About: Gaye Swan
A freelance writer, mom of twins, avid traveler, and local foodie, Gaye loves meeting new people and bringing their stories to life.
Check out these three new (and one as-good-as-new!) Bluff City eateries. We think you’ll agree Memphis is a premier foodie destination. Enjoy!
An enhanced smile lends an extra boost of confidence, especially for brides-to-be. Meet a mother-daughter duo who invested in Smile Makeovers from Koch Aesthetic Dentistry for their big day.
Once deserted, Crosstown Concourse is now a mixed-use vertical village located in one of our favorite Memphis neighborhoods. Here’s your guide to exploring Crosstown — where to eat, drink, and shop!
As Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Orpheum Theatre Group, Dacquiri Baptiste shapes the audience experience and helps steer the legendary theater to the future with her positivity and optimism. Meet our newest FACE of Memphis!
Whether you’re setting your spread on Tiger Lane or heading for stadiums further afield, we’ve rounded up a few local must-haves to make your next tailgate party one to remember.
Andrea Fenise is a lifestyle designer, creative entrepreneur, blogger, and influencer. Her businesses are an extension of her desire to live a harmonious, balanced life — and help others do the same. Meet this inspiring FACE of Memphis!
Over the years, Broad Avenue has become a must-visit destination for tourists and locals alike. From restaurants to boutiques, here’s your updated guide to this exciting Memphis neighborhood.
As Executive Director of Memphis Opportunity Scholarship Trust (MOST), Abbey Cowens brings new ideas to the organization for Memphis schoolchildren in pre-k through grade 12. Meet our newest FACE of Memphis!
There are just some dishes on Memphis menus that everyone should experience at least once — and these are 12 we highly recommend!
Ashley Butler is the founder of The Ashe Bar, a mobile bar service and an online site offering a unique collection of barware. She’s also our newest FACE of Memphis!
We asked a few of Memphis’ most go-getting women to name the one thing they always have in their purse and why. Here’s what they had to say!
Jana Lamanna connects with fertility law on a personal level and is one of only a few fertility law practititioners in the Mid-South region. Meet this trailblazing FACE of Memphis! Image: Anne Margaret Hedges
From breathtaking views of the river and downtown Memphis to outstanding restaurants and walking trails, here’s a look at all that Harbor Town has to offer!
As Executive Director of Welcome to Memphis, Mary Schmitz combines her love of Memphis with her passion for supporting our hospitality industry. Meet our newest FACE of Memphis!
Find out where to eat, play and stay: Here is your updated guide to the Edge District — one of the latest up-and-coming neighborhoods in Memphis.
As Executive Director of Girls on the Run Memphis, Joanna Lipman helps girls discover the power and vocabulary to express emotions and identify who they want to be. Meet this inspiring FACE of Memphis!
Hyatt Centric Beale Street Memphis opens today. Here’s a look at what you’ll find at this new Memphis hotel.
With winter behind us and spring well underway, it’s time to get ready for sundress and swimsuit season. Here are three popular beauty treatments that will ensure you’re feeling confident and ready for summer!
The Bar Cart, Sushi Jimmi, Best Shot Co., and Phillip Ashley Chocolates now offer Memphians customized food and beverage options to curate special evenings in your home. Find out how to get in on the fun!
While we can’t get enough of the fruits and veggies at the Cooper-Young Community Farmers Market, we’ve also discovered local artisan brands to add to our shopping list. Here are six of our favorites!
For women contemplating divorce, family law attorney Lisa J. Gill provides the practical tools needed to make the process easier to navigate.
From a young age, Rachel Haaga knew she wanted to work in the nonprofit world. Now, she’s Executive Director of Restore Corps and is fighting to end human trafficking taking place right here in Memphis. Meet this dynamic woman!
Tom Lee Park is undergoing major changes. Here’s what to expect from the four planned “zones.”
In addition to selling beautiful plants, Terra Cotta offers space for under-represented local creatives to thrive. Meet the women behind this new local business and learn what makes it so special.
You’ve likely spotted a Kress building in your lifetime. Turns out there is a reason why there are so many of them and why each one is different than the next. Take a stroll down Main Street, USA with us and find out why!
Portraiture is a timeless art form, and it’s one that is being preserved thanks to one local Birmingham business. Meet the women running Portraits, Inc., and find out how easy it is to commission a portrait for your home.
If cosmetic surgery is something you’ve been considering, today we talk to three medical professionals who have all seen increased interest in their services in 2020 and explore why so many people are considering cosmetic procedures NOW.
Do not overlook this one important factor when looking for the right doctor to perform your cosmetic procedure.
Here’s a look at everything that’s popping up in The Lake District — from boutiques and eateries to residential developments.
Dino is the latest Gristanti family member to make his mark on the Memphis culinary scene. As one of the owners of Farm and Fig Catering, he offers food to celebrate life and warm, friendly service.
Glamp901 celebrates life’s special moments with thoughtfully decorated tents and teepees that are brought right to your home.
Wilson, AR, is a small town with big flavor. The city’s latest culinary event, Wilson Wine Dinners, is an intimate dining experience providing carefully curated wine-paired meals and live entertainment.
As we say goodbye to summer, it’s important to maintain a healthy glow as we head into cooler months. We chatted with a local skincare expert to find out what we need to do now to get our skin winter-ready.
When you’re ready to find a place to settle in post-retirement, Avenida Watermarq at Germantown should be at the top of your list. Here’s why discerning Memphians are opting for this stylish 55+ community,.
If your air conditioning unit isn’t getting your house cool enough, there are some likely reasons. Here we take a look at the most common culprits and offer the solutions to get your home cool and comfortable.
Dr. Florence Jones’ drive to succeed has led her to become president of Methodist North, a hospital with Magnet recognition. Meet this trailblazing FACE of Memphis!
This Memphis private school sets the bar on what it means to offer a nurturing and community-focused education. Learn more about St. Agnes Academy-St. Dominic School.
As children grow and evolve, so do their needs, which means sometimes a child custody agreement needs to change. Here’s what you need to know from the family law attorneys at Thomas, White & Gill.
Get expert insight about what’s trending now in the world of jewelry.
Kristin Budzak started her career working in sales and marketing for Pepsi. After a battle with cancer and some soul searching, she found her way to Palmer Home for Children. Meet this inspiring FACE of Memphis!
Arrow Creative is more than just a place to buy and sell art. It welcomes Memphis artists under one roof to create a united, diverse and welcoming hub for the community to enjoy local art.
Buying a car is one of the more expensive purchases a person makes. Find out from an insider the most important things all women should know before buying a car.
The attachment to heirloom jewelry is nearly unbreakable, but how often do you wear that outdated brooch or ring? Hollie Winter Fine Jewelry breathes new life into heirlooms so you can enjoy wearing them every day!
Traci Strickland wants to be involved in organizations making positive changes in her community. As Triumph Bank’s Senior Vice President of Marketing, she does just that. Meet our newest FACE of Memphis!
She’s on a mission to “anchor love, anchor agents, anchor Memphis.” Find out more about the winding road that led Fara Captain to open Captain & Co. Real Estate.
Nisha Powers takes a non-traditional approach to civil engineering. She co-founded Powers Hill Design to focus on the human side of the industry. Find out how she does that, her best advice and more!
With millions visiting Memphis each year, hotel choices in the city have always been vibrant and varied with an array of options. Many of these hotels are home to restaurants, and the locals love them just as much as the visitors do!
The benefits of an all-girls learning environment are plenty — and they’re backed by scientific evidence. Here are some of the most notable reasons girls thrive in the single-sex setting offered by St. Mary’s Episcopal School
The days of obvious plastic surgery are long gone thanks to advances in technology. Learn more about today’s facelift procedures and other ways you can reclaim a youthful look with little to no downtime.
Evangelical Christian School has a program that offers a way to meaningfully connect — no electronics allowed.
Executive Director of ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the Junior League of Memphis’ 82nd president-elect Tabitha Glenn is following her passion and telling life-changing stories to a global audience of generous donors. Meet our newest FACE of Memphis!
Want the best retirement planning advice? It’s never too late to start. Here are the financial moves to make now, to ensure you’re prepared for a comfortable retirement.
With her tremendous entrepreneurial spirit and fortitude, our newest FACE of Memphis, author Carolyn Chism Hardy, has overcome obstacles to build a successful career. Now, she’s blazing trails for young businesswomen throughout Memphis.
Women and men differ in many ways — especially when it comes to heart attack symptoms. Find out from a heart health expert the differing signs. Plus, two women who have faced heart problems head-on share the warning signs they experienced and how they’re now leading healthier lives.
Cotton Row Uniques, located in the heart of East Memphis, is a carefully-curated store filled with antique furniture, intriguing décor, cool gifts, vintage jewelry and a fun touch in every corner! Find out why this charming little boutique has had a huge impact on Memphis.
The impact Olliette Murry-Drobot has made on Memphis through her work at the Family Safety Center is work worth celebrating. Meet our newest FACE of Memphis!
While you relish in the Ballet Memphis performances you see on stage, have you ever imagined the work and thought that goes into each and every costume? All 8,000 of them?! Take a peek behind the scenes of Ballet Memphis.
Dazzle offers a wide selection of jewelry, bags, gifts, clothing & more — a collection curated by a husband-and-wife duo who focus on style and service.