VOL. 121 | NO. 117 | Wednesday, June 7, 2006
$1.9 billion resort could add six more casinos to Tunica's nine; could bring city closer to being the next Las Vegas, observers say
The Myriad Botanical Resort, a $1.9 billion mega-development that could be coming to Tunica as early as this fall, keeps getting bigger.
Seattle might be the home of Starbucks and birthplace of the national coffee craze, but for Mark Ottinger and Tim Burleson, co-founders and co-owners of Memphis-based Ugly Mug Coffee Co., the Emerald City has nothing on the Bluff City when it comes to java.
Katie Wassmer has been promoted to account executive at Thompson & Berry Public Relations, a division of Thompson & Co. Wassmer has been with Thompson & Berry for two years. She joined the company as an intern. Wassmer graduated from the University of Memphis in 2004 with a bachelor's degree in journalism/public relations.