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Spend enough time in Memphis and you’ll realize it’s not an ordinary city. It’s got personality and quirk. Some might even call it a bit weird. That’...
Since Jim Jarmusch’s “Mystery Train” was filmed here in 1989, Memphis has become a hot destination for filmmakers looking for a unique setting. Many...
From the galleries of historic South Main to the classrooms of the Brooks Museum in Midtown, Memphis’ arts community is thriving. Beyond the visual...
Memphis’ creative spirit is most alive in the city’s underground arts scene. Some of Memphis’ hottest emerging artists show their work at Odessa, a...
Some of downtown’s best food can be found at Bardog Tavern, a local pub popular with everyone from executives to law school students. The food is...
Want to know where the best down-home cooking is in any city? Find out where the cops eat. In Memphis, that’s an unassuming storefront on North...
 
To most people, Memphis is known for two things: blues and barbecue. But a new cropping of restaurants as well as a few old standby joints have given...
The Lorraine Motel, the scene of the crime is now the National Civil Rights Museum; Stax Recording Studio - where black and white could record...
You feel it as you walk down touristy Beale Street, taste it as you bite into the BBQ at Payne's, drink it in every glaass at Earnestine and Hazel's...
Memphis proudly proclaims itself "the city of three kings" — B.B., Martin Luther Jr. and Elvis, the king of rock 'n' roll. Throughout the city, there...
We’ve just pulled into Memphis’s Berclair neighborhood, a 15-minute drive from downtown, to get a snack off the beaten path at a spot recommended by...
With a cluster of new galleries, plans for a behemoth art space, and street murals galore, the Memphis art scene is having a moment. Read more from...
For a quick getaway that guaranteed to be a rockin' good time, head to this soulful city of the South. Read more from Stephanie Citron of the...
On a Saturday morning last month at Central BBQ, soon after the place opened, people already were lined up out the door. The smell of smoked meat hit...
The National Civil Rights Museum, housed in the converted motel where Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, reopened on Saturday after a $27.5...
John Carter – long time presenter of TV's Wish You Were – dusts off his blue suede shoes, heads to the home of the King and finds the city's musical...
 
 
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