Collins Tuohy and Laurie Suriff sample a little Whimsy at their retail bakery on Poplar Avenue.

Photos by Justin Fox Burks

Playing sous chef was simply a hobby for young Laurie Suriff. As a child in Dallas, she honed her culinary skills alongside her mother, baking cookies in their kitchen with a top-secret recipe – the s... more

Nov 11, 2015 11:06 AM Dining Out

When I heard the first frost warning on the news, I headed for my garden in the dark to pick my last two watermelons and an armful of cucumbers. All summer and into fall, my two volunteer cucumber pla... more

Nov 1, 2015 11:12 PM Dining Out

A woodcut, "Young Bird with Honeysuckle," by late Memphis artist Ted Faiers

Church Health Center

Work by a Late Memphis Artist Supports the Church Health Center. more

Oct 30, 2015 2:04 PM Columns

Happy Thursday! Halloween has finally arrived and Memphis celebrates with all sorts of traditions. A hoe-down, Latino fiesta, and All Saints Day are just a few of the weekend offerings. Saints-tioned events are all planned here for you. more

Oct 29, 2015 2:00 PM Columns

What to wear when it cools down in the Bluff City more

Oct 29, 2015 10:42 AM Style

Women leading the culinary scene in Memphis include Kaia Brewer from Lunchbox Eats, Karen Carrier from the Beauty Shop, Bar DKDC, and Mollie Fontaine, Felicia Willett from Felicia Suzanne's, Sharron Johnson from Stone Soup Cafe, Lisa Clay from Lisa's...

Photos by Justin Fox Burks

Edited by Pamela Denney The culinary contributions of women to the American food industry are both significant and longstanding. Here in Memphis, women often lead the way, running restaurants, mana... more

Oct 29, 2015 9:36 AM Features

Audience can expect something new from the city's flagship independent film festival. more

Oct 28, 2015 2:36 PM Arts

A look at this year's theatre award winners more

Oct 28, 2015 2:06 PM Arts

When this park, one of our city's oldest, first opened, Nathan Bedford Forrest and his wife were still buried at Elmwood. more

Oct 28, 2015 10:36 AM Columns


Photo by Larry Kuzniewski

Our predictions for the upcoming Grizzlies season. more

Oct 27, 2015 1:00 PM Columns

It’s almost Halloween, so cue the Twilight Zone theme and let’s get weird. For your consideration, I submit the story of an exploitation filmmaker named Ron Ormond. Ormond had a lengthy and varied ... more

Oct 26, 2015 1:00 PM Columns

Don't throw away the paper wrapping for the Two Timer, a deep-fried double cheese burger. You will probably need it.

Photos by Darrin Devault

Ubee’s, an ubiquitous college hang near the University of Memphis, is a little hard to find. Only a sandwich sign on Highland Avenue announces delivery service until 3 a.m. and directs drivers into th... more

Oct 25, 2015 6:30 PM Dining Out

The mobile bar allows patrons to get a workout while they drink. more

Oct 23, 2015 1:15 PM Columns

My father taught me a lot of lessons growing up. I actually paid attention to his lectures on mixology. Mixing a drink is an important skill, and he wanted to make sure I knew what I was doing. As far... more

Oct 22, 2015 2:18 PM Dining Out

Happy Thursday! From Pork to Poe, this weekend in Memphis is a feast of festivities. You will have a ball with the tricks, treats, and terrors brimming from the river to East Memphis. Have a gander. I've planned it all for you. more

Oct 22, 2015 2:02 PM Columns


Photos courtesy Special Collections, University of Memphis Libraries

In 1954, Memphis made medical history by separating “Siamese” twins joined at the head. more

Oct 21, 2015 1:32 PM Ask Vance

The view of the fire from Broad Avenue.

photos by Michael Finger

Firefighters worked all night to contain a spectacular blaze at a transmission shop in Binghampton. more

Oct 21, 2015 10:31 AM Columns

How do we Memphians know that fall has arrived? The trees along Belvedere turn from green to gold, orange, and red in Midtown. The Tigers take to the gridiron and the Grizzlies hold court. And the Fri... more

Oct 20, 2015 10:28 AM Columns

Drawing by Guy Church

Image courtesy of TOPS Gallery

The otherworldly drawings of a little-known Memphis artist will be on view this Friday. more

Oct 19, 2015 12:08 PM Columns

Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium kicked off its 50th year last month. more

Oct 16, 2015 3:55 PM