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BIG RIVER TRAIL

The stage is being set for an October 22nd opening of the Big River Crossing, the bike/ped path across the Harahan Bridge. Many Memphis residents have asked, “Why do we want to go over there?” Several have jokingly offered that Pancho’s is the only attraction but there is far more to see than a bowl […]

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TAKE ME TO THE RIVER

SKIPPING STONES How do you connect to the Mississippi River? Not in the hippy-dippy “feeling the power and history flow through me” sense but in the actual, physical, how do you get to the River? Maybe we should start by quantifying “connecting.” There are less than a handful of places within the City of Memphis […]

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911 TRAIL SIGNS

What would happen if you were riding on one of our beautiful greenlines or greenways and you had an accident? You or someone near you would call 911. How would you tell the operator where to find you? The beauty of the greenways is their seclusion from traffic, but that also poses some safety concerns. […]

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THE EAST ARTERY

ALL GREENLINES LEAD TO SHELBY FARMS In addition to the myriad improvements that Shelby Farms Park is currently engaged with in their Heart of the Park campaign they have tacked on an extension to the Shelby Farms Greenline that will give easier access to neighborhoods to the east of the Park. What was originally slotted […]

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CHELSEA CANVAS PART II

THERE’S GOLD IN THEM THERE WALLS Now that the Chelsea Greenline flood wall has been painted it is already starting to draw visitors. But as a lot of the art exemplifies a style found on the many freight trains that still cut through Memphis this wall is stationary and it’s the current viewer and future […]

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NONCONNAH BLACKBERRIES

LOW HANGING FRUIT Look for the thorns. Better yet, watch out for the thorns! The branches, or canes as they’re called, hang over the pathway on this section of the Nonconnah Greenbelt undisturbed for several seasons. Blame it on the market crash of 2008 and blame it some more on the bad storms and flooding […]

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CHELSEA CANVAS

THE JUXTAPOSITION When building greenlines it’s the existing environment that often dictates where the path travels. Our allies seek out natural corridors like rivers and creeks and traverse their length or scan the built environment for abandoned rail lines and convert them. Working within these confines can sometimes seem limiting, so it’s no wonder that […]

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V&E Annual Artwalk – April 25

The fourth annual V&E Artwalk will feature over 60 artists from the Greater Memphis area selling their crafts. It will also include a silent auction, large children’s area, local music, exciting food options, craft beer and drinks.  The Artwalk is sponsored by Midtown’s V&E Greenline and will take place Saturday April 25 from 11:00 to 6:00 at […]