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Life Lessons Learned from Elvis’ Time in Tupelo

1. Elvis wanted a rifle but got a guitar instead. (Sometimes you don’t get what you want but everything happens for a reason.) For Elvis’ 11th birthday, his mother, Gladys, took the young boy to Tupelo Hardware to purchase a birthday gift. Originally, going in, Elvis was going to get a bicycle, but when he […]

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10 #MyTupelo Photos We Loved in February!

Ah, February, love was in the air, and it began to warm up just enough to get outside. Here’s 10 #MyTupelo photos we loved from last month, in no particular order!    

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10 #MyTupelo Photos We Loved in January

It’s hard to believe we’re already over a month into 2018, with January in the rear view mirror. As always, here’s ten of our favorite #MyTupelo photos taken in January by folks all over Tupelo. The snow day last month really made for some awesome pictures!   1. @blakemccollum Blake McCollum was able to get […]

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Feel the Beat and Fill Your Belly in Tupelo!

  Music and food are both known to nourish the soul. In Tupelo, you can find both at a number of venues where you can feel the beat while filling your belly. Whether you’re looking for a casual night out sampling Italian fare with acoustic melodies in the background, a downhome atmosphere filled with fried […]

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10 #MyTupelo Photos We Loved in December

1. @DJournalnow The Christmas celebrations got kicked off early this past December, with the 69th Annual Reed’s Tupelo Christmas Parade bringing Christmas cheer through downtown the night of December 1st!   2. @kolebnica  The Blackland Prairie Trail along The Natchez Trace Parkway is both human and pet-approved.   3. @meganchapman11  Disney’s Frozen On Ice came […]

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How to Make Elvis’ Favorite Sandwich With a Tupelo Twist

Named by Zagat as one of the best sandwiches in the state of Mississippi, the Blue Suede Grill Peanut Butter & Banana Sandwich from Cafe 212 is a favorite eat for Tupelo locals and Elvis tourists alike. The sandwich draws its name and inspiration from Tupelo, Mississippi’s own hometown hero, Elvis Presley. The King was […]

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Ten #MyTupelo Photos We Loved in November

November in Tupelo came and went faster than anyone could say “pass the gravy.” We saw the unveiling of the long-awaited Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial Wall in Veteran’s Park, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats rocked Fairpark during the Back Porch Blues concert, and the leaves began to turn from green to beautiful reds, oranges, and […]

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Ten #MyTupelo Photos We Loved in October

1. @DJournalnow  Steve Harvey came to town this month and had a great time at Healthworks. Here he can be seen performing some casual surgery with an audience full of interested kids.   2. @molliecdean This. This right here is the face of a child who knows he’s found the perfect pumpkin to take home […]

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Ten #MyTupelo Photos We Loved in September

1. @twicker 77 What’s better than one dad grilling? THREE DADS GRILLING.   2. @kermitsoutlawkitchen Look at how beautiful that Butcher Burger is. That’s a work of art. Someone hang this photo in a museum, please. Drop by Kermit’s Outlaw Kitchen to try one for yourself, if you can manage to snap a picture of […]

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