Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture

Our Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Twenty-three gifts to suit any personality


Louisville, Kentucky

Stitzel-Weller Affair 2020

A derby-eve celebration at the historic Stitzel-Weller Distillery


The Unsung Influence of Restaurateur Alexander Smalls

With his latest album and cookbook releases, Alexander Smalls celebrates his Southern roots


Charleston, South Carolina

G&G Society Weekend 2020

The annual Garden & Gun Society gathering

12 Slideshow

Arts & Culture

A Southern Family Portrait

The acclaimed author of Big Fish often draws inspiration—literally—from his offbeat kin. Behold his unparalleled pedigree

Arts & Culture

A Southern Small-Town Comeback

How one inventive boutique helped revive tiny St. Joseph, Louisiana

Arts & Culture

A Timeline of Modern Grits History

Grits are a mainstay in Southern cuisine, and over the decades, they’ve also been an important part of Southern pop culture. Here, eight great grits highlights

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Alys Beach, Florida

Oysters & Champagne 2020

A VIP party with G&G as part of the 30A Wine Festival

April 2020

Location to be announced in February

Toast of the Town

A dinner celebration honoring the winners of this year’s Eagle Rare Life Award


Chicago, Illinois

Southern Spirits Dinner

An unforgettable dinner experience showcasing bourbon and other spirits from Lexington, Kentucky.

Arts & Culture

Meet “the Tiger,” Clemson’s Mascot

The Clemson mascot chats teams, tigers, and traditions

Ask G&G

From Jail to Georgia

Second chances, animal calls, and barlow knives


What We’re Reading: Cat Tale

The compelling saga of the Florida panther’s comeback

Arts & Entertainment

G&G’s Most Popular Online Stories of 2019

Twenty of the most-read items published this year on

Arts & Culture

When Pups Get Their Close-Ups

Man’s best friend gets a closer look through a South Carolina portrait photographer’s lens

51 Slideshow

Arts & Culture

Garden & Gun’s Best Photos of 2019

Fifty of the most compelling images from the pages of G&G this year


Hometown Strong

After a tornado swept through Laurel, Mississippi, locals Erin and Ben Napier of HGTV’s Home Town start a fundraiser to help get their community back on its feet

22 Slideshow

Arts & Culture

Our Favorite Southern Books of 2019

Memoirs, novels, a deep dive on Harper Lee, and landmark cookbooks—here are our favorite reads of the year

The High & The Low

Out to Pasture

In defense of the honorable ass

Arts & Culture

Inside Birmingham’s Newest Independent Bookstore

Thank You Books celebrates its grand opening in Magic City