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Edge project developers approved for $19 million tax break

Posted on 8/8/2017

The $73 million mixed-use development set to transform Memphis's Edge District got a big boost from the Downtown Memphis Commission (DMC) Tuesday morning.

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Memphis Farmers Market adds second marketplace in Court Square Park

Posted on 6/20/2017

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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DRB Approves New Lighting for Hernando Desoto Bridge

Posted on 6/7/2017

The same Philips Lighting that's caught the eyes of Memphians on Big River Crossing will soon come to the famous "M" bridge.

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Apply for I-40 Underpass Lighting and Mural Installation RFQ

Posted on 5/15/2017

DMC and UrbanArt Commission are commissioning a lighting and mural installation that will positively impact existing conditions of the I-40 underpass at North Main Street and at the crosswalk near Old Dominick Distillery.

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See Inside: Future ServiceMaster headquarters

Posted on 4/27/2017

The word “transformation” does not capture the scope of work underway at the future headquarters of Memphis-based ServiceMaster Global Holding Inc.​

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OPEN ON MAIN - Open for Business Beginning May 1

Posted on 4/20/2017

Open for Main - Downtown Memphis Commission's latest pop-up activation at 7 and 9 N. Main, Memphis, Tenn.

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Downtown bar invests in greenspace — and helps get rid of one of the Dirty Dozen

Posted on 4/14/2017

People sitting at a bar are sometimes said to be solving the world's problems. But the group behind Downtown's Brass Door actually solved one of them — and it was ingenious.

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South Main Recycles Begins this Spring

Posted on 4/12/2017

Downtown residents will now have easy access to recycling as bins will be placed at 78 W Carolina Ave in South Main. Recycling officially begins on April 17, 2017.

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“RiverPlay” Pop-Up Park Coming to Memphis Riverfront This Summer

Posted on 4/12/2017

Thanks to The Fourth Bluff project, Memphis Riverfront will be home to a new temporary pop-up park, RiverPlay, starting this May.

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Doug Carpenter buys historic Downtown building as part of agency's growth

Posted on 4/5/2017

The founder of a Memphis-based communications consulting firm has purchased an 11,000-square-foot Downtown building that was built in 1910.

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