Beale, Downtown report peaceful weekend amid crowds

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 22, 2022 8:47 AM CT | Published: April 18, 2022 6:48 PM CT

A $5 entry fee, plus weapon and ID checks, were required to enter Beale Street between 8 p.m. Friday and 3 a.m., helping officials track the number of visitors.

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Julia Baker

Julia Baker

Julia Baker covers criminal justice for The Daily Memphian. A lifelong Memphian, Julia graduated from the University of Memphis in 2021. Other publications and organizations she has written for include Chalkbeat, Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent magazine and Memphis magazine.


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