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Memphis Magazine June 2012

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An illustration from Harper's Weekly shows the chaos of the 90-minute Battle of Memphis.

Image courtesy Memphis and Shelby County Room, Benjamin Hooks Central Library

One hundred and fifty years ago this month, a one-sided skirmish that barely deserves its name — the Battle of Memphis — was fought by naval gunboats on the Mississippi River alongside our city. Bu... more

Jul 1, 2012 12:05 AM Features

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

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Photograph by Mark Coleman

The "Playhouse Killer" captured, "Wild Bill" remembered, and Richard Bausch bids a fond farewell. more

Jul 1, 2012 12:05 AM Arts

A dissertation on cats from Memphis' most famous painter. more

Jul 1, 2012 12:05 AM Columns

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illustration by Matt Wiseman

On the anniversary of a horrific accident, a woman confronts her long-held fears. more

Jul 1, 2012 12:05 AM Features

Designers channel the Bluff City with locally made jewelry and garments. more

Jul 1, 2012 12:05 AM

That was the title that scholar James C. Cobb gave to his sweeping 1992 history of the Mississippi Delta. His is a claim that’s difficult to dispute, given the Delta’s distinctive geography, its ra... more

Jul 1, 2012 12:05 AM Columns

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Photograph by Sam Greenwood; Getty Images Sport

Justin Leonard is one of only five golfers to have won multiple championships in Memphis (he was victorious in 2005 and 2008). The Texas native — who turns 40 five days after the final round of thi... more

Jul 1, 2012 12:05 AM Columns

Looking for a long-term relationship with your investments? more

Jul 1, 2012 12:05 AM Columns

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Photography by Andrea Zucker

Harmony and Happiness in East Memphis more

Jul 1, 2012 12:05 AM Great Homes

Meet the winner of our latest fiction contest. more

Jul 1, 2012 12:05 AM Features

Meet four up-and-comers in the Memphis rap-music scene. more

Jul 1, 2012 12:05 AM Arts

At 72, William Eggleston is still an incredibly striking man. When I first met him back in 1994 — to interview him for a feature article in this magazine — he had just arrived home from photographi... more

Jul 1, 2012 12:05 AM Arts

Two factors could derail any chances our city has for improving its fortunes. more

Jun 1, 2012 12:05 AM Columns

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photography by Justin Fox Burks

Food trucks in Memphis turn out gourmet tacos, barbecue bologna, and shaved ice in 45 flavors. more

Jun 1, 2012 12:05 AM Dining Out

Dear Vance: What happened to the Von Brauner brothers, a team of German wrestlers who battled just about everybody around here in the 1950s and 1960s? — T.G., Memphis   Dear T.G.: It may ... more

Jun 1, 2012 12:05 AM Ask Vance

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