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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

News & Features

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illustration by Matt Wiseman

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

News & 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

Culture

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Photograph by Mark Coleman

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

Culture

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

Columns

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

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

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

Columns

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

Columns

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Photography by Andrea Zucker

Harmony and Happiness in East Memphis more

Home

Meet the winner of our latest fiction contest. more

News & Features

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

Culture

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

Culture

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

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

Food

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

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