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Memphis Magazine, April 2019

Memphis Magazine, April 2019

Memphis knows to keep doing the things it does best, and a big part of what this city does best is food. In this new series, “Classic Dining,” Michael Donahue explores dishes that are legendary on the local dining scene. Read more

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A University of Memphis professor, this Local Treasure has spent a lifetime helping to bring the past into the present. Read more

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Memphis is known, far and wide, as a music town. Here are ten albums — a tiny slice of the impact — that explain why. Read more

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From 1960 to 1975, in a building on East McLemore, something extraordinary occurred that would bring Memphis music to the world. Read more

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How Fred Smith confounded the experts and turned an impossible idea into a $160 million reality. Read more

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Elvis Presley: 1955-1956 Read more

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A Day in the Life of The Peabody Read more

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Lee's exploits are the stuff of local legend. Here’s the story of the man behind the myth. Read more

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This story, a version of which appeared in the October 1979 issue of Memphis magazine, is part of our Memphis200 collection. Read more

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How the journalist and civil-rights leader battled Jim Crow in Memphis. A version of this story, which is part of our Memphis200 collection, appeared in the June 1983 issue of Memphis magazine. Read more

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When yellow fever hit Memphis in 1878, thousands died and thousands fled. A few stayed behind, and their brave deeds cost them their lives. This story is part of our Memphis at 200 collection. Read more

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How the National Civil Rights Museum was transformed from scarred to sacred ground. This story, a version of which originally appeared in our April 2008 issue, is part of the Memphis at 200 collection. Read more

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John James Audubon along the Mississippi. This story, which originally appeared in our March 1984 issue, is included in our Memphis at 200 collection. Read more

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Our April issue is one to keep. We devoted it to the city's bicentennial, refracted through a collection of stories about pivotal Memphis moments and the people who made them real. Read more

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