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Memphis Zoo on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Memphis Zoo

Memphis, TN

You know you don't have to travel very far in Tennessee for an outing to a really nice Zoo. While Nashville, Knoxville and Chattanooga all offer unique experiences for zoo visitors, it all started in Memphis. Tennessee Crossroads discovered that the Memphis Zoo is over 100 years old and growing more than ever. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.

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Martha Kelly Memphis Artist on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Martha Kelly Memphis Artist

Memphis, TN

Sometimes there’s just nothing like taking a walk for some fresh air, exercise, and time to clear your mind. Tennessee Crossroads met an artist in Memphis, TN who not only takes regular walks, she uses them to sketch out new ideas for her next works of art, right in her own neighborhood in the middle of town. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Martha Kelly - Memphis Artist.

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Children's Museum of Memphis on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Children’s Museum of Memphis

Memphis, TN

Kids spend way too much time these days staring at screens for fun , but Tennessee Crossroads excluded! Tennessee Crossroads found the Children's Museum of Memphis, TN that not only makes youngsters forget about their phones, but also teaches them something in the process. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.

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Arcade Restaurant on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Arcade Restaurant

Memphis, TN

A couple of blocks off Beale Street in Memphis, TN sits an old fashioned diner called the Arcade. The Arcade holds the distinction of being Memphis' oldest café. Nashville Public Television and Tennessee Crossroads visited the landmark recently to find out how this eatery has managed to keep its doors open even when downtown Memphis was a ghost town.

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The Bar-B-Q Shop on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

The Bar-B-Q Shop

Memphis, TN

When you think of Memphis, Tennessee, and think of food, chances are you're thinking about barbeque. As a Memphis native, Tennessee Crossroads knows where to find the real deal, and we did just that a while back, when we sampled the smokey goodness at the BBQ Shop. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.

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Hog & Hominy on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Hog & Hominy

Memphis, TN

Tennessee Crossroads stops is Memphis, TN where a pair of foodie friends followed their Italian roots and cooking passion to Italy and back to the Bluff City. The result is two popular restaurants where they fuse deep South and Italian influences. Their newest eatery is a nationally acclaimed place called Hog & Hominy where the name says it all. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.

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Zoe Nadel -Artist on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Zoe Nadel -Artist

Memphis, TN

Here at Tennessee Crossroads we take a lot of journeys across the state to find all the interesting stories that we tell, and while in Memphis, TN we met an artist named Zoe Nadel who's on a journey of sort. It's taking her to some creative places in her world of painting, and Zoe Nadel -Artist went along to tell us all about it. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more.

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Mid-South Raptor Center on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Mid-South Raptor Center

Memphis, TN

When it comes to health care, human beings have it pretty good, and so do our pets and domestic animals. But did you ever think of what happens to wild animals, especially birds, when they become sick or injured? Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about a man in Memphis, TN recently who has devoted much of his life to taking care of some very special feathered.

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Gibson's Donuts on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Gibson’s Donuts

Memphis, TN

Memphis, TN has more than its share of iconic places. Graceland, The Peabody - but there's also a donut shop that's pretty near and dear to hearts of Memphians, and famous food critics, who consider Gibson's Donuts among the best in the country. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more.

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The Cotton Museum on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

The Cotton Museum

Memphis, TN

Agriculture is still a thriving industry in Tennessee, and cotton is still a huge crop. In earlier times cotton wasn't just the livelihood of a farmer, but it was the reason Memphis, TN was on the map. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about the Cotton Museum.

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Crystal Shrine Grotto on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Crystal Shrine Grotto

Memphis, TN

Tennessee Crossroads shares a true hidden gem that we explored over in West Tennessee. Crystal Shrine Grotto is a remarkable hand-made treasure that was 8 years in the making, by one man. It’s free, open to the public, and you’ll find it tucked away in an historic East Memphis cemetery. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.

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James Lee House on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

James Lee House

Memphis, TN

The next time you spend the night in Memphis, TN, and you feel like pampering yourself, this story is for you. Tennessee Crossroads discovered an absolutely gorgeous Victorian mansion in the Bluff City that offers modern comforts and old world charm. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more.

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