September 2006

In This Issue

The Sheltered Life

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

By the Numbers

Code Breakers

It's time to get Memphis development out of the danger zone.

Backtalk

Feedback from Memphis Magazine's readers

Crazy in Mississippi

In Mark Childress' new novel, there's major mayhem in Minor.

3 O'clock Slump?

Taking control of afternoon fatigue.

Front and Center

Ubiquitous sideman Paul Taylor goes solo. Finally.

The Poor Side of Town

Memphis is home to one of the nation's most impoverished zip codes. So what are we doing about it?

Great Expectations

Editor's Letter

Unsolved Mysteries

Memphis is a city steeped in fact, fiction, and folklore. Here are six of the most intriguing stories that have puzzled experts for years. What do you believe?

Q & A John McEnroe

The Green House Effects

Can earth-friendly construction slash high utility bills?

Music: 80's vs. 90's

Last Stand

"The notion that you can't wear mascara and earrings and ask smart questions is passe"

Too Good To Be True?

When companies approach -- but don't cross -- the legal line.

A Blanc Canvas

Discovering the pleasures of three countries' Chenin Blancs.

Lasting Impression

Lantana Projects brings the world to Memphis, one artist at a time

Following Suit

For Bob Williams, family photos are a part of Life

Meet Meditrina

Prolific restaurateurs bring the flavors of the Mediterranean to downtown's most colorful eatery.

Contributors

News Bites

Pan-Seared Chilean Sea Bass

The Brushmark's Penny McCraw shares the art of preparing seafood.