Category “News”

How a Memphis High School Built a Model for Education from Scratch

Crosstown High School was recently featured in Bloomberg for the unique educational model it offers, which is showcased on a…

April 15, 2024
WYXR’s Stereo Sessions bring a ‘wave of astonishment’

For the third season of Stereo Sessions, WYXR is back to unveil a new crop of six rarities, including the…

April 8, 2024
Recipe for success: Free cooking class takes beginners through the basics

Cheryl Stevens Manning traveled on average 42 weeks a year as a workshop training facilitator, leaving little time to develop…

April 2, 2024
How a medical oasis sprung up in Memphis to cover the working uninsured

Wendy Thompson had a handful of problems, beginning with the fact that walking had become excruciating. One of her knees…

March 7, 2024
Life at Crosstown

One family ended up at Parcels at Concourse for medical reasons but stayed long after treatment. Gustavo Rojas and his…

March 6, 2024
For seven years now, ‘Memphis’ + ‘summer’ has meant Mempops – Daily Memphian

“When it comes to summer and Memphis food, few, if any, things inhabit that intersection more than Mempops, the now-ubiquitous…

June 8, 2023
Crosstown Arts spring 2023 exhibitions: An eclectic mix

“Crosstown Arts has kicked off its spring 2023 arts programming with an eclectic mix of exhibitions that promise to captivate…

May 20, 2023
Crosstown Concourse’s newest deli is a bit mad but ‘in a good way’

When Crosstown Concourse’s newest deli/local grocer opens in July, the plan is to give people what they want. “We’re going…

May 16, 2023
Crosstown Concourse has been making communities since 1927 – The Daily Memphian

Since Crosstown Concourse had its grand reopening in 2017, decades of employees who worked in the old “Sears Crosstown” building…

April 27, 2023
Cookbook author moving ‘not cheese’ shop from Los Angeles to Memphis – The Daily Memphian

By: Bianca Phillips At age 40, Rich Roll was a couch-potato dad struggling with alcoholism. But failing health served him…

March 27, 2023
Memphis’ New Go-To for Flowers + Gifts at Crosstown Concourse

“Bloom where you are planted” is an old saying that rings especially true in the life of florist Miriam Cordero….

February 13, 2023
Adventure Capital: Ridgeline invests in technology startups with potential to transform business.

New York-based Altana AI uses artificial intelligence to create a map of events in the supply chain, so companies and…

January 3, 2023
WYXR Radio Station Launches to “Edutain” the Memphis Masses

“We want to ‘edutain’ in a sense. You know, it’s less about playing the music, and more about telling these stories and honoring these spaces, and these subcultures, and these creators, and the people who have taken their time in their years of their life to understand the music that they care about,” said Jared Boyd, WYXR Program Manager.

September 29, 2020
Changing the Narrative: The 2019 Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence

The five 2019 Rudy Bruner Award winners, including Gold Medalist Crosstown Concourse, have changed the rules of standard practice and elevated issues that matter, addressing ongoing and long-term challenges faced by cities across America. Read the case study.

August 24, 2020
Crosstown radio partnership announces new names

A new, non-commercial radio partnership aimed at amplifying the voices of individuals in the Mid-South will launch early this fall on 91.7 FM and online.

The station’s call letters, WYXR, stand for “Your Crosstown Radio,” a nod to Crosstown Concourse, where the station will be producing and airing its daily broadcasts, and to the staff’s intent to put community radio back into the hands of the listener.

July 6, 2020
A Multicultural Food Hall

We might be under quarantine for a little longer, but Crosstown Concourse’s food hall provides a little taste of the world beyond our borders. Global Café at Crosstown Concourse takes an international approach to cuisine, offering a variety of dishes from several countries.

June 29, 2020

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