Overton Square Makes a Comeback

Overton Square Makes a Comeback

The year was 1969, and the voters in Memphis had just approved liquor by the drink. (Yes, you are reading that correctly – 1969). Local lore has it that the approved license was driven from the state capitol in Nashville straight to the T.G.I. Friday's restaurant in the Midtown neighborhood of Overton Square, marking the square as the city's new nightlife hotspot.

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