The violent protests by the gilets jaunes, or “yellow vests,” happening in Paris are not happening in Nice, France’s fifth largest city. This begged a question: How much can you infer about a city based on the protests that occur within it?
There are plenty of regional variations in American barbecue. But there might not be a stranger style — or one that’s more difficult to make — than Monroe County Pork Shoulder from Monroe County, Kentucky.
Steak tips, in a sub, and eaten on the beach? What sort of clash of cultures was this, and why had it taken us this long to find it?
Memphis’s Broad Avenue Brawl involved chairs, poles, buckets, and plenty of flying bodies. This bar-room wrestling match provided the sort of unregulated fun you could never get at a WWE arena event.
Henry Harrison, owner of The International Rock-a-Billy Hall of Fame Museum, wants you to know Elvis, Carl, and Johnny as people, not as mythic titans of music and history.
Miami’s Upper Eastside is full of proof that “endless summer” is a false ideal to chase. Summer does end, but it also comes back, sometimes in a new shape and form.