Christmas at the Biltmore, By the Numbers

Everything at the North Carolina estate is done on a grand scale—from the miles of garland to the thousands of ornaments. Here’s how it all happens


Holiday Guide: 20 Gift Ideas Under $300

Splurge-worthy presents for the special people on your list


Talking High Water Fest with Shovels & Rope

The Charleston, South Carolina, duo open up about their hometown music festival—and reveal the full lineup for 2019


See a Whole New Side of the Smokies

Decades after construction began, a long-unfinished stretch of East Tennessee’s Foothills Parkway is finally opening to motorists

Food & Drink

Sorghum-Bourbon Pecan Pie

Your new favorite holiday dessert

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New Albums for November

Two Southern supergroups, a modern soul legend, a rising bluegrass voice, and more music to add to your playlist this month

Food & Drink

Maneet Chauhan’s Spiced Lamb Patties

The Nashville chef shares a recipe from her newest restaurant, Chaatable: Shammii Kebabs


A Salute to Veterans

Garden & Gun readers share tributes to those who served

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Arts & Culture

The Dogs of Capitol Hill

D.C. photographer captures office pups on both sides of the aisle

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Nashville in Focus

The new photo book, Nashville: Scenes from the New American South, shares Music City moments big and small


New Music from Mandolin Orange

Preview a track from the North Carolina bluegrass duo’s hotly anticipated album Tides of a Teardrop, out early next year

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Classic Cocktail Recipes

Nine time-honored cocktails from a Manhattan to a Margarita

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Food & Drink

Our Favorite Pie Recipes

Sweet to savory, these pies would make any Southern grandmother proud


What’s New in Asheville

A dozen new spots for eating, drinking, and playing in the mountain city this fall

Arts & Culture

The Most Haunting Southern Books

Seven reads for dark and stormy nights


A Drink to Die For: Obituary Cocktail

Jewel of the South, the new NOLA bar from Chris Hannah and Nick Detrich, isn’t open yet. But you can get a sample of what they plan to stir up now…

Food & Drink

The Southern Cookbook Canon

An A-to-Z guide of the cookbooks that have shaped our region’s culinary traditions, from the people who know them best—chefs and other Southern food authorities

Food & Drink

What You Need to Know About Stone Crab Season

Between the red tide and Hurricane Michael’s destruction, will stone crab lovers in Florida and around the South feel the pinch this year?

Arts & Culture

Southern Literary Halloween Costumes

Dress up as one of the region’s greatest authors

Arts & Culture

Making a Difference, One Lawn at a Time

An Alabama resident’s lawn-mowing initiative spreads across the world