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Arts & Culture

The Last of the Southern Girls

White House insider. Socialite. Best-selling author. Pioneering broadcaster. A torrid romance with Willie Morris. Barbara Howar of North Carolina did it all, living a life most of us can only imagine before eventually giving the finger to the spotlight. We tracked down one of the great—and largely overlooked—Southern heroines


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Pine Straw Pilferers and Tailgating Titleholders

Answering your questions on pine-straw bandits, billfish bites, and top tailgates

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A Visual Romp Through the New Hotel Saint Vincent in New Orleans

Arts & Culture

Ian Somerhalder: From Bayou Kid to Hollywood Heavyweight

An interview with the Louisiana native, whose winding journey has taken him from Cajun cowboy to television star to bourbon boss

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Favorite Books of the Year—So Far

G&G editors and contributors share the biographies, nonfiction reads, thrillers, and unforgettable novels that have started 2021 off right for readers

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From Art to Oyster Reef

A Florida sculptor and North Carolina inventors team up to create an eye-catching and eco-friendly installation

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My Town: Karin Slaughter’s Blue Ridge, Georgia

The mega-popular crime writer on her favorite burger, “you’uns” versus “y’all,” and what it’s like being the daughter of the guy who runs the town laundromat

End of the Line

Roy Blount Jr. Goes Whole Hogwash

Getting to the bottom of a linguistic trough

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Essentials for Your Beach Vacation

Fourteen must-pack goods from Fieldshop to make the most of your summer getaway

Weather

Hurricane Warnings: What You Need to Know in 2021

The forecast, what it means, and the surprising change to what counts as an “average” season

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What Juneteenth Means to Me

Five of the holiday’s spirit bearers share how they are helping keep the emancipation celebration alive in the twenty-first century

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Talking Fatherhood with TV Anchor and New Author Craig Melvin

In his debut book, the newscaster and South Carolina native writes about what it means to become a father, and how he learned to understand his own distant dad

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Call of the Wild

Gator vibes, high horses, and miracle migrations

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How to Make a Sun Print

A beginner’s guide to the photography method, from Georgia’s Rinne Allen

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Winning Gifts for Father’s Day

Find a present from Fieldshop by Garden & Gun that dad will enjoy for years to come

Books

Shining a Light on Ford and Edison’s Southern Utopia

A new book shares the story of their vision for an Alabama megacity

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Perfect Summer Dresses for the South

Our picks for stylish looks that beat the heat

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Memories of North Carolina’s Mast General Store

Porch conversations in Valle Crucis, North Carolina, a town wrapped in nostalgia

Country Accent

A Chef’s Perfect Beach Day

The pressures of the last year find release in a dream day by the water

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Your 2021 Father’s Day Gift Guide

Thoughtful presents for Dad, from mail-order steaks to summer shirts

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The Joy and the Power of High on the Hog

Based on a book by the culinary historian Jessica B. Harris, the new Netflix series celebrates the influence of African American culture and ingenuity on the country’s cuisine

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Delivering ‘Deliverance’

Forty-five years after the publication of James Dickey’s acclaimed novel, an oral history of one of the most unforgettable Southern movies of all time