Features

688 Articles | Page: | Show All
Feature StoryThe Diverse Faces of Memphis panel included (left to right) Niko Lyras, Mauricio Calvo, Kong Wee Pang, and Eileen Frazier. (Renee Davis Brame)

Immigrant artists find their spark in Memphis



Feature StoryJonathan Logan, president of Castle Black Construction, offered several concrete solutions to address Memphis’ poor record of awarding minority contracts. (KIrstin Cheers)

Creativity, will and maverick moves can fix Memphis’ unfair contracting trend



Feature StoryHazel Moore is known as the Mayor of Whitehaven.

Video: Meet the unofficial mayor of Whitehaven



Feature StoryAntonio and Jason Gardner, co-owners of BeLeaf Cigar Lounge opened their brick and mortar location in November 2017.

Feature StoryA customer at Hazel's Hair Fashions reads a textbook at the Whitehaven salon. (Brandon Dahlberg)

Feature StoryGraves Elementary School in South Memphis has been boarded up since its closure in 2014. It's one of 10 vacant school buildings in the city. (Laura Faith Kebede)

A Memphis woman’s tragic death prompts reflection: Could vacant schools help fight homelessness?



Feature StoryAs the students received their backpacks they high-fived and fist-bumped volunteers for the ZIP Code 38126 Back to School Project.

Feature StoryA group of passengers prepares to board a MATA bus at the American Way Transit Center on January 9, 2018. (Brandon Dahlberg)

Feature StoryBlues City Cultural Center choreographer Kellye Crawford demonstrates moves to students at Whitehaven High School in preparation for a competitive summer internship with the nonprofit.

Feature StoryWinston Gipson confers with his wife and daughter, who help run Gipson Mechanical Contractors, a family-owned business in Memphis for 35 years. (Laura Faith Kebede)

Memphis leaders say diversifying school business contracts will help in the classroom, too



Feature StoryThe supply of decorated cakes is thinning at the Orange Mound Kroger. (Brandon Dahlberg)

Orange Mound residents protest their closing grocery store



Feature StoryA graffitied sign for Graceland Parking on Elvis Presley Boulevard. (Brandon Dahlberg)

More than Graceland: Whitehaven's 200-year history



Feature StorySerenity gets bubble blowing lessons from her mom at the New Memphis Institute's Exposure 901 event in September 2017.

Feature StoryAn empty pedestal the morning of December 21. (Dylan Sandifer)

Cranes at twilight remove Confederate monuments from Memphis parks



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


688 Articles | Page: | Show All
Signup for Email Alerts