MDN: Big River Crossing To Open In October

MDN: Big River Crossing To Open In October The Harahan Bridge across the Mississippi River marks its 100th anniversary this week with an eye toward the Oct. 22 opening of the Big River Crossing. The crossing on the north side of the bridge is a $17.5 million pedestrian and bicycle boardwalk over the river. The rail bridge opened 100 years ago this week with what were called “wagon ways” on each side – boardwalks for wagons and automobiles – before the main bridge for Memphis-Arkansas auto traffic opened in the 1940s. The third element was the railroad bridge crossing, called … Continue reading MDN: Big River Crossing To Open In October

MDN: Cooper Young Art Invitational to be Held Thursday

“The Cooper Young Festival Art Invitational will be held Thursday, Sept. 11, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Jay Etkin Gallery, 942 S. Cooper St.” (MDN) Continue reading MDN: Cooper Young Art Invitational to be Held Thursday