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Solar panels at the Agricenter Roots Memphis Hoop House
Local leaders from the Muslim community assist at the Thistle & Bee farm.

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

Memphis Fire House #3

Former Downtown fire station to ignite musical creativity

Students are learning how drones are used in agriculture.

Summer AgTech Youth program takes off at the Agricenter

Team Better Block workshop

Team Better Block workshop maps fall MEMFix event

The city targeted Peabody Place for the project due to its excess capacity. For two blocks, a lane of traffic was removed but it’s still similar to what was there before – parking on both sides of the street, one lane eastbound, one lane westbound. T

Great Streets pilot project reshapes vision for Memphis roadways

Memhis 3.0 event Ballet Memphis

Memphis 3.0 event maps early progress

Sierra Club event featuring MATA

Conservationists offer green solutions to Memphis public transit

The Tennessee Valley Authority is adding more solar to its power portfolio with  the construction of a solar facility at the Allen combined cycle gas site in Memphis. The one megawatt  facility will be the largest TVA-owned solar project in its servi

TVA building its largest solar energy facility in Memphis

Pedaltown

Cycling entrepreneur plans new bike shop on Broad Avenue

Soulsville

Soulsville citizens advocate for improvements to Chandler Park

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Riverside Drive joins ten proposed new paths for bike lanes

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Video: North Memphis community gardens turn blight into bounty

Porter 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

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Whether it's solar panels, urban gardens or bike lanes, Memphis is embracing the green movement. With an understanding that sustainability not only preserves resources (and money) but attracts talent and industry, numerous local philanthropic and commercial enterprises are hard at work developing green-minded ideas. Conservation efforts at Wold River, convenient recycling, and the expansion of park services are most certainly just the first wave.
 

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