Memphis has long had strong commitments to music, barbecue, Elvis and now basketball. Memphis was recently voted the Best NBA Destination by the readers of USA Today’s 10 Best.
But on Valentine’s Day, the city falls head over heels, dimming the lights and putting on a slow-playing record for all the local and visiting sweethearts who are looking for a special day or evening. It’s a sexy city gone romantic.
Thirty-eight years after closing, the famous Lafayette’s Music Room has returned to Overton Square, a popular neighborhood that has reinvented itself as an entertainment district, replete with theaters, bars, restaurants and shops.