Memphis Hustle

Feature Story Juan Antonio Hernandez, owner of El Nuevo Mercadito, poses with his wife, Norma Mendoza, at the restaurant's counter. El Nuevo Mercadito is a Mexican restaurant located inside the El Mercadito de Memphis in Hickory Hill. (A.J. Dugger)
Feature Story L to R: Kinyah Bean, Valerie Braddock and Demetrius Braddock Jr. Bean is the owner of B Chill Lemonade, located inside the former Hickory Ridge Mall. (A.J. Dugger III)

10-year-old CEO takes lemonade to the next level


Feature Story Auntie Round Table panelists ranged in age, careers and experience. The women discussed everything from mental health and child birth to the challenges facing female veterans and entrepreneurs. (Erica Horton)
Feature Story L to R:  Carbibbean Flayvahz Owners Louis and Carla Faulkner and Chef Robert Coleman are the team behind Caribbean Flayvahz in Hickory Hill. (AJ Dugger III)

A Taste of the Caribbean in Hickory Hill


Feature Story Chef Lee Phillips preps a pound cake for the oven. (Cat Evans)

Taking the cake with A Peace O' Cake


Feature Story Stacy Bizzard (L) and her mother, Bonnie Harris, are co-owners of Ms. B's Sub Shop. They pose here in front of a wall of photos of satisfied customers. (Ziggy Mack)

Memphis sandwich legend Bonnie Harris finally has her own shop


Feature Story Current and prospective minority entrepreneurs, small-business owners and others gathered for an Epicenter Think Tank event for innovative thinking . (Epicenter)

Epicenter's minority business strategy gets $450,000 boost


Feature Story A shop reaches for an item off a top shelf at the Viet Hoa Food Market in Madison Heights. (High Ground News)
Feature Story Victoria Young, pictured, opened Spincult at 700 Madison Avenue in August 2018. The indoor fitness studio offers a variety of options for cycling devotees. (Spincult)

Spincult fuses cycling and community in Medical District


Feature Story Wise Tardezia performs a single blade razor shave and towel facial treatment on Pedro Bateman at Presidential Barber Lounge in Madison Heights. (Ziggy Mack)

Meet the locals serving looks on Madison Avenue


Feature Story Antoine Lever stands in his studio in The Pinch. He's one of the newest members of the Medical District's burgeoning art scene. (Ziggy Mack)

Growing arts scene brings new vibrancy to Medical District


Feature Story David Creech holds Chase Fryer up during a show at 7house in Jan of 2013. (Smith7)

Smith7 Records lifts Memphis music with nonprofit approach


Feature Story Young scholars at Ready, Set, Grow Learning Academy wait patiently to begin their art lesson. (Ziggy Mack)

STEAM-focused early childhood center is ready, set to grow


Feature Story This year marks 24 years in business for Spikner Embroidery and Screen-Printing, which now has nine employees and is located in Madison Heights. The staff is pictured here with owner Fred Spikner at far right. (Ashlei Williams)
Feature Story A Hollywood Feed staff member makes gourmet dog cookies. The story offers a range of gourmet treats including cakes and cupcakes. (Submitted)

More than retail, Hollywood Feed helps animals in need