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While driving down North Parkway in the last twenty years, one might have admired the green lawns and old Victorian houses along the tree-lined and winding road. On the corner of North Cleveland Street, however, stands an enormous...
Featured Artist: The Local Saints
By: Isabelle Nelson
What do you get when you combine six preachers’ sons from Muscles Shoals, Alabama, who love to rock n’roll? A band with extraordinary soul and eclectic Southern style. The Local Saints recorded their first album (off of a 36-input analog console...
Learning to Love the Grit and Grind
By: Cameron Andrew
Something about Memphis’ sports draws a person in close and grabs ahold of his or her heart. Whether it’s the way the city and impassioned fans rally around their teams or the athletes being more than a name on the court or field, it is no question...
Gathering Around the Common Table
By: Kelsey Young
Since 2000, Common Table Health Alliance has been in the Memphis area encouraging health and healthcare equity. Initially a public benefit cooperation called Justice in Health Care Foundation, the company evolved into a nonprofit organization..
A Glimpse. A Week in the Life of a Midtowner
By: Mary Crowell
I came to Memphis an uninformed East Tennessean, associating Memphis with BBQ, basketball, and little else. As I’ve explored more, I’ve discovered pieces of the soul of this captivating city. Here’s a sampling of a week in my life as a Midtowner, a collection of...
Iron Art: Inside the Metal Museum
The Metal Museum, situated atop a bluff that overlooks a sharp bend in the Mississippi River, was once the site of a United States Marine Hospital until the facility closed in 1965. Ten years later, a group of businessmen with a dream to create an industrial museum...