Binghampton

The geographic heart of the city, Binghampton is one of Memphis’ most diverse neighborhoods, with immigrants and refugees from nearly 20 countries in its 2.55 square miles. The neighborhood is also unique for its blend of residential and commercial properties with warehousing, shipping and light manufacturing capabilities. The Benjamin J. Hooks Central Library and Broad Avenue Arts District draw Memphians from across the city while residents stay active with a host of grassroots organizations, parks and greenlines and more.

Feature StoryMelrose Football

High Ground News video team receives two Emmy nominations


Feature StoryMario Ramos participates in an English Language Learners class at HopeWorks. (Submitted)

HopeWorks charts growth with $25K grant from First Tennessee


Feature StoryLucas Trautman, top left, practices grappling technique with students, from top, Kelan Branch, 10, Keyveyoun Chandler, 14, and Eric Booker, 11, at his Stardust Jiu-Jitsu studio in Binghampton. The business is next door to the future site of his wife

Family opens side-by-side Binghampton businesses


Feature StoryCaritas is located at 2509 Harvard Avenue. The building was originally an masonic lodge. (Shelda Edwards)
Development NewsVolunteers installed planters that form a dividing wall to passing traffic on National Street.
Development NewsHeights Line enhancement project
Feature StoryBinghampton Students cross at a crosswalk. Sidewalks and crosswalks are part of the physical infrastructure that can be improved with TIF funding. (Submitted)
Development NewsReadbox

Memphis Public Libraries use Readbox to build awareness


Feature StoryMadison and Mallory Iyadunni appeared on the show Shark Tank in 2016 to pitch their skin care line Angels and Tomboys. (Submitted)
Innovation & Job NewsChoose901 hired Joi Taylor, bottom row, third from left, as their new Alumni coordinator.

Making Memphis a first choice for new graduates


Feature StoryRefugee Empowerment Program volunteers work with children in the Pre-K class. (Averell Mondie)
Development NewsMLK Day of Service

City fights blight for MLK Day of Service


Feature StorySaveFirst aims to reduce the amount of people that fall prey to predatory tax services, which often overcharge low-income families upwards of $400 for simple returns.

SaveFirst aims to reduce predatory tax preparation in Memphis


Feature StoryZay grew up in Binghampton and wants to change the perception of the community, as well as leave his mark on Memphis, through his fashion design.(Photo Credit: Brandon Dahlberg)

Binghampton resident inspires with homegrown t-shirt business


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