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Bark to the Park: 5 Dog Parks in the 901!

By: Brianna Smith-Herman Much like us, our pets are ready to be back outside… and social!  With Memphis being a heavy pet-friendly city, there’s more than likely a dog park not too far from your home. My canine diva child, Chilombo, absolutely enjoys social interaction with both dogs and other […]

 

Five of Our Favorite Memphis Food Trucks

Just a few years ago, food trucks were derided by some as a passing fad, a trend that would soon go the way of the once-trendy cereal cafe. Thankfully, those takes now look colder than, well, cereal. Today, it’s clear that food trucks are not only here to stay, but are often just as beloved as […]

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Black Business Month Spotlight: Pose 901 Selfie Studio

By: Brianna Smith-Herman For those looking to add some 901 swag and excitement to their “Back Outside” pics, Memphis’ first Black Owned photo museum is here to create the perfect experience. Pose 901 Selfie Studio is a new exhibit in Whitehaven located in The Southbrook Mall!  They offer an […]

 

We Outside This Juneteenth!

By: Brianna Smith-Herman Memphis is the mecca for black history and the fight for freedom in America. Juneteenth marks the very end of slavery in the United States. It commemorates the date of June 19, 1865, when the last African-American slaves held in Confederate states were finally freed by […]

 

We’ll Drink to That! – Catching up with Eight & Sand

You’ve heard us and probably everyone else in town talk about how excited Memphians are for patio season. I mean, with great weather and so many local bartenders showing off their skills, there are plenty of reasons to be hyped! But it’s not just about the patios–it’s what’s on the inside […]

 

5 Ways to Enjoy the Mississippi River This Summer

By: Ezra Wheeler As the weather gets warmer, Memphians of all stripes are flocking outdoors to parks, patios, and playgrounds to soak up a bit of sun. Whether you’re looking for exercise, entertainment, or simple relaxation, Memphis’ riverfront offers a variety of options for everyone. While we […]

 

Celebrate Earth Day with Litterati and Memphis Transformed!

Today’s Earth Day and what better way to take care of the planet by starting in your own (literal and figurative) backyard?  Memphis Transformed and Clean Memphis have partnered up with Choose 901 and Volunteer Odyssey for a challenge with a goal to reduce litter around the city! As we all […]

 

Eating Local: Savannah’s Food Co.

We all know that eating local is great for our local restaurant economy, but did you know that it’s better for the environment too? By grabbing ingredients from your local farms and growers (or picking up meals from restaurants and businesses that do), you’re not only getting super fresh […]

 

Beale St. Brewing Co. Aims to Make Beer for Everybody

By: Ezra Wheeler Although Kelvin Kolheim, the founder of Beale Street Brewing Co., takes an undeniable sense of pride from owning the city’s first (and only) Black-owned brewery, he’s clear that he wants his business to reflect the city of Memphis as a whole. “When we first launched, a friend […]

 

How to Show Love to Memphis!

 While we’re all used to showing love to the special people in our lives this month, we’re all about showing the city some affection too. With the number of local businesses, restaurants, and things to do in Memphis, these are only a handful of ways to give the city some love. Use this as your […]

 

Grinding Together: Three Bluff City Businesses Owned by Black Couples

By: Ezra Wheeler On his classic track “Love and Happiness,” Al Green croons that love is “walking together, talking together, singing together, praying together.” With all due respect to the good Reverend, we’d suggest that he add “working together” to the list.  Of course operating […]

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Activities

The zoo. Museums. Historic sites. The studios where some of the most memorable songs of all time were recorded. Bike paths. The botanical garden. The mighty Mississippi River. One thing’s for sure: There’s a lot to see and do in Bluff City.

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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.

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Events Calendar

We’ve got festivals, celebrations and big-time concerts. We’ve got the quiet, romantic little spots as well as the loud and boisterous bars down on Beale. We’ve got world-class restaurants and more rib joints than you can
imagine. We’ve got wild life and nature; art, theater, museums and the Mississippi. And we’ve got music–there’s always music down here in Memphis.

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Food

From fried chicken and food truck fusions to fine dining and ethnic food, you’ll find mouth-watering flavors all over Memphis. Here are a few of our favorites.

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Music

When it comes to music, nowhere else does things quite like Memphis. Built on a Bluff and bursting with talent, Memphis has always had a sound entirely its own, and that’s what created Memphis’ music legacy.

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Sports

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s time to break out the face paint, secure your tickets, find your seats, and make some noise, because it’s game time! When it comes to athletics, you can find it all in Memphis. From pro athletes, to college game day, to talented up-and-comers who always got game –Memphis has it all.

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Activities

The zoo. Museums. Historic sites. The studios where some of the most memorable songs of all time were recorded. Bike paths. The botanical garden. The mighty Mississippi River. One thing’s for sure: There’s a lot to see and do in Bluff City. Memphis truly offers something for everyone, […]

 

Events

Memphis Events Memphis has long been famous for its food, music and culture, but it is now also becoming one of the best places in the country to relocate thanks to its low cost of living, mild climate and thriving workforce. Whether you are looking to build a life here or just swing by for […]

 

Food & Drink

Memphis Restaurants You’ve probably heard about our barbecue. After all, it’s divine—rib meat that falls right off the bone, pulled pork sandwiches with slaw on top, and barbecue sauce so good you’ll be buying bottles of it to take home. But, barbecue aside, Memphis is an emerging foodie town […]

 

Sports

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s time to break out the face paint, secure your tickets, find your seats, and make some noise, because it’s game time! When it comes to athletics, you can find it all in Memphis. From pro athletes, to college game day, to talented up-and-comers who always got game […]

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Don’t Panic; Pivot: A Conversation with Fashion Designer, Rich Fresh

By Kristin Cheers He is standing in the foyer of an ethereal mansion while wearing a coral original from his own designer line. With a scarf gently tied around his blonde hair, he points to a box adjacent to his hip. It’s a box of Henry Masks, his recent innovation of eclectic of colors, that […]

 

Qemist Recommends: Bodywerk at The Green Room

This Saturday at the Green Room at Crosstown Arts, habibibeats will be presenting “bodywerk,” an exciting evening that aims to showcase the best of Memphis’ Black dance music scene. We sat down with Qemist, who will be performing that night, to learn more about “bodywerk” and the current state […]

 

10 Attractions Reopening in Memphis in 2021

Memphis is finally beginning to reopen many of the famous locations and attractions found around town after nearly a year of being closed due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. Memphians and tourists alike have missed visiting the historical and beautiful attractions around Bluff City, and finally, as […]