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Downtown welcomes workers displaced by St. Jude construction

Posted on 11/4/22

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is relocating 500 office workers into 150 Peabody Place as its six-year, multi-billion dollar expansion gets underway. The hospital is leasing the space most recently occupied by Terminix. “Managing the logistics of wide-scale expansion plans, while ensuring day-to-day functions are uninterrupted, takes significant coordination,” said Dr. James R. Downing, St. […]

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Quintessential Sweets brings its treats to Downtown Memphis

Posted on 11/4/22

Choose from an assortment of flavors of ice cream and frozen “snow” (a kosher, fat-free, cholesterol- and dairy-free Italian ice). A favorite order is to add soft serve ice cream to a cup or cone of Italian ice. Fried-to-order treats include Funnel Cakes, Deep Fried Oreos and Deep Fried Twinkies. Funnel Cake flavors include such […]

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History-making whiskey: Old Dominick’s new release a first in Memphis since Prohibition

Posted on 11/4/22

The wait is over. After five years of patiently waiting for it to mature, Old Dominick Distillery will release its first Straight Tennessee Whiskey on Nov. 1. This is a historic milestone for the Memphis-based distillery. The Straight Tennessee Whiskey is the first distilled, barreled, matured and bottled whiskey in Memphis since Prohibition. The release […]

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Williams, Lawler among Memphis sports hall of fame inductees

Posted on 10/21/22

Former NFL running back DeAngelo Williams and professional wrestler Jerry “The King” Lawler are among 27 athletes and coaches chosen for enshrinement in the Memphis sports hall of fame. An induction ceremony Thursday will mark the first for the hall since 2019, after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, said Kevin Kane, president […]

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Entrepreneurship flourishes at Shop Black City Tour

Posted on 10/21/22

More than 100 Black small business owners, selling everything from jewelry, CBD products, apparel and more, gathered at 91 Promenade in Downtown Memphis Saturday, Oct. 15, for the Shop Black City Tour event. Shop Black City Tour is a touring small-business festival providing a space for Black business owners to showcase their products or services […]

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A LOCAL’S GUIDE TO THE EDGE DISTRICT IN MEMPHIS

Posted on 10/14/22

Known as “The Birthplace of Rock ‘N’ Roll,” Sun Studio put Memphis music on the map in the 1950s with early releases from luminaries such as Elvis, Howlin’ Wolf, Johnny Cash, and B.B. King. Their celebrated guided tours take visitors through the history of the legendary studio in a space that is truly hallowed ground for […]

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Designing Women: Meet the designers behind some of Memphis’ most talked about restaurants

Posted on 10/14/22

Three names come up over and over again when new restaurants open in Memphis: Natalie Lieberman, Glennys Cowles Bryant and Ann Parker. These three women are the interior designers behind some of Memphis’ most talked about restaurants. “Talented,” “passionate,” “amazing,” “knowledgeable” and “no one has an eye like her” are just a handful of the […]

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