According to the Clarion Ledger, residents of Jackson, Mississippi, are getting antsy about the citys two-block Farish Street Entertainment District.
In 2004, the city spent $12 million on street improvements and leased the space to Performa CEO John Elkington. So far, Wet Willies daiquiri bar, B.B. Kings Blues Club, the Funny Bone, and Crescent City Café, among others, are planning to open Farish Street locations, but the question is when. Elkington apparently thought new businesses would start opening in April, but it seems construction has been stalled for at least the last two months. This is a complex property, Elkington was quoted as saying, and were doing it the right way. If I wasnt as experienced as we are in these kind of projects, Id probably give up.