De-Listed = De-Struction: Investment in the Pinch Must Utilize What’s Left of Its Past

Just one more demolition threatens the entire district – and the investments of developers eligible for tax credits waiting to improve or stabilize their properties.…

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MidtownMemphis.org announces virtual Wednesday “Happy Hour” 2020 MOJO Awards

Annual Mojo of Midtown Awards kicks off Sept. 30 with virtual happy hours to ‘maximize the mojo’ Updated from the February, 2020 announcement The annual…

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Home Tour Detour: Hidden gems in Central Gardens

“Selfie” homes help highlight the neighborhood’s diverse architectural styles, hidden gems and landmarks alike Jim Williamson, in his introduction to the neighborhood’s architectural guide Central…

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SB 30 Episode 57: Home Tour ‘Detour’ with Central Garden’s Nancy Knight

“The Central Gardens Home & Garden Tour is an anticipated event every fall, we’ve been doing it annually for (40+) years, and it’s something that…

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Home Tour Detour: Central Gardens goes digital for 2020

‘Tour Detour’ dials back into a rich archive for a clever, ‘selfie’-guided way to enjoy the neighborhood’s historic homes beginning Sunday, September 13 and running…

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Gordon School: An Episode from Memphis, Part II

Two of the Memphis 13, and Four Periods of Desegregation in the Shelby County School System WITNESSES TO HISTORY By Sophia Mason Gordon School: An Episode…

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SB 30 Episode 53: An On-Coming Tidal Wave and Tools to Stop It

“Today we are going to be talking about housing, and what is really a set of crises as a result of the pandemic and economic…

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Union Avenue Anthology. Introduction: Whatever Happened to Union Avenue?

A History of Memphis’ Most Maligned Street INTRODUCTION Union Avenue. The very name strikes shudders and grumblings among drivers, pedestrians and business owners alike. Today’s…

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“Our beloved CYFest has been canceled. See you in 2021.”

With spikes in pandemic, Cooper Young board cancels 33rd festival to protect community health and safety. It seemed almost a forgone conclusion, the canceling of…

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