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Memphis Magazine February 2007

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News Bites

As always, there are plenty of changes afoot on the local restaurant scene. Judd Grisanti is opening Spindini at 383 South Main. The Blue Monkey is reopening in the former Alice's Urban Market at 513 ... more »

Feb 1, 2007 12:00 AM Food & Wine

Above and Beyond

"I was just doing my job." How many times have you heard this particular phrase humbly uttered? More often than not, it's heard on the news, as a wide-eyed newscaster shoves a logo-em... more »

Feb 1, 2007 12:00 AM Columns

Marathon Mania

Just how healthy is an addiction to running's greatest test? more »

Feb 1, 2007 12:00 AM Columns

Honor Your Presidents (No, Seriously)

The older the United States gets, and the more presidents we elect (endure?), the more important each and every one of us should consider Presidents' Day. Resting comfortably -- and appropriately -- o... more »

Feb 1, 2007 12:00 AM Columns

Flutes of Fancy

Put a little sparkle in your Valentine's Day. more »

Feb 1, 2007 12:00 AM Food & Wine

What It Feels Like...

In their own words, Memphians tell about life-changing experiences. more »

Feb 1, 2007 12:00 AM Features

Two into One?

Merging city and county governments won't fix anything. Other cities figured that out years ago. more »

Feb 1, 2007 12:00 AM Columns

A Pilgrim's Progress

In "The Lay of the Land," novelist Richard Ford takes Frank Bascombe to the "Next Level." more »

Feb 1, 2007 12:00 AM Arts

February 2007 Backtalk

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS WE STARTED GETTING Memphis magazine at work a few months ago, and I immediately noticed that there was something very different about it. It took a couple of issues ... more »

Feb 1, 2007 12:00 AM Columns

Anatomy of an Inferno

On October 6th, more than 200 firefighters were called upon to battle the three-alarm blaze that threatened to destroy downtown Memphis. Though two historic buildings would lie in smoldering ruins and two other... more »

Feb 1, 2007 12:00 AM Features

Shelving a Dream

This downtown resident created a home around his favorite room, the library. more »

Feb 1, 2007 12:00 AM Great Homes

Folk Lure

Louis Jay Meyers brings the Folk Alliance to the home of rock-and-roll. more »

Feb 1, 2007 12:00 AM Arts

Staff Pick: Buried Alive

Buried Alive(W.W. Norton and Company) by Jan Bondeson In 1893, the wife of a Pennsylvania farmer died and was buried in the family graveyard. Days later, a ... more »

Feb 1, 2007 12:00 AM Arts

Memories of Monk

Our trivia expert solves local mysteries of who, what, when, where, why, and why not. more »

Feb 1, 2007 12:00 AM Ask Vance

A Money-making Milestone

Works of Heart celebrates 15 years of fund-raising. more »

Feb 1, 2007 12:00 AM Columns

Mixed Grill

Lee Kan's brings its French-Asian fusion to Collierville. more »

Feb 1, 2007 12:00 AM Food & Wine

By the Numbers

57 -- Age Cybill Shepherd will turn on February 18th 39 -- Age Lisa Marie Presley will turn on February 1st 110 Million -- Estimated number of roses purchased for Val... more »

Feb 1, 2007 12:00 AM Columns

Tigers vs. Grizzlies

My favorite University of Memphis basketball game, year after year, is Senior Night. Doesn't matter who the opponent might be or what chance the Tigers might have in the upcoming NCAA tournament. It r... more »

Feb 1, 2007 12:00 AM Columns

Q&A: Ed Frank

Eight million. That's the approximate number of items -- books, manuscripts, photographs, posters, and more -- archived at the University of Memphis Libraries under the rather vague name of Special Co... more »

Feb 1, 2007 12:00 AM Columns

Contributors

PRESTON LAUTERBACH "Anatomy of an Inferno" is Preston Lauterbach's second feature story for Memphis magazine. His first, "Following the Chitlin' Circuit," (July 2006) traced the roots... more »

Feb 1, 2007 12:00 AM Columns

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