Year One

Your first Soul Burger at Earnestine and Hazel’s. Your first game in the GrindHouse. Your first bike ride through Shelby Farms Park or first concert at the Levitt Shell. Year One is a chance to live or relive those moments through the eyes of new residents and possibly discover something you never knew existed in Memphis. Follow Ava, Daphne, Khrystal, and Steven as they adjust to their new home, find their new favorite places, and experience all the Bluff City has to offer. Welcome to Year One.

Group BPhoto by Carla McDonald

You Should Also Know…

Year One is a storytelling campaign by City Leadership and Choose901 to promote Memphis as the premier place to invest and enjoy your life. The views and opinions expressed herein are those of the individual bloggers and not of Choose901. Press interested in interviews with Year One bloggers should contact lisa@cityleadership.org.

 

Year One

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After much anticipation, Memphis Teacher Residency is moving into the newly renovated Crosstown Concourse THIS WEEK! Those of us who are on staff have …

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I’ve been wanting to get out of the house and try something new, so I decided to check out Five In One Social Club right …

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As mentioned in one of my previous posts, I recently joined a local church’s choir as section leader and/or soloist after finding the opportunity …

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On Tuesday I had the opportunity to attend the Vintage901 Preview Party. Vintage901 is a three-day wine, food and music festival in Memphis. This …

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One of my proudest accomplishments happened on November 8, 2003. That was when I was initiated into Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., the first …

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I’ve been traveling often for recruiting trips and getting ready for Memphis Teacher Residency’s next selection weekend, so lately my go-to Friday night plan …

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This blog post will talk about two things that define my life in so many ways: shopping and Mexican food. I got to enjoy …

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When I finalized the decision to move to Memphis, my job sent me to check out Harbor Town or Mud Island to look for …