Memphis Hustle

Feature Story. Kareem Dasilva, right, took home first place honors at the The Smarty City: Transportation & Mobility Hackathon on March 15-17 with MemPatch, technology that helps the city streamline identification of potholes. (Submitted)
Feature StoryAmy and Hayes McPherson stand ready for the grand opening of Comeback Coffee in the Pinch, at 358 North Main Street, on Saturday, March 29. (Kim Coleman)
Feature StoryThe Exercise Coach program calls for two twenty-minute workouts per week. Each machine that a customer uses has a computer that tracks each session. The sessions are led by a personal trainer. (Submitted)

Tech-first gym promises a "smarter" workout


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Feature StoryDana Taylor, co-owner of After Life Mortuary Services. (Renier Otto)
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Feature StoryFlash lines the wall at Trilogy Tattoo and Piercing located at 530 South Highland Street in the University District. (Cole Bradley)
Feature StoryDr. Isaac Rodriguez, chief science officer and co-founder of SweetBio and Kayla Rodriguez-Graff, co-founder and SweetBio CEO.
Feature StoryA lunch plate at Kountry Kitchen located at 1128 Winchester Road. Kountry Kitchen is one of the ten businesses participating in the Whitehaven Black Restaurant Week. (Submitted)
Feature StoryAt Tiger Bookstore, Tigers branded merchandise accounts for 40 percent of gross sales. (Cole Bradley)
Feature StoryFabrics with vibrant patterns for sale at African Kingdom at Park Avenue and Getwell Road. (Submitted)
Feature StoryLisa and Luis Toro pose outside of their newest purchase, 509 North Hollywood, which will soon be a unique indoor-outdoor bar. (Cole Bradley)

Broad Avenue power couple expand reach with new bar venture


Feature StoryTea products packaged by Ele & Ivy Tea Company.

Black-owned business gift guide: Food, fitness and beauty


Feature StoryA view of the renovated Garden Flats apartment complex. (Submitted)
Feature StoryJohn Young, a JIFF graduate and now full time employee for Sweet LaLa's, earned the nickname "Dr. Sprinkles". (Submitted)

Bakery that employs at-risk youth expands to East Memphis storefront