Memphis

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The Secret to Memphis's Blues District Success

Lots of cities have tried to build thriving arts and entertainment districts, but few have anything like Beale Street. As he gets ready to retire, the developer who made it happen looks back.

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How To Catch a Criminal With Data

In an era of fewer resources, police could solve more crimes faster if they could leverage the Big Data long buried within their own departments.

Memphis, Then and Now (1887 to 2011)

The city went broke in the 1870s. A look at how the Memphis of today compares with this low point

The Best Of 'Best Ofs' of 2011

A round-up of the strangest city highlights from alternative weeklies around the country

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Do Poor People Make Neighborhoods Less Safe?

Not according to a new study - they just move to places where crime is already on the rise

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The 7 Cities With the Most to Lose in the NBA Lockout

In metro areas with only one professional sports team, the stakes are even higher

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Is Bicycle Commuting Really Catching On? And if So, Where?

A survey of 55 major U.S. cities shows big gains in many places, but plenty of regional variation