Square Moves: 2014 Big Year for Overton Square’s Growth

Square Moves: 2014 Big Year for Overton Square’s Growth

This year saw the continuation of Overton Square’s comeback, with another flurry of openings and moves to the square as the site of crowds and the sound of music continues to increasingly fill the restaurant and entertainment district.

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The Things We Ate in 2014

The Things We Ate in 2014

Last winter, Holly Whitfield of the I Love Memphis Blog announced that Memphis is in the midst of a spectacular "Foodnado." How apt! My cursory count of restaurants, breweries, and sundry food-related places that opened in 2014 adds up to 40, and not all of them in Overton Square.

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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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