Memphis Magazine December 2012


photograph by Carlos Soler Martinez | Dreamstime

Could Lincoln win the presidency today? It's doubtful. more

Jan 1, 2013 12:05 AM Columns

Downtown’s magnificent 
Madison Hotel is celebrating its 10th anniversary this holiday season, so we went on location to capture its renovated splendor —  in the Presidential Suite, the lobby, and ... more

Jan 1, 2013 12:05 AM Style


photography by Amie Vanderford

As metaphor, nothing in these parts could be more profound. As the Mississippi River flows, so flows the life of Memphians and so many thousands more, from Lake Itasca in Minnesota to New Orleans. ... more

Jan 1, 2013 12:05 AM Columns

It's only a matter of time in Alan Lightman's latest novel. more

Jan 1, 2013 12:05 AM Arts

2012 Holiday Gift Guide more

Jan 1, 2013 12:05 AM


photography by Justin Fox Burks

Chef Joel Miller elevates American cuisine with seasonal cooking and local food. more

Jan 1, 2013 12:05 AM Dining Out


supermarket photograph courtesy Janis Shirley

Ask Vance more

Jan 1, 2013 12:05 AM Ask Vance

The Christmas-colored sunroom at the Moore home is an eclectic mix of architectural fragments, antique wallpaper panels, and a chintz-covered couch — all boldly anchored by a zebra rug.

photography by Andrea Zucker

There’s no place like home for the holidays, especially if you’re an interior designer. Here’s how two of the city’s best designers "do their own thing." more

Dec 3, 2012 10:55 AM Great Homes


photograph by Orlando Florin Rosu | Dreamstime

The poster child for the blight that dogs Memphis stands at Winchester Road and Cazassa Drive in Whitehaven. There, three apartment complexes are emblematic of how hard it is to attack urban blight... more

Dec 3, 2012 10:41 AM Columns


photograph by Bill Engdahl | courtesy of Special Collections, the University of Memphis Libraries

Several days before Thanksgiving, I drove to the airport to pick up my daughter and grandson, who flew in from Montana for the holiday. For decades now, driving up towards Memphis International has... more

Nov 30, 2012 11:17 AM Columns