Memphis Magazine March 2012

Uptown will always be Greenlaw to John Griffin, perhaps the man most responsible for its survival.

photographs by Amie Vanderford

If you want to change the world, you've got to start somewhere. John Griffin started in Greenlaw. And Memphis is lucky he did. Read more



photographs by Justin Fox Burks

Rizzo's amps up diner food favorites with yin-yang flavors and hipster appeal. Read more


Living along the Gulf of Mexico's gorgeous coastline definitely has its perks, but besides the many beachfront opportunities are a wealth of interesting attractions for Memphians visiting the coast... Read more


The Decorative Arts Trust welcomes Anne Sebba and her new biography of the Duchess of Windsor. Read more


Dear Vance: When I was a child, I have fond memories of buying my shoes in a store shaped like a giant boot. Is that building still standing in Memphis? — M.N., Birmingham Dear M.N.: I wish I c... Read more

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April 1997

This magazine’s first issue was published in April 1976. With this month’s publication, we actually end the celebration of our 35th anniversary year. So this is the last time you’ll see that cute (... Read more


Annexation at all costs sometimes means we are paying for the decline of our own city. Read more



photographs by Amie Vanderford

From its early days as an orphanage to its present function as a retirement community, St. Peter's serves as a refuge for those in need. Read more

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photography by Larry Kuzniewski

After an illustrious pro-basketball career in Europe, Marcus Brown is back home in West Memphis. Read more



photographs by Andrea Zucker

Everything old is breathtakingly new in the Weinstein home in East Memphis. Read more


Shiloh marks the sesquicentennial of a battle that shook both sides of the Civil War. Read more


photography by Larry Kuzniewski, fashion styling by Augusta Campbell Read more

Moving to the Big East is a big win for the University of Memphis. Read more


After a long delay, Yo Gotti's Live From the Kitchen is all about "getting good music to the people." Read more