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Taste of Summer: The definitive guide to Memphis’ best street for foodies

There’s a bumper sticker you sometimes see around town that proclaims “Summer Ave. is My Poplar.” While neither of us adorns our car with one of these, we sort of feel that way and are both frequent travelers along this street, which starts, on the west end, like a Lou Reed song and continues colorfully […]

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Two Memphians selected for Harvard fellowships

Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design has announced this year’s round of fellows for its upcoming Loeb Fellowship, and it includes two Memphians. Derwin Sisnett, co-founder of Maslow Development Inc. and Gestalt Community Schools, and Shamichael Hallman, senior library manager of Cossitt Library, will join a cohort of seven other individuals working across the globe […]

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Local developer to build 12 homes, increase area value by $1 million

Local developer Dwayne A. Jones has pre-sold 12 properties purchased from the Blight Authority of Memphis, Inc. with plans to build affordable three-bedroom, two-and-a-half bath homes in Westwood, Frayser and South Memphis. Jones, of Dwayne A. Jones Construction Company LLC, is primarily known for the $45,000 to $60,000 tiny homes he’s constructed in Orange Mound. […]

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Data Deep Dive: A closer look at Memphis’ growing tech workforce

While other sectors struggled with job losses as they navigated the pandemic, technology-related employment did well, with 44 states experiencing job growth in 2021, according to a report by CompTIA. In Memphis, net tech employment had dropped in 2020 but bounced back strongly in 2021, adding 95 net tech jobs. Software, programmers, web, and quality […]

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Memphis Proud: MoSH exhibit showcases local LGBTQ history

In 2019, Memphis native Brandon Allen, a White Station High School student, won the brand new distinction of homecoming royalty while wearing a sparkly gold dress. While assigned male at birth, Allen is gender-nonconforming and uses they/them pronouns. But, because of Allen, the student body of White Station High School decided to eliminate the titles […]