By Chris Butler | Tennessee Watchdog
MEMPHIS — Where is Tennessee Watchdog supposed to get answers about a project that allows Memphis officials to spend $30 million of taxpayer money to convert the Memphis Pyramid into a Bass Pro Shops store?
They are mighty hard to come by.Read More →
Part 5 of 6 in the series Memphis Pyramid By Chris Butler | Tennessee Watchdog MEMPHIS — The next time you stay overnight in Memphis remember the hotel taxes you paid are helping the Bass Pro Corp. renovate the city-owned Pyramid into a megastore/resort. Memphis City Council member Harold Collins wants city residents to relax since […]Read More →
The Bass Pro Shops Corp. will accept $30 million of your taxpayer money to convert the Memphis Pyramid into a megastore and resort, but it will not answer Tennessee Watchdog’s questions about the arrangement.Read More →
Part 3 of 6 in the series Memphis Pyramid By Chris Butler | Tennessee Watchdog NASHVILLE — One could argue that investing $60 million of taxpayer money into the Memphis Pyramid in 1991 ended in failure, but a city councilman says an additional $30 million will bring that long-desired payoff. As Tennessee Watchdog reported, the City […]Read More →
Part 2 of 6 in the series Memphis Pyramid By Chris Butler | Tennessee Watchdog NASHVILLE — Memphis officials have spent more than 20 years — not to mention almost $100 million in taxpayer money — trying to figure out the best use for the Memphis Pyramid, which has a problematic history. As Tennessee Watchdog […]Read More →