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The Holiday Pop-Ups You Can’t Miss

Posted on 11/13/20

Style Blueprint. Emily Dunn is a native Memphian who returned to Bluff City just last year after spending time in Austin, TX. It was during her five years there that she honed her makers’ market skills while pursuing her own artistic endeavors. When she returned to Memphis to be closer to family, Emily wanted to […]

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COVID-19 forced one Memphis group to totally rethink its approach to homelessness. The results were life-changing

Posted on 11/11/20

Fast Company. November 11, 2020. For Roberds and the Hospitality Hub, the process of creating this pandemic-related shelter has ended up informing the organization’s longer term housing design strategy. It was a fast-forward adaptive reuse version of the shelter the organization had planned to build–and it sparked some ideas of what else could be done […]

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Alcenia’s restaurant celebrates 23 years of service

Posted on 11/7/20

Local 24. November 7, 2020. Saturday, Alcenia’s restaurant celebrated 23 years of great southern hospitality and delicious soul food.  The restaurant hosted an outdoor community party on N. Main Street in Downtown Memphis.  Alcenia’s celebration included a limited menu of some of the most popular dishes.  Owner Betty Joyce Chester-Tamayo says that Alcenia’s wouldn’t be possible […]

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Nylon Net Building Has Been Purchased

Posted on 11/4/20

The Daily Memphian. November 4, 2020. Carlisle LLC went ahead on Monday, Nov. 2, and purchased 7 Vance, the vacant, unsteady but historic Nylon Net Building. The development company completed the purchase even though it does not yet have approvals it seeks from local government for its latest redevelopment plan. Carlisle paid Drapac Capital Partners $3.15 million for […]

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Soul-n-Love: Alcenia’s to celebrate 23 years of love and soul food with a block party

Posted on 11/2/20

The Commercial Appeal. November 2, 2020. For more than two decades, B.J. Chester-Tamayo has been delighting her customers at Alcenia’s with her made-from-scratch soul food with a generous side of Southern hospitality. On Saturday, Alcenia’s will celebrate its 23th anniversary with an outdoor block party. The Soul-n-Love party will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in […]

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Memphis Park Now Hosts a Peace Project

Posted on 10/30/20

The Commercial Appeal. October 30, 2020.  If you head down to Fourth Bluff Park, you’ll no longer be met only with car horns, snippets of pedestrian cellphone conversations and the other usual sounds of Downtown Memphis life. Thanks to a recent auditory art installation, dubbed the Memphis Peace Project, visitors to the park will now […]

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