2007 Wrap-Up and A Look at What’s Ahead

Memphis can label 2007 “public” and “green.” Here are some highlights from the past year and a look at what’s ahead in 2008.
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grist reports on Memphis riverfront

There’s an interesting and perceptive article about the Memphis riverfront on the environmental blog grist. Written by Katharine Wroth as she travelled down the Mississippi, it is one in her series of thoughtful looks at towns and cities along the River, and we're sorry we missed her call to be interviewed. Click here to read the article.

In it, Wroth quotes two people as saying Memphians don’t care about the riverfront. On that point, we disagree. A sunset on the riverfront was voted our city's #1 treasure and the best place for a cheap date. It's because we do care that Friends for Our Riverfront was formed.
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