Downtown Memphis distillery to house restaurant by Ticer and Hudman

Posted on June 29th, 2017

We now know the identity of the restaurateurs who will open a new restaurant in the new distillery in Downtown Memphis.

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Two Memphis Children’s Hospitals Rank Among Nation’s Best in New Report

Posted on June 29th, 2017

Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital have again earned spots on the U.S. News & World Report annual “Best Hospitals” list.

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Memphis Farmers Market adds second marketplace in Court Square Park

Posted on June 20th, 2017

Memphis Farmers Market is thrilled to announce its second market place, MFM2 (Squared). This new Wednesday market is in partnership with Downtown Memphis Commission and will be located at Court Square in Downtown Memphis. MFM2 will be open from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., every Wednesday beginning June 28th through September 27th.

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Mark Wahlberg bringing burger joint to Memphis

Posted on June 19th, 2017

Call up the funky bunch. Mark Wahlberg is bringing a burger joint to Memphis.

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Gibson GuitarTown guitar public art on display on Beale Street

Posted on June 13th, 2017

Memphis artists now have Beale Street as a canvas with the latest artists "GuitarTown" guitars on display.

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Over 44 Zip Codes Represented During Freewheel's Spring Slow Rides

Posted on June 12th, 2017

Freewheel, the free slow ride bicycle program of the Memphis Medical District Collaborative (MMDC) and Downtown Memphis Commission (DMC), capped off its second season with 265 participants representing 44 zip codes.

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"Explore Bike Share" Announces Memphis Launch of 600-Bike System

Posted on June 9th, 2017

Explore Bike Share and B-Cycle announce a contract agreement to bring a 600-bike system to Memphis by Spring 2018. The bike system includes the B-Cycle Dash system, which represents the cutting edge of new bike share technology and accessibility, and will enter Memphis as the largest bike share system of its kind in the nation.

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DRB Approves New Lighting for Hernando Desoto Bridge

Posted on June 7th, 2017

Downtown Memphis' iconic "M" bridge will soon change from the existing high intensity discharge lighting to color changing LED lighting with dynamic controls.

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Busking in Memphis Initiative Recap

Posted on June 5th, 2017

In 2016, the DMC began working on plans to get more of Memphis’ music into the ears of its residents and visitors with live performances on Main Street Mall, a pedestrian-only street.

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Downtown Marathons and 5k's in 2017

Posted on June 1st, 2017

There's no better backdrop for a race than the streets, riverfront, and historic buildings in Downtown Memphis! See the list of races in 2017. 

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