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The compact dining room of Lotus Vietnamese Restaurant

From refugees to restauranteurs: Vietnam War-era immigrants make Memphis home

More than 3,000 Vietnamese immigrants call Memphis home. Their contributions to the city wouldn't have been possible without local support from nonprofits and the Catholic community.


Art lights up lesser-known Flicker Street in Midtown

Recently, small business owners have banded together to brand the one-block area as the Flicker Street Arts District. However, that banner doesn’t mean that greater Memphis necessarily knows where Flicker Street is located.

Art Therapy

Memphis combines art and therapy in growing field

Art therapy grows in popularity as a creative way to manage addiction recovery. Christian Brothers University, The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art and The Oaks at La Paloma treatment facility are among the groups making use of the practice.


Unmarked Memphis I: Mummies, a fatal orphanage and legal prostitution

 A trained eye can show you the weird and wonderful underground history of Memphis.


High Fences: How industrial facilities evolve in changing neighborhoods

As Memphis modernizes and densifies, leaders are coming up with innovative ways to grow with longstanding industrial tenants or coerce new development. 
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