Get Ready For An Adventure: 10 Unique Tours In Memphis That Will Give You A Thrilling Experience

Memphis, Tennessee, is a city with a rich and vibrant history that has been shaped by its famous music scene and cultural landmarks. If Beale Street could talk, it would have countless stories to tell about the musicians who have graced its stages and the crowds of music fans who have flocked to its bars and clubs over the years.

But Memphis isn’t just a city for music lovers; there are endless things to do and see here for people of all interests. For fans of the King, no trip to Memphis would be complete without visiting Graceland; This must-see destination offers an enthralling glimpse into the life and legacy of the iconic home of Elvis Presley.

The Orpheum’s tempting offer: ‘Ain’t Too Proud’

On Tuesday, the Temptations come to Memphis — in the form of a Tony Award-winning musical.

When that musical, “Ain’t Too Proud — the Life and Times of the Temptations,” takes to the Orpheum Theatre stage, one of those Temptations will be a native Memphian.

Told from the perspective of Otis Williams, the last living founder of the Temptations, “Ain’t Too Proud” follows the vocal group from their early beginnings in Detroit to international stardom.

Food Network’s ‘Spring Baking Championship: Easter’: How Memphis baker Rachel Mullen did

Memphis bakery owner Rachel Mullen is known for her intricate piping work and vibrant colored treats she makes at her Downtown bakery, Primas Bakery + Boutique.

On Monday night, she made her debut on Food Network.

Mullen is one of eight competitors on the new season of Food Network’s “Spring Baking Championship: Easter.” The six-episode show premiered at 9 p.m. CT Monday on both Food Network and discovery+.

Memphis Grizzlies tip-off Hoops for St. Jude campaign

The Memphis Grizzlies announced today their Hoops for St. Jude campaign throughout the month of March, constructed to raise funds and awareness of the lifesaving work done by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®. The campaign features a Grizzlies online silent auction throughout March and will continue with Hoops for St. JudeDay on Monday, March 20. Fans can purchase tickets for the March 20 Hoops for St. Jude game against the Dallas Mavericks by calling (901) 888-HOOP or by going online to

Recipe Exchange: Calvary Waffle Shop Fish Pudding

You have every Friday from now through March 31 to order the unfortunately named fish pudding at Calvary Waffle Shop, but both to prove the point that it’s really only a delicious casserole and to give you a simple meal to make at home, here’s a recipe from the small cookbook the Waffle Shop published in 1993 and sold for $1 through several printings.

There are two fish pudding recipes in the book, one that makes three times this amount and is cooked in a steam table tray, and this one.

Art Gilliam’s WLOK radio stations still stand for activism

Art Gilliam owns the corner of South Second and Talbot. For 46 years, in a small brick building there, he’s amplified the voice of Black Memphis through WLOK-AM 1340/WLOK-FM 105, the only Black-owned broadcasting company the city has ever had.

As media conglomerates through the years bought up independent stations, Gilliam, now a week from turning 80, has persevered — with a sales force of three or four — to maintain the clarity of that voice, the power of free discussion and media access.

Enamel artist honored in new Metal Museum exhibit

The work of late artist and educator Harold Bill Helwig is now on display at the Metal Museum in downtown Memphis.

A self-taught enamelist, Helwig is being recognized for his decades of exploring, refining and mastering of a variety of enameling techniques.

In enameling, glass and pigment are applied to metals such as copper, gold, silver or steel and then fused to the metal by firing temperatures at high temperatures.

Riverside Drive to close through July 2023 for construction at Tom Lee Park

Be ready for detours in downtown Memphis, as Riverside Drive is closing through July 2023 for construction and the planned Memphis in May Festival events.

Memphis River Parks Partnership announced that Riverside Dr. would close from Georgia Ave. to Union Ave. from Wednesday, Feb. 22 through July 1. The organization said work would be done on crosswalks for Tom Lee Park.