June 2008

In This Issue

Sun vs Stax

Sun Records embodies the "great man" theory of history, but Stax Records stands for the power of collectivism.

Crash in Crosstown

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

Contributors

The Hot List

What's hot (or not) about life in the bluff city.

Is it hot in here, or is it just us?

Downtown Duo

Share a week with one prominent couple, and the vast neighborhood they've come to love.

A Grill's Best Friend

Skewering the "beer's-best-with-barbecue" notion

Altar-ed Thinking

A revelation for one Memphis minister? Personal responsibility.

The Wright Idea

Meet the Man Who Dedicated a Lifetime to Preserving Victorian Village
Unless you grew up in Memphis before 1960, it's difficult to imagine Adams Avenue as it might have been 150 years ago.

Lounge Act

When it comes to keeping downtown's dining scene hip, it takes a village.

Taking Off

Balancing families, work and music-it's second-nature to the seasoned members of Mouserocket.

Bobby O' Jay

Hard to Follow

Some Blueprints just don't measure up.

Leading Roles

By honoring the voices of ordinary people, a new form of theater aims to forge bonds.

Light Houses

When it's done right, outdoor lighting can bring out the best features of your home.
When it's done right, outdoor lighting can bring out the best features of your home.

Cosmetic Splurg-ery

The best beauty products of the season, hot off the shelves.

June City Scene

CRMA—Memphis Magazine Host Party at EP Delta Kitchen, June 1, 2008

Double Trouble

Why residents of Shelby County are paying more for less
The grand experiment that began 32 years ago to reinvent Shelby County Government as an urban government is coming to a close.

Grilled Peach Shortcakes

This tempting treat is offered by Paula Naumcheff of Sweet Desserterie and Bistro