Memphis Magazine July 2013

Lee Durrell feeding Chico, a red-collared lemur, Berenty, Madagascar, 1974

photograph by R. J. Russel

How Memphian Lee McGeorge Durrell married into one of Britain's literary first families and along the way became a zookeeper in the Channel Islands. more

Aug 1, 2013 12:05 AM Arts


photograph by Justin Fox Burks

Grit and grind, and a sense of place. more

Aug 1, 2013 12:05 AM Great Homes

Bellevue Drive-in

photographs by vance lauderdale

Ask Vance more

Aug 1, 2013 12:05 AM Ask Vance

An intelligence expert for the CIA and FBI slows it down and makes Memphis home. more

Aug 1, 2013 12:05 AM Arts

What could be better than a beautiful girl in a variety of swimsuits? Our July issue takes a look at poolside fashion with some down-home basics:  a pretty gal, rockin’ swimwear,  and a fever for a... more

Aug 1, 2013 12:05 AM


photographs by Justin Fox Burks

At Sharky's Gulf Grill, it's time to pass around plates of seafood and summer fun. more

Aug 1, 2013 12:05 AM Dining Out

Who sticks to the healthy habits we’re all encouraged to observe? Eat right, exercise, don’t smoke, you know the drill. I try, but it’s tough. Take eating. Recently I plopped down after work with a... more

Aug 1, 2013 12:05 AM Columns


photograph by Benkrut | Dreamstime

Bass Pro Shops: Rarely has a city gotten so little for so much. more

Aug 1, 2013 12:05 AM Columns

Our Annual List Of The Very Best Physicians In Memphis more

Aug 1, 2013 12:05 AM Features


photography by Larry Kuzniewski

Thirty years ago, an Arkansas anesthesiologist and a Brazilian neurologist opened the Mid-South's first accredited pain clinic. more

Aug 1, 2013 12:05 AM Longform

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease hits Tennessee hard. more

Aug 1, 2013 12:05 AM Features

The pool house with its Southern “low country” architecture, long green shutters, and vintage wicker makes for a shady retreat from summer sun.

photography by Andrea Zucker

An East Memphis garden offers a lovely way to beat the heat. more

Jul 1, 2013 1:12 PM Great Homes


photography by Amie Vanderford

Armed with her camera, curiosity, and compassion, photojournalist Amie Vanderford joined a medical mission to document the work of a Memphis philanthropy. more

Jul 1, 2013 11:04 AM Features

A recent Memphis Music Magnet concert paired the Memphis Symphony Orchestra with 
(left to right) Booker T. Jones, Susan Marshall, Wendy Moten, William Bell, and Kirk Whalum.

photograph by Andrea Zucker

An innovative music project hopes to bring new life to the Soulsville neighborhood. more

Jul 1, 2013 10:54 AM Columns