Big splash in Mud Island’s Gulf prompts new look at use

By Updated: October 08, 2019 12:54 PM CT | Published: October 08, 2019 12:50 PM CT

Bigger crowds on Mud Island's south end during a hot summer made keeping people out of the Gulf of Mexico replica hard work. The Memphis River Parks Partnership will use the fall and winter to rethink how the Gulf should be used.


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Bill Dries

Bill Dries

Bill Dries covers city government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.

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