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.

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


Development NewsBroad Ave. mixed-use rendering
Feature StoryRefugee Empowerment Program volunteers work with children in the Pre-K class. (Averell Mondie)
Development NewsPedaltown Bike Shop Binghampton
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


Feature StoryAccelerator programs hosted by organizations such as EPICenter Memphis, Memphis Bioworks and Start Co., help entrepreneurs launch businesses and   connect them with pathways to capital. To date, EPICenter has raised more than $16 million in capital.
Development NewsNational Manufacturing Day
Innovation & Job NewsHug Neighborhood Park Friends encourages engagement with city parks with activities like bicycle clubs and rodeos.

Adopt-A-Park program ramping up the call for volunteers


Innovation & Job NewsResidents of Memphis Teacher Residency spend a school year in the classroom with a mentor-teacher getting hand-on training.

Memphis Teacher Residency prepares students for success


Feature StoryListen To America Small

HuffPost, High Ground News & MLK50 to discuss economic inequality in Memphis


Development NewsJeff Tumlin

New public speaker series to address importance of urban planning


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