Broad Avenue Arts District

Originally the main street of the Binghampton township, Broad Avenue served as the major commercial thoroughfare for the Binghampton neighborhood until the early-2000s extension of Sam Cooper Boulevard rerouted the street’s heavy traffic and shuttered most of its once-successful businesses. Beginning in the late 2000s, a concerted effort was made to reimagine the area as a thriving arts and entertainment district. Today’s Broad Avenue, which is classified as Memphis' first mixed-use district, is a hotspot of artisan shops, nightlife and some of the city’s best eats and drinks with a focus on the local.

Feature Story University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Le Bonheur Children's Hospital and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital are four of the anchor institutions partnering with the Memphis Medical District Collaborative for Hire Local 901. (Submitted)

Hire Local 901 helps Memphians work closer to home


Feature Story Pastor Shun Abram in front of Binghampton Community Church, located in east Binghampton. (Ziggy Mack)

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Feature Story Lisa 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


Development News Volunteers installed planters that form a dividing wall to passing traffic on National Street.
Development News Karen Adams Design 647 Madison

Stationery company moves to former bakery in the Edge District


Development News Heights Line enhancement project
Feature Story Binghampton Students cross at a crosswalk. Sidewalks and crosswalks are part of the physical infrastructure that can be improved with TIF funding. (Submitted)
Development News Readbox

Memphis Public Libraries use Readbox to build awareness


Development News MLK Day of Service

City fights blight for MLK Day of Service


Feature Story Peet Strydom, general manager of The Hub in East Memphis.
Feature Story Accelerator 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.
Development News National Manufacturing Day
Innovation & Job News Jet is waiting for placement while MSCV looks for veterans with PTSD in need of an obedience trained service dog.

Mid-South Canines for Veterans recruits rescue dogs to service U.S. veterans


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