Endangered Memphis

Wm C Ellis & Sons, Memphis, Tenn

February 8, 2017 Mark Fleischer 3

This is the first in a series chronicling an important piece of Memphis history while it still lasts. Driving – or better yet, walking – down Front Street south of Madison in Memphis one will encounter […]

Mark's Memphis Blog

Memphis, My Blog Is Still Alive!

January 30, 2017 Mark Fleischer 2

“I want StoryBoard to be a sanctuary. A respite from everything we see daily on the news and from the vitriol of FaceBook. However you feel about our new President and the current administration, you […]

Featured Story

Welcome to StoryBoard Memphis

December 19, 2016 Mark Fleischer 1

What Makes Memphis, Memphis? “StoryBoard uses collaborative storytelling to continually ask the central question: What Makes Memphis, Memphis? In re-examining Memphis’ glorious and painful pasts, in putting under a microscope the decisions and planning taking […]

Mid-South Literature

Memphis Fiction

December 13, 2016 Mark Fleischer 0

(in progress) Have a little Memphis-fiction up your sleeve? Contact StoryBoard Memphis to submit your short story. Stories must take place in Memphis or the Mid-South, of typical short-story length.

History In The Making

Memphis 3.0 Community Rallies

November 29, 2016 Mark Fleischer 0

(in progress) The last week of November marked the first public steps in Memphis3.0, the initiative to develop Memphis’ first comprehensive city plan since 1981, and only the third in the city’s history, dating back […]

Memphis Families

The Memphis Legends Podcast

October 29, 2016 Mark Fleischer 0

This “column” will feature monthly podcasts with those Memphis legends most Memphians have never heard of, who will share their personal Memphis history and memories.

Sites, Organizations We Love

Preserving Memphis and Her Heritage

July 20, 2016 Mark Fleischer 0

(in progress) There are institutions and then there are faces of institutions, and the face of Memphis Heritage is June West. In fact, one almost cannot speak of one without the other.

Madison Avenue Then and Now

The Battle For The Street

June 10, 2016 Mark Fleischer 0

“Madison is one of the last, walkable streets of its kind that we have left.” That’s what June West of Memphis Heritage told me when I started this endeavor to document Madison’s history. Iconic Memphis author […]

Mark's Memphis Blog

My Own Private Memphis

March 18, 2016 Mark Fleischer 0

All over the country, and the world, people have unique and personal connections to their cities, their neighborhoods. Their connections are often surface-level. Maybe it’s the restaurants, the nightlife. Maybe it’s the weather, the sunsets, […]

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