Shiloh marks the sesquicentennial of a battle that shook both sides of the Civil War. more

Apr 1, 2012 12:05 AM Columns

Dear Vance: When I was a child, I have fond memories of buying my shoes in a store shaped like a giant boot. Is that building still standing in Memphis? — M.N., Birmingham Dear M.N.: I wish I c... more

Apr 1, 2012 12:05 AM Ask Vance


April 1997

This magazine’s first issue was published in April 1976. With this month’s publication, we actually end the celebration of our 35th anniversary year. So this is the last time you’ll see that cute (... more

Apr 1, 2012 12:05 AM Columns


photographs by Amie Vanderford

From its early days as an orphanage to its present function as a retirement community, St. Peter's serves as a refuge for those in need. more

Apr 1, 2012 12:05 AM Great Homes


photographs by Andrea Zucker

Everything old is breathtakingly new in the Weinstein home in East Memphis. more

Apr 1, 2012 12:05 AM Great Homes


photography by Larry Kuzniewski

After an illustrious pro-basketball career in Europe, Marcus Brown is back home in West Memphis. more

Apr 1, 2012 12:05 AM Columns

Annexation at all costs sometimes means we are paying for the decline of our own city. more

Apr 1, 2012 12:05 AM Columns

Living along the Gulf of Mexico's gorgeous coastline definitely has its perks, but besides the many beachfront opportunities are a wealth of interesting attractions for Memphians visiting the coast... more

Apr 1, 2012 12:05 AM Style

Uptown will always be Greenlaw to John Griffin, perhaps the man most responsible for its survival.

photographs by Amie Vanderford

If you want to change the world, you've got to start somewhere. John Griffin started in Greenlaw. And Memphis is lucky he did. more

Apr 1, 2012 12:05 AM Great Homes


photographs by Justin Fox Burks

Rizzo's amps up diner food favorites with yin-yang flavors and hipster appeal. more

Apr 1, 2012 12:05 AM Dining Out

The Decorative Arts Trust welcomes Anne Sebba and her new biography of the Duchess of Windsor. more

Apr 1, 2012 12:05 AM Style

Call me crazy (many of my doctors do), but I really love the stark simplicity of this ad, found in the back pages of a 1954 Treadwell High School yearbook. It tells you to "Eat" and then it tel... more

Mar 30, 2012 3:24 PM Ask Vance

The Memphis & Shelby County Music Commission's 2012 Emissaries of Memphis Music Celebration is tonight at 7 p.m. at the University of Memphis Holiday Inn. The event, which is keyed to Women's H... more

Mar 29, 2012 10:47 AM Columns

If  celebrating the end of Prohibition seems a little dated, you might want to stop by Sweet Grass Next Door tonight and shake it up with a Sazerac or Manhattan. It's been 78 years since Americ... more

Mar 29, 2012 6:00 AM Dining Out


photo by Melissa Brazell Geralds

It's not too often that the King of Rock-and-Roll and Vance Lauderdale share the same billing — it certainly doesn't happen enough, that's for sure — but just look at the interesting line-up on thi... more

Mar 28, 2012 8:55 PM Ask Vance

Here's a quick take away from my first no menu Monday at Andrew Michael Italian Restaurant: Noma dirt, hibiscus cream cheese and an arugula flower. I'd never seen an arugula flower before, but ther... more

Mar 27, 2012 9:20 AM Dining Out

Last week, when I took my half-dozen readers on a virtual tour down our city's "Automobile Row," we stopped — just go along with this fantasy, will you? — at most of the main car dealerships on Mad... more

Mar 26, 2012 10:54 AM Ask Vance

Is anything more magical than Dinstuhl's at Easter? See for yourself today when the local stores hold their spring open house. Translation: free candy. I stopped by Dinstuhl's in Laurelwood Sho... more

Mar 25, 2012 1:00 PM Dining Out

After three failed attempts to buy YoLo frozen yogurt at the University of Memphis,  (broken yogurt machine, machine being cleaned, bookstore closed), I finally got a dish of dark chocolate and ora... more

Mar 23, 2012 11:02 AM Dining Out

Felicia Suzanne’s, the upscale Southern restaurant at the corner of Main and Monroe, is throwing a party this week to celebrate its 10-year anniversary. Chef Felicia Willett is rolling out spec... more

Mar 22, 2012 4:01 PM Dining Out




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