Club seeks gardens for annual walk

by Judy Neal Fall and winter are the best times of year to take a look at your garden and think about what you like best, what you want more of, and what you never want to grow again. You may not have a complete blank slate, but you do have a lot of opportunity. The...

CYCA shreds the community

Have you ever wondered how to turn those leaves all over your yard into mulch for your garden? Join us at the Cooper-Young Community Farmers’ Market on November 11th at 9 a.m. for a demonstration on leaf shredding using our very own community shredder. We’ve also got...

Annual food drive aids First Congo

Each year, the Cooper-Young Community Association hosts the community-wide Suzzane Striker Memorial Food Drive benefiting the Food Justice Ministries at First Congo. This year we’re doing something a little different. Earlier in 2017, First Congo’s facilities were...

Agreement moves Cash statue step closer

A statue commemorating Cooper-Young as the site of rock and country performer Johnny Cash’s first professional engagement is another step closer to fruition. Legacy Memphis Inc., the 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to erecting statues and monuments honoring Memphis’...

CY festival announces new music partnership

By Joshua Bursi As it prepares to mark a milestone anniversary, Evolve Bank & Trust Cooper-Young Festival has announced it is teaming with one of the city’s most venerated public institution to this year’s event. The Cooper-Young Festival, like the neighborhood it...