April 16, 2018

Tennessee Whiskey wins Memphis Riverfront Soccer Tournament

The players who came to Tom Lee Park Sunday experienced the coldest day yet of the 2018 Memphis Riverfront Soccer Tournament. They also played the best soccer of the tourney, as Tennessee Whiskey edged Eric and the Lys 3-1 for the championship. The official temperature was low 40s, with a steady wind from the Northwest […]

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April 06, 2018

Bike-sharing on the Riverfront

Will there be bike-sharing stations on the riverfront? It’s a very definite possible maybe! Here is what we’ve been talking about:

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April 11, 2018

Carol Coletta appears on ‘Crosstalk’

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April 06, 2018

It’s riverboat season

Memphis Riverboats has begun its 2018 season. Memphis Riverboat operations add more than 400 dockings at Beale Street Landing each year, including daily excursions, charters and dinner cruises.

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April 03, 2018

It’s almost (Memphis in) May!

Spring is here, which means it’s time to plan for Memphis in May. As usual, the two biggest attractions are located in Tom Lee Park. The Beale Street Music Fest is loaded with top talent, and scheduled for May 4-6. The  announced lineup includes Jack White, Queens of the Stone Age, Odesza, Erykah Badu, Post […]

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April 03, 2018

Three big acts schedule Mud Island Amphitheater

The concert season is shaping up, as three acts have already booked the Mud Island Amphitheater. Who are they? Read on: What’s better than a Widespread Panic concert? How about two? The boys from Georgia will perform at the Mud Island Amphiteathre on Friday, June 29, and Saturday, June 30. Two-day tickets (for a Widespread […]

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November 21, 2017

Dredging: Nov. 15-Dec. 9, 2017

The U.S. Corps of Engineers is dredging again. They took care of the river channel in October, and now they’re at work in Wolf River Harbor. I assume that big crane is what lifts and lowers the big pipes that form the pipeline for the dredged-out silt and mud to be moved. A small white […]

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February 16, 2017

The 4 Memphis Bridges

Many would say that the relationship between the Mississippi River and the Bluff City is obvious, but some may not realize the obstacle that the river would be without the amazing bridges that extend from Memphis, Tennessee, to West Memphis, Arkansas. Below are facts about each of the four bridges that cross the Big Muddy. Memphis […]

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January 25, 2017

Thank You from Island Play

Beale Street Landing’s Island Play with its water features is a hotspot in downtown Memphis’s child friendly scene. The playground typically serves a few hundred visitors on a pleasant weekend day. Island Play wouldn’t have been possible if it weren’t for a $1 million fundraising campaign. Campaign donors are recognized on Island Play’s Plough Wall of […]

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December 14, 2016

Dredging Updates

October, 2017 The U.S. Corps of Engineers was at work dredging the shipping channel in the Mississippi River from late September until Oct. 17, and as it happens, at a time of very low water. That complicated operations at Beale Street Landing, sometimes forcing boats to dock on the north end of Greenbelt Park. But both […]

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