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Best Winter Getaways

Best Winter Getaways

Online | thrillist.com | Feb 13, 2018
Memphis makes the list of underrated places to travel in the U.S. and abroad during winter.
Black History Month: Ways to Celebrate Black Excellence

Black History Month: Ways to Celebrate Black Excellence

Online | nbcnews.com | Feb 13, 2018
Honor Black History Month with these events as we approach the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s assassination.
Pucker Up At Muddy’s Bake Shop Is Among The Best Cakes In The Country

Pucker Up At Muddy’s Bake Shop Is Among The Best Cakes In The Country

Online | foodnetwork.com | Feb 13, 2018
The  Muddy’s Bake Shop “Pucker Up” cake made the roundup of the 50 best cakes in the 50 best states.
Memphis Is THE City to Open a Black-Owned Small Business

Memphis Is THE City to Open a Black-Owned Small Business

| Black Enterprise | Jan 12, 2018
When it comes to launching a black-owned business in a city with strong growth prospects, Memphis, Tennessee, has been recognized twice in the last four months as the spot.
Walking The Historic Halls Of Memphis’ Ardent Studios With Big Star’s Jody Stephens

Walking The Historic Halls Of Memphis’ Ardent Studios With Big Star’s Jody Stephens

Online | UPROXX | Jan 11, 2018
Ardent’s history is deep, going on 50 years and more. As soon as you walk through its unassuming doors, you’re immediately taken in by the breadth of music that was willed into existence within its three studio rooms.
CYNTHIA DANIELS IS CREATING JOBS AND CURATING AMAZING FOODIE EXPERIENCES IN MEMPHIS

CYNTHIA DANIELS IS CREATING JOBS AND CURATING AMAZING FOODIE EXPERIENCES IN MEMPHIS

Online | msxfactor.com | Jan 10, 2018
As far Cynthia Daniels is concerned, she is in the best position possible. As creator of Memphis Black Restaurant Week, not only does she get the chance to assist black owned restaurateurs in obtaining exposure throughout the metropolitan Memphis area, but she also gets to partake in their delicious dishes. “It is almost a guilty […]
Why These Three Southern Cities Attract The Most Black Entrepreneurs

Why These Three Southern Cities Attract The Most Black Entrepreneurs

| fastcompany.com | Jan 9, 2018
A recent report by Blacktech Week that used data from the U.S. Census Bureau Statistics Data and Kauffman Foundation’s 2017 Index for Startup Activity revealed that Memphis is among the top three cities where black-owned businesses are thriving.
St. Jude ranked the #1 Children’s Cancer Hospital by U.S. News & World Report

St. Jude ranked the #1 Children’s Cancer Hospital by U.S. News & World Report

Online | US News | Jan 6, 2018
To help patients decide where to receive care, U.S. News evaluates data on nearly 5,000 hospitals in 16 adult specialties, 9 adult procedures and conditions and 10 pediatric specialties. To be nationally ranked in a specialty, a hospital must excel in caring for the sickest, most medically complex patients.
Memphis named one of the Top 10 Places to Travel in 2018

Memphis named one of the Top 10 Places to Travel in 2018

Online | fathomaway.com | Jan 3, 2018
Situated high on a bluff on the Mississippi River, the city of Memphis packs a historical punch: It was a pre-Civil War way station on the Underground Railroad; birthplace of blues, soul, and rock ‘n’ roll; a Civil Rights landmark; and home to Graceland, Al Green’s Full Gospel Tabernacle church, and the barbecue cooking world […]
Crosstown shortlisted as one of 15 finalists and the only finalist from the United State in Architectural Review’s Old into New Awards

Crosstown shortlisted as one of 15 finalists and the only finalist from the United State in Architectural Review’s Old into New Awards

Online | Architectural Review | Dec 4, 2017
A shortlist of 15 exciting and creative adaptive reuse projects from across the world has been selected by our panel of judges including Michael and Patty Hopkins, Lyndon Neri and Timothy Brittain-Catlin