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February 2007

In This Issue

Folk Lure

Louis Jay Meyers brings the Folk Alliance to the home of rock-and-roll.

News Bites

Shelving a Dream

This downtown resident created a home around his favorite room, the library.

Anatomy of an Inferno

On October 6th, more than 200 firefighters were called upon to battle the three-alarm blaze that threatened to destroy downtown Memphis. Though two historic buildings would lie in smoldering ruins and two others would sustain serious damage by sunrise, not a single life was lost. Here’s how.

Honor Your Presidents (No, Seriously)

Above and Beyond

February 2007 Backtalk

Tigers vs. Grizzlies

Marathon Mania

Just how healthy is an addiction to running's greatest test?

Mixed Grill

Lee Kan's brings its French-Asian fusion to Collierville.

A Money-making Milestone

Works of Heart celebrates 15 years of fund-raising.

What It Feels Like...

In their own words, Memphians tell about life-changing experiences.


Staff Pick: Buried Alive

Q&A: Ed Frank

Flutes of Fancy

Put a little sparkle in your Valentine's Day.

A Pilgrim's Progress

In "The Lay of the Land," novelist Richard Ford takes Frank Bascombe to the "Next Level."

Memories of Monk

Our trivia expert solves local mysteries of who, what, when, where, why, and why not.

Two into One?

Merging city and county governments won't fix anything. Other cities figured that out years ago.

By the Numbers