East Memphis

East Memphis is known as the city’s second central business district outside of Downtown. As a commercial district, its powerhouse is the Poplar corridor. Poplar Avenue is a staple of Memphis business and retail with 7.7 million square-feet of premium office space, and retail hubs such as the Oak Court Mall, Laurelwood Shopping Center, Poplar Plaza. East Memphis offers a host of entertainment options, including restaurants, nightlife, and green spaces like the popular Audubon Park and Memphis Botanic Garden.

Feature StoryPosters created by junior Janiya Douglas have amplified student voices about the culture of discipline in White Station High School.

How one Memphis student is elevating the conversation about school discipline


Development NewsOno Poke

Healthy Hawaiian ‘Ono Poke coming to Memphis


Feature StoryArt Therapy

Memphis combines art and therapy in growing field


Development NewsBabcock

Babcock Gifts leaves its 26-year-old location


Development NewsPizzaRev

PizzaRev enters the Memphis market with three stores


Development NewsPink palace

Renovation of Pink Palace mansion begins next month


Development NewsThe unpaved portion of the AgriCenter is soon to be paved and completed

Agricenter lands $100,000 grant to complete trail


Innovation & Job NewsMore than 80 organizations and 300 citizens worked to develop the Mid-South Regional Greenprint

Greenprint summit returns in June


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