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  • Mississippi Delta Blues - #G8Way2theBlues Progress

    By Webster Franklin on Friday, August 01, 2014

    Wow, where did July go?  And, is it really summer here in the Mississippi Delta?  Residents and visitors alike have been treated to one of the mildest July’s this life-long delta boy can remember. The cooler temperatures however have not stopped the progress from here alongside Blues Highway 61 at the Gateway to the Blues Visitor Center and soon to be Museum.  In fact, July has seen this project get hotter than a Mississippi Delta Juke Joint on a Saturday night!

  • Stunning New Renovations at Jack Binions Steakhouse

    By Lisa Konupka on Wednesday, July 16, 2014

    The Horseshoe Casino hit a jackpot with the new look of Jack Binion's Steakhouse. The new design is part of a $10 million dollar overall casino renovation at the property. Changes to the restaurant include an expanded dining space with a hip new bar area overlooking the casino floor. The dining room is sophisticated yet fun and is decorated with vintage pictures of Jack Binion himself. 
  • Do Something Different

    By Travel Tunica on Friday, June 27, 2014

    Concert Girls Dancing

    It’s nice to escape the monotony of a typical weekend and do something different. It’s even nicer when my friends and I can take a little road trip, and maybe raise a little hell in the process. Tunica offers that escape...

  • Summer Entertainment Heats Up in Tunica

    By Travel Tunica on Tuesday, June 17, 2014

    Summer Entertainment Tunica

    Tunica is heating up this summer with lots of great entertainment like Ron White, Chevelle, Jake Owen, Collective Soul and more! 

  • Video Poker: Chance vs. Skill

    By Guest Blogger on Monday, June 16, 2014

    Video poker is a game that mixes pure chance with a dose of skill. You don’t know which cards are going to dealt, but you need to know which ones to hold to have a fighting chance to win.
  • Delta Dining at The Hollywood Cafe

    By Guest Blogger on Thursday, June 12, 2014

    Comfortably nestled away from the shadows of flashing casino lights, The Hollywood Cafe is one of Tunica’s hidden culinary treasures. If you blink, you might miss it. But believe me; you don’t want to do that.
  • Alive After Five Concerts - Downtown Tunica

    By Lisa Konupka on Tuesday, May 27, 2014

    Each Spring we pull out the lawn chairs and stock the coolers for the Alive After Five concert series in downtown Tunica. The concerts are the last Friday of the month in May and June and are held in Rivergate park. Scheduled to perform this year is Nancy Apple and the WDB and Delta Heart.  Here is a clip from last years concert where the Memphis Snake Doctors performed. For more information on the Alive After Five series contact Tunica Main Street at 662-363-6611.

  • Escape The Everyday at a Bed & Breakfast in Tunica

    By Lisa Konupka on Thursday, May 22, 2014

    Once Upon a TimeImagine waking up to the aroma of berry stuffed french toast, grandmother’s recipe banana and pecan waffles, or avocado and bacon omelets with homemade biscuits and cheese grits.  I’d say that would be a good start to a much needed relaxing and pampered getaway. You may have come to Tunica several times and stayed in a casino or non-casino hotel room, but did you know Tunica has Bed & Breakfasts? 
  • Remembering and Honoring Veterans on Memorial Day

    By Travel Tunica on Thursday, May 15, 2014

    Tunica Rivergate Veterans Memorial

    On November 11, 2002, the Town of Tunica established the Veterans Memorial Park at the edge of our quiet and quaint downtown. This beautiful park features a life-size bronze statue with flags flying high representing each branch of the armed forces as well as a flag for the POW’s. 

  • Mississippi Delta Mornings

    By Webster Franklin on Thursday, May 08, 2014

    Cotton Gin

    It’s been about twenty years or so since I commented to my then wife to be, “look around you, is this not the most beautiful place on earth!”  The comment was made during one of our late afternoon trips through the Mississippi Delta.

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