Greg Akers


All photographs are courtesy of the Hallelujah Collection, Memphis and Shelby County Room, Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library.

Eighty-five years ago, Memphis’ first major Hollywood production came to town. more

Aug 28, 2014 3:13 PM Arts

In the wake of the UC-Santa Barbara shootings, it’s time to admit that pop culture influences us in profound and complex ways. more

Aug 4, 2014 4:55 PM Columns


photograph by © Photographerlondon |

Here's some neighborly advice. more

Feb 1, 2014 12:05 AM Great Homes


photograph by © Mark Hryciw |

Making the grade while buying a house. more

Feb 1, 2014 12:05 AM Great Homes


photograph by © Alexey Stiop |

You live and you learn when you own a backyard water feature. more

Feb 1, 2014 12:05 AM Great Homes


photographs by Timothy Ivy

The Grove at Ole Miss is to college football what Valhalla was to Norse warriors. There is no other place like it on earth. more

Dec 3, 2013 2:39 PM Features

In The Beginning more

Dec 1, 2013 12:05 AM


illustration by Martha Kelly | Memphis Urban Sketchers

The Memphis blogosphere has got virtually every topic covered. Stretch your fingers and go exploring... you won't be disappointed! more

Sep 1, 2013 12:05 AM Features

Reconsidering Sweden's great filmmaker, Ingmar Bergman. more

Jun 1, 2013 12:05 AM Arts

The annual PRIZM Chamber Music Festival brings local classical music students and professionals together. more

May 2, 2013 11:27 AM Arts

MGMT performs at BSMF in 2011.

photograph by Justin Fox Burks

Ten of the most memorable moments in Beale Street Music Fest history. more

May 2, 2013 10:36 AM Features


photograph by Hudd Bayar

FedEx has become one of the best known brand names in the world, and it didn't happen overnight. more

May 1, 2013 12:05 PM Features


photographs by Larry Kuzniewski

Boots on the ground at the FedEx World Hub. more

May 1, 2013 12:05 AM Features


photograph by Sixninepixels | Dreamstime

Plumbing gone horribly wrong. more

Feb 1, 2013 12:05 AM Great Homes


photograph by Eyewave | Dreamstime

A Wire-to-Wire painting marathon. more

Feb 1, 2013 12:05 AM Great Homes


photograph by Jill Lang | Dreamstime

Planting for the future. more

Feb 1, 2013 12:05 AM Columns

Artistic representation of the elder Akers

photograph by Robert Nystrom | Dreamstime

A father and son tackle a home-improvement project. more

Feb 1, 2013 12:05 AM Great Homes

Harlan T. Bobo and a youngster at a 2010 Rock-n-Romp.

photograph by Chip Chockley

Memphis' Rock-n-Romp provides adult music in a family-friendly environment. more

Jul 1, 2012 12:05 AM Arts


Photograph by Josh Cheuse

The Artist: Andrew VanWyngarden. The Album: "Self-Titled" more

Dec 1, 2011 1:53 AM Arts

Andrew VanWyngarden at the 2011 Memphis in May Beale Street Music Festival

Justin Fox Burks

In the December Memphis magazine cover story "The Future is Now," we take an up-close-and-personal look at Andrew VanWyngarden, the world-famous musician who hails from Memphis. As lead singer of t... more

Nov 29, 2011 3:55 PM Columns