Riverside Drive

Beginning on Saturday, April 20th, 2024 at about 6:00 a.m. and continuing through Friday, May 24th, 2024 at about 5:00 a.m., Riverside Drive between Georgia Ave and Union Avenue will be totally closed to through traffic for RiverBeat Music Festival and the SmokeSlam Barbecue event.

MEMPHIS MAYOR PAUL YOUNG LAUNCHESBLACK MAYORS’ COALITION ON CRIME

Memphis, TN. Tuesday, March 26, 2024. Memphis Mayor Paul Young, in partnership with the African American Mayors Association (AAMA), announced the launch of the Black Mayors’ Coalition on Crime (BMCC), an initiative to harness the collective power of black mayors across the nation to fight crime. The inaugural meeting will take place in Memphis on March 27-28 and will host 21 mayors and their proxies from Washington D.C., IN, TN, MO, MS, LA, AR, GA, AZ, CA, and NC.