 23,000 square feet at its current home at One Commerce Square. The company launched its home-based medical care services in January 2020, […]
Rodney Baber Park renovations bring excitement to community

Rodney Baber Park renovations bring excitement to community

Online | dailymemphian.com | Oct 26, 2021
Rodney Baber Park in Frayser, on Monday, Oct. 18, 2021 will soon get a $7 million federally funded upgrades, including soccer fields, a baseball diamond, fishing lake, covered pavilion and walking trails.
Memphis Brew Collective explores the beauty of craft beer

Memphis Brew Collective explores the beauty of craft beer

Online | bizjournals.com | Oct 26, 2021
The Memphis Brew Collective started off as the Brews Brothers: “We were on a mission from God to spread the craft beer gospel.”
Let the beer pour: Soul & Spirits finalizes brewery and taproom debut

Let the beer pour: Soul & Spirits finalizes brewery and taproom debut

Online | bizjournals.com | Oct 11, 2021
The Soul & Spirits Brewery held its ground-breaking in the fall of 2019. And then the pandemic happened. According to Soul & Spirits founder Blair Perry — who owns the brewery with her husband, Ryan Allen — construction ground to a halt. First, the business, which wasn’t open yet, was deemed nonessential in COVID work protocols. Then, supplies — […]
Red Bull Dance Your Style debuts in Memphis

Red Bull Dance Your Style debuts in Memphis

Online | dailymemphian.com | Oct 11, 2021
Red Bull Dance Your Style, a global street dance competition, made its way to Memphis on Sunday, Oct. 10, at Railgarten on Central Avenue. The bracket-style tournament celebrated Memphis creators, artists and dancers who have contributed to the legacy of street dance. The event was originally slated to happen in New Orleans, but was canceled […]
Meet the local startup that wants to be the Spotify for medical professionals

Meet the local startup that wants to be the Spotify for medical professionals

Online | bizjournals.com | Sep 29, 2021
@ConveyMD is partnering with CME providers to produce and repurpose accredited content in podcast form, which is then released on their app for purchase. 
Ford, SK Innovation to invest $5.6B in Memphis Regional Megasite

Ford, SK Innovation to invest $5.6B in Memphis Regional Megasite

| dailymemphian.com | Sep 28, 2021
Ford Motor Company has selected the Memphis Regional Megasite for an electric vehicle and battery manufacturing campus, investing $5.6 billion and creating 5,800 jobs. Gov. Bill Lee said it was “the largest single investment in this state’s history.”
Calkins: A 29-year-old woman is about to rocket Memphis and St. Jude into space

Calkins: A 29-year-old woman is about to rocket Memphis and St. Jude into space

Online | dailymemphian.com | Sep 15, 2021
Colleen Arceneaux was making pancakes with her 10-year-old daughter, Hayley, when she remembered that Hayley had been limping a bit.   “Hey, let me take a look at your knee,” she said. Moments later, she gasped. There was a lump. It didn’t feel like just any old lump. And that is how this story began. It […]
30 cool indie bookstores across the country that you’ll want to check out

30 cool indie bookstores across the country that you’ll want to check out

Online | 10best.com | Sep 14, 2021
After a beloved, long-time local bookstore shut its doors in 2017, Memphians rallied, resulting in the launch of Novel.  This community-focused bookstore is locally owned and operated, and they are very engaged and involved with Memphis residents and visitors.
Olive Branch company using agricultural waste product to clean water

Olive Branch company using agricultural waste product to clean water

Online | dailymemphian.com | Sep 14, 2021
The future of water filtration in a world clamoring for more clean water and less carbon emissions may be rice hulls being processed inside a nondescript Olive Branch plant. The work began in March with deliveries of 750-pound bales of hulls to Glanris on Wildwood Drive off Hacks Cross Road. On a recent afternoon, batches […]