more about: Memphis

Tornado Relief: Tennessee Reaches Out To Help Oklahoma

Last week, Memphis Grizzlies fan gathered at neighborhood bar Newby’s to watch their team take on the Oklahoma City Thunder in the Western Conference Semifinals. One week later Grizzlies fans gathered at the same River City Bar, but in a totally different spirit — to help those impacted by the devastating Oklahoma tornadoes. On Friday,  dozens of volunteers descended on […]

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The Hunka Hunka Burning Guide: What To Know This Elvis Week and Beyond

Though he’s been gone for 35 years this week, Elvis is still the King. (Seriously, stop by the office of a certain Southern Living editor and you’re likely to get a treatise on the long-lasting impact of Elvis Aaron Presley. And maybe a peanut butter and banana sandwich.)

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Hog & Hominy Opens in Memphis With Pizza, Bar Snacks & Bocce Ball

By Guest Blogger Kerry Crawford, author/editor ILoveMemphisBlog.com Hog & Hominy is the brainchild of Andy Ticer and Michael Hudman, whose first restaurant, Andrew Michael Italian Kitchen (AMIK), is located right across the street. The two restaurants are very different—where AMIK is more formal, Hog & Hominy is relaxed and casual. The menu is laid-back, loaded with sandwiches, pizzas and vegetables. […]

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‘The World in a Skillet’ Book Tour

In their new book, The World in a Skillet: A Food Lover’s Tour of the New American South out March 24, authors and husband-wife team Paul and Angela Knipple explore the ever-changing state of Southern foodways. The couple spent three years eating their way through the South; collecting recipes and stories from first-generation immigrants. From Pastel de Choclo—a Bolivian-style corn pie similar […]

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Southern Musicians Win Big At 2012 Grammys

Results for the 2012 Grammys are in and the South has won big. (Do we do music right down here or what?)
To celebrate, we bring you some of our favorite sounds of Southern winners.

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Memphis Art Opening: Robby “Slim” Johnston

Show Title: “Slim Visions” by Robby Johnston
Opening: Friday, January 30, 2009

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Last-Minute Getaway 2: Memphis, TN

(Bluff-top art, the mighty Mississippi, and the green expanse beyond. Photo by Richard Banks) I lived 33 of my 44 years in Memphis. Now after eight years away, the city’s culture is still under my finger nails like ribs and sauce, and its music reverberates in my head. When I get back to town, it’s like I can breathe again […]

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Stuck in the Memphis Airport

(For more of Urevbu’s work, click here). If you’re in the Memphis International Airport and need a change of scenery or perhaps some artistic inspiration, check out Ephraim Urevbu’s paintings in the connectors between concourses A and B, as well as B and C. The Nigerian born artist who now calls Memphis home portrays such subjects as drummers from his […]

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