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Down on Main summer concert series lineup set

The Downtown Main Street Association has announced the lineup for the 2015 Down on Main Summer Concert Series. The three free summer concerts will be held the second Thursday of July, August and September at Fairpark in Downtown Tupelo. Each concert starts at 6:30 p.m. This summer’s line-up: • July 9: Bluegrass Headliner: Blue Highway Opener: Sleepy […]

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Elvis Festival this weekend; volunteers still needed

The 17th annual Tupelo Elvis Festival is this weekend, but volunteers are still needed. Organizers have a few spots to fill for beverage sales on Friday and Saturday nights. If you’d like to volunteer, click here for the link and sign up. Tupelo singer-songwriter Paul Thorn will be the headline act on Friday, and  Sara […]

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Tupelo Elvis Festival voted one of top 3 Best Southern events

Congrats to the Tupelo Elvis Festival , which placed in the top 3 of the Best Southern Event category in 10Best Readers’ Choice travel award contest sponsored by USA Today. Memphis in May was the top vote-getter, followed by the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival. The Tupelo Elvis Festival is an annual event held in Downtown Tupelo, and this […]

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Mugshots marking grand opening with fundraiser this weekend

What many of you have been waiting for: Mugshots Grill & Bar in Tupelo is having a three-day opening celebration this weekend, and they’re doing it with style. The restaurant in Fairpark is hosting a fundraiser for the Tupelo Lee Humane Society. The restaurant officially opens next Tuesday, June 2, at 11 a.m. Here are […]

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Construction workers with Prairie Construction work on the sidewalk expansion along East Main Street leading to the Elvis Presley birthplace last October. The next phase of work begins Tuesday.

Elvis Presley trail roadwork will shift traffic in downtown Tupelo

The second phase of a multi-million project connecting downtown Tupelo to the Elvis Presley Birthplace and Museum kicks in next Tuesday. Construction will begin on Main Street between Green Street and Broadway Street on Tuesday, with traffic shifting to one side of the street. Street parking will not be accessible, but the public parking lot on the […]

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Early-bird special for Tupelo Elvis Fest extended through Friday

Now through Friday, fans can take advantage of an  Early Bird Special for the Tupelo Elvis Festival. The weekend pass to Fairpark, where concerts will be held on Friday, June 5 and Saturday, June 6, are only $25. That’s a savings of $10. The special ends at 11:59 p.m on Friday. After Friday tickets for June […]

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The view into Mugshots from the main entrance.

Opening dates set for Bim Bam Burgers, Mugshots in Tupelo

UPDATE 5.25.15: Mugshots having fundraiser May 29-31; opens June 2. http://bizbuzz.djournal.com/2015/05/25/mugshots-marking-grand-opening-with-fundraiser-this-weekend/ ————— We’ve got the latest news on a couple of restaurants folks are keenly interested in in the All-America City. • First, there’s Bim Bam Burgers, which had hoped to open by Saturday. Alas, that won’t be the case, but manager Barry Carroll tells us that […]

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