May 2011

In This Issue

1st Annual Kick It 5k

Benefitting the Herb Kosten Pancreatic Cancer Research Charitable Fund at Shelby Farms Park — March 25, 2011

Decor Inspiration

Staxtacular

Celebrating 10 years of Memphis Grizzlies Basketball and 10 years of Stax Music Academy at Stax Museum of American Soul Music — March 18, 2011

2nd Annual Soul of the City Gala

Presented by MPACT Memphis at Minglewood Hall — March 11, 2011

The French Connection

Jean-Louis Forain returns in style to the Dixon.

Close to Home

Meet two bands at this year’s SXSW with past links to Memphis.

A Passion for Shoes

A Mother’s Day tale of two mothers, two daughters, and their thriving retail businesses.

The Expatriate Life

This month Memphis in May salutes Belgium. Memphians working there offer a glimpse of a country where shopping is a challenge, driving is an adventure, and the national symbol tinkles — and it’s not a bell.

Garden of Gratitude

A former patient gives back to St. Jude.

Wake-up Call

Cooper-Young can serve as a shining example of how to improve other neighborhoods

Keeping It Short and Sweet

The New York Times is no ice cream sundae.

Moments Matter

Time and place can be a perfect match.

When a House Is Not a Home

Step inside five Memphis landmarks that began life as private residences.

GO WEST

From folksy to sophisticated, Little Rock has its charms.

Broad Appeal

Three Angels Diner updates classics with a fresh, local spin.

Remains of the Day

The Civil War South — recaptured, in ruins, through the lens of Nell Dickerson.

Helen of Memphis

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