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Feature Story Dalisia “Dee” Brye closed on her new home in Whitehaven in June with the help of United Housing's HUD-certified housing counselors. Brye sought home ownership after realizing that mortgage payments would be less than rental payments. (Submitted)
Feature Story The Malco Summer Quartet Drive In began as the Summer Twin Drive In in 1948. Today, it's reinventing what it means to "go to the drive-in" with concert screenings, film fests, and more. (Ziggy Mack)

Memphis' Summer drive-in is a cultural icon. It's also a safe place to escape the pandemic blues.

The state-of-the-art, self-serve concession stand at the Summer Quartet Drive In opened in the 1960s. Today, it still offers treats customers can't find at other movie theaters and at lower prices. (Ziggy Mack)

Feature Story The second annual "Don’t Let Your Song Fade" concert for suicide awareness will be held at the Bartlett RockHouse Live location on October 22. The Zach Bair Band will headline. (Zach Bair Band)
Feature Story Kenzie Cleaves stands inside a vacant unit in her North Memphis apartment complex that she said has been unsecured for over a year. Unsafe housing conditions can increase COVID-19-related deaths. (Ziggy Mack)

In poor communities, toxic housing is a risk factor for COVID-19 deaths


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Feature Story Derotha Payne-Obie mounts a recently completed puzzle at her dining room table. Prior to the pandemic, she attended the Lewis Senior Center. It closed in March under local and state mandates. (Tamara Cunningham)
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