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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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DMC Announces OPEN ON MAIN Pop-Up Initiative

Posted on 3/21/2017

The OPEN ON MAIN Initiative is creating pop-up activation space at two locations in Downtown Memphis from May-November 2017. The spaces at 7 & 9 N. Main St. will be available, rent-free, for tenant activation in increments of two weeks to two months during this time.

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Redbirds Reveal Plans for Team Store Inside AutoZone Park

Posted on 3/1/2017

Regular Hours, Permanent Location with Street Access Will Help Fans Add New-Logo Merchandise to Collection

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Memphis Students Leave Their Beautiful Mark on Blighted Downtown Building

Posted on 2/1/2017

A Memphis woman is using inspiration she found on a summer trip to help transform a blighted building in Downtown Memphis, giving credence to the sentiment that one person can make a difference.

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Renovations nearly complete at Downtown food hall and event venue

Posted on 1/18/2017

Work is underway at 409 South Main that will breathe new life into portions of the historic building that have sat dormant for many, many years. 

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City reveals ambitious, transformational plan to complement St. Jude's $9B investment

Posted on 1/18/2017

The City of Memphis is planning to transform its Downtown and Medical District assets to complement a $9 billion investment by ALSAC/St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in the Pinch District.

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DMC Receives International Downtown Association Grant for Main Street Sounds Busking Program

Posted on 1/11/2017

Main Street Sounds is an 8-week busking initiative, created and managed by the Downtown Memphis Commission. The program is designed to promote multiple busking performances each week, resulting in approximately 50 public performances occurring during a two-month period in April and May of 2017. The performances will take place on Main Street between Jefferson Avenue and Peabody Place.

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19-story "startup village" is home to entrepreneurs in Downtown

Posted on 12/22/2016

Over 30 startup founders called the Exchange Building home while growing their companies. Through a partnership with Start Co., founders are able to stay for flexible, short-term leases in fully furnished apartments.

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Design Board OKs Signs For ServiceMaster, Old Dominick

Posted on 12/8/2016

After the votes were cast, Downtown Memphis Commission president Terence Patterson said he could not contain his excitement over ServiceMaster’s newly approved sign package.

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