Mayor tells MIM and Memphis River Parks Partnership to work it out

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 26, 2022 3:40 PM CT | Published: August 26, 2022 1:41 PM CT

The day after Memphis in May president Jim Holt said the dispute over holding the festival at Tom Lee Park should be settled by Mayor Jim Strickland, Strickland flatly rejected the idea at least for now and in public. 

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