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Belz Museum of Asian and Judaic Art Pt.1

Alright, so your in Memphis and you’re interested in going to a museum check out the Belz Museum. It was great to go there even though it was a bit confusing to find the museum as it was my first time going there. 360 more words


Man charged after downtown restaurant employee shot, carjacked outside workplace

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A man is behind bars, accused of stealing a car and shooting the person inside.

It happened outside Bardog Tavern on 73 Monroe Avenue at about 4 a.m., and the bar’s owner said the victim was an employee. 252 more words


Get Ready To Walk Across The Mighty Mississippi

Starting October 22, 2016, the Big River Crossing will now be open to pedestrians.

The new public pedestrian bridge, dubbed Big River Crossing, will be the country’s longest active rail/bicycle/pedestrian bridge as well as the longest pedestrian bridge across the Mississippi. 199 more words


Mother who lost sons to gun violence wants change in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — “They beat him to death and then shot him several times.”

Leslie Martin lost two sons to gun violence.

“I miss my two children. 205 more words


Downtown shooting victim's wife witnessed attack at Westy's

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Joshua Walton is hooked up to a breathing machine after he was shot outside of a Pinch District restaurant on Saturday.

He was one of three people shot in Downtown Memphis over the weekend. 363 more words


#BlueLivesMatter: Police Officer Killed in Hit-and-Run By Murder Suspect in Downtown Memphis. It Doesn't "Take a Village". It Takes a Father.

Amid the renewed drive to revitalize Downtown Memphis, the unfathomable number of homicides continues to throw up roadblocks.

The Commercial Appeal reports that

An 18-year veteran of the Memphis Police Department died Saturday night after being struck downtown by the vehicle of a fleeing shooting suspect.

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New Opportunities for Downtown Memphis

Crime, trolleys and new opportunities for Downtown Memphis.

Terence Pattterson is the new Director of the Downtown Commission.

He was here to share his ideas for the future. 24 more words

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