You can’t rent a room here anymore but the beautiful sign still remains. I don’t want to spoil any surprises that await you in the book, so I won’t go into too much detail here. But I will say Rebecca and I took a little drive to check this place out, and we shared a […]
“Lute Casey was my great uncle. I never met him. His sister, Pearl Casey Leach, owned a hotel downtown, the Plaza Hotel. Also part owner of the Winona hotel, later called the Arcade. He and my grandmother had an argument and never spoke again.” – Susan Williams As Caitlin eagerly and victoriously wraps up writing […]
In the mood for robbery, mayhem, and general crookery? Think you might want to book a stay at Casey’s Motel? Check out this review by Rebecca Phillips first! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=88j8VlDQDZs Want to own a little piece of offbeat Memphis history? The original painting in that video is available at Front Porch Art.
At different art shows I’ve had people come up to me and ask if this painting is of Casey’s Motel on Elvis Presley Blvd or Bellevue. And the answer is both! Drive far enough south on S. Bellevue and you’ll discover at some point Elvis Presley Blvd occupies the street name, though there was a […]