One of the greatest neon signs in Memphis lured customers to Hart's Bakery on Summer. more

Jan 21, 2017 2:00 AM Ask Vance

No trace remains of one of Memphis' most popular supper clubs. more

Jan 19, 2017 9:20 AM Ask Vance

Not the most appealing name, but this product claimed to cure just about anything. more

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Most Memphians know about the Japanese Garden inside Memphis Botanic Garden. But years ago, another Japanese garden was located on top of a downtown Memphis landmark. more

Nov 22, 2016 2:20 AM Ask Vance 2 Comments

One of the most beautiful buildings in Memphis was demolished to build a post office. more

Oct 24, 2016 4:00 AM Ask Vance 2 Comments

"Memphis Castles" shows where the rich and famous -- and some not quite either one, but you've heard of them anyway -- lived. more

Oct 10, 2016 8:00 AM Ask Vance 1 Comments

The 1929 Memphis Traffic Code is an interesting look at a bygone age. more

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"Scouting in Memphis" examines the long history of the Chickasaw Council, Boy Scouts of America. more

Aug 31, 2016 10:00 AM Ask Vance

Found in the scrapbook of a Memphis family, whose grandfather served as a security guard for the old bridge. more

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The prize-winning novelist worked on his classic, From Here to Eternity, while living in a tiny tourist court on Summer. more

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Trying to locate this old gas station in Memphis has been nothing but a headache. more

Jul 31, 2016 10:00 AM Ask Vance 5 Comments

In the old days, bodies were stored here until the ground was soft enough for a grave to be opened. more

Jul 8, 2016 8:15 AM Ask Vance

Memphians could take their pick of at least two Ohman Ranch House restaurants -- Western dining in the heart of the city. more

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The Madison Avenue location is the better-known of the Britling Cafeterias downtown, here's a view of the smaller Union Avenue location. more

Jun 26, 2016 9:00 AM Ask Vance 1 Comments

Forest Hill Cemetery is the last resting place for one of the most notorious doctors in the history of American medicine. more

Jun 22, 2016 2:00 AM Ask Vance

One of our city's best neon signs once beckoned customers to Hart's Bakery at Summer and Mendenhall. more

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Susie DeShazo was one of our city's most popular music teachers. more

Jun 18, 2016 5:00 AM Ask Vance 2 Comments

Remains can still be seen of the original entrance to Forest Hill Cemetery, along with the foundation of the old chapel. more

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Photo courtesy Memphis and Shelby County Room, Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library.

Airplanes and pilots from all across America converged on Memphis for the 1910 Aero Meet. more

Jun 15, 2016 1:00 AM Ask Vance

Not a trace remains of an elaborate World War II-themed restaurant built by the airport. more

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