60 Reasons To Love Memphis, On 901 Day or Any Day!

60 Reasons To Love Memphis, On 901 Day or Any Day!

We could probably make a list of 5,000 reasons to love Memphis, but here's just a few to get us started.

If you have an idea for an addition, tell me all about it in the comments! Let's make the rest of this list together. (100 reasons? 200?)

1. Southern hospitality

2.  Memphis music…just…all of it

3. National Civil Right Museum

4. Levitt Shell

5. Jerry's Sno Cones

6. Shelby Farms

7. farmers markets

8. Mud Island River Park

9. Stax Academy

10. Goner Fest

11. Public art, including all the murals

12. 100 year old grease at Dyer's

13. Barbecue…all of it

14. Indie Memphis Film Festival

15. Independent Bookstores

16. LeBonheur Children's Hospital

17. Elmwood Cemetery

18. Memphis water

19. Rock For Love

20. Urban Art Commission

21. the Flashback Christmas display

22. the Greenline

23. Orange Mound

24. Caritas Village

25. The Bass Pro Pyramid

26. snow days

27. Artistik Lounge

28. Old Forest at Overton Park

29. volunteer radio

30. macaroni is a vegetable

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31. Calvary Waffle Shop

32. Crosstown Concourse

33. the first week of spring

34. our collected history

35. midtown's art yards

36. the Chinese Sub Shop

37.  the songs about us

38. the world's most awesome drum shop

39. Memphis makes you stronger

40. the riverfront

41. Tony Allen's Twitter Account

42. cheap parking

43. Tigers Basketball, for better or worse

44. Winchester Farmer Market

45. Gus' Fried Chicken

46. The New Daisy Theater

47. All Heart. Grit. Grind. aka the Grizzlies

48. our ghosts

49. Cooper Young Festival

50. Summer Avenue

51. the documentary "Undefeated"

52. St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

53. these 53 photos from the most Memphis weekend ever

54. the Harahan Bridge

55. Southern Heritage Classic

56. Local beer

57. Memphis Slim House

58. Memphis In May

59. AutoZone Park

60. 901 Day!

And that's where the list ends. We have plenty of room to add to this list to make it 100 reasons. What would you add?

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Rebecca Dinstuhl
Dinstuhl's...Chocolate Covered Strawberries, Cashew Crunch, Caramel Apples...and so much more.
September 2, 2016 6:49am

Ann Zaner
I love this cute pottery/art studio on Germantown Pkwy called Pitter Potter Studio. Making my own art in Memphis is super cool!
September 5, 2016 10:50am

Cynthia
901 Rocks
September 7, 2016 1:36pm