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Feature StoryIn July, the FedEx Institute of Technology at the University of Memphis will host a weekend gathering designed to promote women in tech. (Submitted)

Feature StoryLibby Campo, founder of Your Inner Yogi.

Feature StoryDr. Christopher Herbert (with microphone), managing director of the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard. To the left is David Bowers, vice president and mid-Atlantic market leader at Enterprise Community Partners Inc. The pair joined other ex

Feature Storyeventy five middle and high school students from around Memphis took part in PRIZM Ensemble's largest summer camp festival to date at Shady Grove Presbyterian Church.

Feature StoryOne of Southern Steel's employees puts the finishing touches on an order. (Brandon Dahlberg)

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Feature StoryKatie Gore, founder and creative director of Fox + Cat Vintage shop in Midtown. (Kiki Whartenby)

Feature StoryThe Dave Wells House features striking original woodwork. (Brandon Dahlberg)

Feature StoryAnnie Jones plays Bingo at the Bickford Community Center in Uptown. (Brandon Dahlberg)

Feature StoryLucy Hargrove, founder of online magazine Grrlpunch.

Feature Storyhorse

Video: The origin story of Downtown's horse-drawn carriages

Feature StoryWomen from a Straight Farm Whitehaven's canning class pose with their finished products. Once the skill of preserving is learned, the women can use it to can and preserve produce at home. (Kimberly Dobbins)

Feature StoryYvonne and David Acey (Brandon Dahlberg)

Feature StoryLydia Walker walks between the building which houses the Memphis CHiLD clinic and the LeBonheur's main campus. (Brandon Dahlberg)

Feature StoryA young South Memphis resident plays with a giant Jenga set. (Shelda Edwards)

Feature StoryBinghampton Students cross at a crosswalk. Sidewalks and crosswalks are part of the physical infrastructure that can be improved with TIF funding. (Submitted)

Feature StoryA 1938 photo of the Lions Open Air School. (Special Collections Department, University of Memphis Libraries)

Feature StoryNeighbors enjoyed Memphis-based Geist at the first Uptown porch concert series. (Cole Bradley)

Front porch concerts rock the Uptown neighborhood

Feature StoryA KTG employee prepares a parent roll for the next stage of manufacturing. (Brandon Dahlberg)

Feature StoryUCI

Video: Memphis children learn during the summer with Literacy Mid-South

Feature StoryPeople from all walks of life mingle beneath the "branches" of Treedom Memphis.

Feature StoryDennis Whitehead Darling is the inaugural fellow of the McCleave Project, an initiative of the opera company to bring a focus on diversity and inclusion to the genre.

Feature StoryYoung men play basketball in Booker T. Washington park.

Feature StoryHomes in the Bearwater development facing 7th Street are rental properties. (Brandon Dahlberg)

Feature StoryParents were able to enroll and have their children screened at the Pre-K and Kindergarten Fair on Saturday, May 5th at the Board of Education. The fair was held for working families who are usually occupied during the weekdays. (Kirstin Cheers)

Feature StoryA mirrored exterior at the Rendezvous shipping facility in the Pinch District reflect historic buildings. (Ziggy Mack)

Feature StoryThe Uptown Burger features two beef patties, cheese, onions, peppers, and jalapenos grilled to perfection.  (Cole Bradley)

Feature StoryKevin Cubbins and Pat Worley of Beale Street Caravan.

Feature StoryCity Year volunteers work with students inside and outside the classroom to help them reach graduation.

Feature StoryeScape greenery compliments an optical-themed mural outside Eclectic Eye in Midtown Memphis. (Chip Chockley)

Feature StoryTeens participate in a team building exercise during a BRIDGES youth training event.

Feature StoryMadison Taper, winner of the girls' ages 8 to 15 division, shows off her new Fluxus skateboard. Fluxus boards are made in Memphis and are designed by local artists. (Shelda Edwards)

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Feature StoryXadion Woods brings his daughter, Taylor, to the Pre-K and Kindergarten Kickoff at the Board of Education on Saturday, May 5th. Woods is attempting to enroll his daughter in kindergarten this upcoming year. (Kirstin Cheers)

Feature StoryDiscover read

Feature StoryAn Uptown resident adds her priorities to a list of possible new developments. (Community Redevelopment Agency)

Feature StoryA view of St. Thomas Catholic Church in South Memphis. (Houston Cofield)

This place in history: Abandoned buildings and forgotten Memphis

Feature StoryLaura Wheeler has worked at Westy's for one year. (Brandon Dahlberg)

Westy’s turns 35 as The Pinch turns a corner

Feature StoryThe buildings will undergo extensive interior and exterior renovations this year.

Feature StoryA volunteer at a 2018 planting day for Plant the Parkways. (Submitted)

Feature StoryApplause and cheers erupted as the first of the trolleys was guided out of the garage and onto Main St. to await the ribbon cutting. (Shelda Edwards)

Main Street trolleys hit the tracks again

Feature StoryJudges evaluate submissions to the airport's student art competition. (Submitted)

Student art competition sets the scene for airport modernization

Feature StoryValerie Peavy, owner of the Office @ Uptown, poses for a portrait. Her cafe opened in 2013. (Brandon Dahlberg)

Welcome to Uptown, the biggest small town in Memphis

Feature StoryThe Hurt Village public housing project constructed in the 1950's was for whites-only. (Affordable Housing Institute)

Feature StoryStudents complete a science scavenger hunt on April 17th at Hillcrest High. (Kirstin Cheers)

Feature StoryMadison and Mallory Iyadunni appeared on the show Shark Tank in 2016 to pitch their skin care line Angels and Tomboys. (Submitted)

Feature StoryWhitehaven panel

Video: Why Whitehaven is a 'hidden gem'

Feature StoryA Viking mascot watches over Hillcrest High School in Whitehaven. (Brandon Dahlberg)

Opinion: Hillcrest High School prepares students for success

Feature StoryRachel Sikes plans her next move up one of the walls at Memphis Rox. (Brandon Dahlberg)

Feature StoryMaggie Louie, founder of DEV/CON DETECT.

Memphis-based tech startup takes hackers to court

Feature StorySouth City construction underway

$210M South City construction delayed but now underway

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

Feature StoryRuth Phillips of BancorpSouth speaks with Job Corps students. The course covered many elements of becoming home owners, such as building credit and the various services banks offer. (Brandon Dahlberg)

Feature StoryAnne Rodgers has been a nurse with Methodist South for 16 years. (Brandon Dahlberg)

Health fair brings personal care to Whitehaven residents

Feature StoryUniversal Life Insurance Company, built 1949. (Houston Cofield)

This place in history: Ten Downtown buildings with stories to tell

Feature StoryStudent entrepreneurs meet with a coach as part of their weekly sessions with LITE Memphis. (Submitted)

Feature StoryHarold Collins, former councilmember for Whitehaven's District 3, poses for a portrait. (Brandon Dahlberg)

Feature StoryRev. James Lawson (second from left), AFSCME president Lee Saunders, Al Sharpton and Rev. Martin Luther King III march together. (Andrea Morales/MLK50)

Memphis' MLK50 commemoration marks ‘time for a political revolution’

Feature StoryA barge passes across the Mississippi River.

Feature StoryOne of many Elvis murals in Whitehaven. (Brandon Dahlberg)

Feature StoryAgape team member Marquis McPherson talks to parents at Whitehaven's A. Maceo Walker Middle School about Agape's community and school-based services. (Submitted)

Feature StoryComposting takes place at the Compost Fairy's facility. (Submitted)

Memphis compost service turns food waste into rich soil

Feature StoryRefugee Empowerment Program volunteers work with children in the Pre-K class. (Averell Mondie)

Feature StoryKristen Jeffers (Submitted by ULI)

Feature Story17 Berkshire owner Nuha Abuduhair poses in Overton Square near her new shop. (Aisling Maki)

Nuha Abuduhair brings specialty bakery to Overton Square

Feature StoryBaby Grand principals Dan Price and Ben Colar (Averell Mondie)

Feature StoryQuavisa Henderson, owner of ElectroLyfe, poses for a portrait behind the counter. (Brandon Dahlberg)

Feature StoryGraduate students at the Department of City and Regional Planning at the University of Memphis use asset mapping to mark areas of great significance in neighborhoods, as expressed by neighborhood residents during community engagement processes.

Feature StoryA 2015 convening in Detroit hosted by Forward Cities.

Feature StoryA customer plays a racing game on one of the stations at Game oN, located inside the Southland Mall. (Brandon Dahlberg)

Game oN video game lounge takes Whitehaven to the next level

Feature Story Paisley Hall, built in 1910.

This place in history: The top ten most unique houses in Memphis

Feature StoryJess Vanderberg wears a cross-hatch chambray shirt from the Button Brigade. (Nate Packard)

Feature StoryElizabeth Frey, Marilyn Trigg, and John Maurer of the Dorcas Society of St. Peter's Catholic Church play pool at the underground bomb shelter. (University of Memphis special collections)

The 'ritziest bomb shelter in the South' sits abandoned in Memphis

Feature StoryYancy Villa-Calvo speaks with Memphians about the city's opportunities for growth.

Feature StoryMiles Tamboli

Opinion: If it’s food security you want, grow your own food. Seriously.

Feature StoryLizz Winstead, co-founder of The Daily Show and Lady Parts Justice, is headlining the 2018 Memphis Comedy Festival at TheatreWorks on Saturday, Mar. 10 at 9 p.m. (Lizz Winstead)

Feature StoryDryers and washing machines can be used at a reduced rate at the South Memphis Alliance laundromat. (Tamara Williamson)

Combination laundromat and community center keeps South Memphis fresh

Feature StoryA Rhodes College student visits the National Civil Rights Museum.

Feature StoryAlex Greene, Yancy Villa Calvo, and Neili Jones at the Urban Art Commission offices. (Houston Cofield)

Feature StoryBoys Squad

Feature StoryAir Kingz Custom Airbrushing at the Southland Mall. (Brandon Dahlberg)

Feature StoryDorothy Collier introduces Molly Farrell of Maggie Louise Bridal at an August meeting of the Rising Tide Society. (Kristen Archer)

Feature StoryA cardboard Elvis display in front of various signs at Boulevard Souvenirs. (Brandon Dahlberg)

Feature StoryGirls from Memphis Area Youth Association youth group, which is made up of students in 5th through 7th grade, perform one of their routines. (Brandon Dahlberg)

Feature StoryMultimedia artist Lawrence Matthews of The Collective talks with Dr. David Acey, professor of African-American rhetoric and creator of Africa in April at Black Resistance Opening Reception hosted by The Brooks programmed by The CLTV. (Ashley Bend)

Feature StoryMarc Gasol chooses a plant at the Chandler Park rehab. (Rebecca Hutchinson)

Feature StoryJohnathan Bush, 7, examines a rock during a science lession as Dr. Collins looks on. (Brandon Dahlberg)

How an internationally-awarded educator engages Memphis children

Feature StoryAndrew "Rome" Withers, left, son of Ernest C. Withers, helped unveil a historical marker at the home of the iconic Civil Rights photographer.

Honoring the life and work of Civil Rights icon Ernest C. Withers

Feature Story The Healing Races draw hundreds of people annually to Whitehaven.

Whitehaven church hosts annual race to promote health and literacy

Feature StoryJustin Martin, 12, works on coding a video game at the TigerCrew program, hosted by nonprofit CodeCrew. (Brandon Dahlberg)

Feature StoryDr. Charles Champion in his pharmacy office. (Rachel Warren)

Feature StoryLinda Williams, president and CEO of RISE Memphis, stands for a portrait at the foundation’s office.

Feature StoryRoshun Austin, president and CEO of The Works, Inc., a South Memphis nonprofit.

Urban forest II: Growing a green giant in South Memphis

Feature StoryBrad Montgomery, local software developer, teaches the Tech901 Code 1.0 class, where students learn coding languages for front end and back end development. (Kim Coleman)

Building a tech workforce in Memphis bit by byte

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

Feature StoryZay grew up in Binghampton and wants to change the perception of the community, as well as leave his mark on Memphis, through his fashion design.(Photo Credit: Brandon Dahlberg)

Binghampton resident inspires with homegrown t-shirt business

Feature StoryPaul Young (L) and Mayor Jim Strickland (R) sign a Green & Healthy Homes compact at a ceremony at the Benjamin Hooks Library on Nov. 30. (Lisa Buser)

Feature StoryColorful Mexican-inspired clothing, ceramics, clutches and other items from Mucho, one of the vendors whose items are available through the month of December at The Attic in Overton Square. (Aisling Maki)

Feature StoryKids start lining up at the home of Deidra Tuggle, the Candy Lady of Orange Mound.

On The Ground Live in Orange Mound

Feature StoryAndrea Morales, On The Ground photographer, instructs a Melrose High student in photo technique.

Feature StoryDr. Stacy Spencer, senior pastor at New Direction Christian Church, is one of the founders of MICAH.

Feature StoryStudents at Frayser Elementary learn exercises that promote understanding and emotional stability. (Courtesy Playback Memphis)

Feature StoryTiana Pyles became the new executive director of the Orange Mound Development Corporation in July and has goals to increase awareness about Orange Mound through two large scale festivals within the next two years.

Community developers show that Orange Mound is worth investment

Feature StoryA photo from 1955 of the Norris Grain Co. facilities on President's Island. (University of Memphis)

A history of President's Island from moonshiners to manufacturing

Feature StoryJimmy Garner raises his hand during the Sunday service at Beulah Baptist. (Andrea Morales)

Feature StoryA view of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church on Carnes Avenue and Boston Street. (Andrea Morales)

Feature Storyricklayers from TopCat Masonry Contractors LLC work on an apartment complex in Downtown Memphis in 2014. (Brad Vest/The Commercial Appeal)

Disparities persist in how Memphis schools contract with businesses, study shows

Feature StorySanta visits Orange Mound Outreach Ministries in 2016 during the nonprofit's annual holiday party.

Four ways to give back during the holidays in Orange Mound

Feature StoryYolandra Rodgers runs an e-commerce company out of her home in South Memphis. (Lesley Young)

South Memphis-based baby shoe company is off and running

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

Feature StoryMemphis Area Transit Authority Bus

Feature StoryPeet Strydom, general manager of The Hub in East Memphis.

An outpouring of coffee shop openings point to a shift in Memphis

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VIDEO: Orange Mound elders tell their community's story

Feature StoryOsage Flyer

Feature StoryPanelists for Housing in Orange Mound: A Community Conversation (Left to Right): Howard Eddings, Neighborhood Housing Opportunities, Amy Shaftlein, Tennessee Housing Development Agency, Britney Thornton, JUICE Orange Mound, Dwayne Jones, general cont

Feature StoryA student studies at the Whitehaven library branch. (Renee Davis Brame)

Memphis Public Libraries 'start here' by upgrading neighborhood branches

Feature StoryApproximately 32 percent of homes in Orange Mound are vacant according to data from the US Census.

Maintaining place: The challenges of homeownership in Orange Mound

Feature StoryThe Memphis International Airport would benefit Amazon's second headquarters.

Memphis checks many boxes but is still a "long-shot" in the Amazon HQ2 bid

Feature StoryA draft concept image from the City's updated Fairgrounds plan, featuring a youth sports complex. Youth sports is a lucrative, growing tourism sector. Mayor Strickland said the proposal is unique in that it focuses on indoor sports, as the city alrea

Feature StoryMaury Evensky, owner of Evensky’s Big and Tall, has witnessed the store's evolution from a sundry offering men and women's clothing, hardware and food to focusing solely on quality men's clothes. (Renier Otto)

Feature StoryCenter for Southern Literary Arts co-directors Molly Rose Quinn, Jamie Hatley and Zandria Robinson (L ro R)

Feature StoryOrange Mound Raiders founder and coach Antonio Huntsman gives a pep talk to young football players in his sports and mentoring non-profit during a Saturday morning game.

Feature StoryColby Midgett, owner of Premier Flowers at 10 North Second Street. (Renier Otto)

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

Feature StoryStudents at Memphis Scholars Caldwell-Guthrie play with their school mascot Jiggy. (Andrea Morales)

Feature StoryBorhan Samei, SILQ CTO and co-founder, poses at the startup's office at Cowork Memphis.

Feature StoryLandmark

Video: Landmark Farmers Market keeps Orange Mound healthy

Feature StoryA view of historic Orange Mound.

Feature StoryMary Mitchell has lived in Orange Mound, the oldest African American neighborhood in the City of Memphis, her entire life and has collected a wealth a knowledge through the ebbs and flows of time and change.

Feature StoryThe Art Center, located at 1636 Union Ave., is owned by Tom Wilson and Susan Steele.

Feature StoryStudents at Grizzlies Preparatory Charter School, located Downtown. (Rachel Warren)

Feature StoryThe ProxBox team at their office in the ServiceMaster Innovation Center. (Houston Cofield)

Memphis startup ProxBox eliminates flyers from house hunting

Feature StoryTonya Dyson, local entrepreneur and founder of The Word sings between acts and encourages local artists to promote themselves and upcoming events.

Feature StoryFred Davis, longtime Orange Mound resident and activist, stands for a portrait at his insurance office on Airways Boulevard. Davis is a person of firsts: he opened one of the first black insurance agencies in the South, he served as the first black M

Feature StoryStephanie Love stands in front at Whitney Elementary in Frayser, which residents say is negatively affected by a nearby landfill.

Community activists affect change in Frayser and North Memphis

Feature StoryThe exterior of Stylist Salon, a locally-owned business in Frayser.

Locally-owned business brings jobs back to Frayser

Feature StoryDr. Sarah Petschonek at Volunteer Odyssey's Downtown office (Jeff Hulett)

Feature StoryThe hops grown at Agricenter International will be tested for their quality.

Mid-South farming experiment pursues a truly a local beer

Feature StoryCheerleaders take a moment between the action at the Melrose High School homecoming pep rally. (Andrea Morales)

Feature StoryNokomis McElroy stands for a portrait in Orange Mound. (Andrea Morales)

Feature StoryAccelerator programs hosted by organizations such as EPICenter Memphis, Memphis Bioworks and Start Co., help entrepreneurs launch businesses and   connect them with pathways to capital. To date, EPICenter has raised more than $16 million in capital.

Feature StoryOwner and chef Octavia Young behind the counter at Midtown Crossing Grill.

Feature StoryClub patrons dance and vogue as part of a Kiki Ball at Club Memphis.

Orange Mound club serves the black LGBTQ community

Feature Story The Captain Harris house, built in 1898, is one of dozens of properties available for short-term rental in Cooper-Young, the city's most commonly listed neighborhood on the site.

Memphis sees 80% growth in Airbnb visitor stays over past year

Feature StoryKristin fox-Trautman and Charlena Branch working with food at Kaleidocope Kitchen in Binghampton.

Feature StoryLee Crumb serves up his beef tamales offered in either hot or mild, at Pop's Hot Tamales on Park Avenue.

Feature StoryThe latest chapter in the effort to tap into the Fairgrounds' potential started in 2015, when the Coliseum Coalition was founded. Its goal was to restore the idle structure to its former glory.

Feature Story“Wealth is insurance against life’s emergencies,” says Wendi C. Thomas as she begins the panel discussion with Alex Matlock, Floyd Tyler, Jozelle Booker and Carolyn Hardy.

Feature StoryClockwise from top left: Jocelyn Wurzburg, Modeane Thompson, Jeanne Varnell, Joyce Blackmon.

Feature StoryDeidra Tuggle, the Candy Lady of Orange Mound, and her sister at their grandfather's sundry store.

The Orange Mound Candy Lady fulfills a sweet business tradition

Feature Story"I'm hopeful," said Dorothy Meeks about beginning work at Lucy J.'s Bakery.

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Off The Square: Essential artists claim their stage in Memphis

Feature StoryDarrell Cobbins, president and principal broker at Universal Commercial Real Estate, LLC, near his office in Downtown Memphis.

Memphis pushes to level the playing field for black entrepreneurs

Feature StoryElite Starz of Nashville make their way down the parade route.

In photos: A mile-long community at the Orange Mound parade

Feature StoryListen To America Small

HuffPost, High Ground News & MLK50 to discuss economic inequality in Memphis

Feature StoryRico Fields serves a line of hungry concert-goers during Soul Roll Saturdays at the Hi-Tone Cafe.

Memphis pop-up food vendors fry under the radar

Feature StoryMelrose Football

Video: Friday night lights at Melrose Stadium

Feature StoryMemphis Comic Expo organizer Donnie Juengling holds a Shinobi comic by local creators Martheus and Janet Wade.

For the love of comics: Comic culture grows at 4th annual expo

Feature StoryThe demolition of Foote Homes began in July.

South City: Housing a neighborhood in transition

Feature StoryDr. Medhi Sadeghi and hygienist Kathy Davidson, who has worked with him for 19 years.

Feature StoryA game of basketball along Radford Road in Orange Mound.

New leaders bring progress to historic Orange Mound

Feature StoryLiz Gutierrez, founder and CEO of Enterprising Latinas.

How to create jobs and help neighborhoods prosper? Support local entrepreneurs

Feature StoryGhost Signs

Ghost signs show Memphis commerce of days long gone

Feature StoryDr. Steven Euler, right, sets up an appointment with a caller's primary care doctor for further care.

New 9-1-1 initiatives seek to alleviate demands of nonemergency calls

Feature StoryThe Melrose High School band performs at a fundraiser to help buy instruments in March.

Introducing myself to Orange Mound

Feature StoryFrancis Wright, c. 1825, the year she founded the Nashoba Community.

Feature StoryThe Young Actors Guild performs "R-E-S-P-E-C-T" at Club Paradise.

Reflections from four months on the ground in South City

Feature StorySarah Baumann launched Sealed Signet on Etsy in 2015, featuring original illustrations of cities and their special places.

Feature StoryThe Universal Life building at the corner of Danny Thomas and Martin Luther King Blvd.

Feature StoryBinghampton Gateway retail center is under construction at Sam Cooper and Tillman.

Feature StoryBrother Phap Nang and Sister Khai Nghiem with a practitioner at the Rhodes Day of Mindfulness.

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

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

Feature StoryThe boarded up storefront on Vance Avenue near Danny Thomas Boulevard most recently served as a corner store.

Unbanked: The high cost of doing business in ZIP 38126

Feature StoryQuincy Foster, a LAUNCH graduate, captures moments while at work during a wedding.

Feature StoryAdvance

Video: A nondescript warehouse reinvents an employment model

Feature Story250 youth were hired on the spot at a recent event held by My Brothers Keep Alliance.

Sound & Color: Juvenile justice and jobs for youth

Feature Story A Derrick Dent and Michael Roy mural honoring Memphis history stands on the corner of South Main and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue.

Feature StoryGraphStory founder Greg Jordan checks on GraphStory software.

Startup GraphStory raises $1M, continues to grow in Memphis

Feature StoryA watchful audience during the Envision Lead Grow summer camp.

Feature StoryAnthony Jackson (L) and Rico Randall (R) showing off their award-winning barbecued ribs

Feature StoryFilmmakers interviewed Caleb (R) and his mother, LaShay, about their experiences in the juvenile justice system in Jackson, Mississippi.

Memphis filmmakers shine a light on the juvenile justice system

Feature StoryClub Paradise

Video: The blues return to Club Paradise

Feature StoryFight for 15

Opinion: The injustice of a Memphis economy built on low-wage jobs

Feature StoryEszter Sziksz (L) and Stephanie Cosby (R) work on "Skywalker", an art installation in Barboro Alley.

Feature Story A candle sits at the center of the class.

Feature StoryPam Cooper, left, and Ginny Parker are promoting Boosterville at the Indiana PTA convention in early May. The Coopers have a strategic relationship with the National PTA. and have loaded in 32,000 PTAs across the country in the Boosterville app.

Feature Story Janiya, 8, uses one of the computers in the kids’ corner at the Cornelia Crenshaw Library.

The Cornelia Crensaw library is a "sanctuary" on Vance Avenue

Feature StoryFoote Homes now sits vacant with many of its former residents having been relocated to different neighborhoods across the city as of late 2016.

Feature StoryThinkProxi promotional material and the Memphis Music Hall of Fame app.

ThinkProxi brings museums to life

Feature StoryDanyale Woods, founder and owner of Fairy Blossom Scents: “Memphis-grown and Soul-sewn, I take great care in creating artisan aromatherapy, hair therapy and skin therapy for a growing niche in Memphis, looking for a customized experience tailored to

Feature StorySafety

Pearson Safety Services keeps Memphis on the job

Feature StoryDaniel Bastardo Blanco, a researcher at St. Jude, pitches at the Scipreneur Challenge.

New pitch competition marries science and business

Feature StoryStudents learn Javascript coding during Tech Equity Week.

Memphis' first Tech Equity Week targets the digital divide

Feature StoryBail Out Day

Black Lives Matter bails Memphis moms out for Mother's Day

Feature StoryTraVure office and retail development site in the West Poplar District of Germantown, TN,

Landlocked Germantown models urban growth strategies

Feature StoryParticipants of Memphis Fashion Week attend a runway show at Memphis College of Art.

Memphis fashion design scene encourages collaboration, youth participation

Feature StoryGreensward

Feature StoryWork Local

City of Memphis employs panhandlers to beautify the city

Feature StoryEmployees unloading product at Park Place Storage & Logistics.

Feature StoryTony Knox, founder of Fitnexx, wants to make education fun and accessible by promoting active video games.

Healthy video games tackle Memphis' childhood obesity crisis

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

Feature StoryA VR user in action. What is displayed on the screen is a two dimensional representation of what is shown in a full three dimensions in the headset. Photo courtesy of Memphis Game Developers.

Indie video game developers take Memphis tech to the next level

Feature StoryThe electrical workers union on Madison Ave.

Feature StoryMonte Stewart's clients pick from a variety of men's shirts fabrics to create a personalized shirt dress.

Beg + Borrow creates custom fashions for women

Feature StoryJason Ayers high fives one of the kids that came out to help clean up empty lots along Randle Street in Klondike. Folks from the community organization Crowning Our Youth, Inc. an anti-violence and youth oriented group, worked to clean up vacant lots

Reflections on Klondike Smokey City

Feature StoryMemphicity

Entrepreneurs with disabilities find their own path to success

Feature StorySensory World

Feature StoryAngela Adair hugs her husband Robert during Sunday service at Hope City Church in Caldwell-Guthrie's cafeteria in Smokey City.

Join High Ground News for a Klondike Smokey City block party

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Video: North Memphis community gardens turn blight into bounty

Feature StoryPastor Colley Cooper preaches during Sunday service at Hope City Church in Caldwell-Guthrie's cafeteria in Smokey City.

As Klondike Smokey City shrinks, churches remain constant

Feature StoryJerome Pope (L) and Robert Coates (R) cut hair at The Barber School on Jackson Avenue in Klondike.

The Barber School brings needed job skills to North Memphis

Feature StoryBradford Williams started Curbside Casseroles in 2007.

Curb Side Casseroles brings Memphis convenience to dinner

Feature StoryAretha Franklin's birth home at 406 Lucy Avenue.

Special ReportSoulsville

Mapping the decline and revival of Soulsville USA

Feature StoryKids on the North Memphis Steelers football team practice at the Katie Sexton Community Center.

Youth mentorship smooths childhood challenges in North Memphis

Feature StoryTootsie

Tootsie Bell's silversmith work is a rarity in Memphis

Feature StoryFrankie Walter takes customer orders.

Smoky City Bar-B-Que fires up opportunity in North Memphis

Feature StoryEconomic Justice

It's up to us: Considering economic justice in Memphis

Feature Story Guitar bodies hang in the workshop waiting to be connected with necks.

Boutique guitars built and sold on Broad Avenue

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Grassroots efforts in Klondike Smokey City stem from one woman

Feature StoryMaxine Smith

Memphis Black History: From rejection to running the school board

Feature StoryA home-based bagel bakery has taken off in Memphis.

Dave's Bagels finds early success

Feature StoryPorter Leath Childrens’ Home on Manassas Street is the oldest structure in Klondike/Smokey City. It was an orphanage until 1969 when it became a multi-service agency to serve more children in need.

Prosperity and decline shape Klondike Smokey City's history

Feature StoryDarrell Cobbins

Opinion: Economic justice means loving Memphis in the public eye

Feature Story Rita sits with her friend’s baby Honeybun while at a cookout near the old Firestone plant.

Is SPARCC the start of North Memphis opportunity?

Feature StoryMosque

Video: Midtown Mosque brightens North Memphis

Feature StoryThe compact dining room of Lotus Vietnamese Restaurant

Feature StoryHarry Hill (L) and George Utkov, founder of app "intown".

Three startups to watch founded by Memphians under 25

Feature StoryA view of Decatur Street in Smokey City.

SPARCC grant targets North Memphis for equitable development

Feature StoryBrandon Marshall painting a recent temporary mural at the Crosstown strip.

Public art investments create a moveable museum for Memphis

Feature Story Dr. Narayanaswami Rangaswami, the pediatric physician at the Guthrie Primary Care Clinic in Smokey City, examines Christine Jones, 17.

Nutrition, access to care impact health of Klondike Smokey City

Feature StoryOrangeMound

Memphis black history: Orange Mound as a haven for black Memphians

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Join High Ground News for "Economic Justice in the City"

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Jupiter Comics brings superheroes to the suburbs

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Inclusivity is key to Memphis' chapter as a literary city

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Community flourishes at 62-year-old Klondike barber shop

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Memphis black history: Ida B. Wells nevertheless persisted

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Two wheels in the carpool lane: Making public schools bike-friendly

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Natural products keep Aunt Key's Apothecary fresh

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Memphis a model for on-the-ground funding, ioby says

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Dr. Beverly Cleaves brings hot meals and good health to Klondike

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Welding served with hot tamales at DJ’s on Summer Avenue

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Art gallery for marginalized artists illustrates homelessness

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Art lights up lesser-known Flicker Street in Midtown

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South Main Book Juggler depends on community for success

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Video: Perea Preschool preps Klondike's future

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Memphis combines art and therapy in growing field

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Klondike Smokey City in photos

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Klondike Smokey City’s history drives its future

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Activist Angela Davis speaks on Memphis' civil rights legacy

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Fear of heights and risk did not deter owner of Medford Roofing

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Hardware startup amplifies women in tech

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Layoffs led to entrepreneurship for Memphis native

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19-story "startup village" is home to entrepreneurs in Downtown

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Larger-than-life art installation hops into Memphis this January

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Local florist blossoms in Binghampton

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Downtown's families at home in urban life

Feature StoryDr. Lauren Mutrie advocates curative medicine for patients whose social determinants of health anchor them in poverty and illness.

Facing the medical and legal consequences of poverty

Feature StoryHollywood Furniture & Hardware Co.

92-year-old business weathers changes in North Memphis

Feature StoryFront Door

Women-led real estate startup injects tech into dated sector

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Memphis' Rep. Akbari on how progressives make change in a red state

Feature StoryIbtisam Salih sells Sudanese fare at the Caritas on Broad pop-up shop at the 10th annual Broad Avenue Art Walk.

Refugee's catering venture brings Sudan to Memphis tables

Feature StoryMarcella Simien

Memphis music scene embraces out-of-town talent

Feature StoryFourth Bluff

Post-protests, neighborhoods lead Memphis' greenspace growth

Feature StoryAllen Plant

You Gotta Know: TVA's plan for the Memphis Sand Aquifer

Feature StoryDr. Bean

Inspiration for Downtown coffee shop started in the emergency room

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Bringing robots to Byhalia

Feature StoryTerence Patterson

Terence Patterson wants to bring the "Memphis Sound" to Main Street

Feature StoryArt Walk

Binghampton immigrants sell food to share their stories

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Speed of LITE: Changing the visibility of minority entrepreneurs

Feature StoryBrandan "Bmike" Odums

Brandan "Bmike" Odums

Feature StoryMeridian Econometrics

Meridian Econometrics maps how we move

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Higher rents and home prices reach Midtown

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Judy Reese Morse

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Drug Court leads journey to recovery

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Jason Smith bring a new voice to Memphis sports

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From the high school radio station to the main stage

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Millington looks to solar-powered future

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Hugs come with opportunity at Carpenter Art Garden

Feature StoryThe longstanding bowling alley will be razed to make way for a Planet Fitness facility.

Imperial Bowling Lanes ends its 60-year reign on Summer Avenue

Feature StoryMembers of the PRIZM Chamber Orchestra play as a string quartet during a meet and greet at Orange Mound Gallery on November 3. (From left to right: Chala Yancy, violin; Tami Hughes, violin; Derek Menchan, cello; and Dana Kelley, viola.

Feature StoryThe former Sears distribution center will open as a mixed-use building in spring 2017.

Concourse Check-In: From 'impossible' to 'catalyst'

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Podcast production studio amplifies Memphis' passions

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Understanding Binghampton Through Community Voices

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Binghampton Christian Academy gives students extra support

Feature StoryPeople can now walk from Arkansas to Tennessee across the longest pedestrian bridge across the Mississippi River.

Feature StoryThi Mitsamphanh of International Baptist Church of Memphis and World Relief Memphis

Finding new life for Binghampton's international community

Feature StoryA group of seniors participate in a "learning circle," part of the Silver Neighbors program

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Soulsville USA plan looks at what's next

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Road to Memphis long for Bhutanese refugees

Feature StoryFormer Memphian Beth Warmath came from Florida to join over 150 artists in painting the largest collaborative mural in Tennessee

Paint Memphis adds a little local color to North Memphis

Feature StoryBroad Ave

Broad Avenue's future tied to Binghampton

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Comprehensive plan will shape city's future

Feature StoryThe 1310 Bandits Film Group

Immersive "idea lab" celebrates artists as community leaders

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An inventory of the Memphis black arts scene

Feature StorySierra Hughes and Rachel Greer

Binghampton kids find family at Rachel's Flowers

Feature StoryThe Memphis Medical District Collaborative estimates that roughly 270 acres of the greater neighborhood is parking

Transportation conversation begins with parking summit

Feature StoryCentro Cultural

Tamale Fest shines light on Latino culture

Feature StoryLocal maker Brit McDaniel is the artisan and designer behind Paper & Clay

Join us for upcoming speaker event Makers in the City

Feature Story Univ of Tenn Health Science Center Arches

Center focuses on behavioral causes to make change

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Refugee parent training launches in Binghampton

Feature StoryMark Edgar Stuart will share his hometown sound during a Memphis showcase at Nashville's AmericanaFest

Exporting Memphis music

Feature StoryDr. Tim Harlan

Healing food: Local doctors are introduced to 'culinary medicine'

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Steve Barlow

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Caritas Village provides community in Binghampton

Feature StoryRev. John Kilzer started the recovery ministry at St. John's United Methodist in 2010

The Way provides home for individuals in recovery

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Mid-South Book Festival draws area authors, book lovers

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The future of Uptown after a presidential visit

Feature StoryUTHSC serves the needs of the community, a mission driven by its Dean, Dr. David Stern

UT College of Medicine adds addiction science focus

Feature StoryDilettante Collection designer Tara Skelley offers her clothing for sale during opening night of The Lab’s trunk show

'The Lab' offers support for local fashion designers

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SOS brings home-repair hope to urban communities

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TED Talks return to Memphis this week

Feature Storyeventy five middle and high school students from around Memphis took part in PRIZM Ensemble's largest summer camp festival to date at Shady Grove Presbyterian Church.

Community outreach through classical music

Feature StoryPartners at The Commons come together in community

Binghampton organizations find community at The Commons

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Isis Ferguson

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Beloved dive bar reopens under new management

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Eikon Ministries reaches Binghampton's youth

Feature StoryTonya Dyson goes over social media strategy with high school intern at Memphis Slim House

Making a career from making music

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City visionary: Rick Masson

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Refugees find health care in Binghampton

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Stax helps bring diversity to museum careers

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G.R.O.W. Binghampton brings families together

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Lester serves as Binghampton community hub

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Know your nonprofits: Families Matter

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VIDEO: Code Camp offers a tech future for Binghampton kids

Feature StoryAngel Street Choir Director Angela Hyde begins rehearsal with students in the program

Choir provides musical oasis for girls in North Memphis

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Greenprint Summit examines southern success stories

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TennesseeWorks connects individuals in recovery to jobs

Feature StoryThe Boys & Girls Club operates seven locations in Memphis.

GiVE 365 helps chart a five-year plan for Memphis

Feature StorySharon Byrd is owner of The Byrd Nest

The Byrd Nest finds catering success in Frayser

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Ed Rice Community Center anchors Frayser

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Westside Elementary stands out in Frayser

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Innovator of the Week: Tommy Pacello

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VIDEO: Community collaboration in Frayser

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Finding a stage: How venues impact the local music scene

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EcOp provides job training for ex-offenders

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YWCA empowers women in more ways than one

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Binghampton shop take kids from bike path to career path

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Pathways in Education gives alternative in Frayser

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Wolf River Greenway transforms city's greenspace

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Christ Community Health Services brings care to Frayser

Feature StoryHopeWorks vollunteer Ruby Wray (left) served as Dara Collins' Faith Encourager as Collins completed the Personal and Career Development program

HopeWorks removes barriers to employment

Feature StoryTerri Lee Freeman, President of the National Civil Rights Museum, addressing the guests

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Ellis: nonprofits, churches can lead Frayser

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White focuses on education to lift Frayser

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Indirect subpoena power gives CLERB new teeth

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What smart neighborhoods can learn from Frayser

Feature StoryVontia Mitchell

Lessons in building soft skills for youth

Feature StoryFrayser CDC Executive Director Steve Lockwood (center) talks with local residents Gilbert Wright (left) and Morriston Edmonds after a Frayser Neighborhood Council meeting at the Ed Rice Community Center in Frayser

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Libertas School brings Montessori approach to Frayser

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Frayser library branch plays vital role in community

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Uncle Joe fights for Frayser's youth

Feature StoryBy 2014, the MSO's endowment had dwindled to a few hundred thousand dollars, and an increasingly desperate symphony leadership decided to take its case to the public

New direction for Memphis Symphony Orchestra

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Frayser studies neighborhood sidewalk needs

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What success looks like for a student athlete

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Efforts underway to increase Memphis transit ridesharing

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Frayser school gives 'New Hope,' outdoor education

Feature StoryJames Malone and the Boys Scouts of America are bringing Scouting to Frayser

Scouts look to grow presence in Frayser

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Memphians encouraged to celebrate city's investments

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Memphis Gun Down focuses on crime prevention

Feature StoryAdrian Smith teaches 10th-grade English at KIPP Memphis Collegiate High School

'Committing to Memphis' through Teach for America

Feature StoryA blighted home in South Memphis.

Blight charter takes fight to next level

Feature StoryGirls Inc. Frayser Youth Farm Manager Miles Tamboli

Girls Inc. takes mission to roots with Frayser Youth Farm

Feature StoryA place for teen mothers to relax with their babies at the Hagar Center

New hope for pregnant teens in Frayser

Feature StoryProject Manager Suzanne Carlson, Director Justin Entzminger, Project Managers Kerri Campbell and Megan Higgins

Innovate Memphis develops bold ideas for city

Feature StoryState. Sen. Lee Harris speaks to a Frayser Exchange Club gathering

Frayser Exchange Club boosts community

Feature StoryLifeline to Success participants end a classroom session with a pledge

Frayser's Lifeline to Success teaches life lessons

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Join us for Social Innovation in the City

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Curb appeal: New market gives farmers shelf space

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Resurrection Health brings care to Frayser

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Reflections of 90 days in Soulsville USA

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Turning adversity into excellence

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Soulsville USA in pictures

Feature StoryPatrice Bates Thompson manages Four Way, owned by her father, Willie Earl Bates

Four Way serves the soul of Soulsville USA

Feature StoryThe chapel at Metropolitan Baptist Church in Soulsville USA was full during the "What Smart Neighborhoods Can Learn From Soulsville USA" panel discussion.

Panel discusses examples set in Soulsville USA

Feature StoryRaised cinder-block beds ready for planting at Knowledge Quest's Green Leaf Farms.

Knowledge Quest shapes home, health life of Soulsville

Feature StoryRust Hall, MCA's architecturally award-wining core building

Memphis College of Art puts the creative craft to work

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Overton Park Conservancy grows the next generation of conservationists

Feature StorySouth Memphis Farmers Market is a seasonal farmers market and year-round green grocer

Soulsville USA struggles with food access

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The code to advancing technology training

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Shaping the next generation of local farmers

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Centenary, Smith build on long Soulsville USA tradition

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Lessons in community from Soulsville USA

Feature Story"The Memphis Music Initiative brings together a diverse network of teachers, students, and musicians unlike any I have seen. It is a privilege to witness such a monumental undertaking and see the tremendous efforts delivered for the sake of the youth

Empowering youth through music

Feature StoryCrews Center for Entrepreneurship

Startup ecosystem grows on city's college campuses

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Soulsville USA's changing entrepreneurship landscape

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Metropolitan Baptist Church has long Soulsville USA history

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Downtown Creative District teeming with possibilities

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Jim and Samella’s brings love to Soulsville

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Memphis wins big: Grizzlies players bring support to community

Feature StoryDejavu Chef Gary Williams

Memphis Black Restaurant Week brings needed exposure

Feature StoryLeslie Smith, EPIcenter President

Building an entrepreneurship movement

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Delta Prep to open near Soulsville USA

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Memphis Black Arts Alliance serves as talent starting point

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Woods looks for music hope in Soulsville USA

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Stax Music Academy provides family atmosphere for students

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Advance Memphis brings change to South Memphis

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Medical District exploding with growth

Feature StoryQuan Poole is an Assistant Public Defender

Why I come to work: Quan Poole

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Music in the City explores the future of Memphis music

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Grizzlies Foundation uses sports partnership to mentor youth

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LeMoyne-Owen students honor Black History

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Office of Re-Entry gives new hope

Feature StoryRegional One Health

New collaborative shapes medical district’s future

Feature StoryBoys and Girls Club students in the culinary program learn how to work in food service operation at the Technical Training Center

Know your nonprofits: Boys and Girls Club

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Diversity in dance

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Memphis plays role in refugee crisis

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Join us for upcoming speaker event Music in the City

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Memphis Slim Collaboratory serves as music incubator

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Memphis Music Magnet pinpoints Soulsville

Feature StoryMary Dudley (left) with Jane Sadler at a SRVS fundraising event

Know your nonprofits: SRVS

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Learning the business of entrepreneurship

Feature StoryEverlena Yarbrough

Yarbrough: Soulsville, USA on cusp of greatness

Feature StorySoulsville Money Matters

Soulsville school receives $50K for finance education

Feature StoryBeth Shelton

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Know your nonprofits: Playback Memphis

Feature StoryMLK Day of Service addresses Soulsville, USA blight

Soulsville, USA sets blight fight example

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MLK Day of Service visits Soulsville, USA

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Soulsville, USA fights blight with neighborhood cleanup

Feature StoryLeidy Hernandez, Jerlaysia Johnson and Yessica Carrillo work on their academics at MAM

Know your nonprofits: Memphis Athletic Ministries

Feature StoryMahmoud Al Hazaz at his new home in Memphis

Syrian refugees find new hope in Memphis

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Building Neighborhood effort impacts Soulsville, USA

Feature StoryKevin Dean, Literacy Mid-South Executive Director

Know your nonprofits: Literacy Mid-South

Feature StoryThe Neighborhood Preservation Clinic team

Memphis law students help shape city's blight fight

Feature StoryMemphis jooker Montrell Britton in front of Memphis Slim Collaboratory

On the ground in Soulsville, USA

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Soulsville, USA, in pictures

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Power in partnership: Neighborhood building in the U District

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MLGW ushers in efficiency with smart meters

Feature Storywhere to give

New websites change giving game in Memphis

Feature StoryCreatives in the City

Feature StoryHopeWorks vollunteer Ruby Wray (left) served as Dara Collins' Faith Encourager as Collins completed the Personal and Career Development program

Know your nonprofits: HopeWorks

Feature StoryThe St. Jude Marathon is Saturday, Dec. 5

Know your nonprofits: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Feature StoryBrendan Larkin at Ignite Memphis, Vol. 9. delivering his talk "Why Your Cup of Coffee Costs $5"

Ignite challenges community with big ideas, and fast

Feature StoryShelby Farms Greenline

Greenprint shapes way for connecting region

Feature Story"We're just being extra mindful and aware that there are folks who feel intimidated to step in the door," says Crum.

Know your nonprofits: Revolutions Bicycle Co-op

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Know your nonprofits: Memphis Heritage

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Join us for upcoming speaker event Creatives in the City

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Advancing tech possibilities in Memphis

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Downtown's rebirth crucial to talent retention

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Know your nonprofits: Creative Aging

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The making of a just city

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Know your nonprofits: Theatre Memphis

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Affordable housing enters downtown equation

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Shopping for new life: The future of Memphis malls

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The next chapter for Whitehaven

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What's growing at Memphis Botanic Garden

Feature StoryStax Records embraced the raw, live energy that came from its location

Saving soul: The revitalization of the Soulsville neighborhood

Feature StoryJanie Paraham

Volunteers fuel the Pink Palace Crafts Fair

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South Main follows own blueprint to success

Feature StoryCarol Gaudino

The collective power of volunteering

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Join us for upcoming speaker event Tech in the City

Feature StoryNoah Gray, Executive Director of  the Binghampton Development Corp.

City visionary: Noah Gray

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Bringing opera to the masses

Feature StoryChinatown is one of DC's most congested neighborhoods.

In growing cities, parking challenges require creative solutions

Feature StoryAlissa Brielle Diggs at IONS: A Geek Gallery on South Main

Geeked out: The rise of Memphis fandom

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The next generation of city builders

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What's new for Indie Memphis

Feature StoryThe Angelus Street Garden is a community garden supported by GrowMemphis

The big plan for local food's future

Feature StoryWhitney Hardy

Building community: Local LGBT media connects and empowers

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Changing the way we get around

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Sky's the limit: The plan to revive the Memphis Airport

Feature StoryTrailer Estates modular home.

The return of the pre-fab home

Feature StoryMentors share hi-tech digital skills with teens in Cloud901, a partly crowdfunded project at the Memphis Public Library

Community cash: Crowdfunding gives life to local projects

Feature StoryMike Carpenter (left) and Joel Halpern (right) are partners at creative firm Loaded For Bear

Meet Memphis' creative entrepreneurs

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City visionary: Brandon Gaitor

Feature StoryDenver's newest hostel, Hostel Fish

Can urban hostels turn a profit by striking a balance?

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Cracking the code to a bright tech future

Feature StoryEmerging leaders participate in the "Vision Dinner" during their year in the program

Feature StoryHardy Farrow with student and LITE social entrepreneur Courtney Richmond

Education through entrepreneurship

Feature StoryWilliams writes, "I know few venture through the alley ways of the Edge, but the Spot is definitely one to check out. I wish it was more available to the public."

Feature Story"When women can plan their lives, plan their future and plan their babies, they are better able to achieve their hopes and dreams,” said CEO Claudia S. Haltom

Doing good: A Step Ahead Foundation

Feature StoryEmily Ballew Neff, executive director

A new leader curates a fresh future for the Brooks

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The story of early literacy: Small talk means big outcomes

Feature StoryKara Cox

Three ways to keep housing affordable for artists

Feature StoryA tree lies across the roof of a vacant home in Frayser

Cleaning up code enforcement to clean up the city

Feature StoryBooks from Birth

Books from Birth building a community of readers

Feature StoryRenderings of the new The Kitchen restaurant at Shelby Farms Park

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You have to see this: 10 obscure local sites

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From eye sore to eye candy: A look at the Downtown blight fight

Feature StoryDana Dorsey is the Job Training Manager at Memphis Bioworks Foundation

Building a green jobs workforce

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City Visionary: Dr. J. Helen Perkins

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Redefining family fun at Memphis Rock-n-Romp

Feature StoryEvent organizers map out the MEMFix in the Pinch District

A neighborhood in a pinch has its chance for revival

Feature StoryNikiko Masumoto

5 ways to support artists in your community

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City Visionary: Kim Moss

Feature StoryNew Memphis Institute works to attract and retain talent in Memphis—particularly Millennials—partly by hosting community events for young professionals that highlight city assets

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Community coalition sets the stage for something new at the Coliseum

Feature StoryThe Youth Farm program is coming to fruition just in time for the planting season this spring.

Doing Good: Girls farming for the future

Feature StoryHola CBU helped me make relationships and make my way around school. It’s just a great support group,” said Gabriella Molina

Feature StoryVolunteer Odyssey partners with local non-profits like the Urban Bicycle Food Ministry

The volunteer state: Increasing service in the MidSouth

Feature Story"Great leadership should desire to see the world from the point of view of those being served."

City visionary: Antony Sheehan

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City Visionary: Bernice Butler

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Memphis entrepreneurs know their neighbors

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Health disparities and the many faces of cancer

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City visionary: Marti Tippens Murphy

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A revival story: Tennessee Brewery celebrates a second-chance at a new UnTapped

Feature StoryBallet Memphis completed its innovative "River Project" in the fall of 2014

More than money: How ArtsMemphis is transforming art advocacy

Feature StoryWith each band shirt purchased by Bartlett High School, Agape North donated a uniform to students at Binghampton Christian Academy

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Feature StoryChris and Neala Hester, owners of Frugal Home Finds

New to Town: Quan Poole

Feature StoryTony Weaver, Co-founder and CEO of EndoInSight

Doorway to success: Local incubators provide startups room to grow

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Growing smart: A guide to developments in the University District

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Why Minneapolis is the new capital of ‘The North’

Feature Story The Texas A&M Aggies faced the West Virginia Mountaineers in the 2014 Liberty Bowl

Memphis is always the winner of the Autozone Liberty Bowl

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Heritage Trail next stop for MEMShop retail pop-up program

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From point A to point B: New ways to connect Memphis

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Crafting a career: Local artisans build their businesses

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Socially minded entrepreneurs help students excel

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The road to a new transportation network in Memphis

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Get your game on: Memphis' top local sports bars

Feature Story“We also stock tons of Memphis music," says Goner Records Store owner Zac Ives.

Supporting a new era of Memphis music

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The road less traveled: the choice to be carless in Memphis

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Building a village: The growing trend of mixed-use developments

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ArtsMemphis is expanding arts access where it counts

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Outside of the cube: Memphis' coolest workspaces

Feature StoryWhat really sets NBE apart are its students. Simply put: these are not the kinds of kids you usually see in a dance studio.

Feature StoryMcMerton Gardens has a core group of adult volunteers who work there several days a week. But the most fun happens on Saturdays, when kids from the Binghampton neighborhood come to learn the difference between a weed and a young carrot top, sample fi

Growing strong: Urban gardening offers much more than produce

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High Ground Reader Survey

Feature Story“A car will trap you,” says Henry Turley. “It will trap you alone. And this whole experiment, which we call New Urbanism, has been about learning how to live without cars: how to let them serve us and not dominate.”

The long view: A look back at Harbor Town's first 25 years

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Getting out in the Edge

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A plan in progress: A guide to Downtown developments on the south end

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Living on the Edge: making a home in the district

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Want to get people back to work? Fill the basic skills gap

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MEMFix re-imagines the Edge

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How public art builds safer, stronger neighborhoods

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21st century gold: the opportunity flowing in Memphis water

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Easy riding: Bicycle co-op reaches out to cycling newbies

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Good neighbors: The impact of investment around the Edge

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The space to create brings art to the Edge

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Science and art collide happily in Art of Science

Feature StoryAlex Eilers measures up to the seal near Scott Base, Antarctica

Pink Palace educator treks from the MidSouth to the South Pole

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New local 'makers' re-making the Edge

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The music magnet: DIY studios keep indie rock at home in Memphis

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The path to connectivity: Greenprint maps a 25-year vision


The roots of the Edge District give life to new investment

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Doing Good: Frago is 'changing the mission' for veteran services

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In the Edge, citizens explore the art of the possible

Feature StoryPickle Co-founders Steffy and Katz

In a pickle? There's a (locally made) app for that

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The next big thing: forging a hip hop partnership

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How the arts inspire change in Detroit

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Take a listen: Eight emerging Memphis podcasts

Feature Story"I’d like to see a city that continues to re-invest in itself"

New to town: Alex Yates

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What smart cities can learn from Denver

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Small-scale, big deal: UIX invites urban innovators to exchange ideas in Detroit

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Memphis nurses deliver better care through better technology

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Ten most anticipated openings

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Lifers: Edward Bogard

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New to town: Laney Strange

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With idea still king, archer>malmo continues growth

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Start-up roundup: Xtrant makes project sharing simple

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Running together against the odds

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Building a thriving city, one degree at a time

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Bleak House: What's going on with the Mid-South Coliseum

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Lifers: Jackie Ellison

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New to Town: Jackie Zubrzycki

Feature StoryThe Hinterlands at Play House

Putting art at the heart of neighborhood redevelopment

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Collaboration changes the future of Frayser

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Doing good: STS Enterprise

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What smart cities can learn from Pittsburgh

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Memphis Gun Down sets sights on a safer South Memphis

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Bring It Food Hub: an oasis in Memphis' food deserts

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Faith heals: community, church and wellness in 38109

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Meet your 2014 valedictorians

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Community fitness gets Memphis moving

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Back to school: CBU focuses on adult learners

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$250 million infrastructure makeover keeps UTHSC competitive

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Respecting our elders: the Plough Foundation's Aging Initiative

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A bright future in the works for legendary South Main

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Tennessee Brewery: Untapped potential

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Learn the strategies for a rising city: Memphis Boot Camp

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Startco bets on Memphis to become a 'venture city'

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Craig Meek sees the city through its 'cue

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A healthy future for food access

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Tylur French sculpts a future in public art

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