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Cooper Young

Timelessly trendy: A bright future still ahead for Cooper YoungRead Article

With buzz about new investments in emerging midtown neighborhoods like Broad Avenue, Crosstown and Overton Square, the heyday of historically hip Cooper Young may seem to be over. But with new businesses still opening and demand for real estate climbing, the landmark corner is still the go-to ...

Goner Records has staying power in local music businessRead Article

Building community: Local LGBT media connects and empowersRead Article

Memphis’ LGBT community has some new resources aimed at building connections and awareness, sharing stories and providing tailored community news. On the heels of a national victory for LGBT rights, the local movement is still pushing forward, looking to be increasingly active, united and ...

Midtown residents oppose Oliver Place condo developmentRead Article

A condo developer has retreated from a Cooper-Young project for the time being.
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Part of Midtown Memphis, Cooper Young is one-part diverse, family-friendly neighborhood and one-part entertainment hotspot. Its residential streets are filled with historic Craftsman homes that surround its two main thoroughfares, Cooper Street and Young Avenue. Here, Memphians enjoy the best in local restaurants, brews, and books from one of the city’s oldest and last remaining independent bookstores, Burke’s Books. Cooper Young is also host to two major annual events, Gonerfest and the Cooper-Young Festival, Memphis’ largest one-day festival.

Local leaders from the Muslim community assist at the Thistle & Bee farm.

Sound & Color: MLGW hoax, 1968 sanitation workers speak out

Memhis 3.0 event Ballet Memphis

Memphis 3.0 event maps early progress

Sierra Club event featuring MATA

Conservationists offer green solutions to Memphis public transit

A proposed design for the Oliver Place condos was revealed at a April 28 neighborhood meeting.

Midtown residents oppose Oliver Place condo development

Art Therapy

Memphis combines art and therapy in growing field


Tart bakery and cafe set to open Downtown location

901 Grille and Market concept design

901 Grille and Market coming soon to East Parkway corner spot

Lafayette's Music Room

Finding a stage: How venues impact the local music scene

the Curb

Curb appeal: New market gives farmers shelf space

the curb market

The Curb Market opens in Midtown

Goner Records has staying power in local music business

Courtesy of Collage Dance Collective

Diversity in dance


Join us for upcoming speaker event Music in the City

New ioby project brings bikes to students

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