The Art Project is having a 15% off sale through Saturday

Memphis Baby GiraffeHip, hip, hooray! Hippo born at the Memphis Zoo

Giraffe gives birth at Memphis Zoo

Orangutan Rowan turns 1
Memphis Zoo’s orangutan Rowan celebrates first birthday

Memphis Escape Rooms announce new location with ‘Grizz’ focus
Memphis Escape Rooms will soon put fans to the ultimate test with a new Downtown location that features an exclusive Memphis Grizzlies Escape Room.

Video: North Memphis community gardens turn blight into bounty

Cycling entrepreneur plans new bike shop on Broad Avenue
When choosing the location for his new bike shop, Pedaltown Bicycle Co., entrepreneur Clark Butcher scouted spaces all over the city and surrounding suburbs before eventually deciding to wait for something to open up closer his own Victory Bicycle Studio on Broad Avenue.

Train travel gets a reboot with a boutique hotel serving an active rail line in Memphis
The $55 million redevelopment of historic Central Station and the surrounding area on South Main moves forward with new details about the planned boutique hotel announced.

Louisville hoteliers buying Downtown Memphis’ convention center hotel
A hospitality management company out of Louisville, Kentucky, is partnering with a private investment firm to buy and redevelop Downtown Memphis’ convention center hotel.

New housing development planned for Germantown 
On Tuesday, April 4, the Germantown Planning Commission unanimously approved rezoning five acres of land adjacent to Baptist Memorial Rehabilitation Hospital from “general commercial” to “retirement housing.” Located on the north side of Wolf River Boulevard and east of Germantown Road, the site was formerly home to a Walmart that closed in 2003.

See Inside: Midtown’s new Railgarten
Railgarten, the Midtown food and drink complex located at 2166 Central Ave., held its grand opening Wednesday evening. The 1.4-acre campus includes a variety of food, drink and entertainment options: a ping-pong bar, a diner, an ice cream parlor, a sand volleyball court, a stage, a tiki bar, lawn games and plenty of outdoor seating.

Massive Germantown project set to include multi-screen IMAX theater
A premium IMAX cinema could be on its way to Germantown as part of the massive mixed-use project.

Germantown selects $3M location for new elementary school

Plans Emerge for New Beale Street Hotel

David Waters: Zoo saves greensward? Not quite
Were zoo lovers taking advantage of the tiny new entrance shack on North Parkway? Was this a March Madness miracle? None of the above, as it turns out. “The reason the zoo did not use the greensward for parking Sunday was because it was wet,” said spokesperson Kelli Brignac.

Biscuit, donut chain plans expansion to Memphis
According to a news release, Rise Biscuits Donuts is a Southern-influenced concept that features gourmet donuts — in flavors such as Pineapple Basil — and biscuit sandwiches as well as lunch options.

SkyCop no longer sole local vendor for neighborhood surveillance equipment
SkyCop Inc.’s local monopoly on neighborhood police surveillance cameras and equipment seems to be coming to an end. The Memphis City Council is set to approve four surveillance camera equipment donations on Tuesday, April 11, and two of the systems are being purchased from Memphis-based Dillard Security Services.

Pop-up park Downtown will have skating rink, basketball courts, food trucks
A “pop-up park” is headed to the Mighty Mississippi’s Fourth Bluff. RiverPlay — a temporary public space and recreation area — will make its debut at the Mississippi River Park in early May.

UPDATED: Lululemon set to close East Memphis location, preparing for move to Germantown