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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...
 
Funky music clubs on Beale. Fall-off-the-bone ribs. Graceland. Your travel itinerary writes itself. Read more from Southwest: The Magazine. 
Just in time for the monthlong Memphis in May International Festival, here's our itinerary for the perfect quick escape. Read more from Southern...
For 34 years, blues musicians like the late Lightnin' Hopkins have been honored with induction into the Blues Hall of Fame in Memphis.Just one...
For sheer novelty, it will be hard to top a hunting-themed resort lodged in an Egyptian-inspired pyramid. The newly opened Big Cypress Lodge, along...
Shaped like an Egyptian wonder, the Memphis landmark known as the Pyramid stopped being a regular venue for basketball games and concerts in 2004.The...
Maybe it's the river, maybe it's the ribs, maybe it's the music or something else. Whatever it is, the South's capital of soul has a way of...
Memphis, Tenn., is home to an extensive number of historical sites and venues, many of them related to our country’s music heritage. From cruising...
A 21-year-old Elvis Presley crooned, "Love me tender/Love me true." Countless fans still adore the King of Rock 'n' Roll, and you can prove your...
Memphis, Tenn., has always had serious commitments to its music – world-famous blues, rock ’n’ roll, soul and all things Elvis.And it is renowned for...
Maybe even more Music City than its country cousin to the east, Memphis has strong affiliations with not one musical genre but three. It is the...
 
 
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