Jenny Adams

Elvis called this city home and, today, it's still home to The King's glittery, rhinestone jumpsuits. Beyond the glamour of Graceland, bright blue and pink neon beckons on Beale Street, where the 12-bar blues lives on alongside some of America's best barbecue traditions. This is Memphis: a city steeped in soulful sound, a complicated civil rights history, and delicious regional cuisine. From the Orpheum’s old vaudeville stage to the dozens of street murals, alive in bright spray paint in the city's arts districts; we explore the gritty, the glitzy, the resonate and the restored corners of this vibrant town.