Memphis Shapers

SB 30 Episode 1: Jimmy Ogle, Part I

March 7, 2019 Mark Fleischer 2

For our inaugural show, we were blessed to have none other than living Memphis legend Jimmy Ogle – Memphian, former Shelby County Historian and on-call Peabody Duck Master, and long-time downtown tour guide. He sat […]

History In Memphis City Planning

Mud Island: A History Part I

June 19, 2018 Josh Whitehead 2

Editor’s Note:  Mud Island has seen its fair share of news lately, as Tennessee’s State Building Commission’s executive subcommittee approved the addition of Mud Island and the riverfront to the city’s Downtown Tourism Development Zone (TDZ) […]