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he story of Mister Hats starts with Alvin Lansky, also known as “Mister Hats”. He was one of four brothers who founded Lansky Bros., Elvis’ favorite clothier. In the early 1950s, Alvin first met Elvis while working at the original Lansky shop on Beale St. (now inside the Peabody Hotel) and even taught Elvis how to tie a tie! Alvin Lansky along with his wife Beth opened a general store called Mister Discount in the late 70s. One day, Lansky had a customer ask him if he sold hats. At the time, he didn’t, but he said yes and ordered some hats for sale. And thus “Mister Hats” was born. By the 1980s, Lansky began to exclusively sell headwear and opened the shop at 113 South Highland St. Lansky retired in 2015 after about 30 years in the hat business and sadly passed away in 2016, but his memory lives on at the largest full service hat shop in the Mid-South.
Celebrities local and beyond have recently visited Mister Hats including Too Tall Ed Jones, Eightball and MJG, Cody and Luther Dickinson, NFL Hall of Famer Claude Humphrey, Lucero, and the late Neal Boyd. The headwear specialists at Mister Hats will make you feel like a celebrity too with their helpfulness and keen eye for styles that work for you. Mister Hats carries the top national and international brands of hats, such as Borsalino from Italy, Wigens from Sweden, Kangol from England, straws from Ecuador and Mexico, and even Biltmore, Dobbs and Stetson made right here in the United States! Mister Hats also offers hat re-shaping, cleaning and repair. They are located at 113 South Highland St. and their store hours are Monday-Saturday 10am-6pm. You can also see more of the styles they offer at their website, www.mrhats.com.
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Elvis Week Events August 9 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest Showcase 1:00 pm. Guest House Theater, Guest House at Graceland. $20 August 10 Tupelo, Mississippi – Birthplace of Elvis Presley Graceland Excursion Departs The Guest House at Graceland at 8:30 a.m. and returns by 3:30 p.m. $99/adults; $79/children ages 5-12; children under 5 are not permitted. Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest Meet ‘n’ Greet 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM, Guest House at Graceland Ballroom. Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest Semifinal Round 7:00 p.m. Graceland Soundstage, Elvis Presley’s Memphis. $219, $139, $35 August 11 Mississippi Delta Blues Tour Departs The Guest House at Graceland at 8:30 a.m. and returns by 6:30 p.m. $119/adults; $89/children ages 5-12; children under 5 are not permitted. Listening Party for “Where No One Stands Alone” Album Release featuring Lisa Marie Presley 1:00 p.m. Graceland Soundstage, Elvis Presley’s Memphis. $30 ELVIS: The Greatest Hits Ultimate Tribute Artist Show 7:00 p.m. Graceland Soundstage, Elvis Presley’s Memphis. $219, $139, $59 August 12 Elvis Presley Fan Club Presidents’ Event 10:00 AM. Graceland Soundstage, Elvis Presley’s Memphis. $25 The Auction at Graceland 12:30 PM. Guest House Theater, The Guest House at Graceland. Free to attend; must register to bid. Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest Final Round 7:00 PM. Graceland Soundstage, Elvis Presley’s Memphis. $219, $139, $59 August 13 Elvis Presley Memorial Trauma Center Fan Reception
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM. Elvis Presley Memorial Trauma Center at Regional One Health, 877 Jefferson Ave, Memphis. Free. Elvis Fan Reunion 1:00 PM. Grand Ballroom, The Guest House at Graceland. $10 Darlene Love in Concert 7:00 PM. Graceland Soundstage, Elvis Presley’s Memphis. $55 Elvis Week Dance Party 9:00 PM – 12:00 AM. Grand Ballroom, The Guest House at Graceland. $25 August 14 Conversations on Elvis: Co-stars 10:00 AM. Graceland Soundstage, Elvis Presley’s Memphis. $25 Hear from some of those who shared the big screen with Elvis in one of his 31 feature films. Inside the Archives 3:00 PM. Guest House Theater, The Guest House at Graceland. Free. The Gospel Music of Elvis Presley Celebration Concert 7:00 PM. Graceland Soundstage, Elvis Presley’s Memphis. $55 August 15 Conversations on Elvis: Gospel 10:00 AM. Graceland Soundstage, Elvis Presley’s Memphis. $30 A Musical Salute to Elvis 4:30 PM. Graceland Soundstage, Elvis Presley’s Memphis. $25 Candlelight Vigil 8:30 PM. Graceland Front Gate. After an opening ceremony at the Gates of Graceland, fans are invited to walk up the driveway to Elvis’ gravesite and back down carrying a candle in quiet remembrance. Gates remain open until all who wish to participate in the procession have done so, which typically takes until the early morning hours of August 16, the anniversary of Elvis’ passing. Security check points will be in place to access the street in front of Graceland Mansion, and an Elvis Week Property Pass (Comes free with ticket to Elvis Presley’s Memphis or any Graceland ticket combo that includes Elvis Presley’s Memphis during Elvis Week) will be required to enter the procession line up to Meditation Garden. **find out more at graceland.com**
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Events are compiled from many sources. If you're planning to attend one you’re interested in, be sure to check that nothing's changed. Phone numbers & websites are provided when available.
Aug. 2 - Bring It! Live Orpheum Theatre, 203 S. Main Street Miss D and her Dancing Dolls, the stars of Lifetime’s hit series Bring It!, will be coming to the Orpheum with an all-new Bring It! Live 2018 summer tour. 7:30pm orpheum-memphis.com
Aug. 1-31 - Hi-Tone - Music Venue 412 N Cleveland The Hi-Tone is a hip local music venue and bar featuring two stages and live bands most nights of the week. Aug. 2 - Pearl Charles - 9:00pm Aug. 3 - The Night of Sh*tty Musicians - 8:00pm Aug. 4 - SKINDO-G and The Family - 9:00pm Aug. 6 - Charlie Belle - 8:00pm Aug. 8 - Nickelus F - 7:00pm Aug. 8 - Cave of Swimmers - 9:00pm Aug. 9 - Sherman Ewing - 7:00pm Aug. 9 - Deceased - 8:00pm Aug. 10 - H.A.R.D - 9:00pm Aug. 10 - Bones Owens - 9:00pm Aug. 11 - HEALY - 9:00pm Aug. 14 - Shefolks - 8:00pm Aug. 16 - Auspicious, Nu-95, Ardent - 7:00pm Aug. 17 - Dire Hatred - 8:00pm Aug. 22 - Monolord, Onus, Namazu - 8:00pm Aug. 24 - IDONTKNOWJEFFERY - 9:00pm Aug. 25 - The Kickback - 9:00pm hitonecafe.com
Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 - Eddie Smith Neil’s Music Room, 5727 Quince Rd Repeats weekly on Friday. 7:00pm Aug. 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30, 31 - B.B. King’s All Stars B.B. King’s Blues Club 143 Beale, Memphis, TN 38103 Repeats weekly on Thursday and Friday 7:00pm Aug. 5, 12, 19, 26 - Memphis Jazz Orchestra Alfred’s, 197 Beale, Memphis, TN 38103 Repeats weekly on Sunday 7:00pm Weekly on Thursdays from Apr. 12 - Aug. 16 Peabody Rooftop Parties The Rooftop Parties take place on The Peabody’s Plantation Roof every Thursday evening during the summer season. The tradition continues with cocktails, dancing, live music and great views of the Mississippi River. Entertainment from top local and regional entertainment acts. Ladies get in free until 7 p.m. The Peabody Rooftop Parties are hosted by Q107.5 FM and feature the best live music in Memphis. $10-15, 6-10pm, 21 and up. peabodymemphis.com Aug. 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25, 30, 31 Elvis Tribute Feat. Michael Cullipher Rock-n-Roll Cafe , 3855 Elvis Presley Repeats weekly Thursday, Friday and Saturday 7:00pm, 901-398-6528
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Experience Memphis’ rich musical history from a seat on the Backbeat Bus! With live musical entertainment on every tour, a Backbeat tour is a show on wheels, featuring Beale Street, Sun Studio, the Lorraine Motel, and more. Setting the mood is the Backbeat Bus itself, a fully restored, 1959 vintage bus – “Miss Clawdy”. Backbeat offers a variety of tours: The Memphis Mojo Tour showcases the “Best of Memphis” sights and music. Every tour features Backbeat’s one-of-a-kind musical entertainment, for 90 minutes of high-energy fun! Sun Studio or Stax Museum admission is optional on Friday and Saturday mornings. The Hound Dog Tour is a 90 minute excursion into the life of Elvis Presley that includes many hard-to-
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find, hidden Elvis sites throughout the city. Sun Studio admission can be added to this tour. Backbeat also offers Graceland tours, as well as walking tours of Historic Memphis and evening Ghost Tours. All tours depart from the Backbeat Tours ticket window at 2nd & Beale, at the Blues City Café. For tour times, prices and availability call 1-800-979-3370 or visit backbeattours.com.
Aug. 5 - Band of Horses Orpheum Theatre, 203 S. Main Street Band of Horses has been a mainstay of indie rock for a decade with four studio albums in total, including 2010’s Grammy-nominated Infinite Arms and Mirage Rock. 8:00pm orpheum-memphis.com Aug. 10 - Elvis: Remembering the King Halloran Centre, 225 S. Main Street Southern California native Elvis Tribute Artist Jacob Roman and 2009 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest winner Bill Cherry will kick off KWICK Production’s 2018 Memphis E-Week Concert Series. 12pm orpheum-memphis.com Aug. 11 - 3 Kings Halloran Centre, 225 S. Main Street The King’s reign in the rock and roll world is often referred to as the 1950s, leather, and concert eras. 3 Kings will take you on the musical journey of exactly that through the performance of three Elvis Tribute Artists. 3pm orpheum-memphis.com Aug. 12 - Elvis: Ultimate Gospel Halloran Centre, 225 S. Main Street 2015 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest Grand Champion David Lee will bring you the best of Elvis Gospel. Elvis often said that he loved singing Gospel the most. 10am orpheum-memphis.com Aug. 13 - Elvis: Hollywood to Vegas Halloran Centre, 225 S. Main Street Elvis Presley’s career took him to Hollywood and Vegas, and two Elvis Tribute Artists will highlight the songs from these two incredible eras in the King’s life. 12pm orpheum-memphis.com Aug. 13 - Cody Ray Slaughter: Live in Memphis Halloran Centre, 225 S. Main Street Cody Ray Slaughter, star of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Million Dollar Quartet, will perform Elvis Presley’s different career hits in this stage show that pays tribute to the greatest entertainer of all time. 7pm orpheum-memphis.com Aug. 14 - ‘68 Miles to Vegas Halloran Centre, 225 S. Main Street Award-winning Ted Torres Martin has been performing his tribute to Elvis Presley for many years. Ted’s identical moves along with his astounding vocals continue to mesmerize audiences all over the world. 3pm orpheum-memphis.com
Fri/Sat Year Round - Salsa and Bachata Dancing at The Rumba Room 303 S. Main Street, Memphis, TN 38103 9:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays: free bachata and salsa lesson and dancing until 3:00 a.m. www.memphisrumba.com no partner needed
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Sat Year Round - COOPER-YOUNG COMMUNITY FARMERS MARKET 1000 South Cooper Street Memphis, TN 38104 The Cooper-Young Community Farmers Market is the homegrown and handmade market of Midtown Memphis in the heart of the historic Cooper-Young Arts and Food District. Open every Saturday all year round. The market offers a variety of fresh seasonal produce and special artisan fares, featuring work by local artists. 901-725-2221 Sat Year Round at 12pm - Wiseacre Brewery Tour and Tasting 2783 Broad Ave, Memphis, TN 38112, (901) 8887000, wiseacrebrew.com Get a behind-the-scenes look at our brewery. We’ll discuss how we got started as a brewery, how beer got started in general and all the ingredients and processes that go into making delicious beer. While touring the brewery, we will talk about and sample four different styles. $15 includes the hour tour, 4 beers and a take home logo glass. These are open for booking one month in advance and on-line bookings given first priority. For information on private tours and gifts, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 - Rock Star Karaoke P&H Cafe, 901-726-0906 1532 Madison Ave, Memphis, TN 38104 Fun Karaoke in a laid back dive bar with pool and cheap drinks. Repeats weekly on Friday, 7:00pm
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DIXON GALLERY & GARDENS 4339 Park, Memphis 38117; 901-761-5250, dixon.org Late nineteenth and early twentieth century French Impressionist and Post-Impressionist landscapes, still life, portraits, and figure paintings form the core of the Dixon’s paintings collection. Jul. 8 - Sept. 30 - In the Garden George Eastman House presents In the Garden, an exhibition that discusses the relationships between photography, botanical images, and the cultivated landscape. MEMPHIS BROOKS MUSEUM OF ART 1934 Poplar in Overton Park, Memphis 38104; 901544-6200, www.brooksmuseum.org. Selections from William Eggleston’s Portfolios The photographs come out of two of William Eggleston’s large portfolios in the museum’s collection, Eggleston’s Egypt and The Louisiana Project. Drawing Memory: Essence of Memphis - Victor Ekpuk, a Nigerian American artist, painted a mural for the new African art galleries in March 2017. His art is inspired by nsibidi, a sacred means of communication among male secret societies in southeastern Nigeria. Self Portrait in a Convex Mirror: A Tribute to John Ashbery (1927-2017) - This artist book highlights the Pulitzer-prize winning work of poet John Ashbery who died in September of 2017.
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MISTER HATS, 113 S. Highland at Poplar, 901-452-2099, or www.mrhats.com, - Map C-8. Most complete hat shop in the Mid-South, has such brands as Bailey, Borsalino, Dobbs, Kangol, Stetson, Tilley. Also a selection of neckties & cuff links. Open 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mon.-Sat.; all major credit cards.
CHEROKEE VALLEY GOLF CLUB, 6635 Crumpler at Goodman Rd. & Hwy. 78, Olive Branch, MS, 901-525-4653, 662-893-4444. Just minutes south of Memphis, 30 minutes from Tunica casinos, one of Mississippi’s top 5 golf courses. Course features Bentgrass Greens, Zoysia Fairways, full practice facilities, pro shop, Player’s Grill, golf instruction, meeting & banquet facilities. Tee times required on weekends; suggested at all times. MIRIMICHI GOLF COURSE, 6195 Woodstock Cuba Rd., Millington, TN 38053, 901-259-3800, www.mirimichi.com. Award-winning, world-class public access golf course only 15 minutes from downtown Memphis off Hwy. 51 N (turn at Rust Rd.), features 18-hole par 72 Championship Course, 9-hole par 36 Executive Course & 100 acres of practice facilities, in a beautifully secluded area. PLANTATION GOLF CLUB, 9425 Plantation Rd., off Germantown Ext./Riverdale, Olive Branch, MS, 901-525-2411, 662-895-3530. Just minutes south of Memphis, 30 minutes from Tunica casinos, one of Mississippi’s top 5 golf courses features Zoysia Fairways, Bentgrass Greens, full practice facilities, pro shop, Player’s Grill, golf instruction, meeting & banquet facilities. Tee times required on weekends; suggested at all times.
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WOMAN’S EXCHANGE TEA ROOM & GIFT SHOP, 88 Racine, 901-327-5681, womans-exchange.com, Map C-7. Delicious, home-cooked luncheons, menu changed daily, beverage & dessert included, no tipping. Served 11 :30 a.m.-1:45 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Also unique gift shop with fine crafts, beautiful handmade children’s clothes, toys, linens & unusual gifts. Open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
GRACELAND GIFT SHOPS, at Graceland Plaza & Graceland Crossing on Elvis Presley Blvd. across from Graceland Mansion. www.shopelvis.com. GOOD ROCKIN' TONIGHT, Elvis CD's, DVD's, videotapes, books & more. Exclusive Elvis releases from Follow That Dream label, only available at Graceland or www.shopelvis.com. ELVIS THREADS, Wide selection of Elvis-themed apparel, including t-shirts, jackets, hats & accessories. GALLERY ELVIS, Upscale art pieces & collectibles. ELVIS KIDS, Special gifts for the youngest Elvis fans. HOLLYWOOD CASINO GIFT SHOP 1150 Casino Strip Blvd., , Robinsonville, MS, 1-800-871-0711
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BELZ MUSEUM OF ASIAN & JUDAIC ART 119 S. Main St., Pembroke Sq., concourse level, 901-523-ARTS, www. belzmuseum.org. The largest & most comprehensive collection of Asian art in the South, with more than 900 objects, ranging in date from 202 BC to the early 20th-century, including intricately carved Chinese jades, ivories, sculptures, paintings, ceramics, lacquer, textiles & funerary art. Also Judaica featuring some of Israel’s most celebrated contemporary artists. Gift shop on site; facilty rental available. Open 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tues.-Fri., noon5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Admission $6 adults; $5 seniors; $4 students. Group rates available. STAX MUSEUM OF AMERICAN SOUL MUSIC 926 E. McLemore Ave, 901-942-SOUL (7685), www.soulsvilleusa.com., Map D-4. Less than 3 miles from Beale St., the neighborhood studio that gave us Isaac Hayes, Booker T & the MGs, Otis Redding, Rufus & Carla Thomas, Sam & Dave, the Staple Singers, the Mar-Keys & more, features more than 2,000 fun & fascinating exhibits. Hours: Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 1-5 p.m.; closed Mon.; gift shop open during museum hours. MEMPHIS MUSIC HALL OF FAME 126 Beale at 2nd & Beale, downtown, 901-205-2532 , www. memphismusichalloffame.com. Open daily, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Group rates & individual discounts available. MEMPHIS ROCK ‘N’ SOUL MUSEUM 191 Beale St. & 3rd, at FedExForum, (901)-205-2533, www. memphisrocknsoul.org. The museum offers a comprehensive Memphis music experience from the rural field hollers & sharecroppers of the ‘30s, through the explosion of Sun, Stax
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CORDOVA/WOLFCHASE 7 - Hampton Inn & Suites Wolfchase Galleria. 2935 N. Germantown Rd., Bartlett, TN, 38133. Phone 382-2050. 8 - Holiday Inn & Suites Memphis - Wolfchase. 2751 New Brunswick Rd., Phone 266-1952. 9 - Memphis Fairfield Inn & Suites. 8489 US Hwy 64, Phone 381-0085. 10 - SpringHill Suites by Marriott. 2800 New Brunswick Road, Phone 380-9700.
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DOWNTOWN 11 - Big Cypress Lodge. 1 Bass Pro Dr., Phone 620-4600. 12 - Comfort Inn - Downtown. 100 N. Front St., Phone 526-0583. 13 - Courtyard by Marriott - Downtown. 75 Jefferson Ave., Phone 522-2200. 14 - Crowne Plaza. 300 N. Second St., Phone 525-1800. 15 - DoubleTree Downtown. 185 Union Ave., Phone 528-1800. 16 - Hampton Inn - Beale Street. 175 Peabody Place, Phone 260-4000. 17 - Holiday Inn Express - Midtown. 1180 Union Ave., Phone 276-1175. 18 - Holiday Inn Downtown. 160 Union Ave., Phone 525-5491. 19 - Madison Hotel. 79 Madison Ave., Phone 333-1200. 20 - Memphis Sheraton Downtown. 250 Main St., Phone 901-527-7300. 21 - Peabody Hotel. 149 Union Ave., Phone 529-4000. 22 - Residence Inn - Downtown. 110 Monroe Ave., Phone 578-3700. 23 - River Inn of Harbor Town. 50 Harbor Town Square, Phone 260-3333. 24 - Sleep Inn at Court Square. 40 N. Front St., Phone 522-9700. 25 - Springhill by Marriott Downtown. 21 N. Main St., Phone 522-2100. 26 - Westin Memphis Beale Street. 170 Lt. George W. Lee Ave., Phone 334-5900. 57 - Hotel Napoleon - 179 Madison Ave, Phone 526-0002. 58 - Motel 6 Memphis Downtown - 210 S Pauline St, Phone 528-0650.
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EAST MEMPHIS HOTELS 27 - Courtyard by Marriott - Lenox Park. 3076 Kirby Parkway, Phone 365-6400. 28 - Courtyard by Marriott - Park Ave. 6015 Park Ave., Phone 761-0330. 29 - DoubleTree Memphis. 5069 Sanderlin, Phone 767-6666. 30 - Embassy Suites. 1022 S. Shady Grove Rd., Phone 684-1777. 31 – Four Points by Sheraton. 5877 Poplar Ave., Phone 751-0230. 32 - Hampton Inn - Poplar. 5320 Poplar Ave., Phone 683-8500. 33 - Holiday Inn Express - Thousand Oaks. 2700 S. Perkins Rd., Phone 367-1234. 34 - Hilton-Memphis. 939 Ridge Lake Blvd, Phone 684-6664. 35 - Holiday Inn/Fogelman Executive Center. 3700 Central Ave., Phone 678-8200. 36 - Homewood Suites - Poplar. 5811 Poplar Ave., Phone 763-0500. 37 - Hyatt Place - Primacy Parkway. 1220 Primacy Parkway, Phone 680-9700. 38 - Hotel Memphis. 2625 Thousand Oaks, Phone 362-6200. 39 - Memphis Marriott East - East. 5795 Poplar Ave., Phone 682-7881. 40 - Residence Inn - East. 6141 Old Poplar Pike, Phone 685-9595. 41 - StayBridge Suites. 1070 Ridge Lake Blvd., Phone 682-1722. 56 - Comfort Inn Thousand Oaks. 2575 Thousand Oaks, Memphis, TN 38118. Phone 901-365-2575. GERMANTOWN 42 - Comfort Inn & Suites - Germantown. 7787 Wolf River Blvd., Phone 757-7800. 43 - Courtyard by Marriott - Germantown. 7750 Wolf River Pkwy, Phone 751-0230. 44 - Hampton Inn - Hacks Cross. 3579 Hacks Cross, 754-8454. 45 - Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites. 7784 Wolf Trail Cove, Phone 309-6700. 46 - Homewood Suites - Germantown. 7855 Wolf River Pkwy. Phone 751-2500. 47 - Hyatt Place - Germantown. 9161 Winchester Rd., Phone 759-1174. 48 - Residence Inn - Germantown. 9314 Poplar Pike, Phone 752-0900.
MILLINGTON 49 - Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites. 5090 Cooper Creek Blvd., Phone 872-3640. MISSISSIPPI 50 - Gold Strike Casino Resort. 1010 Casino Center Dr., Tunica Resorts, MS, 38664. Phone 888-245-7829. 52 - Hilton Garden Inn. 6671 Towne Center Loop, Southaven, MS, 38671. Phone 662-349-0277. 53 - Horseshoe Casino & Hotel. 1021 Casino Center, Robinsonville, MS, 38664. Phone 800-303-7463. 54 - Tunica Roadhouse Casino & Hotel. 1107 Casino Center, Robinsonville, MS, 38664. Phone 662-363-0711. 55 - Hollywood Casino. 1150 Casino Strip, Robinsonville, MS, 38664. Phone 1-800-871-0711.
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THE GUEST HOUSE AT GRACELAND 3600 Elvis Presley Blvd, Memphis, TN 38116, just down the street from Graceland Mansion. Phone 901-443-3000, www.guesthousegraceland.com. As one of the largest hotels in Memphis, the 450-room resort is a reflection of Elvis’ personal style, with designs inspired by Graceland Mansion. The Guest House includes 20 stylish, specialty-themed suites, each with designs supervised by Priscilla Presley. Many of these suites are located on the top floor known as “The Upstairs” evocative of the upstairs at Graceland Mansion, which was the private living quarters for Elvis and his family. Clarion Brooks Road. 1471 E. Brooks Rd., Memphis, TN, 38116; 901-332-3500. Comfort Inn East Airport. 2575 Thousand Oaks, Memphis, TN 38118. Phone 901-365-2575. Holiday Inn Airport. 2240 Democrat, Memphis, TN, 38132; 901-332-1130.
Comfort Inn - Downtown. 100 N. Front St., Memphis, TN 38103. Phone 901-526-0583. COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT Map B-2 75 Jefferson Ave., Memphis, TN, 38103. Phone 901-522-2200. www.marriott.com. On the trolley line at Court Square, a few blocks from the Cook Convention Center to the north & Beale St. to the south. Offers Bistro/Bar in lobby, high-speed internet access & mini-refrigerators in all rooms. CROWNE PLAZA Map C-3 300 N. Second St., Memphis, TN, 38105. Phone 901-5251800, www.cpmemphishotel.com. Find the rhythm of Memphis here! Located one block from the Cook Convention Center with easy access to I-40 and walking distance from Beale Street. Hotel offers shuttle service to the entire downtown area and specializes in upscale southern hospitality. Features include 230 luxurious guest rooms with complimentary high speed internet, outdoor pool, fitness center, Canal Bar & Bistro restaurant, business center, and 5,000 square feet of event and
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COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT - COLLIERVILLE Map G-10 4640 Merchants Park Cir., Collierville, TN, 38017. Phone 901850-9390. www.marriott.com/MEMVL. Within walking distance of shopping & dining at The Avenue Carriage Crossing Mall, offers hot breakfast buffet complete with omelet & waffle stations. Spacious rooms feature complimentary high-speed internet access, iron & ironing board, hair dryer, coffeemaker. Also indoor pool, on-site guest laundry, meeting space for up to 100 & onsite Market with room service delivery. Four Points by Sheraton. 4090 Stansell Court, Memphis TN, 38125. Phone 901-309-3020. Hampton Inn Collierville. 1280 W. Poplar Ave., Collierville, TN, 38017. Phone 901-854-9400. Holiday Inn Express & Suites. 4068 Stansell Cv., Memphis, TN, 38125. Phone 901-309-6474.
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Best Western Galleria Inn & Suites. 8635 Ricky Bell Cv., Memphis, TN, 38133. Phone 901-372-0000. Hampton Inn & Suites Wolfchase Galleria. 2935 N. Germantown Rd., Bartlett, TN, 38133. Phone 901-382-2050. Holiday Inn & Suites Memphis - Wolfchase. 2751 New B r u n s w i ck Sheraton Rd., MemMemphis phis, TN, Downtown, 38133. Phone 250 Main, 9 0 1 - 2 6 6 1952. adjoining Memphis M e m p h i s Fairfield Inn Cook Convention & Suites. 8489 US Center. Hwy 64, Memphis, TN, 38133. Phone 901-381-0085. SpringHill Suites by Marriott. 2800 New Brunswick Road, Memphis, TN, 38133. Phone 901-380-9700.
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Big Cypress Lodge. 1 Bass Pro Dr., Memphis, TN 38105. Phone 901-620-4600. Toll-Free 1-800-225-6343, big-cypress. com.
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Westin Memphis Beale Street. 170 Lt. George W. Lee Ave., right in the heart of Memphis. meeting space. DOUBLETREE DOWNTOWN Map C-3 185 Union Ave., Memphis, TN, 38103. Phone 901-528-1800. 1-800-222-TREE. Just minutes from Beale St. Features include swimming pool, sauna, exercise room & T.G.I. Friday's restaurant. HAMPTON INN - BEALE STREET Map C-2 175 Peabody Place, Memphis, TN, 38103. Phone 901-2604000. Multi-award winning hotel, one block from Beale St., in downtown Memphis. 144 deluxe guest rooms with 30 suites, each offering large work desk, dual-line accessible phone, voice mail, coffee maker, iron & ironing board, remote-controlled TV with premium movie channel, CNN & ESPN. Complimentary breakfast bar, indoor pool & spa, fitness facility, laundry for the use of hotel guest. Holiday Inn Express - Medical Center. 1180 Union Ave., Memphis, TN,, 38104; 901-276-1175. Holiday Inn Downtown Map C-2 160 Union Ave., Memphis, TN, 38103. Phone 901-525-5491, 888-300-5491. HOTEL NAPOLEON 179 Madison Ave, Memphis, TN 38103. Phone 901-526-0002. The Hotel Napoleon, an Ascend Hotel Collection® Member is a one-of-a-kind neighborhood boutique hotel on the National Register of Historic Places. This unique 1902 building with classic architecture built by Napoleon Hill will connect you to the local flavor of Memphis with a prime downtown lo-
cation and proximity to legendary attractions like Beale Street. MADISON HOTEL Map B-2 79 Madison Ave., in the heart of downtown Memphis, TN, 38103. Phone 901-333-1200 or toll-free 866/44-MEMPHIS. Affiliate of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, combines the distinct contemporary design of a luxury boutique hotel with southern hospitality and charm. Features wet bar, mini refrigerator & coffee maker, 2 phone lines & high-speed internet connection in every room; fitness center; valet parking; restaurant, lounge, meeting room & beautiful rooftop views of the Mississippi River. Motel 6 Memphis Downtown. 210 S Pauline St, Memphis, TN 38104. Phone 901-528-0650 Peabody Hotel. 149 Union Ave., Memphis, TN, 38103. Phone 901-529-4000. RESIDENCE INN - DOWNTOWN Map B-2 110 Monroe Ave., Memphis, TN, 38103. Phone 901-5783700. Close to AutoZone Park, Fire Museum of Memphis, Orpheum Theater. Also nearby: Sun Studio, Stax Museum of American Soul Music. Features include: tub, business center & services & small meeting rooms, complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet, complimentary breakfast. Also library, bbq grills, laundry facilities as well as coffee/tea maker, microwave, refrigerator, complimentary newspaper, separate sitting area with desk & sofa bed. Room service during limited hours. River Inn of Harbor Town. 50 Harbor Town Square, Memphis, TN, 38103. Phone 901-260-3333. SHERATON MEMPHIS DOWNTOWN Map C-3 250 Main St., Memphis, TN, 38103, adjoining Cook Convention Center. 901-527-7300, 1-800-325-3535, www.sheraton. com/memphisdowntown. 600 rooms on 19 floors, 2 concierge level floors, full-service restaurant & lobby bar. Also indoor pool, health club & high-speed internet access. Inroom movies. Peabody Hotel. 149 Union Ave., Memphis, TN, 38103. Phone 901-529-4000. SLEEP INN AT COURT SQUARE Map B-2 40 N. Front St., Memphis, TN, 38103. Phone 901-522-9700. Platinum Hospitality Award Winner, 2001-2002, With a Main Street Trolley just outside the door, Beale St. & all downtown attractions are just minutes away. Free, deluxe Continental breakfast; free high-speed internet; free local phone calls; free HBO; & fitness center. SPRINGHILL BY MARRIOTT DOWNTOWN Map B-2 21 N. Main St., Memphis, TN, 38103. Phone 901-522-2100, 1-800-593-6415. All-suite hotel offers up to 25% more space than a traditional hotel room with separate areas for sleeping, eating/working and relaxing. Pantry features in-room refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, 2 phones, data ports & voice mail. Complimentary breakfast, pool & fitness center, free high-speed internet. Adjoining the historic Kress Conference Center. WESTIN MEMPHIS BEALE STREET 170 Lt. George W. Lee Ave., Memphis, TN, 38103. Phone 901-334-5900. The Westin Memphis Beale Street welcomes travelers with elevated accommodations, thoughtful amenities and an impeccable location in downtown Memphis. Situated adjacent to the iconic Beale Street and near popular attractions like the FedEx Forum, our hotel is an inspired choice for travelers to this vibrant city.
phis, TN, 38119. Phone 901-761-0330. DOUBLETREE MEMPHIS Map C-9 5069 Sanderlin, Memphis, TN, 38117. Phone 901-767-6666, 1-800-445-8667. 264 rooms on 8 floors. King-size rooms (20% larger than regular), & handicap rooms available. Exercise room, indoor/outdoor pool, cable TV, 9 meeting rooms for 10-300. Lynchburg Legends for breakfast, lunch, dinner daily. Embassy Suites. 1022 S. Shady Grove Rd., Memphis, TN, 38120. Phone 901-684-1777. Four Points by Sheraton. 5877 Poplar Ave., Memphis, TN, 38119. Phone 901-767-6300. Hampton Inn - Poplar. 5320 Poplar Ave., Memphis, TN, 38119. Phone 901-683-8500. Holiday Inn Express. 2700 S. Perkins Rd., Memphis, TN, 38118. Phone 901-367-1234. HILTON MEMPHIS Map D-10 939 Ridge Lake Blvd, Memphis, TN, 38120. Phone 901-6846664, 1-800-HILTONS, www.hilton.com. In the heart of the East Memphis business district, just minutes from the airport, downtown, Beale St. & FedExForum, Liberty Bowl, Memphis Zoo & more. Amenities include high speed internet, dataport and voicemail, hairdryer, coffeemaker, iron & ironing board, pool & fitness facilities, laundry/valet service. Holiday Inn/Fogelman Executive Center. 3700 Central Ave., Memphis, TN, 38111. Phone 901-678-8200. HOMESTEAD STUDIO SUITES HOTEL Map D-10 6500 Poplar Ave., 901-767-5522, 1-888-STAY-HSD. Studio suite rooms feature a fully-equipped kitchen complete with refrigerator, microwave, stovetop, dining & cook utensils. Also on-site laundry, iron & full-size ironing board, in-room computer data ports. Off-site fitness club access (fees may apply) & dry cleaning available.
Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd., Poplar & I-240 in East Memphis
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Comfort Inn East Airport - 2575 Thousand Oaks Cv., Memphis, TN 38118. Phone 901-365-2575. Courtyard by Marriott - Lenox Park. 3076 Kirby Parkway, Memphis, TN, 38115. Phone 901-365-6400. Courtyard by Marriott - Park Ave. 6015 Park Ave., Mem-
The all new Guest House at Graceland at 3600 Elvis Presley Blvd, just down the street from Graceland
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Memphis Marriott East. 5795 Poplar Ave., Memphis, TN, 38119. Phone 901-682-7881. Residence Inn - East. 6141 Old Poplar Pike, Memphis, TN, 38119. Phone 901-685-9595. STAYBRIDGE SUITES Map D-10 1070 Ridge Lake Blvd., Memphis, TN, 38120. Phone 901682-1722. Extended stay hotel in the East Memphis business district with direct access to I-240 offers apartment-style suites, free wireless internet, complimentary breakfast buffet, fitness center, outdoor pool & more.
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Quality Inn & Suites - Germantown. 7787 Wolf River Blvd., Germantown, TN, 38138. Phone 901-757-7800. Courtyard by Marriott - Germantown. 7750 Wolf River Pkwy, Germantown, TN, 38138. Phone 901-751-0230. HAMPTON INN HACKS CROSS Map G-10 3579 Hacks Cross at Winchester, across from the Tournament Players Club, 901-754-8454. Four-story, 133 East Memphis hotel with 63 mini-suites. Features include deluxe Continental breakfast, 2-line phones & voice-mail, free local calls, outdoor pool, exercise room, business center, coin-operated laundry. Mini-suites feature separate living room & work area, 2 TVs, microwave & refrigerator. Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites. 7784 Wolf Trail Cove, Germantown, TN, 38138. Phone 901-309-6700. Homewood Suites - Germantown. 7855 Wolf River Pkwy. Germantown, TN, 38138. Phone 901-751-2500. Homewood Suites Hacks Cross. 3583 Hacks Cross, Memphis, TN, 38138. Phone 901-758-5018. Hyatt Place - Germantown. 9161 Winchester Rd., Germantown, TN, 38138. Phone 901-759-1174. Residence Inn - Germantown. 9314 Poplar Pike, German-
town, TN, 38138. Phone 901-752-0900.
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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Map A-4 5090 Copper Creek Blvd., Millington, TN, 38053. Phone 901-872-3640. 1-888-HOLIDAY (465-4329), www.hiexpress.com/millingtontn. Amenities include Express Start Breakfast Bar & Free hi-speed internet.
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Gold Strike Casino Resort. 1010 Casino Center Dr., Tunica Resorts, MS, 38664. Phone 888-245-7829. Harrah’s Casino & Hotel. 13615 Old Hwy 61 North, Robinsonville, MS, 38664. Phone 800-946-4946. Hilton Garden Inn. 6671 Towne Center Loop, Southaven, MS, 38671. Phone 662-349-0277. Holiday Inn Southaven. 280 Marathon Way, Southaven, MS, 38671. Phone 662-349-0444. HOLLYWOOD CASINO TUNICA Map G-1 1150 Casino Strip Blvd., Robinsonville, MS, 1-800-871-0711. Luxurious 506-room Hollywood Hotel features 5-story tower, overlooking casino floor, & 8-story tower. Amenities & services include luxury suites, indoor pool & hot tub, outdoor sundeck. 24-hour room service, gift shop & priority tee times at River Bend Links Golf Course. Horseshoe Casino & Hotel. 1021 Casino Center, Robinsonville, MS, 38664. Phone 800-303-7463. Tunica Roadhouse Casino & Hotel. 1107 Casino Center, Robinsonville, MS, 38664. Phone 662-363-0711.
Exhibits at Elvis Presley’s Graceland Walk in the footsteps of the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll at Elvis Presley’s Graceland. Enjoy tours of Graceland Mansion, the Elvis Presley Automobile Museum, and Elvis’ custom jets. Limited time exhibits include: I Shot Elvis: The Exhibit, which showcases one of the most photographed celebrities in history and photographers who captured the shots; and Elvis’ Hawaii: Concerts, Movies and More, showcasing Elvis’ love of the islands and why it was one of his favorite places to be. Other exhibits to enjoy: Elvis’ Tupelo. Explore the city Elvis first called home with photos, video, and memorabilia. An Interactive Timeline celebrates 1956, the year Elvis and rock & roll riveted the world. If you choose to tour Graceland as a VIP, check out Elvis in Hollywood, which celebrates the 60th anniversary of Elvis’ film debut and explores his films and concert documentaries.
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Graceland Tour options include: Graceland Platinum Tour: Includes an interactive iPad tour of Graceland Mansion, the Graceland Archives Experience, plus self-guided tours of Elvis’ Automobile Museum, I Shot Elvis: The Exhibit, Elvis’ Hawaii and Elvis’ Two Airplanes. Graceland VIP Tour Includes an interactive iPad tour of Graceland Mansion, the Graceland Archives Experience, plus self-guided tours of Elvis’ Automobile Museum, and more. If you just have a short time to visit, you can enjoy a Mansion Only Tour. In addition, enjoy shopping in the many gift shops or lunch in Graceland Plaza. For a FREE online travel planner, more information or reservations, visit Graceland.com or call 901-332-3322 or 800-238-2000. Graceland parking is located at 3717 Elvis Presley Blvd., Memphis.
Where to Worship CATHOLIC
Beautiful, Historic St. Mary’s, 257 North Third; Pastoral Center at 155 Market, 1 block south of I-40; 1 block east of Convention Center. Masses: Sun. Vigil at 5 p.m. Sat., Holyday Vigil 5 p.m., Sun. Eucharist 8 & 10:30 a.m. Gathering after Sun. Masses. Penance 4:15-4:45 p.m. Sat. Daily Mass or Communion Service Tues.-Thurs., 5:30 p.m. 901-522-9420. St. Michael Catholic Church, 3863 Summer Ave. (Take Graham exit from Sam Cooper Blvd.). Holy Mass: Mon.Sat. 8:15 a.m., Mon.-Fri. 5:30 -p.m., Sat. Vigil 4 p.m., Sun. 8 & 11 a.m., Spanish Mass Sun. at 9:15 a.m. & 1 p.m. Church Office: 901-323-0896, stmichaelmemphis.org. St. Peter Catholic Church, 190 Adams at Third, 901-5278282, www.stpeterchurch.org. Come celebrate at the oldest Catholic Church in Memphis! Mass Schedule: Sat. 5 p.m.; Sun. 8:30 a.m. & 11 a.m.; Weekday - Tues.-Fri. 12:05 p.m. in St. Martin de Porres Shrine Chapel.
Calvary Episcopal Church, Making God's love visible in downtown Memphis since 1832; 102 N. 2nd at Adams; www. calvarymemphis.org; 901-525-6602; Sunday Worship Services: 8:00 am Traditional Worship; 10:00 am Eucharist with Children's Chapel; 11:15 am Formation for all ages; 12:00 pm Coffee Hour.
Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation, 573 N. Highland, 901-327-8177, www.goann.net. Services: 10 a.m., Rev. Jim Berends.
First Unitarian Church of Memphis, The Church of the River (First Unitarian Church of Memphis), 292 Virginia Ave. W. (downtown off Riverside Dr. next to the Big River Crossing/Harahan Bridge). A progressive church overlooking the beautiful Mississippi River. You’re welcome regardless of your faith background, ethnicity, or who you love. Sunday Services and Religious Education Classes (Church School) 11:00 a.m. Adult Education Classes 9:30 a.m. www.churchoftheriver.org
Christ United Methodist Church, 4488 Poplar Ave., across from the Oak Court Mall, 901-683-3521, www.cumcmemphis. org. Worship Services: Saturday Night Alive 5:30 p.m. Sat.; Traditional Family Worship 8:30 a.m. Sun.; Praise & Worship 9:45 a.m. Sun.; Traditional Worship 11 a.m. Sun.; The Hour 11 a.m. Sun.; Service of Prayer, Healing & Holy Communion 5:30 p.m. Sun.
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The beautiful view of the Mississippi from the sanctuary of the Unitarian Church of the River in Downtown Memphis
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Key Dining TRADITIONAL AMERICAN
CORKY’S 5259 Poplar, zip code 38119, 901-685-9744, Map D-9. 1740 Germantown Rd. (Cordova), zip code 38018, 901737-1988, Map B-10. 8743 West Poplar (Collierville), zip code 38017, 901-405-4999, Map F-10. 6434 Goodman Rd., Olive Branch, Ms 38654; 662-893-3663, Map G-10. Memphis’ finest BBQ, family owned for nearly 35 years! Delicious sandwiches, pork or beef, wet & dry ribs & BBQ salad. Also BBQ chicken, BBQ & spaghetti, hot tamales, chili & Cajun shrimp. Try a loaf of onion rings! Beer served. Lunch & dinner daily. M.C., D.C., Visa, Amex, Discover. www.corkysbbq.com. GRACELAND RESTAURANTS Map G-4 At Elvis Presley’s Memphis Entertainment Complex, across from Graceland. 3717 Elvis Presley Blvd, 901-332-3322, www.Graceland.com Vernon’s Smokehouse features authentic Memphis BBQ fare, including pork ribs, beef brisket and chicken, with our exclusive Vernon’s Smokehouse BBQ sauce. Gladys’ Diner offers classic American cuisine, including burgers, hot dogs and pizza - plus one of Elvis’ favorites Peanut Butter and Banana Sandwiches Minnie Mae’s Sweets has hand-dipped ice cream, Root Beer floats, candy and more! Delta’s Kitchen, at The Guest House at Graceland, 3600 Elvis Presley Blvd, featuring classic Southern cooking and breakfast favorites of Elvis. It reopens for dinner with a more upscale feel with a handpicked wine selection and a menu that reflects the history and bounty of our Tennessee and the Mississippi Delta’s farms, fields and markets. THE HALF SHELL 688 S. Mendenhall, 38117, 901-682-3966 -- Map D-9. 7825 Winchester, zip code 38125, 901-737-6755 -- Map G-10. www.halfshell-memphis.com. Two locations for the freshest quality seafood in the Mid-South. Also hand-carved steaks, sandwiches & salads; week-end brunch Sat. & Sun. til 3 p.m. Open daily for lunch & dinner.
Award winning Corky’s BBQ has melt in your mouth ribs and some of the grittiest Memphis decor around
HOLLYWOOD CAFE Map G-1 1585 Old Commerce Rd., off Hwy. 304, Robinsonville, MS, 38664, (662) 363-1225, www.thehollywoodcafe.com. Home of the fried dill pickle, serves delicious steaks, catfish & shrimp for lunch & dinner. Also features live entertainment Fri. & Sat. nights. Close to the casinos. Open for lunch 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Mon.-Fri., serving dinner from 6 p.m. Fri. & Sat. Full bar. Visa, MC, Discover. HOLLYWOOD CASINO Map G-1 1150 Casino Strip Blvd., Robinsonville, MS, 38664, 1-800-871-0711. Fairbanks Steakhouse & Bar, voted “Best Steakhouse in Tunica”, hours: Thurs.-Mon. opens at 5 p.m. Celebrity Grill, dine like a star right on the casino floor. Open 24 hours daily. Epic Buffet, hours: BREAKFAST Mon- Fri. 7 – 11a.m., Sat. & Sun. 7 a.m.- noon, LUNCH Mon.- Thurs. 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., Fri. 11 a.m.- 3 p.m, Sat. noon-3 p.m, Sun. noon – 4 p.m., DINNER Sun. – Thurs. 4 -9 p.m, Fri.- Sat. 4:00pm - midnight. KATT’S KITCHEN (1ST JACKPOT CASINO) 1450 Jackpot Blvd, Robinsonville, MS 38664. (866) 4225597, www.1stjackpot.com. Our wide variety of extraordinary cooking stations will have your taste buds exploring a world of flavors. We’ve got all your traditional favorites, lunch and dinner featuring Asian, Tex-Mex and down home cooking. Monday - Thursday: Lunch 11AM - 2:30PM/Dinner 4PM–8:30PM. Friday–Saturday: Lunch 11AM–3PM/ Seafood Spectacular 4PM–11PM. Sunday: 11AM–8:30PM
Delta’s Kitchen at The Guest House at Graceland RESORT’S CASINO 1450 Jackpot Blvd, Robinsonville, MS 38664. (866) 4225597, www.1stjackpot.com. You never have to look far for first-class dining options when visiting Tunica Resorts. Grab a juicy steak or fresh seafood at 61 Grille, sample some all-American favorites at Eats or tackle the international and Southern cuisine options at the Delta Blues Buffet. 61 BISTRO ITALIANO - Open Wed - Sun. 5PM-Close DELTA BLUES BUFFET - Breakfast: Sat. & Sun. 7am10am, Lunch: Mon.-Sun. 11am-3pm, Dinner: Sun.-Thurs. 4pm-9pm, Fri. & Sat. 4pm-10pm EATS - Open daily: 7am-3am
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Gladys’ Diner offers classic American cuisine plus one of Elvis’ favorites - Peanut Butter and Banana Sandwiches. 3717 Elvis Presley Blvd, 901-332-3322
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Key Points of Interest ART MUSEUM of the UNIVERSITY of MEMPHIS 142 Communication Fine Arts Bldg., University of Memphis, near Central Ave., 901-678-2444, www.amum.org. Includes the Institute of Egyptian Art & Archaeology, the largest public collection of Egyptian antiquities in the South; the Spirit of Africa collection of West African art objects; and changing exhibits of contemporary art. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat., closed between changing exhibits & UM holidays, admission free. AUTOZONE PARK 200 Union Ave. at 3rd, downtown, (901)721-6050, www.memphisredbirds.com. The best minor league ballpark in America, and home of the Memphis Redbirds, features beautiful redbrick exterior, double-decked seating, paved walkway around the park, 24-foot climbing wall, picnic tables, walkway overlooking Redbirds bullpen. Memphis Redbirds Baseball Foundation is the only non-profit team-owner in the U.S. BASS PRO SHOPS AT THE PYRAMID 1 Bass Pro Dr., downtown at Memphis Pyramid, 38105; 901291-8200, www.basspro.com. Open Mon.-Sat. 8am-10pm, Sun 8am-7pm; aquarium & fish feeding daily at 10am & 5pm, alligator feeding Tues., Thurs., Sat. 2pm. Like they say: more than just a store – an adventure. Offering something for everyone, from serious outdoor enthusiast to families looking for fun. Nothing else like it anywhere in the world. Highlights: Ducks Unlimited Waterfowling Heritage Center, Big Cypress Lodge, Beretta Fine Gun Center, 28-Story Freestanding Glass Elevator, Lookout at the Pyramid, Uncle Buck's Fishbowl & Grill, Cypress Swamp Waterfowl Habitat. BEALE STREET HISTORIC DISTRICT Downtown Memphis between 2nd & 4th St. (901) 526-0110, www.bealestreet.com. One of America’s famous streets; where W.C. Handy gave birth to the blues. Features restaurants, shows, shops, music, Handy statue in Handy Park. Also W.C. Handy home. BROAD AVENUE ARTS DISTRICT 2542 Broad Avenue, www.broadavearts.com. Located in the historic commercial area of Binghampton, the Broad Avenue Arts District is a community organization fostering the diversity of the arts, entrepreneurs, and cultures to steward economic and community vitality. Filled with unique shops and restaurants, this is one hip area you do not want to miss. CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF MEMPHIS 2525 Central Ave. at Hollywood, by Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, 458-2678, www.cmom.com. Hands-on learning adventure for children & their families. Open 7 days a week 9 a.m.-5 p.m. & some major holidays. Call for prices. (H20h! Splash opening May 2013. Open seasonally.) COOPER YOUNG HISTORIC DISTRICT Make your way to the corner of Cooper and Young in Midtown Memphis and you’ll have arrived at a place both traditional and trendy, cosmopolitan and casual. Filled with one-of-a-kind shops and restaurants, it is a real gem of the city. www.cooperyoung.com DANNY THOMAS-ALSAC PAVILION/ST. JUDE 332 Lauderdale N. in front of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 495-3300, www.stjude.org. Information center for St. Jude contains posters, photos, fund-raising memorabilia & audio-visual displays pertaining to hospital. Danny Thomas & ALSAC (the fund-raising arm of St. Jude). For tours of pavilion & hospital call 495-4414. Pavilion open daily. Free admission. Gift shop open daily 8:30 a.m.-4 :30p.m. DAVIES MANOR HOUSE 9336 Davies Plantation Rd., in northeast Shelby County, 901386-0715, www.daviesmanorplantation.org. Historic log house begun around 1830, open for tours Tues.-Sat., 12-3:30 p.m. when last tour begins. Season runs Apr. 1-Dec.15. Visit the pioneer log & chink dwelling of the Davies family who farmed the land for over 100 years. Nominal admission. Handicap access first floor.
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Call for information & directions. THE DIXON GALLERY & GARDENS 4339 Park, 901-761-5250, www.dixon.org. One of South’s finest collections of French Impressionist art, antique furniture & 17 acres of formal & informal gardens. Also Stout Collection of 18th Century German Porcelain. Open Tues.- Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. 1-5 p.m., closed Mon. Admission $7 adults, $5 seniors 65 & over, $5 students with ID, $3 children 7-17, Dixon members free. Group rates available. ELMWOOD CEMETERY 824 S. Dudley, 901-744-3212, www.elmwoodcemetery.org. Established 1852, the final resting place of prominent Memphians, yellow fever victims, politicians & Civil War generals. Free. Open daily 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Office open 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-noon Sat., office closed Sun. Handicap accessible. FEDEXFORUM 191 Beale & 3rd, 901-205-2640, www.fedexforum.com. Home of the Memphis Grizzlies, the University of Memphis Tiger basketball team and the Smithsonian Rock 'n' Soul Museum. FIRE MUSEUM OF MEMPHIS Fire Engine House No. 1 at 118 Adams, downtown, 901-3205650, www.firemuseum.com. Teaches Memphis fire history and fire safety and prevention. Exhibits include the FedEx Fire Room that recreates the experience of a real fire and rare historic equipment dating to 1870’s. Fire Engine House No. 1 built in 1910 is on the National Historic Register. Memorial Wall commemorating firefighters who died in the line of duty. Open Monday-Saturday, 9-5. GOLF & GAMES FAMILY PARK 5484 Summer Ave., 901-386-2992, Map A-10. Features 3 PuttPutt golf courses, 100-plus video games, 100 tee lighted golf range, Go-kart Supertrak & Funtrak, bumper boats, batting cages, Funland for todllers, private picnic area & birthday parties, Route 66 Bowling Game, Max Flight “Virtual Rollercoaster” & multi-level LaserTron “The Ultimate Laser Action Game”. Individual, wristband or group rates available. Open year round with seasonal hours. Call for specific hours. GRACELAND 3717 Elvis Presley Blvd., 38116, home of Elvis Presley, King of Rock & Roll! Enjoy an interactive iPad tour of Graceland Mansion plus an all-new Graceland Archives Experience. Tour options also include self-guided tours of Elvis Automobile Museum, Sincerely Elvis and more. Great Elvis shopping and on-site restaurants. Open daily except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day. Mansion tours not available Tuesdays Dec.-Feb.Reservations suggested during summer. (901) 332-3322 or 1-800-238-2000, www.graceland.com. MEMPHIS BOTANIC GARDEN 96 acres with 28 specialty gardens: My Big Backyard family garden for jumping, splashing, digging & creating; the renowned Seijaku-en Japanese Garden of Tranquility, with often photographed red drum bridge & unique cultural features; also one of the nation's largest Herb Gardens, with unique opportunities for programming & visitor experience. Rental facilities & outdoor pavilion available; also Art exhibits & horticulture programs; Fratelli’s in the Garden Restaurant Tues.-Sat. 11am-2pm. Garden hours: Mar.- Oct.: Mon.-
Sun Studio is where it all began for the members of the Million Dollar Quartet: Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, Elvis Presley & Johnny Cash.
The Stax Museum of American Soul Music, 926 E. McLemore. Sat. 9-6pm; Sun. 11am-6pm. Nov.-Feb. Mon.-Sat. 9am-4:30pm; Sun. 11am-4:30pm. $5 adults; Seniors (62+) $4; kids (3-12) $3; 2 & under FREE; Garden members FREE. Group Discounts, Wheelchair accessible, free parking, 750 Cherry Rd, 901-636-4100, www.memphisbotanicgarden.com . MEMPHIS BROOKS MUSEUM OF ART In Overton Park 901-544-6200, brooksmuseum.org. The 10,000-piece permanent collection at Memphis Brooks Museum of Art includes art from antiquity to present. The 100-year-old museum also features special exhibitions that are on display for several months. Wednesdays at the Brooks are FREE! Cafe Brooks by Paradox, located inside the museum, is open when the museum is open. The museum is located in the heart of Midtown. Open 10 a.m – 8 p.m. Wed., 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Thurs. & Fri., 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sat., 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sun. Closed Mon. & Tues. Admission prices: $7 adults; $6 seniors (65+); $3 students with ID; $3 children (7-17); Free children ages 6 and under. Discounted admission for scheduled groups. MEMPHIS PINK PALACE MUSEUM 3050 Central, 901-320-6320, www.memphismuseums.org. Explores natural & cultural history of Mid-South. Also features Sharpe Planetarium, Union Planters IMAX Theater & temporary exhibits throughout the year. Open Mon.-Sat. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. noon-5 p.m. Handicap accessible. MEMPHIS MUSIC HALL OF FAME 126 Beale at 2nd & Beale, downtown, 901-205-2532 , www. memphismusichalloffame.com. As outrageous as its inductees! Meet some of the greatest musicians of all time, guys who shaped modern music & changed – right here in Memphis: Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Rufus & Carla Thomas, Ann Peebles, Booker T & the MGs, Alberta Hunter & a host of others! Fun, fascinating & educational with never-before-seen memorabilia, rare video performances & interviews, interactive exhibits, & much more. Open daily, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Group rates & individual discounts available. MEMPHIS ROCK 'N' SOUL MUSEUM 191 Beale St. & 3rd, at FedExForum, (901)-205-2533, www. memphisrocknsoul.org. The Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum’s exhibition about the birth of rock & soul music, created by the Smithsonian Institution, tells the story of musical pioneers who, for the love of music, overcame racial & socio-economic barriers to create the music that shook the entire world. The museum offers a comprehensive Memphis music experience from the rural field hollers & sharecroppers of the '30s, through the explosion of Sun, Stax & Hi Records, & Memphis’ musical heyday in the 70s, to its global musical influence. Open daily, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. (last entry 6:15). Adults $12, youth (5-17) $9. Group rates; AAA, AARP & military discounts. MEMPHIS ZOO In Overton Park, 901-276-WILD, www.memphiszoo.org, CHINA exhibit is home to giant pandas Ya Ya and Le Le, and Northwest Passage - featuring polar bears, black bears, sea lions and bald eagles - opens in March 2006. Also features Cat Country, Animals of the Night, Cat House Cafe, Children’s Rides, Discovery Center, Primate Canyon & Once Upon A Farm. Open (Mar.-Oct.) 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, last admission 5 p.m. Winter hours (Nov.-Feb.) 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., last admission 4 p.m. MUD ISLAND RIVER PARK 125 N. Front St. Features 18-gallery Mississippi River Museum, River Walk, Adventure Center, gift shops, 5,000-seat amphitheatre for concerts & shows, food concessions & special events. Open 2nd weekend of April to Memorial Day Tues.-Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend open daily, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. After Labor Day weekend open til end of Oct. Tues.-Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Special attractions throughout season. Call (901) 576-7241, www.mudisland.com.
NATIONAL CIVIL RIGHTS MUSEUM 450 Mulberry St., downtown, 901-521-9699, www.civilrightsmuseum.org. The Lorraine Motel where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated in 1968. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon. & Wed.-Sat., 1-5 p.m. Sun., closed Tues. NATIONAL ORNAMENTAL METAL MUSEUM 374 Metal Museum Dr., by DeSoto Park. Changing & permanent exhibits of metal or pertaining to metalwork. Historical & contemporary exhibits. Open Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m. Closed Mon. First floor, grounds & smithy are handicap accessible. 901-774-6380, www.metalmuseum.org. ORPHEUM THEATRE Main & Beale, 901-525-7800, www.orpheum-memphis.com. A Memphis landmark since opening in 1928. Once part of Vaudeville’s great Orpheum Circuit. Call for tours of restored lobby & auditorium. SAINT BLUES GUITAR WORKSHOP 645 Marshall Ave., 901-578-3588, www.saintblues.com. Launched in Memphis in 1984 Saint Blues quickly became a sought-after boutique guitar brand. Production line closed in 1989; restarted in 2006. Artists who played or still play original Saint Blues include Bono, Albert King, Billy Gibbons, Jeff Carlisi, Joe Walsh, Eric Clapton & Billy Squier. Based in Memphis, Saint Blues’ line of handmade, Workshop Series custom guitars & their roots instruments line are available at a discount in the factory showroom. Tours for groups of 8 or more or by appointment. SHELBY FARMS PARK 6903 Great View Drive North, Memphis, TN Shelby Farms Park lies in the heart of Shelby County in Memphis, Tennessee on 4,500 acres of green space and 10.65 miles of urban trail. It’s a community treasure, unrivaled in size and potential anywhere else in the United States. STAX MUSEUM OF AMERICAN SOUL MUSIC 926 E. McLemore Ave, 901-942-SOUL (7685), www.staxmuseum.com. Less than 3 miles from Beale St., the neighborhood studio that gave us Isaac Hayes, Booker T & the MGs, Otis Redding, Rufus & Carla Thomas, Sam & Dave, the Staple Singers, the Mar-Keys, the Bar-Kays & more, features more than 2,000 fun & fascinating exhibits. Hours: Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 1-5 p.m.; closed Mon.; gift shop open during museum hours. SUN STUDIO 706 Union, 901-521-0664, www.sunstudio.com. Experience Guided Tours of the “Birthplace of Rock N’ Roll.” Hear session outtakes, touch Elvis’ 1st microphone, see loads of memorabilia & re-live the history of the world’s most famous recording studio, that launched careers of Johnny Cash, Rufus Thomas, Charlie Rich, BB King, Howlin’ Wolf, Roy Orbison, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley, and many other legends! Our Special Anniversary Tour features previously unseen early Sun Studio memorabilia including early Elvis items on loan from Graceland & private collectors. Recently (2003) designated Memphis’ 2nd National Historic Landmark by the National Park Service. Sun Studio open daily, 10a.m.-6:15p.m. 40min tours every hour at half past from 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Admission $14 adults; kids 5-11 free, under 5 not permitted. Start in the Sun Studio Soda Shop & Record Store for a journey back to the 1950s. WOODRUFF-FONTAINE HOUSE 680 Adams, 901-526-1469. French-Victorian home, built in 1870, complete with period furnishings & large collection of antique clothing. Open Wed.-Sun. 12-4 p.m. Limited handicap access. Also gift shop. Foreign language translations of house history.
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eggs in the mornings, creative salads at lunchtime and hearty regional fare at dinner. Hours: 6:30am-10:00pm, Brunch: Sat-Sun 6:30am - 2:00pm Hotel Lobby Bar - Cuisine: Lite Fare, Hours: 4pm-11pm Starbucks - Hours: 6am-10pm
JAPANESE SHERATON CROSSROADS TAVERN & GRILLE Map C-3 250 N. Main St., zip code 38103, in the Sheraton Memphis Downtown, 527-7300; www.sheratonmemphisdowntown.com. Perfect get-together place for friends or co-workers to enjoy a great meal. Casual but upscale Tavern offers Starbucks® coffee, pastries & prepared food to go, as well as full dining service, handcrafted cocktails & artisanal wines. Serving Mon.-Sat. 2 p.m.-1 a.m., Sun. 2 p.m.-midnight. in the Grille enjoy delicious American dining in an innovative, urban-country atmosphere. open daily 6 a.m.-2 p.m., 5-10 p.m. Valet parking available All major credit cards accepted. PEABODY HOTEL Map C-2 149 Union Ave., zip code 38103, 901-529-4000. The South’s Grand Hotel offers a variety of dining experiences, from the casual elegance of the Lobby Bar to the award-winning cuisine of Chez Philippe and Capriccio Grill: Chez Philippe, the only Mobil 4-star restaurant in the Mid-South, offers innovative French-Asian cuisine from Chef Reinaldo Alfonso. Open Tues.-Sat. for dinner only; reservations suggested. Capriccio Grill an Italian grill, features prime steaks, steaming seafood and fresh seafood. Open daily; serving breakfast, lunch & dinner. The Corner Bar is chic downtown nightlife with cocktails, martinis, light bites and live blues Thurs.-Fri. Open daily. Peabody Deli and Desserts features famous Peabody pastries, deli sandwiches and Starbucks coffee. Eat in or take-out; open daily. Said to be the “living room” of Memphis, the Lobby Bar is the place to see and be seen – and watch The Peabody Ducks swim in their marble fountain. ROOK’S CORNER Map D-10 939 Ridge Lake Blvd., zip code 38120, at Poplar & I-240, in the Hilton Memphis, 901-684-6664. Delightful bistro atmosphere and a menu of classic American cuisine. Features: daily breakfast buffet with made-to-order omelettes and waffles; affordable lunch buffet Mon.-Fri.; nightly dinner specials. Open daily, 6:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Major credit cards accepted. WESTIN MEMPHIS BEALE STREET 170 Lt. George W. Lee Ave, 901-334-5950 Bleu Restaurant & Lounge - Open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner in The Westin Memphis Beale Street, this welcoming dining destination is perfect for all occasions, serving farm-fresh
ROBATA RAMEN & YAKITORI BAR Map C-6 2116 Madison Ave., Memphis 38104; 901-410-8290, www. robatamemphis.com. Large selections of yakitori skewers & ramen styles & special flavors. Full bar featuring an assortment of sake. Open daily, 5 p.m.-midnight. Major credit cards accepted. SEKISUI EAST - 6696 Poplar Ave., zip code 38120, 901-747-0001, Map D-10. MIDTOWN - 25 S. Belvedere, zip code 38104, 901-725-0005 - Map C-5. COLLIERVILLE - 2130 W. Poplar Ave., zip code 38139, at Houston Levee, Suite 107, 901-854-0622 - Map F-10. BARTLETT - 2990 Kirby Whitten Rd., 901-377-2727 - Map A-10 Authentic, traditional Japanese restaurant features Memphis’ 1st sushi bar. Other features include Tatami room for traditional Japanese dining, Robata Bar, Japanese style bar & grill (available during dinner only), & Bonsai garden complete with a stream & “stone in the water.” Menu features tempura, sukiyaki, teriyaki & shabu shabu beef dishes. Also stone grilled steaks prepared by the customer at his table. Wine list available; full bar. Lunch: 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Mon.-Sat.; dinner 5-9:30 p.m. Sun.-Thurs.; 5-10:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat. Early Bird Special 5-7 p.m. Midtown location serving dinner Mon.-Sat. M.C., Visa, Discover. www.sekisuiusa.com. SEKISUI PACIFIC RIM Map D-8 4724 Poplar Ave., zip code 38117, 2 blocks west of Colonial, 901-767-7770, www.sprusa.com. A sushi bistro featuring deliciously authentic Japanese cuisine & maybe the best stocked sushi bar in town. Lunch 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Dinner 5 p.m.-12 a.m. Mon.-Thurs., 5 p.m.-1 a.m. Fri.-Sat., 5-9:30 p.m. Sun. Major credit cards accepted.
Mon.-Fri. 10am - 4pm Lunch Hours 11:30-1:45pm Saturday 10am - 2pm
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I Sekisui Pacific Rim (SPR), at 4724 Poplar, 2 blocks west of Colonial. Deliciously Japanese, delightfully atmospheric! 901-767-7770, sprusa.com.
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f you like to eat and shop, you'll like the Woman's Exchange, 88 Racine. Offering one-of-a-kind, handmade crafts, children's clothing, toys, linens and gifts, the unique consignment store also operates one of the city's most delightful Tea Rooms, offering delicious, home-cooked luncheons, beverage and dessert included. 901-327-5681•womans-exchange.com
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TANGER OUTLETS 5205 Airways Blvd., off I-55 (exit 287) at Church Rd., Southaven, MS 38671; Map G-6, 662-349-1701, www. tangeroutlet.com. 70 outlet stores owned & operated by name brand manufacturers offering 1st quality, in-season merchandise: apparel, jewelry, housewares, toys, books, food specialties, luggage & more. Open Mon.-Sat. 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.-7 p.m.. TUNICA RIVERPARK. 1 RiverPark Dr. off Fitzgeralds Blvd., Tunica Resorts, MS, 1-866-51RIVER (517-4837), www.tunicariverpark.com. One-of-a-kind interactive, interpretive center, showcasing the legend, life & history of the Mississippi River. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 7days a week; closed Christmas day. $5 adults, $4 children 12 & under & seniors 65 & older. Free ecotrail. Call for group rates.
MAIN STREET TROLLEY & RIVERFRONT LOOP, Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA), 901-274-MATA. Daily downtown service with stops at Central Station, Beale St., Civil Rights Museum, Mud Island, Peabody Place, Pyramid, Fire Museum, South Main Historic District & more. $1 each way; 50¢ 65+ & handicap; 4 & under free. Exact fare required.
BACKBEAT TOURS. 2nd & Beale St. (Blues City Cafe), zip code 38103, 901-527-9415, www. backbeattours.com. Relive the music of 1950s & 1960s Memphis with these one-of-akind music tours, complete with musician/tour guides who perform live (extra instruments are available: join in!) as you tour Memphis’ musical heritage aboard a vintage 1950s-era bus. Tours include the Memphis Mojo Tour, an 80-minute swing
through the best of musical Memphis, from blues to rock to soul; the Big Muddy Blues to Superfly Soul, a 3 hour in depth tour that includes admission to the Stax Museum of American Soul Music; and the Hound Dog Tour, 3 hours focused on Elvis. DAVIES MANOR, 9336 Davies Plantation Rd., zip code 38133. Log & chink house, built 1807, early furnishings. Tours Tues.-Sat. 12-3:30 p.m. when last tour begins. Season runs Apr. 1-Dec. 15. Nominal admission. Handicap access first floor. For information & directions call 901-386-0715. SAINT BLUES GUITAR WORKSHOP Map C-4 645 Marshall Ave., 901-578-3588, www.saintblues.com. Artists who played or still play original Saint Blues are a who’s who of rock & blues legends including Bono, Albert King, Billy Gibbons, Jeff Carlisi, Joe Walsh, Eric Clapton & Billy Squier. Based in Memphis, Saint Blues’ line of handmade, Workshop Series custom guitars & their roots instruments line including the electric washboard & cigar box guitars are available for sale at a discount in the factory showroom. Open Mon.-Fri. 10 am-6 pm; Sat. 11 am-5 pm; Sun. by appointment. Factory floor tours: Mon.-Fri. at 11 am. Tours $4.00. Group rates for tours of 20 or more. VISIT HISTORIC HOLLY SPRINGS! 888-687-4765, www. visithollysprings.com, 45 miles south of Memphis, out Hwy. 78. The Antebellum Capitol of the Mid-South, offering daily home & garden tours, historic museums, art galleries, shopping on it’s historic square, camping & world famous burgers at Phillip’s Grocery Also home to Strawberry Plains Audubon Center, Fitch Farms Galena Plantation, Kirkwood National Golf Club & Cottages, Wall Doxey State Park, Chewalla Lake & National Forest, Rust College & Hillcrest Cemetery: resting place of 13 Confederate generals & 1st African-American senator. GRACELAND Map G-5 3717 Elvis Presley Blvd., 38116, home of Elvis Presley, King of Rock & Roll! Enjoy an interactive iPad tour of Graceland Mansion plus an all-new Graceland Archives Experience. Tour options also include self-guided tours of Elvis Automobile Museum, Sincerely Elvis and more. Great Elvis shopping and on-site restaurants. Open daily except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. Mansion tours not available Tuesdays Dec.Feb.Reservations suggested during summer. (901) 332-3322 or 1-800-238-2000, www.graceland.com.
METRO CAB & ADVANTAGE CAB. 901-322-2222. Fast, friendly, professional service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The area’s largest fleet features a professionally trained staff & safe, clean sedans & vans. Serving Collierville, Cordova, Germantown, Olive Branch, Millington, Southaven, West Memphis & Memphis. Quick access; local or long distance fares; fully insured. Visa, MasterCard & American Express accepted; corporate direct billing available. YELLOW CAB. P.O. Box 400, Memphis, TN 38101, 901-577-7777 (call or text), www.premierofmemphis.com. Transportation throughout the Memphis area, just a phone call away. Also chauffeured limousines and sedans, charter buses and vans, & package delivery. And: RIDE THE ROO, 5 p.m.-2 a.m. Fri. & Sat. from Overton Square to Cooper Young District. www.ridetheroo.com. MATA BUS SERVICES, Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA), 901-274-MATA. Daily service throughout the city.
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Key After Dark Editor’s Favorite Bars
Mississippi Casino Fever
Beale Street is a lot of fun, but if you are looking for a more authentic and local experience, this list is perfect for you.
An overview of great Casino entertainment just south of Memphis in Tunica, Mississippi.
Earnestine & Hazel’s - 531 S Main Street
Hollywood Casino - 1150 Casino Strip Resort Blvd.
Memphis, TN 38103 Hands down the best no-frills dive bar in the whole Southern United States. Folks come from all around for the famous soul burger and the historic haunted atmosphere of this unique two-story juke-joint. Fantastic place to network, make friends and meet interesting people of all ages. earnestineandhazelsjukejoint.com
The P&H - 1532 Madison Ave, Memphis, TN 38104
The Poor & Hungry. Chill midtown beer bar that offers simple brews, burgers & other pub fare, pool tables & a youthful mellow party vibe. Bring your own liquor. Hosts Karaoke, Comedy-Night, and an Open-Mic Night. www.pandhcafe.com
Molly Fontaine Lounge - 679 Adams Ave
Memphis, TN 38105 If you are feeling fancy, this antiques-filled Victorian house lounge offers martinis, tapas & sing-along piano plus DJs & bands.
Robinsonville, MS, 1-800-871-0711, hollywoodcasinotunica.com. The Stage Bar: Play video poker, catch the game, and enjoy cocktails at the Stage Bar. Box Office Bar: Our Box Office Bar is right in the center of the action at Hollywood. Bruce the Shark makes his home above this nautical-themed bar. Enjoy a cocktail while playing bar-top video poker and blackjack machines. Or enjoy the game on one of two televisions. It’s the perfect place to relax and play.
1st Jackpot Casino - 1450 Jackpot Blvd.
Robinsonville, MS, 1-866-422-5597, 1stjackpot.com. The Bar Stage: Rock with the best bands in Tunica on Fridays & Saturdays. Free
Resorts Casino Tunica - 1100 Casino Strip Resort
Boulevard Tunica Resorts, MS, 1-866-706-7070 www.resortstunica.com Stage Bar: Watch all of your favorite sports on Resorts Casino Tunica’s brand-new, bigger-than-life video wall.
Hi-Tone Cafe - N Cleveland St, Memphis, TN 38104
Long-running venue featuring a cocktail lounge & live music most nights of the week. Great if you are up for anything thanks to their extremely diverse selection of musical acts. Check out their website for music schedules: www.hitonecafe.com
The View Rooftop Bar - Wt, 110 Monroe Ave
Residence Inn Downtown’s The View bar is open Thu., Fri. & Sat., with happy hour specials daily from 4-6pm. Also worth mentioning are the incredible views and live music on most Thursdays.
The View Rooftop Bar at the Residence Inn Downtown, Happy Hour 4-6 on Fridays
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AREA HOTELS I-55 Sun Studio 1. Hilton Memphis 939 Ridge Lake ND CLEVELA 2. Hyatt Place 1220 Primacy Pkwy 8 EEN EVERGR 4. Comfort Inn Down- SEKISUI OVERTON PARK town 100 N. Front 20 Memphis Zoo 5. Courtyard By Memphis Brooks Marriott - 6015 Park Museum of Art 6. Sheraton Memphis COOPER Downtown AY E. PARKW 250 N. Main 7. Embassy Suites 1022 S. Shady Grove 8. Hampton Inn Med Center - 1180 Union 9. Hampton Inn W Poplar - 5320 Poplar 10. Hampton Inn & S Suites - 962 S. Shady N Grove 11. Staybridge Suites E RACINE 1070 Ridge Lake 12. Doubletree Hotel HOLMES 5069 Sanderlin 13. Holiday Inn Downtown - 160 Union HIGHLAN 14. Homestead D Mr. Hats Village - 6500 Poplar. Greek Orthodox 15 - Memphis Marriott GOODLE TT Church East - 5795 Poplar. 16. Homewood Suites Oak Court Mall Christ United 5811 Poplar Methodist Church 17. La Quinta GROV E PAR Primacy - 1236 K PERKIN S Primacy Pkwy P E RKINS E 18. Madison Hotel XT. 79 Madison PERKIN 19. The Peabody S 149 Union SEKISUI Pacific Rim 20. Doubletree 185 Union 21. Residence Inn MT MOR IAH 6141 Poplar Pike MENDE NHALL 22. Residence Inn Half Shell Double Downtown 110 Monroe Tree Hotel 23. Sleep Inn 12 40 N. Front 24. Springhill Suites Racquet Club 21. N. Main of Memphis 25. Crowne Plaza Memphis 300 N. 2nd. WHITE STATION
688 S. Mendenhall at Poplar 682-3966 7825 Winchester 737-6755 Bailey • Borsalino • Dobbs
THE MOST COMPLETE HAT SHOP IN THE MID-SOUTH 113 S Highland 452-2099
Kangol • Stetson • Wigéns
TO ADVERTISE IN
Not just the FRESHEST seafood . . . but steaks, pasta, salads, po-boys & more!
PA C I F I C R I M 4724 Poplar Ave. • 901-767-7770 in the heart of East Memphis at
939 Ridge Lake Blvd. at I-240 & Poplar www.hilton.com
An American Bistro with a whimsical twist
Hilton Memphis 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. • 684-6664
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Hilton Memphis 1 11 Staybridge
901-682-1722 • 1-800-225-1237 1070 Ridge Lake Blvd. at I-240 www.staybridge.com
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s i h P m e M r u To ! s e r u h c o r B Antique Warehouse Mall...............................................2563 Summer, 901-323-0600 www.antiquewarehousemall.com Arkansas Motorcycle Guide...................................1 Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201 800-NATURAL, www.arkansas.com Arkansas Tour Guide..............................................1 Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201 800-NATURAL, www.arkansas.com Autobahn Indoor Speedway....................................6399 Shelby View, 901-300-3195 www.autobahnspeed.com Backbeat Tours........................................ 2nd & Beale at Blues City Cafe, 901-272-2328 www.backbeattours.com Big River Crossing................................................... Big River Crossing, Memphis, TN 38103 www.bigrivercrossing.com Davies Plantation................................................ 9336 Davies Plantation Dr., 901-386-0715 www.daviesmanorplantation.org Dixon Gallery & Gardens.............................................4339 Park Ave., 901-761-5250 www.dixon.org Golf & Games Family Park.........................................5484 Summer Ave., 901-386-2992 www.golfandgamesmemphis.com Graceland..............................................................3734 Elvis Presley Blvd., 901-332-3322 www.elvis.com Haunted Memphis Ghost Ghost Tours.....................................2nd & Beale at Blues City Cafe 901-272-2328, www.backbeattours.com Hot Springs/Diamond Lakes Guide........................ 629 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71901 501-321-2277, www.hotsprings.org MCVB Quick Reference Guide to Memphis............................ 47 Union Ave, 901-543-5300 www.memphistravel.com Memphis Music Hall of Fame.............................................126 S 2nd St, 901-205-2532 memphismusichalloffame.com Memphis Rock & Soul Museum......................................... 191 Beale St., 901-205-2533 www.memphisrocknsoul.org Rockabilly Rides..................................................................126 Beale St., 901-264-0819 www.rockabillyrides.com Stax Museum of American Soul Music..........................926 E. McLemore, 901-261-6338 www.staxmuseum.com Sun Studio....................................................................... 706 Union Ave., 901-521-0664 www.sunstudio.com Tanger Mall ................................5205 Airways Blvd., Southaven MS 38671, 662-349-1701 www.tangeroutlet.com/southaven Woman’s Exchange............................ 88 Racine, 901-327-5681, womans-exchange.com
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Tour guide Nick Redmond demonstrating one of Johnny Cash’s rhythm techniques inside the tracking room at Sun Studios
Where it all started for Elvis!
706 Union Avenue • 901-521-0664 • www.sunstudio.com www.keymemphis.com
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Crown Plaza Hotel
BASS PRO DR
88 Union Center
175 Toyota Plaza
First Tenn. Bank Bldg.
MONROE AVE Autozone Park
Holiday Inn Select
UNION AVE Doubletree Hotel
DR. M. L. KING JR. AVE Historic South Main Arts District
Blues Hall of Fame
National Civil Rights Museum
Tom Lee Park
Westin Hotel BEALE ST FedEx Forum Memphis Rock â€˜nâ€™ Soul Gibson Museum Guitar
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DANNY THOMAS BLVD
Health Sciences Sun Park Studio
UT Health Science Center
Madison Park & Ride Lot 2,42
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Trolley Stop BUTLER AVE
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G E PATTERSON AVE Memphis Farmerâ€™s Market
Peabody GAYOSO AVE Hotel
Beale Street Entertainment District
COURT AVE Visible College
BB KING BLVD
Peabody Office Tower
Center for Southern Folklore Orpheum Theater
200 Jefferson Tower JEFFERSON AVE
Cotton Exchange/ Museum
Beale Street Landing
Criminal Justice Center WASHINGTON AVE
100 North Main
One Commerce Square
BB KING BLVD
Raymond James Tower
State Shelby Bldg. Co. Bldg.
Fed. Res. Bank
Federal Building Memphis City Hall
Mud Island River Park Monorail & Skywalk
Mississippi River Park
Univ. of Memphis Law School
St. Jude Childrenâ€™s Research Hospital
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Mud Island River Park & Amphitheatre
BB KING BLVD
Bass Pro Pyramid
Tennessee Welcome Center
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