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Not a bad place to spend Christmas, if you ask me. Read more

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At one time, this Downtown establishment claimed it was "The Toy Showplace of the South." Read more

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Our history expert solves local mysteries of who, what, when, where, why, and why not. Well, sometimes. Read more

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It's a taste treat at the Lauderdale Mansion, and it should be part of a healthy diet at your home, too. Read more

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Our history expert answers questions about who, what, when, where, why, and why not. Well, sometimes. Read more

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You can see how the photo shows details erased from postcards of the business. Read more

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For more than 50 years, reading, writing, and arithmetic were taught at a school named Memphis. But it wasn't located here; it was in Cleveland. Read more

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At one time, this was one of the region's most popular airlines. Read more

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Harris singlehandedly kept the bank open during the yellow fever epidemic of 1878. Read more

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Years ago, this building helped customers find "The Rainbow Road to Health and Happiness." Read more

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A memorable feature of one of Memphis’ most popular drive-ins. Read more

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A dedicated reader has tracked down the location of one of Clarence Saunders' old grocery stores. Read more

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A stark contrast to the Main Street Mail we know today. Read more

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Even Vance is stumped trying to find where this particular store was located in Memphis. Read more

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

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Old ads for Memphis coal companies were sometimes downright bizarre. Read more

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He founded Holiday Inns, and he made sure everyone knew that when they visited his gravesite. Read more

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The guitarist and bassist for Booker T. and the MGs sported a cleancut look before they became musical superstars. Read more

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Robbing graves for their precious stonework and bronze art is an ongoing problem. Read more

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Memphian Henry Stiles met an unusual death. Was it murder, suicide, or accident? Read more

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