Memphis Magazine, August 2018

August 2018 MM Cover

Fresh eyes, clear views. What can brand-new Memphians teach us about our hometown? more


Approaching the 50th anniversary of Elvis' Comeback Special, we revisit a story originally published in this magazine in July 1993. more


Memphis writers reflect on the idea of light at the end of the long literary tunnel. more


Keeping statistics, outfoxing infectious diseases, chasing mosquitoes, preaching fitness, handling food commodity programs, keeping birth and death records, and rating restaurants. more


Downtown's tallest building was the scene of a tragedy in 1961. more

Ask Vance

Street Style

Ziggy Mack

No staging, no styling: just pure Memphis style. Authentic, unvarnished, unretouched, inventive, inspiring. more


An open letter to local hoops legend Anfernee Hardaway, now in command of his beloved Memphis Tigers. more


Tucked away in Memphis' corners and side streets are small businesses that just keep on keepin' on; you can keep time on them. We picked two hands' full, and have taken to calling them "Nooks and Crannies." What can we say? It fits. more

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An eclectic mix of desserts, including cakes, cookies, milkshakes (like the Unicorn), and edible cookie dough available in flights. more


If you know where to look, Memphis' little theater companies offer tremendous opportunities for audiences, volunteers, and artists looking for a community and a chance to expand, grow, develop, work, and watch just outside the mainstream. more


In terms of internet listens, streaming, radio play, and/or physical sales, Memphis hip hop is royalty. more


Our dining critic shares her top 10 dishes of the year. more

Where to Eat Now

This year's City Guide tilts and shifts just enough to refresh your perspective. more



Photo by Karen Pulfer Focht

From birds to bike share: exploring the Year of Transit Options in Memphis. more