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Sweet Deal
Blog

Sweet Magnolia Gelato Co. owner Hugh Balthrop first began dabbling in homemade ice cream as a way to make a…

January 25, 2022
FLOWER POWER
Blog

A love of flowers runs in Miriam Cordero’s family. Her mother and grandmother had beautiful gardens in her home country…

January 25, 2022
A Red Spiral Staircase Will Take You To A Cool Upstairs Bar In Tennessee
News Articles

In the age of social media, it seems as if secret bars and experiences are much fewer and further between….

January 11, 2022
Mili’s Flowers & Gifts to open in Crosstown Concourse
News Articles

Miriam Cordero likes everything about flowers. This is a good thing, because Cordero’s business is flowers. Three years ago, she launched…

January 7, 2022
A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO CROSSTOWN CONCOURSE
News Articles

Crosstown Concourse, formerly a Sears distribution and retail center, is now a place with countless purposes and plenty of opportunities…

December 13, 2021
From the Desk of Crosstown High
Blog

Last fall, Crosstown Concourse welcomed the first class of 150 students to Crosstown High, a public charter school located inside the building. This project-based learning environment allows students to work directly with Concourse tenants on real life projects. Concourse is partnering with Crosstown High to bring you this column by ninth grader, Thomas Edwards.

February 12, 2019
New Places to Play
Blog

New pool, gymnasium, and community garden set to open at Crosstown Concourse in the spring.

February 12, 2019
Art for All
Blog

Crosstown Arts Shared Art Making offers public access to art-making equipment.

February 12, 2019
Concourse, LRK receive national design award
News

Crosstown Concourse was one of just nine buildings selected this week by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) for the AIA 2019 Honor Awards.

February 4, 2019
How A Memphis Food Hall Is Transforming Refugee Lives And The Community
News

Seven years ago, Nepal native Indra Sunuwar, now 23, arrived in Memphis, Tenn., with her mom, dad and four siblings.

January 2, 2019
A coffee-sipping, art-viewing, food-loving, beer-drinking tour of Crosstown Concourse
News

More than a year after the mixed-use space opened, The Commercial Appeal sent a reporter and photographer to the Crosstown Concourse for a day in an effort to capture the atmosphere.

November 18, 2018
Going Global
Blog

Immigrants and refugees showcase the flavors of their home countries at Global Café.

November 15, 2018
Curtain Up
Blog

Crosstown Arts opens multi-use theater venue.

November 15, 2018
Better Together: Church Health & The YMCA
Blog

Though the two operate as separate nonprofit organizations, Church Health and the Church Health YMCA (one of the many branches of the YMCA of Memphis & The Mid-South) have a unique partnership.

November 15, 2018
Straight to the Source
Blog

French Truck Coffee sends one of its own on a coffee origin trip.

November 15, 2018
Crosstown Concourse restaurants feed the need for diverse dining and cool cocktails
News

To build a vertical village, you might as well start with food on the ground floor. Folks have to eat, and at Crosstown Concourse, where they also live, go to school, work and play, choices about where to dine continue to expand.

November 10, 2018

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