CONTENTS WELCOME TO MEMPHIS • 4
BUSINESS & ECONOMY • 8 10 Cost of Living
13 Entrepreneurship 14 Young Professionals 15 Tourism, Music & Film 16 Top Memphis Employers
ON THE COVER Each spring, Memphis in May International Festival attracts crowds from across the country to attend the month-long festival. For three days in May, musicians from across the globe play on the banks of the Mississippi River as part of the festivities.
PHOTOGRAPHY Darryl Andrews Doug Carpenter & Associates Downtown Memphis Commission
CULTURE • 18
21 Events & Festivals 22 Museums / Attractions 25 Live Music Venues 26 Dining
Troy Glasgow Mike Kerr Mighty Lights, LLC Carla McDonald Christina Mochi Ally Perkins Isaac Singleton
28 Breweries EDITORIAL TEAM
LIVABILITY • 30 32 Sports 34 The Great Outdoors
Katherine Jones, Contributing Writer
Corey Owens, Creative Manager
NEIGHBORHOODS • 40 42 City Core 46 Suburbs
54 Public Schools
Jessica Mason, Contributing Writer & Designer
EDUCATION • 52
Apryl Childs-Potter, Editor
56 Private Schools
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58 Childcare Resources 58 Higher Education
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