Jay Sieleman couldn't stop smiling.
Wait. This is the guy who heads the foundation devoted to blues music?
Well, it was understandable considering the $1.5 million in donations that have been hauled in to construct a $2.5 million Memphis Blues Museum on South Main.
"To actually build a hall of fame is a...
The Riverfront Development Corporation is asking for an additional $200,000 for the already bloated Beale Street Landing project.
The request though is a tough sell.
There is the giddiness of unexplored potential.
"It'll be a mixture of things, so people can gather and experience the river and for the first...
On May 10, 2011, the Mighty Mississippi more than lived up to its nickname, cresting in Memphis at nearly 48 feet, some 14 feet above flood stage and just shy of the all time record high.
The Mississippi River is scheduled to crest in Tunica, Miss., at 45.5 feet on Saturday, some 12.5 feet lower that the...