Livable Communities

Feature Story Sugar Ghost ice cream shop and Falling Into Place gift shop on Broad Avenue. (Sarah Rushakoff)

A walk down Broad Avenue: new spots, treasured favorites


Feature Story Black Lens Productions Film Studios leadership team. Partner/General Counsel Cecilia S. Barnes, Founder/CEO Jason A. Farmer, Partner/CFO Carolyn N. Henry. (submitted)

Whitehaven film studio plans to put Memphis on the map


Feature Story Dr. Larita Taylor is the author of "Nurture for the Nurturer," a guide for new breastfeeding moms. (submitted)
Feature Story New Explore Bike Share eBike station downtown at Central Station Hotel (submitted)

New fleet of eBikes energizes Explore Bike Share ridership


Feature Story (Lisa Ferdinando, Wikimedia Commons)

Need a COVID-19 test? Want to get your vaccine? Where to go in Shelby County.


Feature Story The Porter-Leath and University of Memphis Early Childhood Academy at Orange Mound is expected to open in January 2022. (Rendering submitted by Porter-Leath)
Feature Story (High Ground News archives)

Memphis' BEST wants renters to know their rights


Feature Story The vacant barber shop at 769 National Street was topped with a sign made from repurposed Christmas lights and the boards that once shuttered the windows. (Markus Mueller)

What have these Heights organizations been up to since 2018?


Feature Story Drew Joyner and partners Octavius Nickson and Chris Hendrix of Nickson General Contractors purchased the 11-bay retail center at the southeast corner of Summer and National Street in May. They're now updating the exterior. (Cole Bradley)

What's happening on Summer Avenue?


Feature Story To the right, finished apartments built in the first two phases of the Foote Park at South City development are already being occupied while construction continues on phase three in the foreground. The project has six phases. (Ziggy Mack)

What is South City?


Feature Story Denise Oher sits on a neighbor's porch and looks out over the new Foote Park at South City development. Oher is a former Foote Homes resident who has chosen to return after being displaced for the demolition of Foote Homes. (Ziggy Mack)

Could Memphis' South City be the new gold standard for U.S. public housing?