Midtown

Midtown is a neighborhood of neighborhoods — Overton Square, Cooper Young, Vollintine Evergreen, and many other distinct communities sit within its borders. Neighborhood identities are strong, but throughout the area, streets are wide and green, hipsters and hundred-year-old houses are commonplace, and politics are generally liberal. Midtown is known for eclectic, local options in food, entertainment, culture, and arts. It’s home to the region’s only art college and the local theater scene, and its main thoroughfares – Cleveland, Cooper, Madison, Poplar, Union, and Young — play host to hundreds of locally-owned businesses to serve any need.

Feature StoryNatalie Schuh, a digital marketing manager in Memphis, says she is taking this class because, "I want to step away from what I've been doing and narrow down what I'm offering and who I'm working with." (Brandon Dahlberg)

New Memphis College of Art offering helps makers think inside the box


Development NewsDave's Bagels Dave Scott

New bagel shop on the way to Midtown


Development NewsMaciel's Highland

Maciel’s taco shop opening on Highland Strip


Development NewsBlack Lodge returns

The return of Black Lodge Video brings innovation to analog retail


Development NewsCrosstown Brewing Co.

Crosstown Brewing Co. opens next month


Development NewsLafayette's Music Room

Lafayette's reclaiming roots with upcoming expansion


Development NewsSouth Main

Four big developments Memphis anticipates in 2018


Development NewsMLK Day of Service

City fights blight for MLK Day of Service


Development NewsArchitect's rendering of The Citizen mixed-use development.
Feature StoryAn empty pedestal the morning of December 21. (Dylan Sandifer)

Cranes at twilight remove Confederate monuments from Memphis parks


Feature StoryA selection of polish at Colours the Nail Salon, located at 881 South Cooper. (Sarah Jones)

Midtown nail salon's "safe space" draws tri-state patrons


Development NewsMomentum Nonprofit Partners event Nov. 7

Momentum Nonprofit Partners rebrands, plans move and other big changes


Feature StoryThe exterior of the Brooks Museum, at 1934 Poplar Avenue in Overton Park. (Kevin Barre)

Brooks Museum's $110M move Downtown could be completed by 2022


Innovation & Job NewsWhen Dr. Phillip Baker opened Good Shepherd Pharmacy in 2015, it offered around 300 medicines free.

This Memphis-based nonprofit pharmacy serves the uninsured


Development NewsThe college's historic Rust Hall will be one of the final pieces sold off by 2020.
Feature StoryThe Art Center, located at 1636 Union Ave., is owned by Tom Wilson and Susan Steele.
Feature StoryThe hops grown at Agricenter International will be tested for their quality.

Mid-South farming experiment pursues a truly a local beer


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